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Marketing Communications Specialist

Company: Alera Group
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

GCG Financial, an Alera Group Company, is seeking a full-time Marketing Communications Specialist to join their Marketing team. Are you looking to be part of a company where you have exciting opportunities to learn, grow and make a positive impact? Join a team where each employee is empowered to listen generously, speak straight, collaborate, and build each other up through mutual accountability and shared success. If that--------s what you--------re looking for, this is your chance to be part of an amazing organization! GCG Financial was founded in 1975 and measures our success by the strength of our relationships. As an Alera Group company, collaboration is the foundation of how we do business. Our close-knit, family culture is why employees join GCG and stay for decades. We laugh, we have fun, we support our community and we are the driving force behind the company--------s 45+ years of success. Now, all we need is you! As a Marketing Communications Specialist, you would work as part of a team to promote the GCG brand and support Wealth Services and Retirement Plan Services business development efforts through content creation, campaign management, advisor support, and compliance liaising. This full-time position reports to the Director of Marketing and would be based in Deerfield, IL. Responsibilities

  • Work with the Marketing team to develop and execute marketing strategies as they pertain to Wealth Services and Retirement Plan Services business plans and objectives.
  • Support social media efforts by generating Wealth/Retirement content to post, and coordinating insights and blog content on our website.
  • Execute both general and advisor-specific email marketing campaigns.
  • Plan and coordinate external prospect events and webinars.
  • Format and proof various presentation materials and client-facing collateral.
  • Research, write, and edit material for campaign development and newsletters.
  • Liaise with the compliance team to review/approve marketing collateral.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously for various advisors.
  • Assist with special projects as needed. Qualifications
  • Bachelor--------s degree in business, marketing, communications, or related technical field required; additional years of experience instead of degree accepted
  • 3+ years of experience in marketing or related field
  • Wealth Services industry experience a plus
  • Experience working with WordPress and other web content management tools
  • Knowledge of Salesforce Marketing Cloud or other email marketing software
  • High proficiency in PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and various Adobe products
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Engaging and persuasive writing style
  • Flexibility to respond quickly to changing specifications and priorities
  • Results-oriented work ethic with a desire to create a memorable client experience
  • Strong project management skills with proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Friendly, positive demeanor
  • Team-oriented approach with the ability to effectively work autonomously
  • Desire to share creative ideas and collaborate with the team Equal Opportunity Employment We--------re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. If you--------re a California resident, please read the California Consumer Privacy Act prior to applying. #pandoIQPandoLogic. Keywords: MARCOM Specialist, Location: Des Plaines, IL - 60018

Keywords: Alera Group, Des Plaines , Marketing Communications Specialist, Advertising , Des Plaines, Illinois

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