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Communications Specialist

Company: Allied National, LLC
Location: Shawnee Mission
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

CANDIDATES MUST LIVE IN THE KANSAS CITY METRO AREA TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. Work from home options (2 days a week) will be available after completion of training. The Communications Specialist must be a strong writer and is responsible for the writing and creation of promotional campaigns for print, email, product brochures, direct mail pieces, blogs, and monthly newsletters. In addition, the Specialist will participate in website development and maintenance; social media posting; video script writing, shooting and editing; the planning and execution of agent webinars; event planning for sales presentations and conferences; advertising; and administrative duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Compose copy and information about Allied administered/marketed products to be sent to agents, distributors, employers, and employees (i.e., new products releases, general production information, etc.)
  • Write, design and send email campaigns.
  • Plan, implement and monitor the company's social media and marketing strategy in order to increase brand awareness, improve marketing efforts and increase sales.
  • Design, layout, and maintenance of Allied website and internal intranet.
  • Event planning and marketing.
  • Assist with project management, long-term planning, and strategy development .
  • Undertake special projects outside the normal promotional schedule.
  • Update internal files and forms and send distributions.
  • Write, shoot and edit videos.
  • Design printed pieces as necessary.
  • Order print jobs and promotional items.
  • Conduct search engine optimization.
  • Internal quality control checks. Marginal Functions
    • Read trade publications, FYI mailings, and industry information to keep abreast of trends and advertising ideas/concepts.
    • Learn and become proficient in the various types of computer technology and software used in the department.
      • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, New Media, Public Relations or related field and/or equivalent training.
      • An internship of related experience in social media, promotions, advertising or marketing for businesses.
      • Strong writing and editing skills.
      • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
      • Some social networking experience.
      • Excellent consulting, presentation and communication skills.
      • Work as a team with all members of communications and other departments as needed. Ability to:
        • Compose promotional copy. Excellent proofreading skills.
        • Manage social media activities.
        • Multi-task.
        • Speak, read, comprehend, and follow written and verbal English instructions.
        • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
        • Prioritize projects and withstand the stress of changing priorities and deadlines.
        • Type 40 wpm.
        • Travel to appointments outside of the company. Must have a valid driver's license, personal transportation, and personal auto insurance.
        • Meet company attendance requirements.
        • Sit or stand for 7.5 hours per day. Additional Desired Skills
          • PC experience with Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
          • Experience with print vendors; familiarity with bid process and industry terminology
          • Design printed pieces as requested
          • Familiarity with Canva, Vyond, Constant Contact, Weebly, Vimeo, Moavi, Bunny Studio FACTORS IMPORTANT TO SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF POSITION: Problem-solving Communication skills Teamwork Analytical ability Interpersonal skills Must be able to communicate with other staff members and vendors to meet department goals. The ability to analyze a problem (i.e. bulk mailing requirements, effects of past advertising) and make appropriate decisions directly affecting the cost-effectiveness of the department/company.


Keywords: Allied National, LLC, Kansas City , Communications Specialist, Other , Shawnee Mission, Kansas

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