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Strategic Communications Specialist
Ref No.: 18-02328
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 03/06/2018
Position: Strategic Communications Specialist
Location: Chicago (Rogers Park) 
Duration: Permanent
Ideal Start: 4/2


The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Supports the development of marketing communications plans in collaboration with supervisors, product management, business development, and regional business units
  • Supports the development of content plans
  • Executes content to spark and introduce ideas to customers via various channels (e.g., web, print, social)
  • Works with subject-matter experts to create copy and visuals that simply explain complex ideas
  • Builds strong partnerships with Creative Services, Editorial teams, and outside vendors to execute content
  • Ability to apply knowledge of customer challenges and unique differentiators to develop content
  • Sets goals for campaign, as well as tracks, measures, and summarizes their effectiveness
 
To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Journalism, Communications, English, or related field
  • 2+ years of marketing experience
  • B2B marketing experience preferred
  • Proven experience as a key contributor to team, especially pertaining to marketing campaign successes
  • Demonstrated ability developing content to convey technical or complex ideas
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented and strong problem-solving skills
  • Expertise in MS Office software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • SalesForce.com and Pardot experience a plus
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) a plus