Marketing Communications Specialist, Full Benefit Package, Parsippany NJ

Marketing Communications Specialist
City Parsippany
State NJ
Description Summary: Design and development of marketing and advertising materials, from concept to delivery. Responsible for symposia and event planning for the Marketing team.

Job Duties:
• Responsible for the graphic design and production of marketing material, gathering input from the Product Managers. Offers new ideas and concepts clearly and effectively to the Marketing Team.
• Develops an advertisement and symposia calendar to ensure timely submission of material needed to the agencies and journals. Coordinates follow-up with respective parties to ensure adherence to set schedule.
• Corresponds and communicates with European Headquarters to ensure buy-in of central marketing on various projects related to communication.
• Creates a communication budget and provides monthly updates to the Director, SNA Marketing, CEO and COO.
• Participates in development of industry conference with the assistance of external agencies and provides symposia support. Coordinates related conference and symposia activities. Attends symposia and meetings to ensure proper execution of event planning.
• Maintains a current inventory of all marketing collateral with the aid of Warehouse and in collaboration with Marketing Product Managers.
• Organizes the National Sales Meeting and AACC along with the aid of the Director of Marketing.
• Creating and maintains product website to ensure compliance
• Conceptualizes and produces online e-marketing material and e-mail campaigns.
• Assists the marketing team in preparation of marketing Power Point presentation development, spreadsheet manipulation, and preparation of other marketing materials
• Develops marketing collateral that is pertinent to the business independently and provides ideas to the Marketing team on how to improve the image of our product portfolio in the market place.
• Supports the sales and Marketing teams with Symposia and Event planning
• Works with various Journals to ensure proper Advertisement coverage
• Ensures all marketing material are up to date with the Stago designated Charter

• Proficient in Office Suite, graphic design software, Adobe acrobat; Knowledge of capabilities/limitations of current web technologies such as Quark and Quark – Express.
• Strong portfolio demonstrating both online and dynamic printed projects
• Ability to develop simple and effective design approaches to complex design problems
• Ability to collaborate actively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
• Ability to clearly communicate ideas and vision to team members
• Self-motivated and takes direction well
• Ability to manage multiple projects from start to finish

Education & Requirements:

• Bachelor of Science or Art required, biology background preferred, with at least 5 years of experience in marketing communications and graphics design
• Must be able to travel 25% of the time.

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