Senior Marketing Communications Specialist
Location: Portland, OR Posted Date: November 27, 2014
Employer: To view company name. See instructions below Apply By: January 26, 2015
Employer Job Id: 406 CareerMine Job Id: 1149070
Job Description :
This position helps lead the development of marketing programs globally, with an emphasis on marketing communications and sales tools. It requires the ability to translate company objectives into deliverables to support our brand and continued growth and skills in communication, graphic design, project management and stakeholder collaboration on a global scale
Duties & Responsibilities
Conceptualize and produce sales tools (brochures, presentations, video, infographics, animations, apps, technical documentation, product models etc.) and other marketing communications (ads, newsletters, website copy, etc.).Primarily leverage designs of in-house creative services team, supplementing with your own designs and outside creative agencies as appropriate.
Special focus on sales presentation development ensuring innovative and compelling presentations leveraging PowerPoint and other multi-media tools.
Identify and implement innovative approaches to content creation and content management.
Support planning around and coordinate logistics for tradeshows and events as required.
Respond to regional and corporate requests for marketing support.
Provide assistance with shipping/coordinating shipment of promotional materials
Maintain/upload electronic assets in file storage systems.
Perform other duties as required.
Strong organizational, analytical and time and project management skills, including ability to multi-task
Efficient written and oral communication as well as proofreading skills
Strong emphasis on teamwork and collaboration and strong interpersonal skills
Self-starter, hardworking, flexible and detail-oriented, positive and energetic
Strong portfolio demonstrating ability to produce/manipulate promotional materials
Open to blending ideas and sharing workload--many decisions made by committee but with personal accountability and opportunities for creative expression
Job Requirements :
Education: Bachelor's degree in Web Design, Graphic Design, Marketing or related field.
Experience: At least 5 years professional experience including computer graphic design in a marketing or creative services department- preferably B2B.
Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Experience with various design software, including without limitation Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, etc. Knowledge of CSS and HTML a plus.
Experience with apps and video editing desirable, but not necessary.
Strong Word, Excel, PowerPoint capabilities and excellent writing skills required. Ideally familiar with graphic design and print production terminology (file types, terms).
Knowledge of SharePoint, salesforce/CRM, marketing automation e.g., Marketo and other digital marketing experience a plus.