• Marketing Communications Specialist

    Job Locations US-MO-Chesterfield | US-IL-Mt. Sterling | US-Remote
    Job ID
    2018-5538
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Administrative/Clerical
  • Overview

    Location: St. Louis, MO, Mt. Sterling, IL or remote     Department: Brand Marketing   Reports To: Brand Manager

     

    Your Role: The primary purpose of the Marketing Communications Specialist role is to serve as the lead project manager for Sales and Business Development projects that require marketing support.

     

    • Lead strategic planning process and provide consultative marketing support for 15-20 internal business owners. Ensure project team resources align and support the overall needs of the business.
    • Provide strategic oversight to ensure projects meet brand standards and are delivered on time and within budget. This includes opening new projects, concept development, managing timelines and creative job list, and final disposition of completed projects.
    • Work collaboratively with team of graphic designers and copywriters to ensure delivery of high quality creative assets. Provide copywriting assistance, including script writing, when needed.
    • Lead and/or assist in content and social media marketing efforts to support the needs of the business. Coordinate, schedule and edit editorial calendar.
    • Lead project team capacity planning efforts, including budgeting. Assist Brand Manager in sub-department capacity planning.
    • Applies lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position.

     

    Role Specifics:

    Occasional overnight travel required.  Must have ability to independently travel as needed, without restriction, by all modes of transportation, including car, plane or train for customer/vendor calls, training or meetings.

    Qualifications

    We Need You To Have:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent Dot exerpience
    • Minimum 5 years of business experience in marketing or communications.
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
    • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft programs
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment

    We’d Like You To Have:

    • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field
    • Experience with leading projects
    • Previous leadership or management

    What Can Dot Offer You?

    As a family-owned and -operated company for the past 55 years, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

     

    • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
    • Flexible work environment, with telecommuting options
    • Significant advancement opportunities

    Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.

     

    EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.

     

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