Corporate Staff Writer & Social Media Specialist- Corporate Communications

Landstar System, Inc., 13410 Sutton Park Dr S, Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America Req #1623
Monday, June 28, 2021

We’re looking for an experienced, well-versed writer who can turn a blank page into a compelling magazine article, a fact-based case study, an award-winning entry, a catchy blog post, a shareable social media post, an executive-level speech or a newsworthy press release. Yes, you’ve gotta love writing! Being a stickler for spelling, grammar, punctuation and Associated-Press Stylebook rules also is a must.

In addition to creating content, the Staff Writer & Social Media Specialist is responsible for the corporate social media channels/groups and supports all communications initiatives for the brand as part of the Corporate Communications department.


Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research and interview sources for the basis of unique content
  • Create well-written original copy for various long-form and short-form materials – articles, case studies, website/blog, scripts, brochures, videos, presentations, etc.
  • Check facts, edit copy and provide communications expertise in support of other departments
  • Manage social media channels, blogs, and portals, including posting content, conducting analytics, maintaining subscribers, responding to and interacting with followers
  • Work with community and industry media/journalists, as needed, to get coverage of press releases and conduct interviews
  • Provide a variety of corporate communications support for the company
  • Maintain strict confidentiality, and uphold quality processes, policies and protocols
  • Exercise sound independent judgement
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships

Required duties and skills:

  • Excellent interviewing, writing and editing skills; trained in journalistic style writing
  • Proficiency in managing social media channels and websites
  • Expert knowledge of Associated Press Style writing and grammar
  • Superb interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and related software

Education and experience:

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university

Five (5) years of related work experience, either in news media, agency or corporate setting

Landstar is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Landstar will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should send an e-mail to employment@landstar.com.

 

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  • Landstar System, Inc., 13410 Sutton Park Dr S, Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America