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Communications Specialist (Temporary)​

The GMDC marketing team is a very fast moving, dynamic group with a variety of exciting, new programs being delivered to a wide range of businesses across North America. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and ready to contribute to the success of our team in a temporary role starting in December 2016 and ending in March 2017. This role will support the marketing department in all aspects with specific focus on the development and execution of email campaigns. This involves becoming an avid user of our email service providers such as Mailchimp, Sendgrid and ClearVantage on a PC computer.

Tasks will include:

  • Daily activities such as: set-up, scheduling, deployment, testing email marketing campaigns
  • Creation and daily email list updates utilizing the member database system
  • Working with designer on email creation/creative assets
  • Proofreading emails to ensure accuracy on desktop and mobile
  • Weekly and monthly analytical reporting for email marketing activities
  • Assisting with the production of marketing materials and daily marketing administration
  • Supporting all active department projects, events and operations

Skills we’re looking for:

  • Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, business or other relevant coursework
  • Ability to learn new systems and software quickly, including:
    • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • Mailchimp and Sendgrid (email marketing services)
    • ClearVantage (member database)
    • Drupal (website platform)
    • Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
    • HTML coding
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong creativity and attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Commitment to learn and develop in a fast-paced environment

This role offers a unique chance to immerse in marketing and research developed for the retail industry with a dynamic, ambitious team! It is based in our Colorado Springs office.

Apply here!