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Strategic Communications Consultant

Baton Rouge, LA | Full Time

Job Description

Emergent Method is seeking an experienced communication professional to join our team as a senior communication consultant. This role will be responsible for managing and driving multifaceted strategic communication efforts, public relations, and outreach and engagement initiatives for the firm and its clients. This is a full-time position based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

The ideal candidate has experience developing and executing multifaceted strategic communication campaigns, an ability to create compelling and strategic messaging and content based on various mediums and deliverables, strong writing and editing skills, an in-depth understanding of project management and organization, and is comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. This individual must have a strong work ethic, keen attention to detail, focus on client success, and exceptional problem-solving skills.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Support client projects involving strategic communication, community outreach, stakeholder and audience engagement, social media management, content creation and writing, strategic planning, crisis communication, and research
  • Utilize project management skills to proactively communicate with clients and team members, including tracking and reporting progress on project milestones, developing appropriate timelines and processes, seeking feedback, and executing on above-satisfactory deliverables and work products
  • Use problem-solving skills to identify client needs; define project goals and objectives; and coordinate and develop communication products, plans, and campaigns that are strategic, comprehensive, and aligned with client goals
  • Implement strategic processes to disseminate messaging and deliverables through the most effective and appropriate channels
  • Copy edit and review internal and external facing documents for organization, content, and technical accuracy while maintaining consistent branding, style, and formatting standards
  • Develop outgoing communication, including press releases, marketing collateral, social media content, and other deliverables, supporting both traditional and nontraditional methods
  • Serve as a trusted client resource and uphold the firm’s and clients’ reputations by remaining client-focused and committed to delivering above and beyond expectations

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mass communication, public relations, English, journalism, communication studies, or a related field
  • At least five years of relevant experience in communication, journalism, public relations, public outreach, consulting, or related experience that clearly demonstrates comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Experience with public sector and local government agencies preferred
  • Experience working for an advertising or public relations agency preferred
  • Strong skills in content development and copy editing, according to AP style and related style guidelines is preferred
  • Ability to both conceptualize and execute on a variety of communication efforts, including in-person, print, and digital outreach
  • Ability to be a true team player with a willingness to “roll up your sleeves” and complete tasks and projects with minimal oversight
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, and commitment to deadlines with ability to manage projects, deadlines, and deliverables
  • Ability to multitask, shifting from project to project and balancing competing priorities with strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Outlook, and Access
  • Exceptionally strong work ethic and commitment to delivering results with a willingness to learn new skills and adopt new methodologies

How to apply

Candidate(s) should submit a resume and cover letter to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

WHY Emergent method

At Emergent Method, we have a culture you won’t find anywhere else. We offer a flexible and fun environment where each team member has the opportunity to create their own success by challenging themselves, learning new skills and contributing towards exciting projects that make an impact on the communities we serve. We trust our teammates, believe in their talents, and celebrate their successes. We’re just as serious about developing our excellent team and fostering a supportive, encouraging environment as we are about doing quality work for our clients. Our team shares a vision of being singular, unequaled, and extraordinary, and while being a part of the Method often means going outside of your comfort zone, leaning into discomfort, thinking outside of the box, and being part of a collaborative and dynamic team will lead to unparalleled personal and professional growth.  You’ll catch us hanging out on the weekends, having monthly happy hours, throwing pretty great office parties and events (both virtual and in person), and planning a variety of after-work get-togethers because we actually enjoy being around each other.

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in Spring 2020, our team responded overnight to the changing working environment.  Now, you’ll find our team on Zoom calls, chatting on Slack, and staying as connected as ever, no matter where we are. We are committed to investing in our employees the same way that they have invested in us, and we trust our employees to get their job done, whether they are in the office or working from home.

In addition to the emphasis we place on culture, we offer the following benefits to our team:

  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • Monthly technology and wellness stipends
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
  • Flexible work hours and working environments, including unlimited time off
  • Top-of-the-line tools and technology equipment
  • In-office snacks and drinks, and frequent care packages and gift cards to spoil our employees
  • Financial support and time off for training, conferences, certifications, and other opportunities for professional growth and development


Emergent Method is a Louisiana-based management consulting firm focused on helping companies and organizations innovate, grow, improve their performance, and achieve their missions.

We do this by bringing people and ideas together to understand opportunities, let ideas emerge, and create multi-faceted solutions with results greater than the sum of their parts. We come from diverse backgrounds that lend to expertise in solving complex problems, implementing impactful change, helping our clients navigate shifting landscapes, and seizing opportunities – including those they had not seen before. From strategic planning and organizational design to project management and strategic communication, we are dedicated to helping our clients adapt, innovate, and grow – pushing systems, agencies, and industries to new heights, while developing strategic, systemic solutions and processes to support those goals.

We opened our doors in 2012 and have been recognized for growth and achievement over the years, including the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report and Junior Achievement's Company of the Year (2017), Consulting Magazine’s fastest growing consulting firms (2018, 2019, 2020), Inc. Magazine’s fastest-growing private companies in America (2018, 2019, 2020), LSU’s 100 fastest growing alumni owned business (2018, 2019, 2020), and the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry’s Company of the Year (2019).

We are dedicated to seeking the same measures of continuous improvement for the clients we serve and supporting them in all actions of planning, growth, and emergence to the forefront of their industries.

To learn more about Emergent Method and our team, visit our website at

Emergent Method and associated entities are equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis or any protected class under federal, state, or local law.




Company Overview

  • Website
  • Headquarters BATON ROUGE, LA
  • Size 25 - 50
  • Founded 2012
  • Type
  • Revenue <$5M
  • Industry Business Services
  • About emergent method

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