• Communications Specialist

    Kelly Services Urbandale, IA 50322

    Job #2314078610

  • At Kelly ® Professional & Industrial, we're passionate about helping you find a job that works for you. If you ask us, this job looks pretty great.

    This company is a world leader in providing advanced products and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land - those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich, and build upon the land to meet the world's dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter, and infrastructure. We are seeking a strong Communications Specialist II , in Urbandale, Iowa

    Location: Remote (M-F 8am-5pm)

    Contract: 6-month contract

    Payrate: $45.00/h


    • Use various communication media to share function-related information with appropriate audiences (internal and/or external) ensuring audiences are aware of, understand, and know the impact of the information

    • Provides detailed communication plans to ensure key audiences receive key messages in regard to current projects, events, or changes impacting the business.

    • Develops strategic communication content that impacts the knowledge and understanding of key projects, events or business changes.

    • Works with multiple media such as video, design, print.

    • Oversees project plans and key milestones for projects that are integral for the enterprise/division/unit and supporting the company's business objectives.

    • Develops and manages a variety of communication tools to ensure key messages reach appropriate audiences (internal/external).

    • Writes, develops and coordinates unit/division/function initiative messages (i.e., presentations, letters, etc.) for senior leadership for global distribution to ensure timely, accurate, aligned communication is executed in a way that meets Company and audience requirements.


    • Experience (UX) as the company is made up of many roles, from design to research, to engineering.

    • Experience Writer, for the Intelligent Solutions Group, you will be responsible for maintaining a consistent tone of voice in our interfaces, messaging to the users, and collaborating with designers and design leads in their work.

    • Familiar with how the user thinks, and how to make tasks as easy to understand.

    • Be a champion of our tone of voice, crafting interface wording, communication and microcopy throughout tools that is clear, concise, and accessible

    • Partner with Product, Design, and Research to test, message, and gauge user understanding.

    • Become part of our QA process, ensuring designs that are headed to production are as clearly worded as possible, and free of jargon and technical language.

    • Create and maintain communication documentation for others to reference while designing and building

    • Follow a proper user-centered design methodology of building, testing and learning, to iterate interfaces and flows to the best quality possible.


    • 2 or more years of experience following brand standards around tone of voice and communication style

    • 2 or more years of experience with UI-focused tools in web and mobile: We use Sketch (Figma and XD skills are great, too)

    • 2 or more years of experience working with a content team, UX group, or product teams


    • Demonstrated skill in managing multiple projects, including communication, project planning and time management

    • Experience with data visualization, or using content to help build a better visual communication

    • Experience with editing, developing content strategy, and using plain language

    • Proven attention to detail and consistency in design patterns or copywriting

    • High comfort levels with prototyping tools, user flows, storyboards and/or existing research to provide insights to design ahead of high-fidelity design deliver


    • Bachelor's degree in Communication, Content Strategy, Marketing or similar degree or experience

    What happens next

    Once you apply, you'll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But don't worry-even if this position doesn't work out, you're still in our network. That means all our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.

    For questions or more information about this role, please apply and contact Meleney Ho-Tong via email at ~~~

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    About Kelly ®

    At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

    Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly's Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California's state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.