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Marketing & Communication Specialist 3, Solarhood

KS-Overland Park

Req#: 33170BR

Date published: 8-Dec-2017

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line:

Business Plan: MAC

Level: 005

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Primary Purpose:
Marketing lead position supporting Solarhood Growth Initiative with responsibilities in one or more related areas: marketing, communications, event coordination, branding, and proposal support. Has responsibility for projects that are complex in nature, and that are often longer in duration. Understands the strategy/vision of assigned work group. Works under minimal supervision. Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within work group or a recognized body of formal knowledge. This includes knowledge required for complex problems, new project and system development, strategic analysis, etc.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Experience deploying PPC ads in Facebook and AdWords
2. Experience scaling ads to numerous markets
3. Experience managing big marketing budgets…
4. Content marketing development, strategy and leadership

Branding • Leads branding initiatives throughout the company. • Participates in development of new or changing brand guidelines and procedures. • Provides leadership in executing the research, development and implementation of the brand framework; including best practices, competitive research and analysis, best-in-class analysis and implementation plan. • Provides direct support and guidance in the deployment and execution of the brand framework and on-going enhancements including all marketing channels (including building signage, advertising, collateral, web and events). • Collaborates with corporate and/or operating businesses / divisions in development of brand plans in support of sales efforts and objectives including market awareness, market penetration and motivation, lead generation, sales support. • Executes brand message training for corporate and/or operating businesses / divisions to further instill the brand messages into the organization. Communications • Applies standard principles, theories and concepts in copyediting. • Edits, proofreads and writes multiple complex company communications materials. • Review and edits written copy, articles, web content, marketing collateral, internal/external publications, news releases, social media and video copy and the like for content accuracy, style, grammar, spelling, and syntax punctuation. • Assigns projects to internal/external resources/vendors and tracks progress. • Works closely with team leaders and management to develop schedules, milestones, and priorities. • Researches and verifies the authenticity of material. • Assists in the development of copy standards. • Writes or leads development of content for internal and external communications materials and drives messages throughout a division, region or the company. Marketing • Writes or leads development of content for collateral, and drives messages throughout a division, region or the company. • Responsible for work prioritization, forecasting, scheduling, measuring and coordinating resources within assigned projects. • Conducts research of best practices for related programs and initiatives, and develops recommendations for implementation. • Plans for effective development and implementation of longer term marketing projects and programs. • Analyzes options and facilitates or coordinates marketing program decision. • Assists in assigning projects to internal/external resources/vendors and track progress. • Assists in coordination of layout, artwork, and progress thru production. • Assists in assigning projects to internal/external resources/vendors and measure and track progress. • Participates in prospect screening process and tracks/advances pursuits through the sales process Proposals • Defines development of new strategies and concepts for pursuits. • Participates in pursuits that have a profound impact on the total organization. • Leads development and implementation of pursuit plans required for statements of qualifications, proposals, and presentations. Writes multiple sections and ensures external messages are tailored throughout. • Supports multiple pursuits, which are reviewed through achievement of objectives according to pre-defined goals. Event Coordinating • Researches and develops best practices, and then implements event strategy for division or company. • Provides cost effective and successful meeting planning. • Develops and defines event standards for division or company. • Reviews and monitors meeting/conference budgets. Reviews billings for accuracy. • Reviews site and service contracts for facilities, transportation, entertainment, events and related activities. • Prepares bid comparisons. • Typically has prescribed negotiation responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication or a related field; or equivalent experience Experience: 6+ years related experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
Strong written and verbal communication skills Strong computer skills Intermediate problem solving and organization skills Strong knowledge of marketing/ branding/ communications concepts Intermediate multi tasking skills and attention to detail Intermediate interpersonal and networking skills Intermediate research and analysis skills Intermediate presentation skills Basic project management skills Basic supervisory skills Basic conflict management skills Basic leadership ability Specialized knowledge of company business lines and potential applications Full understanding of services and customer requirements General experience in management techniques and controls, marketing and contract administration. Intermediate knowledge about new technologies or applications that could enhance the company’s brand or image. Advanced editorial skills Experienced knowledge of a variety of marketing and advertising media including print, audio, Internet, video, etc. Strong knowledge of company editorial standards/ practices Thorough marketing knowledge Thorough knowledge of sales process (from opportunity identification through booking) Requires advanced knowledge of company services, marketing strategies and business lines Applies advanced knowledge, principles, theories, concepts, and writing ability Requires advanced knowledge to provide cost effective and successful meeting planning services by coordinating facilities, lodging, food and beverage, travel, entertainment and other related issues for conferences, meetings, trade shows, and special events Requires advanced knowledge of marketing communications Intermediate negotiating skills

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