Strategic Communications Specialist

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Job Code: 61069059
Last Updated: 3/12/2018
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Location: Chicago, Illinois
Category: Communications Specialist
Job Type: Direct Hire

Paladin has an exciting, direct-hire opportunity for a Strategic B2B Communications Specialist role with a global manufacturing company in Chicago.  The Specialist will report to the Strategic Communications Manager. This position is responsible for executing multiple campaigns for key marketing initiatives, such as creating large amounts of content to help with the sales strategy on their different products. The ideal candidate will be a strong writer, be able to translate technical content in a way the end audience will be able to understand and be able to work autonomously.
This is a great opportunity to gain solid communications experience within a global company, while learning the latest and greatest trends in energy and technology!
Location: Chicago
Type: Direct-hire/permanent
Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401k, flex schedule, etc.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
What You’ll Do:
• Supports the development of marketing communications plans in collaboration with supervisors, product management, business development, and regional business units
• Supports the development of content plans
• Executes content to spark and introduce ideas to customers via various channels (e.g., web, print, social)
• Works with subject-matter experts to create copy and visuals that simply explain complex ideas
• Builds strong partnerships with Creative Services, Editorial teams, and outside vendors to execute content
• Ability to apply knowledge of customer challenges and unique differentiators to develop content
• Sets goals for campaign, as well as tracks, measures, and summarizes their effectiveness
• Commits to understanding the power industry and company solutions
Must Haves:
• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Journalism, Communications, English, or related field
• 3+ years of marketing experience
• B2B marketing experience preferred
• Proven experience as a key contributor to team, especially pertaining to marketing campaign successes
• Demonstrated ability developing content to convey technical or complex ideas
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Detail oriented and strong problem-solving skills
• Expertise in MS Office software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
• and Pardot experience a plus
• Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) a plus
If you are interested and qualified for the role, please send requested materials immediately to
• Updated résumé in word.doc format that is tailored to this job.
• Brief overview of your relevant experience
• Salary range requirement
• Writing Samples

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