Marketing Services Specialist 10/12/2017

Nexeo Solutions, LLC The Woodlands, TX

Location
The Woodlands, TX
AJE Ref #
579736453
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
13191
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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MARKETING SERVICES SPECIALIST

Nexeo Solutions is the largest global chemical and plastics distributor with a centralized business model. With operations worldwide, Nexeo offers over 26,000 products used in a broad cross-section of industries, including chemicals manufacturing, oil and gas, paints and coatings, automotive, healthcare and personal care. Nexeo distributes these products in North America and EMEA. The company provides broad logistics capabilities, in-depth market knowledge, dedicated technical expertise and Environmental Services. Nexeo Solutions facilities are ISO 9001 certified. We diligently observe a commitment to quality in all of our practices and adhere to a defined quality policy. As a company employing more than 2,500 employees, Nexeo connects a network of over 1,200 suppliers with a diverse base of more than 28,000 customers. Learn more at www.nexeosolutions.com.
POSITION SUMMARY:
Works effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary Marketing team to communicate, coordinate and integrate Marketing and Communications efforts, and reinforce best-in-class practices for existing and new programs and initiatives. This is a wear multiple hats opportunity in a dynamic, growing team. In this position, the ideal candidate will provides hub services for the department and extend into the organization through message development and writing, workflow coordination, project and asset management, and internal client management to develop sales collateral, manage collateral deployment systems, and support campaign efforts for traditional and digital marketing activities in a fast-paced environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Writing

* Strong writing skills and the demonstrated ability to create original content, aptitude to produce content that is sometimes technical in nature

* Able to write for different audiences and target markets, while considering the appropriate channel and formats (e.g., articles, brochures, fact sheets, flyers, email, blog and social media posts, sales presentations, webpages, advertising copy, video scripts, press releases, trade show supporting materials and graphics)

* Experience in message development, working with product line managers and subject matter experts, and conducting research to build capability statements, product and service feature/benefit matrixes, value propositions, application summaries and narratives


Project Management

* Understands the marcomm workflow in both traditional or digital spaces, and the implications involved at every stage, has produced printed publications and sales collateral, email blast campaigns, webinars, etc. from concept to production to delivery/deployment

* Extremely organized and caring regarding file management, version control, content review cycles, approval management and timing related to deadlines

* Strong project management and traffic coordination skills that can handle interrelated dependencies and competing priorities, and work through the expectations of the client, our vendors and team

* Understands and practices clear and appropriate communications with all parties involved in projects and content reviews (internal clients, team members, leadership and vendors)

* Owns collateral library of materials and the internal and external platforms where they are deployed, manage, track and document using existing procedures, and promote materials as necessary to the appropriate audiences

* Serve as traffic gatekeeper for creative services project requests from entire company into department, vetting with group manager, authenticating and setting up projects, asset folders and files, communicating with requestors, and tracking work and status into the department

* Experience in brainstorming and developing graphical answers to marketing challenges, managing graphic assets for department, comfortable interacting with designers to initiate and manage projects through delivery and archival state

* Support customer engagement, trade show and event marketing efforts through appropriate message and graphic development


Client Management

* Experienced working with a variety of internal clients, fielding project requests and having the ability to vet requests in real time, consult into the request, determine requestors objective, audience, ultimate goals and message to be conveyed

* Comfortable meeting with, interviewing and collaborating with internal and external subject matter experts and customers and/or suppliers to generate needed content

* Ability to use client facing opportunities to build and strengthen relationships for oneself and the department

REQUIREMENTS:
General

* Bachelors degree required

* Three or more years of experience in Marketing or Communications related field

* Strong interviewing, researching and new content generation writing skills a must

* Extremely detail oriented in project and asset management

* Great team-spirit outlook, verbal communication and interpersonal skills

* Self-directed Gets it done attitude and work ethic that is always client focused

* Punctual, reliable, high integrity and will sweat the details

* Ability to assess and change as necessary to enhance productivity

* Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously

* Ability to handle ambiguity and last-minute requests

* Meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

* Support the brand, products and services with consistency and thoughtfulness


Technology

* Strong proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)

* Proficient in Adobe Acrobat Pro/DC for manipulation of PDF files and forms, Photoshop for light-to-moderate image editing, intermediate level in InDesign and Illustrator

* Understanding of digital asset management principles (DAM) and file management (Adobe CC Lightroom)

* DSLR photography experience and off-camera lighting for effect

* Videography experience, video editing and post-production skills a plus (Adobe CC Premiere Pro)

* SnagIt, Skype, IM

Nexeo Solutions participates in the E-Verify program to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.