Marketing and Communications Partner

Job Description

2020 Brand Solutions is a marketing services partner providing custom branded product solutions. We help our clients assess their marketing needs and identify the most effective branded products to meet their goals.

2020 Brand Solutions is one of the largest promotional products agencies in the Midwest - join our growing team!

As a Marketing Communications Partner, you will be responsible for leading all brand communication strategies and initiatives. Including, but not limited to, creating and maintaining content for websites, social media, and printed communications to support 2020 brand awareness and market strategies.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver comprehensive marketing communications plans and content across all channels

  • Develop and maintain an acute knowledge of the brand's category and customers

  • Support sales team promotions and communications to current and prospective customers

  • Develop and monitor content for communication vehicles, such as web, social, and print

  • Aggressively pursue opportunities & create communication deliverables that align with business goals and objectives

  • Ensure brand consistency across communications channels

  • Work closely with sales, outside agencies, and cross-functional teams in the creation of customer-first communication strategies, ideas, and plans

  • Lead teams, both internal and external, to uncover innovative ideas and deliver comprehensive marketing communications plans across all channels

  • Develop and execute a marketing communications plan to key target customers while maintaining consistency with 2020 brand

  • Apply critical thinking and strategic frameworks to drive the work

  • Demonstrate leadership in identifying trends, opportunities, issues, and best practices across marketing communications

  • Be an expert, always learning about customers, their behaviors and purchasing patterns as well as emerging trends in culture

  • React quickly to strategically align with changing communications needs

  • Build relationships across disciplines and with external partners

Technical Skill Requirements:

  • Marketing communications concepts, principles and practices

  • Marketing communications plan development and implementation

  • Copy writing

  • Applied knowledge of multiple marketing communication methods: digital, social, PR, promotions, price incentives

  • Market / customer research and analysis


Performance Skill Requirements:

  • Project management

  • Ability to apply precision and focus to flawless execution

  • Managing internal and external customer relationships at all levels


Required: Experience/Education/Certification Requirements:

  • Four years marketing communications experience

  • Proven experience, success and knowledge driving brand recognition and public relations.

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field preferred


Preferred Experience

  • 6 years marketing communications experience with mid size organization

  • MBA in marketing, communications, or related field.

  • Business to Business knowledge associated with marketing and communications;Promotional products industry experience preferred but not required

  • Experience Commissioning and Conduction of Market Research and Data Analysis

  • Understanding of budgeting, production pricing and strategies.

  • Clear understanding and ability to translate strategy into tactical executions

  • Track record of close collaboration with creative partners to bring holistic ideas to life

  • Ability to execute on customer insights

Job Type: Full-time

Salary based on experience.

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