Watco Companies L.L.C. Marketing Communications Specialist - Overland Park, KS in KS, United States
Now Hiring: Marketing Communications Specialist
Watco, a leading transportation and supply chain services company, is looking for a Marketing Communications Specialist in Overland Park, Kansas, with a strong marketing and PR acumen, project management, and copywriting skills.
The Marketing Communications Specialist will be responsible for developing quality content, leading cross-functional projects, and executing public relations activities. Critical skill sets include content development and project management in a diverse, deadline-driven organization.
Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Write original copy and edit content that reflects our brand’s voice for a range of key audiences and communications channels
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing work and problem solving to meet defined objectives, measurable outcomes, and timelines
Collaborate with internal teams across the organization from concept development to delivery of final product
Produce error-free content that aligns with strategic communications goals and adheres to the company’s style guidelines
Research, analyze, and interview to gather information as needed
Support media relations outreach efforts and other activities to bolster the company’s reputation
Skills and Knowledge:
Ability to work under pressure and manage workloads effectively
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Exceptional project management and organizational skills
Obsessive when it comes to the details, balancing both high-quality and speed of execution
Proofreading experience and familiarity with AP Style
Experience interviewing subject matter experts and distilling their knowledge into logical and understandable copy
Skilled in writing clear, concise, and grammatically correct copy with high attention to detail t o ensure strategic marketing and business outcomes
Experience with project management software or digital asset management software is desired
Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or related discipline
Minimum of four years of marketing and/or PR experience
Exceptional writing and research skills
Must be organized with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Pro
Ability to work independently and with a team to meet deadlines
Mix of agency and in-house experience desirable but not required
Working at Watco
Watco has a reputation for putting people first. In fact, our company was named to Forbes’ 2021 list of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers.
Working at Watco means working in the exciting field of transportation and supply chain logistics. We’re involved in domestic and international operations that are expanding all the time. Working at Watco also means a supportive, collaborative environment where you can learn and build a career.
And you’ll find that safety is at the heart of everything we do. We look out for our team members’ safety and the safety of the people in the communities where we work.
In addition to these strengths, we offer competitive pay and industry-leading benefits that include health insurance and a company-match 401(k) plan.
Come to Watco and join a team where you’ll leave each day knowing you’ve made a difference.