Marketing Communications Specialist

Jacksonville boutique marketing firm seeks an in-office communications specialist with strong writing and verbal skills to perform a variety of writing, social media and online functions surrounding the day-to-day client needs. The position is very fast paced and hands on. Nonprofit communications and/or ad agency experience preferred. Google certification a plus.

 

Responsibilities include:

Pitch client stories for news coverage
Coordinate news coverage with clients and media
Being an on-camera spokesperson 
Writing blogs
Writing web content
Creating, writing and managing social media platforms
Creating monthly content calendars and executing
Correspond with potential and existing client sponsors and partners
Update monthly spreadsheets and reports using various platforms such as Sprout Social, Meltwater, Google Analytics
Creating and update databases
Assisting with developing and executing marketing plans
Writing professional emails
Conducting Online Research
Collaborate during marketing brainstorming sessions

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications, Advertising or equivalent with at least 2 years of experience, ideally with marketing and/or advertising firms.

  • Social media management for business, e-commerce, SEO, PPC and Email marketing

  • News release writing and distribution

  • Excellent telephone and writing skills

  • Must be comfortable pitching stories and ideas to potential client partners and media outlets for news coverage and being a spokesperson if needed

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Creative, Detail oriented, Team player

  • Technologically savvy

  • i-movie/video editing

  • Must be outgoing, independent, proactive and a quick learner

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products required

  • Experience managing PPC, SEO and Affiliate programs a plus

  • Experience in marketing plan development

  • Strong understanding of current online marketing concepts, strategy and best practices.

This is an in-office, ongoing contract position with no benefits offered. Approx. 35 hours/week. $18-24/hour commensurate on experience, with bonus opportunities and room for growth.

Please email a cover letter and resume to JulieDion@DionMarketing.com