Communication Specialist
at Agility

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

Job Description

External Communications

  • Global PR & Marketing Support
  • Research, draft, edit marketing material, including web copy, marketing brochures, sales/marketing presentations, digital marketing campaigns
  • Draft news releases,
  • Script and storyboard videos
  • Research, draft talking points for exec media interviews
  • Help manage production of our online corporate magazine, Tradelanes, by managing editorial calendar; reporting/writing stories; obtaining approvals from internal stakeholders; managing invoice process for vendors; managing digital distribution
  • Manage approvals of various communications across our global network
  • Social Media
  • Help plan, draft, publish social media content, news and updates
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Communications
  • Manage internal CSR communications pipeline
  • Write, edit, and manage external CSR news

Internal Communications

  • Report, research, write, edit, fact-check and track internal stories
  • Proactively manage approvals of stories across our global network
  • Publish and distribute stories via the company’s Sharepoint-based intranet, email and other communication channels

Job Requirements

Mandatory Knowledge, Skills and Experience required

  • Sophisticated, professional writing and editing (must provide writing/editing samples)
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work across regions, time zones, cultures
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Minimum of 3-5 years related experience

Desired Traits

  • Experience writing and editing for B2B audiences
  • Understanding of how to write/edit for different digital channels
  • Ability to break down information into targeted, easy-to-understand messages
  • Project and pipeline management experience
  • Proactive attitude, ability to recognize and respond to needs and opportunities
  • Accountability -- takes personal ownership, delivers on time and performs at high level


  • Experience with digital marketing and internal communications publishing platforms
  • Writing for SEO and familiarity w/web analytics
  • Experience with owned & paid social media
  • Familiarity with logistics industry
  • Vendor management experience (e.g. PR agencies, video production houses, etc.)

Working Environment

  • Fast paced, wide-ranging and business professional

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Alexandria, VA
  • Job Type: Marketing
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/29/2018

About Us

Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.4 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries.

Agility’s core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs. GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agility’s Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support.

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