Public Consulting Group

Marketing Communications Specialist

Job Locations US | US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 5 days ago(1/11/2022 6:09 PM)
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About Public Consulting Group


Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,600 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm has four designated practice areas with extensive experience in all 50 states, clients in six Canadian provinces, and a growing practice in Europe. Often combining resources from two or more practice areas, PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to solve their challenges or pursue opportunities. To learn more, visit



Career Information 


Our commitment to our clients flows from our commitment to our staff. We focus our business endeavors on the public sector because we value the missions and constituents that government agencies serve. Core to our business is the fundamental tenet that a diverse workforce instills a deeper appreciation of our clients’ challenges. At PCG, diversity is valued and inclusion is an expectation. We want our teams to reflect the communities we serve and are committed to hiring, retaining, and promoting a diverse staff. This ensures a variety of viewpoints are included in our project work, enhancing not only the culture in our offices around the world, but also improving the level of service we provide to our clients.



Marketing Communications Specialist 1



Overall Responsibilities:


As a member of Public Consulting Group’s (PCG) Communications & Public Relations team, the Marketing Communications Specialist 1 will support PCG’s marketing communications efforts by helping to create materials such as brochures and sales collateral, e-mail communications, newsletters, conference materials, and more. We seek a candidate with 1–2 years of demonstrated, professional writing and editing experience—ideally with an interest in government, health and human services, and/or K–12 education—to join our team



Specific Responsibilities:


  • Support the creation of print and electronic communications materials and company literature
  • Copyedit, proofread, and revise communications for tone, style, clarity, grammar, and formatting
  • Respond to content requests across the spectrum of PCG services through a project management system to complete assignments on deadline        
  • Research relevant topics to support the creation of communications materials
  • Assist as needed in management of the firm's social media channels
  • Support promotion of the firm by assisting in drafting and/or editing public relations initiatives and activities
  • Provide as-needed administrative support related to the senior Communications & Public Relations team for the development and/or deployment of communications and public relations messaging and materials
  • May provide periodic back-up assistance in the assignment of writing, editing, and other communications-related projects





Required Education / Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field
  • 1–2 years in a writing, editing, communications, or publishing environment  
  • Exceptional language skills (especially grammar, editing, and writing) and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Strong analytical, time management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple ongoing assignments
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret writing style guides and follow instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to receive and apply editorial feedback
  • Ability to cooperate with other team members to complete projects
  • Computer literacy in word processing and Microsoft Office



Preferred Experiences:


  • Basic knowledge of MS SharePoint, MS Form-builder, search engine optimization best practices
  • Familiarity with applications and programs such as Hootsuite
  • Experience or interest in government, health and human services, and/or K–12 education
  • Basic knowledge of ticketing/project-management software such as Workfront
  • Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style, APA style, etc.
  • Ability to travel 1–2 times per year, if needed, to Boston for in-person needs


EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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