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Marketing - Marketing Assistant
Ref No.: 15-03835
Location: PAVILIONS(NRVI), New Jersey
Job Description: CMO Communications Support

Summary: This individual will be exposed to a number of practical projects that require attention to detail for both internal and external audiences for NRG's Chief Marketing Officer. The position will provide a good understanding of communications and marketing, as well as a working knowledge of digital marketing channels. The position will collaborate and coordinate with the online, direct marketing, creative services and brand management teams to execute plans and programs.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
Manage the coordination of the Quarterly Marketing meetings including scheduling, creative execution, coordination and follow up
Assist with writing communications on behalf of the CMO both internally and externally.
Work with marketing teams to evaluate and recommend communications strategies within the marketing team.
Execute and deliver programs to support the strategies.
Coordinate the CMO social media presence. (initial focus on Twitter and Linked In)
Collect CMO requests for speaking and help evaluate opportunities.
Manage multiple projects concurrently, delivering results that are on strategy, on time and within budget.
Collaborate with a wide variety of functional areas such as Creative Services, Brand and Advertising, PR, research and operations to execute specific marketing projects
Perform other related duties as assigned, including assisting with administrative and/or support functions as necessary

Education: Must possess a BS/BA in Marketing, Liberal Arts or a related discipline from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: Marketing or communications experience in the consumer financial services, high-tech, and consumer package goods or telecommunications industries. PR and/or Advertising agency experience is strongly preferred.

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Customer-centric focused with proven performance in leadership, planning, execution, and tracking.
Ability to guide and influence others in a positive way to think from the customer's perspective.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong project management skills.
Personal computer proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software (e.g., Microsoft PowerPoint).
Strong knowledge of social media platforms.

Physical Requirements: Occasionally requires lifting as appropriate to perform duties and responsibilities.

Working Conditions:
Normal office environment.
Some overtime required as special projects arise.
This job requires occasional travel and occasional overnight stays outside company headquarters to meet with press, community leaders and other business stakeholders.

Release Comments: Call tentatively scheduled for Mon 5/4 in late PM. Invite will be sent shortly.