Communications Specialist

Millennium Trust Company - Oak Brook, IL (30+ days ago)3.3


MILLENNIUM TRUST COMPANY is a leading financial services company offering specialized custody solutions to institutions, advisors and individuals. Some of our innovative solutions include alternative asset custody, rollover solutions, private fund custody and advisor support solutions. We have experienced year-to-year double digit growth, and are seeking dynamic and enthusiastic individuals to join our team. If you enjoy a progressive, fun environment that encourages career development, Millennium Trust Company is the place for you!

Position Summary:
The communications specialist is primarily responsible for writing and editing marketing communications and helping to execute multi-channel content marketing efforts to support business lines, increase exposure for the firm, generate leads and ultimately drive revenue. Strong writing and project management skills are essential to success of this role. This role will report to the communications director, and will work closely with other marketing staff, external vendors, and other key business partners throughout the firm.

Essential Job Functions:
Write and develop communications for various audiences, including internal and external, and various channels, including website, blog, public relations, sales collateral, social media, newsletters, etc.
Write, review and edit client-facing communications to ensure brand and tone consistency, as well as a positive end-user experience.
Coordinate with other departments, including Custody Services, Retirement Services, Human Resources, Compliance, etc. to problem solve and obtain approvals.
Thoroughly proofread and edit communications, ensuring accuracy and consistent brand identity.
Work closely with digital and product marketing teams on customer-specific projects to install and test communications.
Help maintain and update editorial calendars for external and internal audiences, and aide in identifying opportunities to expand our communications reach with key target audiences.
Assist in tracking key performance indicators for communications to measure performance and meet goals.
Work with third party vendors to maintain ideal workflow.
Assist with other duties and projects as assigned.

Education, Experience and Skills Required:
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, English or Journalism required.
Two to five years’ experience in a marketing communications, with excellent written and verbal communication skills, eye for detail and proofreading.
One to three years’ experience in financial services.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office; particularly, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Familiarity with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Dreamweaver SharePoint.
Experience working with Salesforce, Content Management Systems and Marketing Automation Tools.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.

Other Requirements:
Infrequent travel; may need own transportation from time to time.
Occasionally lifts up to 25 pounds.
Ability to work occasional overtime.