Communications Administrative Assistant

Job Summary

This position provides writing, administrative and project support to the Communications team within People Services, while also providing opportunities to gain valuable experiences and grow as a communications professional. The individual must possess well-developed communication, people and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task while balancing and prioritizing project work with daily responsibilities in a fast-paced environment. This position requires technical competence in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint with a high level of focus on quality and accuracy, as well as an ability to quickly learn other software and technologies used within the team. The individual also must have an eye for detail, as well as a nose for news and content that is pertinent and compelling to the Communications team’s key audiences – current employees, prospective job candidates and firm alumni.


Administrative and project support including but not limited to posting daily news to the firm’s intranet and other intranet maintenance; writing content for the firm’s daily news postings on the intranet and social media; overseeing administrative duties related to the firm’s idea suggestion program; scheduling and preparing materials for internal meetings; tracking and preparing various reports, analyzing data and summarizing trends; coordinating travel for team members; purchasing and managing invoices for team expenses.


Skill sets required include:

  • Strong writing skills, including composition, proofing and grammar, with knowledge of AP style.
  • Intermediate-to-Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and web-based applications.
  • Professional presence and exceptional client service skills, exercising a high level of confidentiality in all work products and communications.
  • Strong critical-thinking, problem-solving, time-management and analytical skills.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships at all levels, internal and/or external to the organization.
  • Demonstrate openness to new challenges, opportunities and continuous learning with flexibility and easily able to adapt to changes.
  • Strategic awareness and business acumen skills.
  • Effective project planning and negotiation skills with a high-energy level and ability to balance and prioritize projects while leveraging others in order to complete daily responsibilities and projects.




  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism or related field - Preferred
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in administrative role and/or communications roles. Will also consider recent college graduates with preferred Communications or Journalism degrees

The above statements are intended to describe the essential job functions and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties performed by personnel occupying this position. 



Company Overview

Crowe Horwath LLP ( is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Building Value with Values®,” Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. With a total of more than 3,000 personnel, Crowe and its subsidiaries have offices coast to coast. The firm is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Horwath International, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, consisting of more than 150 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 100 countries around the world.

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