Manager, Communications Beta Gamma Sigma

Description

Job Title:  Manager, Communications
Department:  Marketing
Location:  Maryland Heights

About the Organization:
Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society for business school students with chapters in more than 160 countries. Only schools accredited by AACSB International have chapters, making BGS among the most competitive of honor societies. BGS Headquarters has been located in the St. Louis area since 1960.

About the Position:
The Communications Manager uses traditional and non-traditional media channels to engage multiple targets.  Responsibilities include developing original content and mining stories from other sources relevant to BGS stakeholders.  This position requires solid writing skills to support BGS Chapter Operations, Member Engagement, and Advancement.

Supervision:
Reports to Director, Marketing
Executes work both collaboratively and independently
Does not supervise others

Responsibilities

  • Work with Director, Marketing to develop communication for key targets
  • Interface with internal clients to determine project scope
  • Determine needs and recommend uses for social media
  • Create and maintain social media calendars, including social media campaigns
  • Create new content for use on social media and mine relevant stories to be shared with key targets
  • Write original thought-leadership articles
  • Conduct interviews with notable BGS members
  • Create and maintain BGS blog calendar
  • Write regular blog, quarterly at first, increasing to monthly after six months
  • Edit chapter-provided content for email marketing
  • Create compelling web content, update copy pages on website as needed
  • Track web and social media metrics

Qualifications / Requirements

Education/Experience
• Bachelor’s degree; Marketing or journalism preferred
• Minimum five years’ writing experience, three years’ social media experience

Required experience
• Demonstrated ability in writing and editing
• Thorough understanding of language mechanics
• Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and all social media    platforms
• Excellent proofreading skills

Preferred experience
• Adobe Creative Suites, specifically InDesign and Photoshop
• Experience with Content Management Systems
• HTML a plus
• SEO writing a plus

Please send resume with cover letter and writing samples* to:

Janet Muhm, Director of Marketing
Beta Gamma Sigma, 125 Weldon Parkway, Maryland Heights, MO 63043
jmuhm@betagammasigma.org
If using email, please put the words, “COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

* Three writing samples are requested:
- your favorite piece
- an example of your writing for the web
- a published article

Beta Gamma Sigma offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please include salary requirements in your cover letter to be considered for this position.