1+ months

Communications Specialist

Culver City, CA
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We are currently seeking a Communications Specialist to join our team. As a Communications Specialist, you will be responsible for creating and delivering the firm's messages to its external and internal audiences in alighment with the firm's business, marketing and public relations strategies. 


  • Creates content and delivers the firm's messages to its external and internal audiences in alignment with the firm's business, marketing and communications strategies.

  • Writes effective communications materials, articles and white papers, news releases, project descriptions, social media posts, internal communications, award submittals and presentations.

  • Leads the creative development, design and production of editorial projects.

  • Creates content for HOK.com and the firm's social media network while monitoring digital publishing trends and their impact on the HOK brand.

Required Skills

Professional Skills

  • Ability to work independently and proactively.

  • Excellent writing and editing skills, especially adept at story telling

  • Shows excellent editorial/news judgement.

  • Strategic thinker with ability to connect public relations/communications activities to larger business goals.

  • Aptitude for comprehending and communicating technical information to diverse audiences.

  • Experience developing and strengthening relationships with colleagues, corporate executives and news media. Existing regional media contacts strongly preferred.

  • Previous experience within architecture/design, construction and commercial real estate industries is desirable, but not required.


 Work Style

  • Commitment to meet deadlines and achieve tangible results.

  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects concurrently.

  • Ability to work independently and proactively, yet values collaboration and works well as part of team.

  • Willingness to receive and learn from constructive criticism.

 Technical Skills

  • Fluency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign is required.

  • Experience with online content management systems (such as WordPress), email campaign systems (such as MailChimp) and social media is required.

  • Photo and video shooting and editing skills are beneficial.

  • Basic HTML knowledge is beneficial.

Required Experience

  • Bachelors degree in journalism, communications or related field.

  • 3 plus years of related professional experience.


HOK is a drug-free workplace.  HOK is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law. 

Job Location

Culver City, California, United States

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