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The communications manager is tasked with supporting a broad range of marketing and communications activities related to ABC’s events, member programs and outreach to ABC chapters and members. This position also serves as the editor of Newsline, ABC’s weekly member newsletter. This role reports to the director of digital communications and works closely with the Public Affairs/Member Services team and stakeholders across the organization.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Draft, edit and/or proofread a variety of communications, including, but not limited to:
Stories for Newsline
Social media assets
Responsible for approving and organizing website advertising
Manage the Newsline and media subscriber lists
Support the sponsorship team to coordinate deliverables on social media and other external communications
Support ABC National social media initiatives on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube and Flickr accounts
Develop new ways to garner online engagement
Monitor ABC’s social media presence through social media analytics tools
Qualifications and Experience:
Demonstrated writing, copywriting and proofreading skills
Knowledge of AP Style
Bachelor’s degree with coursework in journalism, marketing, digital media and communications
3-4 years of related work experience
Strong project management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize on tight deadlines
Tech savvy; experience with email marketing systems and social media tools
Excellent oral and written communication, copywriting, proofreading and editing skills
Ability to complete highly accurate work with close attention to detail
Experience working with email marketing systems
Knowledge of the interplay between print and digital media, including social media and content marketing
Ability to organize and manage several priorities simultaneously while working under pressure and deadlines
Strong multitasking and time management skills
Organizational awareness and resourcefulness; understanding of whom to engage in order to identify solutions and resolve issues
Effectively utilizes tools/resources to work efficiently
Ability to take ownership of a process and to use problem-solving skills to resolve issues
Demonstrates the highest level of personal and ethical standards
It is the continuing policy of ABC to take affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for all current and prospective employees without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, personal appearance, marital status, familial status, family responsibility, pregnancy or other pregnancy-related conditions, childbirth, disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, religion or political affiliation, past convictions or incarceration, prior psychiatric treatment, or any other status protected by federal or state law, local ordinance or Executive Orders. ABC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ADA: ABC will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
While performing the responsibilities Marketing/Communications Manager, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
This position is performed in a typical office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 68 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at abc.org.