Marketing Communications Specialist – West Des Moines, IA

January 10, 2017
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The Homesteaders Marketing & Communications department is looking for an energetic team player who is creative and success-oriented. If you have three to five years of experience working in a marketing department or advertising agency environment and want to broaden your skills, this could be the opportunity for you!

Qualified candidates will have a solid understanding of marketing communications including new and traditional media. On any given day, you’ll be writing blog posts, producing marketing collateral or white papers, creating B2B email campaigns, interviewing subjects for articles, and helping to develop marketing workflows using the latest digital marketing and content management resources. Part of your time will also be spent creating print or digital layouts and graphics using Adobe CC and Microsoft applications (we’re a Mac shop).

The Homesteaders marketing team is driven to help achieve our corporate goals by understanding the marketplace, managing a strong brand and providing marketing services that support our company vision. We do this by providing creative, results-driven, B2B and B2C marketing and communications support to help our company and our customers succeed.

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Homesteaders is a 110-year-young nationally leading insurance company that uses advanced marketing disciplines to manage its brand and engage customers from across the country. If this sounds like an exciting challenge and great fit, we encourage you to apply!
Requirements:

Four-year degree preferred in marketing, communications, journalism, PR, or other related field.

Minimum of three years professional experience in marketing/advertising content development and coordination, including digital and social media.

Excellent writing skills, including ability to write dialog for marketing, public relations, sales tools, web content, general corporate communications, etc.

High proficiency with digital design as it applies to PowerPoint/Keynote presentations, web pages and infographics.

Working knowledge of sales, advertising and marketing disciplines.

Ability to manage production workflow, timelines and schedules. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.

Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences.

Demonstrated ability to accomplish results with minimum supervision.

Demonstrated understanding of and/or proficiency using the following applications and utilities:

Microsoft Office products (Exchange/Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Marketing automation applications such as HubSpot, Pardot, Marketo

CRM applications such as InforCRM (formerly SalesLogix), SalesForce, or HubspotCRM

All current web browsers, including Internet Explorer, Safari, FireFox, Google Chrome

All prominent social media environments

Proficiency with Adobe CC applications such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator.

Ability and willingness to travel with some overnight stays of three days or greater required (once or twice per year).

Benefits:

  • Company-sponsored group medical and dental insurance
  • Company-provided life insurance
  • Company-matched 401(k) plan
  • Great work schedule – 4.5-day work week year-round. (Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and until 1 p.m. on Friday)
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Company-supported training and development
  • Beautiful facilities including a full-service cafeteria, walking trail and fitness center
  • Excellent starting pay!

Apply Here

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