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External Communications Coordinator

  • St Louis / St. Louis
  • Marketing
  • Full time
  • J00156496

Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

The External Communications Coordinator for Equifax Workforce Solutions (EWS) plays a key role in supporting the Strategic Communications function for the largest and fastest-growing business unit within Equifax. Your primary functions will include three key areas: 1. managing content; 2. developing/ writing content; and 3. supporting program operations. While your key responsibilities will be in External Communications, you will also gain valuable experience in Internal Communications. If you have excellent communication skills, an eye for detail, and are self-motivated and willing to learn, this could be the role for you!

What you’ll do

  • Organize core external communications materials and lead the process of conducting regular and timely updates.

  • Draft content including media materials, newsroom articles and announcements.

  • Coordinate stakeholder review process for press releases and newsroom articles.

  • Format, proofread and coordinate publication of content such as press releases and newsroom articles.

  • Conduct research in support of initiatives including media response guides, communications playbooks, thought leadership programs and media outreach efforts.

  • Manage external communications project tracker, media outreach calendar and citation library.

  • Leverage media monitoring software to identify emerging coverage as well as to track the results of proactive communications campaigns.

  • Prepare reports and presentation materials that effectively demonstrate the outcomes of key external communications initiatives.

  • In addition to external communications responsibilities, support the internal communications programs as needed.

  • Provide suggestions, ideas, and support for improving current or new communications programs. You will be working in a dynamic environment with opportunities to develop new skills and channel your creativity toward new challenges.

What experience you need  

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism or a related field 

  • 2+ years’ professional experience in the corporate communications, media relations, public relations or journalism field (may include internship experience)

  • 2+ years’ experience writing compelling content in accordance with AP Style guidelines

  • 2+ year’s experience managing multiple projects while delivering high-quality results

What could set you apart

  • Proficiency in Meltwater, LumApps, Poppulo, and/or Google Workspace

  • Experience working in a public relations agency or for a publicly traded company

  • Experience working in the financial services or technology sectors

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers. Watch our video to learn more about how you can power your possible! 

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