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Marketing Communications Manager
Posted date [02/09/18] (ID: 454)

Looking for your chance to help change the world?  Come join the Alpha Team and help us deliver our leading-edge renewable energy solutions across the globe! We are seeking a dynamic, creative Marketing Communications Manager for the Alpha Technologies Energy and Industrial marketing team in Arlington, WA. This position will provide creative direction and help to lead the marketing efforts of Alpha’s renewable energy business units, as the company continues to grow this important area of the business with traditional and digital marketing initiatives.


The ideal candidate will have a strong background in graphic design with Adobe Creative Suite expertise and experience in print, web and trade show graphics production. Must be organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple simultaneous projects for different stakeholder groups. Social media experience is a plus, as is familiarity with email marketing platforms such as Constant Contact and/or MailChimp.  


You will apply design and management expertise across all mediums with appropriate marketing strategies, programs, initiatives and graphic design capabilities and be responsible for the coordination of all necessary marketing communications related deliverables deemed essential for the achievement of the business unit sales objectives.



Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all graphic design functions for the Energy and Industrial group in the areas of print, web, social media, trade shows and special projects

  • Develop graphics, illustrations and other materials used in a variety of creative projects, including presentations, brochures, ads, catalogs, trade shows, websites and social media platforms in support of marketing objectives

  • Assist management in the identification, development and implementation of group-wide initiatives to support the revenue and cost objectives of the E&I group

  • Work with management to develop individual marcom plans for the Renewable and Industrial business units

  • Assist in the development and management of the annual E&I marketing budget

  • Work closely with management to plan and coordinate various events and trade shows to support the E&I group

  • Lead and manage design and production of all print and electronic collateral and trade show graphics

  • Work with management to evaluate, select and execute appropriate media and paid promotional opportunities

  • Work with the design team to manage, monitor and grow social media programs across all platforms for all E&I businesses

  • Ensure that established corporate identity and design standards are met and maintained in all visual marketing programs

  • Apply visual standards and design expertise to the development and maintenance of all Energy and Industrial web properties



Requirements and Skills:


Education:   Bachelor Degree or equivalent military training in BFA, or BA in graphic design, visual communications or related

   

Experience:  4 - 6 years in field of graphic design, corporate identity, branding, marcom project management or related


Supervisory: 1 - 2 years


  • Excellent record of attendance

  • Ability to speak/read/write English

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills

  • Work well under pressure

  • Current driver’s license and acceptable driving record

  • Ability to think creatively and have a passion for design and social media

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign and Illustrator

  • Ability to multi-task and move easily between design assignments and social media management

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to create compelling content for posts and marketing materials

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

  • Ability to take art direction and constructive criticism

  • Ability to manage and estimate time outlays for each project

  • Team player

  • Familiarity with commercial printing industry



PC Application Skills:

Intermediate level: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Advanced level: Adobe


  • Strong working knowledge of Macintosh software including: Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, In Design, Adobe Acrobat

  • General knowledge of HTML



Travel Requirements:    Expected < 10%


   

Desirable:

  • Skilled with PC platform software, photography, creative writing and tradeshow display design

  • Knowledge of SAP



No phone calls please.  Equal Opportunity Employer



To Apply:

E-mail resume to: opportunities(at)alpha.com or fax resume to: 360-392-2148. For more info on The Alpha Group, visit www.alpha.com




The Alpha Group offers a competitive package of employee benefits, including:

  • A comprehensive healthcare plan with dental, prescription and vision coverage

  • Company paid group life/AD&D insurance, an Employee Assistance Program and a voluntary life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability program

  • Flexible spending plans for Healthcare and Dependent Care, including a substantial company contribution available toward annual licensed childcare costs

  • A robust 401(k) plan with varied investment options. Alpha contributes matching dollars annually at the discretion of its trustees

  • An annual tuition reimbursement program to encourage learning and growth

  • Eight paid holidays each year

  • Up to two weeks of vacation time accrued annually at the start of employment and sick time

Post Details
Job Title Marketing Communications Manager
Location Bellingham
Industry Marketing
Job Type Full-Time
Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
Compensation DOE
Application Deadline
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Posted By Alpha Technologies Inc.
Email opportunities(at)alpha.com
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Alpha Technologies

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