Communications Specialist

MarketSource Inc.

MarketSource Inc., an Allegis Group Company, is the proven alternative to outsourcing sales. MarketSource’s Proprietary Process, Empowered People, and Proven Performance enable the delivery of innovative B2B and Retail sales solutions for many of the world’s most respected brands and a diverse mix of forward-thinking small and medium businesses. Companies count on MarketSource to accelerate their speed to market, improve their ability to scale, enhance their sales focus, increase their flexibility, and expand their capabilities. MarketSource solutions enable companies to gain new customers, launch new products, grow market share, optimize sales expense, and maximize mature products.

MarketSource, headquartered in Alpharetta, Ga., employs more than 9,000 team members, and has been named a “Top 20 Workplace” in 2015, 2016, 2017 byThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

MarketSource is currently searching for a Internal Communication Specialist to join our team.

http://www.marketsource.com


Position Details

Communications Specialist
Job
Full-time
5/2/2018
Metro Atlanta and North Georgia
Alpharetta, GA

Job Summary:

The Communication Specialist plays a critical role in helping MarketSource employees understand company strategy, goals and objectives through effective communication that informs, inspires and motivates employees. To be successful in the role, the Communication Specialist needs to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Excellent writing skills and the passion for the art and science of communication
  • Intellectual curiosity around a variety of subjects
  • Flexibility to evolve skillset and capability within a dynamic environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills within a diverse client base

The Communication Specialist develops and manages strategic communication campaigns and content aligned with the company’s strategy and business priorities; the company’s vision, mission and core values; and legal and compliance matters.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with a variety of internal clients to develop communication strategy and campaigns to drive strategic business priorities, organizational changes, and other legal and compliance requirements.
  • Works with partners to take big picture visions/ideas and develop specific communication plans or strategies to ensure smooth implementation of stated strategy and business priorities; the company’s vision, mission and core values; and/or legal and compliance requirements.
  • Design and develop communication collateral, including presentations, talking points, emails, fact sheets, and e-news to achieve specific communication strategy objectives that directly tie to and/or align with business priorities and objectives.
  • Solicit and analyze employee survey feedback to ensure communication strategy and efforts effectively drive business strategy, priorities and goals; as well as respond and make recommendations to business leaders concerning identified areas of improvement
  • Develop and drive content and communication strategy for the intranet, and provide guidance and oversight of other content managers consistent with intranet protocols
  • Maintain responsibility and oversight of official business communication records, including Company policies and handbooks, talking points and fact sheets.
  • Build and implement a social media strategy for internal employees
  • Plan and develop communication strategy for organizational changes, planned organizational events and critical events across the Allegis enterprise

Budget Responsibility:

  • Coordinate with Director of Communication to ensure any costs are in line with budget allocations

Decision – Making Level:

  • Responsible for new and ongoing communication initiatives, vehicles, projects
  • Oversight and management of intranet content, including guidance and leadership of individual content editors

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree; communication-related major preferred
  • 3-5 years of work experience

Knowledge, Skills & Ability:

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a team environment, handle internal clients with tact and diplomacy, and maintain composure and production quality under deadline pressure.
  • Skilled listener with the ability to take big picture visions/ideas and develop specific communication plan or strategy to ensure smooth implementation of stated strategy and business priorities; the company’s vision, mission and core values; and/or legal and compliance requirements.
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofing skills and a passion for the art and science of communication
  • Technology savvy with proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint; experience using web content management software ideal
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Project management experience a plus
  • Ability to understand complex business information and effectively communicate key messages to and on behalf of all levels of business management and staff
  • Comfortable in fast-paced environment that values creativity, self-motivation, candor, reliability and accountability
  • Candidates should be prepared with at least two business writing samples (1 page in length)


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