Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Marketing & Communications Coordinator Des Moines, IA

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The Weitz Company

Job Title:

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Job Type:

Full-Time

Date Posted:

04/09/2021

Location:

Des Moines, IA

Salary:

$N/A

Company Description:

The Weitz Company

The Weitz Company is one of the oldest general contractors in the United States, specializing in Commercial and Industrial construction projects, supported by a best-in-class Supply Chain business segment. We have forged our reputation by constantly seeking new construction innovations and technology that provide our clients and employees with predictable, reliable, and collaborative services. Our commitment to delivering a top quality product has resulted in long-standing customer relationships and recognition by industry rankings as one of the top contractors in the United States.

Weitz views employees as our most valuable asset, and the key to the success of the Company. Employees enjoy the ability to build relationships, network and make an impact on our communities. We promise every employee competitive pay and benefits, a safe place to work, a career path supported by training and development opportunities, and a positive work environment. Employees are encourage to work hard, have fun and build strong relationships along the way!

Job Description:

Our global construction group is comprised of Orascom Construction subsidiaries, The Weitz Company, Contrack Watts Inc., and Watts Constructors. Collectively, we specialize in Commercial, Federal, and Industrial construction projects with a best-in-class Supply Chain segment. We have forged our reputation by constantly seeking new construction innovations and technology that provide our clients and employees with predictable, reliable, and collaborative services. Our commitment to delivering a top quality product has resulted in long-standing customer relationships and recognition by industry rankings as one of the top contractors in the United States. 

We view employees as our most valuable asset, and the key to our success. That’s why we provide team members a career (not just a job), supported by learning and development opportunities, and a positive, collaborative work environment. We offer the resources of a large company, while preserving our small company feel. Employees are encouraged to work hard, have fun and build strong relationships along the way! Community involvement, diversity and inclusion, and employee empowerment are central to our Company’s culture.

What We Offer: 

  • Competitive Pay
  • Rewarding Bonus Program
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package with Tax-Advantaged HSA and FSA offerings
  • Employer-Paid Short and Long Term Disability Programs
  • Employer-Paid Life Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off Provisions
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan With Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Fully Paid Parental Leave
  • Voluntary Products including: Pet Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance and Accident Insurance
  • Corporate Wellness Program with Wellness Time Off and Rewards

Our Des Moines, IA office is accepting applications for a Marketing & Communications Coordinator. This role will support our strategic product line marketing efforts, with an emphasis on our Mission Critical product line. Candidates who love to create marketing materials of all types including proposal pursuits, digital content, press releases, and more are encouraged to apply! An ideal candidate displays:

  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, CRM platforms, PowerPoint
  • Ability to edit, design and create new content (including video content)
  • Proactive, creative, with a keen attention to detail and independent abilities
  • Able to work with multiple stakeholders and departments to determine the best channels and marketing materials to resonate with our key audiences

What You'll Do: 

Our Marketing team tells our company’s stories. This position is project-oriented, working across departments to create compelling pursuit proposals, project narratives, marketing collateral and digital content.  This is a dynamic role, providing support to the Business Development teams and Corporate Marketing Manager by improving marketing processes and systems for assigned projects, participating and preparing for required external and internal events, and always looking for opportunities to influence marketing strategy.

  • Support the proposal and presentation process through writing, design, research and overall team management
  • Complete project sheets and other general marketing activities using creative insight and adhering to all brand standards, while achieving marketing goals and maintaining a focus on safety
  • Utilize systems such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft PowerPoint and Canva to create graphics, proposals, presentation materials and other requested items
  • Support and maintain local office marketing activities such as award submissions, advertising, mailings, promotional items and meeting reports
  • Assist with local public relations activity (i.e. crafting press releases and media responses)
  • Create unique content for social media
  • Identify and execute marketing campaigns and initiatives alongside other business development, marketing and project team members
  • Assist in the compilation of qualifications, proposals and interviews
  • Support the execution of local project photography
  • Provide administrative support such as setting up for meetings, event and conference planning, filing marketing materials and processing invoices

Required Experience:

What We're Looking For:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each previously stated duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary to succeed in this role.

  • Education: High school diploma required; college degree in related study preferred.
  • Experience: At least two years’ experience in a general business and professional setting; previous marketing/public relations/communications experience is helpful but not required. Due to the nature of our business, architecture, construction management and/or engineering experience is a plus.
  • Skills: Candidate must possess leadership, project management, time management, organization, business writing, verbal and written communication and multi-tasking skills.
  • Technology: Proficiency in basic computer software programs such as Adobe Suite (InDesign preferred), Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Salesforce experience is a plus.

Qualifications:

What We're Looking For:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each previously stated duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary to succeed in this role.

  • Education: High school diploma required; college degree in related study preferred.
  • Experience: At least two years’ experience in a general business and professional setting; previous marketing/public relations/communications experience is helpful but not required. Due to the nature of our business, architecture, construction management and/or engineering experience is a plus.
  • Skills: Candidate must possess leadership, project management, time management, organization, business writing, verbal and written communication and multi-tasking skills.
  • Technology: Proficiency in basic computer software programs such as Adobe Suite (InDesign preferred), Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Salesforce experience is a plus.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position at this time. 

The Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of the Company without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of the Company. Please, no phone calls or emails. 

The Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment (minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected categories in accordance with state and federal laws). The Company is a drug and alcohol free workplace and background checks are required if applicable.