Job Title: Communications Specialist Reports to: Sr. Marketing Director Location: Atlanta
The Communications Specialist is responsible for customer-facing content that positions Contact At Once! in key vertical markets. This person’s mission is driving our value proposition into the marketplace in clear, concise messaging and story-lines that help prospects, customers, stakeholders and influencers buy into our solutions and their benefits.
The Communications Specialist will develop articles, blog posts, social media content, video scripts, presentations, speeches, press releases, collateral, web content, advertising and sales materials, internal communications, media pitches and a variety of other materials.
In addition, this person will work with Marketing Directors to develop media relationships and story ideas that create positive coverage, while positioning Contact At Once! as the market thought-leader and a technology innovator.
This person will routinely be in contact with internal and external stakeholders, so they should be able to effectively manage interactions with a wide variety of executives, sales, marketing and technical professionals.
The Communications Specialist will also be involved in the planning and execution of events and other marketing programs, both external and internal.
Desired Skills and Experience
Minimum Requirements Include:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, Business Writing, or related field
2-5 years of experience in a content development role with high production requirements and
very tight deadlines
Experience developing press releases and media pitches
Experience developing sales and marketing materials, collateral and promotions
Demonstrable writing and editing skills in a variety of media and styles (please be prepared to
submit several writing samples, including online, print, blog posts and sales materials) A strong working knowledge of Associated Press style and guidelines
The ability to consistently meet deadlines and multi-task in a fast-paced, high-energy organization A collaborative, creative, team-first, “get things done” attitude
An ability to sift through a high volume of tasks and continually prioritize based on highest value
to the company
A self-starter who thrives in highly dynamic environments
Knowledge of email best practices and their application in marketing campaigns
In addition to the above, the ideal candidate will have:
Experience in a high-growth software company/entrepreneurial environment
Vertical markets experience in automotive, Real Estate and/or Multifamily housing Experience with Word Press
Experience with marketing automation and CRM software Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
Experience with Microsoft Powerpoint, Adobe Keynote and/or Prezi or other presentation tools Experience with PR Web, Business Wire and other press distribution/management tools