Communications Specialist

 

Enthusiastic Communications Specialist wanted for newsletters, ads, campaigns, and more!

 

RATIONAL USA is seeking a marketing professional to join our fast-paced, fast-growing team.  RATIONAL is the leading global manufacturer of commercial combi ovens and offers the most beneficial cooking solution for professional kitchens. 

 

The communications specialist drives sales demand and lead generation across the US via integrated campaigns executed through a number of digital and traditional channels including email, paid and organic social media, digital advertising, websites, and other marketing vehicles. The communications specialist is also responsible for internal and external communications including newsletters and public relations.  This specialist works with sales directors, regional sales managers, and other marketing team members across North America to build a successful, sustainable pipeline of leads that convert into loyal, enthusiastic customers. The position is based in our Rolling Meadows, IL office, the US corporate headquarters, and reports directly to the US Marketing Manager.

 

Essential responsibilities of the Communication Specialist are:

 

  • Manage internal and external communications, publications, and translations
  • Oversee PR and advertising
  • Champion digital and social campaigns
  • Foster a culture of collaboration with the central marketing team

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, communications or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of practical work in online marketing at agency or on client side
  • Availability for overnight travel
  • Desire for fast-paced working environment
  • Highly competent and effective written communication skills (writing samples will be requested) with excellent English writing skills, including traditional grammar rules, syntax, structure, and proof-reading
  • Experience writing and editing marketing collateral
  • Experience with email marketing campaigns and platforms
  • Proficient in PowerPoint and MS office
  • Knowledge of Salesforce CRM and/or Marketing Cloud platform is a plus
  • High degree of self initiative

 

Please apply here through our online hiring system, or send your resume to Erin Demos at e.demos@rational-online.com, along with a 400-word-minimum writing sample, ideally related to a marketing assignment. 

 

RATIONAL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive salaries and outstanding benefits; including medical, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long term disability coverage and more.  Check us out at www.rationalusa.com!