Marketing Communications Specialist 2017-12-31T00:27:27+00:00

Marketing Communications Specialist


Northbrook, IL, United States
Posted September 20
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to melissa@thesmartdept.com.

The smartdept. inc. is seeking a Marketing Communications Specialist for a global client. This person will work collaboratively to develop communications plans and take ownership of the client's intranet and external website.  This is a global role, which will primarily support operations in the U.S., Mexico and Latin America.

What you'll do:

 Marketing Resource Management

  • Set clearly defined objectives when developing and managing communications plans and budgets
  • Oversee external agencies and vendors by identifying and organizing resources needed to accomplish tasks
  • Develop and maintain distribution lists for communications purposes
  • Establish metrics for measuring success of communications

Brand Management

  • Develop internal and external branding strategies through a deep understanding of the business and overall market
  • Utilize various channels for communication including PR, Social Media and Digital Marketing
  • Establish the client's website as a valued resource and preferred destination within the industry
  • Create a digital footprint to support the company’s branding strategy

Commercial Support

  • Ensure that the commercial team has effective collateral and support material
  • Drive communications to the commercial team around key marketing initiatives
  • Support joint promotional opportunities with clients and suppliers

 Internal Communications

  • Support HR internal communication initiatives in coordination with overall company messaging
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations
  • Enforce high quality standards and messaging consistency that align with brand verbal identity
  • Manage and produce the client's Monthly Newsletter

Must haves:

  • Bachelor Degree; Marketing, English, Journalism or Technical Writing strongly preferred
  • 5-7 years of related experience in some combination of internal / external Marketing Resource Management, Branding and Communications
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and quickly shift priorities as business demands require
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Advanced proficiency with various Microsoft and other position relevant technologies
  • Strong understanding and experience related to digital and social media; HTML knowledge a plus
  • Ability and experience establishing good relationships with internal customers, staff and vendor partners
  • Portfolio of work history is required; writing work samples which demonstrate advanced competency

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to april@thesmartdept.com.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to melissa@thesmartdept.com.