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Temporary Employee - Communications Associate


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC
Job ID:  913

Job Summary

  • Responsible for working in conjunction with communication specialists and assigned business units to write, edit, and proofread various internal and external communications programs, including, but not limited to:  feature articles, publications, brochures, investor/public relations materials, presentations, advertising, press releases, speeches, etc.

Key Accountabilities

  • Works with Corporate Communications team and leadership to design and execute effective communications to support and helps achieve the enterprise and business unit specific priorities
  • Writes, edits, revises, and proofreads various internal and external communications media and campaigns.
  • Manages information and conducts research.
  • Meets with business unit clients to gain understanding of communication objectives and campaigns.  Develops and executes communications plans.
  • Researches media coverage and industry trends.
  • Assists with and contributes to communications strategy for the company and assigned business unit.
  • Makes recommendations on further development and advancement of electronic communications and media.
  • Active in the content development process, including generating story ideas, managing deadlines, design, and production.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree.

Other Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, Business Administration or related discipline.


Other Requirements

  • Experience in communications.
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofing abilities with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to write quickly and accurately for different media and audiences.
  • Ability to research, investigate and find answers.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and follow directions, while being deadline oriented.
  • Solid project and time management skills.
  • Proactive contributor with strong customer focus and the ability to maintain relationships and create consensus in support of shared outcomes.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a matrix work environment.


Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit