Job Description :
Title: Marketing/Communications Manager

Location: Owings Mills, MD, United States

Marketing communications professionals craft messages and produce materials to communicate with a market about a product, organization or idea.
The title covers numerous specialists within the public relations, advertising, branding, direct marketing, marketing, promotions, sales, and online marketing industries.
Marketing/Communications professionals are charged with managing and executing outreach for an assigned brand to ensure consistent messaging and uniformity in presentation. This would include development from initial planning, conceptualization and message crafting to production of collateral material, such as publications, Web content and emails, video and audio spots, and positioning in earned media. Oversees, prepares, quality assures and delivers accurate marketing materials by agreed upon deadlines.

Responsible for the creation of kits utilizing a variety of software applications on the MAC and PC, including creation of customized components, updating of standard components, provisioning client specific data and statistics, adherence to quality standards and prioritization of day to day tasks in order to ensure productivity, efficiency and quality. Deliverables include daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly client, sales and consultant kits, Monthly and quarterly flash reports and quarterly commentary, and ad hoc requests for custom kits, handout materials, executive presentations and other marketing or communications materials for individuals across the firm.
40 percent Produces and reviews marketing materials and data for accuracy. Compiles kits by updating and creating exhibits from raw data provided by "the data supply chain" (graphs, charts, etc, provision data directly from internal systems, and/or use templates to update required information or refresh existing data.
15 percent Ensures accuracy, quality and integrity of end product and adherence to regulatory and product-appropriate guidelines. Performs in-depth quality control review of data and content for relevance and consistency (ensure the kit "hangs together” Quality review includes an individual or "self-review” as well as a review with a partner to ensure compliance with style standards, regulatory environment, data and content accuracy and validation of customer requirements. 15 percent, Processes requests from internal customers and works directly with the Account Executives to clarify kit requests and to ensure that customer requirements are met within the guidelines of the department.
15 percent Escalates issues & questions to Senior Presentation Specialist or Supervisor to help manage risk of not meeting daily deliverable; prioritize work (competing priorities, last minute, ad hoc requests) and deadlines and communicate issues, questions, status of work in progress to key stakeholders (managers, team members, supply-chain); Identify and implement process enhancements geared towards greater efficiency.
10 percent Adheres to workflow and file retention process to ensure accurate record keeping of document change process and archiving of electronic files in accordance with department and market regulations