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Marketing Specialist

Date: Jul 26, 2019

Location: Overland Park, KS, US, 66211

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Diode Ventures, LLC.  

Req Id : 3643 

Job Title : Marketing Specialist  

Location : KCP 

Business Unit Sector : DIO-DIODE-CORP DIODE 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Job Summary

Mid-level professional position, with responsibilities in: marketing, communications, website and social media management, content development, proposal support, event coordination and branding. Understands the strategy/vision of a growing business within the Black & Veatch enterprise.

Requires an understanding of business practices, including knowledge required for complex problems, new project and system development, etc. Uses a wide application of principles, theories, concepts, and draws on previous experience to determine a course of action. Tasks may be more tactical than strategic in nature. Able to work on a collaborative team with a positive attitude. This position has the opportunity to directly contribute to the development of world-class projects for Diode’s customers.

Key Responsibilities
  • Branding . Applies standard brand guidelines . Assists in implementing branding initiatives throughout the company . Coordinates and may lead branding projects that align to overall brand direction and strategy, which includes working with other divisions to carry out brand messaging, as well as look and feel through all channels . Conducts research and industry analysis regarding trends and opportunities in the company's markets . Assists in the development of key messaging and campaigns that support the company's brand (ie collateral, advertising, web, conferences, etc ) . Carries out brand execution through various divisions within the company  
  • Communications . Applies standard principles, theories and concepts in copyediting . Edits, proofreads and writes complex company communications materials . Consults with team leaders and/or management to develop schedules, milestones, and priorities . Participates in assigning projects to internal/external resources/vendors as well as track and measure progress . Reviews documents to establish that company standards contained in the Communications Manual are met . Researches and verifies the authenticity of material . Reviews 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  
  • Marketing . Reviews and edits marketing collateral for content, accuracy, style, grammar, punctuation, spelling and syntax  
  • Begins to customize messages for intended audiences . Participates in projects and provides input to development of marketing plans, measurements and forecasts . Participates in planning and scheduling to establish deadlines and ensure timely completion of several independent tasks . Multiple tasks/projects are assigned and reviewed generally only upon completion . Participates in coordination of layout, artwork, and progress through production . Organizes and schedules group tasks  
  • Proposals . Participates in the development and implementation of pursuit plans required for statements of qualifications, proposals, and presentations . Contacts internal and external sources to develop pursuit content, winning messages, and themes . Leads the assembly of statements of qualifications, proposals and other pursuit related collateral . Monitors, tracks, and reports number of submitted division statements of qualifications and proposals . May schedule/coordinate work activities for small team of inter-division proposal resources . Participates as division or group representative in proposal leadership and other relevant discussion forums  
  • Event Coordinating . Provides 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 . Coordinates and recommends arrangements for the booking, set-up and establishment of company presence at industry trade shows, events and exhibits . Reviews space requirements and determines placement . Coordinates acquisition and shipment of exhibit materials, company products required . Coordinates installation of specialized equipment and facilities . Schedules events which may require acquisition of facilities, travel arrangements, program talent, and catering . Researches site locations for suitability . Prepares bid comparisons . Reviews site and service contracts for facilities, transportation, entertainment, events and related activities . Coordinates arrangements with vendors and site logistics as needed 
  • Preferred Qualifications
    • Intermediate written and verbal communication skills
    • Intermediate computer skills
    • Intermediate problem solving and organization skills
    • Intermediate knowledge of marketing/ branding/ communications concepts
    • Intermediate skills in managing multiple projects and attention to detail
    • Intermediate interpersonal and networking skills
    • Intermediate research and analysis skills
    • Basic to intermediate graphic design skills
    • Basic presentation skills
    • Intermediate management of freelancers
    • Quick learner with the ability to work autonomously.
    • Basic or intermediate skills in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop or Illustrator is preferred
    • Knowledge of digital marketing software such as Wix, Webflow, Mailchimp, Google Analytics, etc. is preferred
    Minimum Qualifications
    Education: Bachelor's degree in marketing, communication, or a related field; or equivalent experience Experience: 4+ 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.
    Work Environment/Physical Demands
    Salary Plan
    MAC: Marketing & Communications
    Job Grade



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