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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Light Industrial - Marketing & Communications Specialist

Award Staffing is working with a client that is in need of a Highly Skilled Marketing & Communication Specialist. This is a Temp-to-Hire position with a great client. If you are looking for a fun, fast paced enviroment and the ability to grow. Then we have the position for you.

Summary: The Marketing & Communication Specialist position will play a role supporting the marketing & communications team in the participation of all marketing/communications activities and strategies with a strong focus on communications and content creation. This person is responsible for developing effective campaigns and outreach programs to drive leads and increase brand awareness.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

- Overall project management of internal and external marketing/communication projects
- Manage and support collaboration of new campaigns and strategies
- Manage and support implementation of marketing activities to engage customers and assist in development with the brand awareness activities
- Coordinate and/or manage promotional activities, hospitality events, and/or trade shows, working with external vendors as needed
- Coordinate and/or manage bid requests and price comparisons incl. Budget management of projects
- Manage overall communication materials and content development
- Develop and assist with written content including but not limited to press releases, articles, and internal announcements
- Formulate, direct and/or coordinates marketing activities and policies to promote products and services, working with external public relations firms or other vendors to ensure the deliverables are of the highest quality, accurate, cost-effective and on time
- Direct and support companywide efforts with global marketing and communications collateral as well as messaging including client meeting materials, brochures, presentations, advertisements, posters, digital and printed mailers, newsletters, information graphics, exhibitions, website and other communication tools
- Manage and develop creative PowerPoint presentations including messaging
- Develop, manage and/or assist with video production and other visual collateral; coordinate with graphic designer/vendors
- Inspect layouts and advertising copy and other promotional material for adherence to specifications
- Support and/or manage various digital marketing platforms as well social media marketing activities
- Track and report measures of success of the various marketing/communication activities
- Manage various marketing and storage properties incl. Tradeshow properties, inventory control, shipping and receiving of materials to conferences and customer technology days
- Image inventory and license management
- Product sample inventory management and support of development) not currently done, but requested
- Provide support with market and/or customer research where needed
- Manage lead development and fulfillment


- 4- 5 years experience working in a fast paced environment
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills to help develop articles and other communication materials and must have strong content development skills
- Excellent Communicator, both verbal and written
- Produce exceptional work in short timeframes, manage time efficiently while multi-tasking across different projects and sticking to deadlines
- Clearly communicate conceptual ideas, communication and design rationale
- Great project management skills
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple deadlines
- Intense attention to detail with accuracy and consistency
- Great creative and graphic skills
- Good computer and software skills for data entry and online marketing platform management
- Should have experience in designing, executing and measuring the effectiveness of marketing campaigns and programs
- Strong Microsoft office skills necessary (strong PowerPoint and excel)
- Strong digital marketing / social media and communication skills
- Must be good with digital platforms and email marketing software to support activities and must be willing to learn
- Ability to build effective relationships with a wide range of people

- Skills in Adobe (Photoshop and other creative software) is a plus
- Industry experience is a plus
- Video production proficiency is a plus
- German language is a plus

- Exhibit high level of energy and enthusiasm
- Willingness to go the extra mile to get the job done right
- Self-starter, motivated, confident and has ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment

Education Requirement: A minimum of a Bachelor s Degree in Communication or related field and 4-5 years of marketing communication experience are required. Experience supporting a technical product in an industrial environment is preferred. The equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, customer orientation and creativity as well as a holistic understanding of the marketing process. Must have proven ability to manage diverse projects and priorities; exhibit a high level of motivation, initiative, and attention to detail. Must be able to travel up to 25%.

Language Requirement: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and government officials. Ability to effectively communicate (orally and in writing) with all levels within the organization. Excellent interpersonal skills and cross-cultural understanding required.

Scheduled Work Days: Monday - Friday
Hours: 8am-5pm
Pay Rate Range: Based on experience
Testing Requirements: Assessment required
Special Dress Attire: Business Casual
Description of the Work Environment Office environment
Lifting Requirement: Up to 20lbs

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.

Award Staffing, Inc. Is a Drug Free Workplace/ EEO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Interested candidates, please contact: Award Staffing Text or call: 952-888-8600 Email: apsjobs@awardstaffing.Com