Merritt Staffing

Marketing Communications Manager

Stamford, Connecticut
$40.00 / hr
Oct 04, 2016
Dec 03, 2016
Employer Type
Employment Type
Full Time

Creative Marketing Solutions Account Teams each service a set of  business units. Creative Marketing Directors are single points of contact for Account Teams. Primary focus is to be intimately familiar with the end-user mission-critical objectives for each of your business units and fold that insight into dynamic digital-marketing strategies. Truly the “head of the spear” when engaging any client across the business. Ability to assimilate client needs and audience behaviors making you an indispensable part of your client’s business strategy.

Creative Marketing Directors are curious, energetic, driven digital marketing experts. “Big” thinkers. Leverage extensive marketing experience to develop strategic project plans for integrated marketing solutions that include social media, web design, persona-based marketing, direct marketing, PPT presentations or a combination of them all. Use data (either sourced or initiated/generated by you) to inform decision-making on projects. Accountable for the quality and brand consistency of all marketing solutions generated by your Creative Marketing Solutions Account Team. Expected to deliver on-target, polished, customer-centric solutions that meet the business objectives of our clients. Seeks out new opportunities to extend and strengthen the reach of our team.

  • Branding and digital-marketing expert
  • Strategy is your passion and chief strength. Majority of your time dedicated to producing project plans for your clients, although you are responsible for overarching client satisfaction
  • Lead projects with multiple components that typically evolve in scope over time and often require large communication plans/multiple deliverables
  • Forecast client needs and offer a game plan (ideas, tactics, technology) that supports their business objective
  • Work very closely with designers to make sure strategic and tactical parts of larger projects are aligned, are completed on time and meet the new level of quality.
  • Utilize process workflow program and tiering strategy to monitor status of C and D projects (projects most of which you are not working on) for your clients
  • Partner with client and product teams to improve product marketing strategies and tactics to meet client needs and achieve business objectives. Use marketing experience to find the right balance between clients needs and wants
  • As strong managing people as you are managing projects
  • Brand-first mentality. Brand consistency across all communications is a chief priority in everything you produce
  • Gathering cross-functional teams and teammates to solve problems comes naturally to you
  • Equally successful working independently and collaboratively
  • Source and analyze data that supports client needs. Realize the significance of it. Know how and when to use it
  • Utilizes best practices and shares ideas with clients, team and partners
  • Develop original content for marketing communications when necessary
  • Team thought leader who shares best practices to drive efficiencies within teams
  • Self-adjust. Manage and prioritize personal workload
  • Build cases for necessary expenditures (personnel, technology, process) to support client needs and present them to your manager, Creative Marketing Senior Director


  • Four-year degree in marketing or communications or other business related field from an accredited college or university
  • 8+ years experience spearheading integrated marketing campaigns (Web, automated email, social media, direct mail, collateral, PPT)
  • 5+ years of digital marketing experience
  • Experience with persona-based marketing
  • Sales, events and/or information technology experience
  • Eloqua experience
  • Events marketing
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Experienced at writing compelling marketing content and presentations
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • “We” not ”Me” attitude

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