Marketing/Communications Manager

Marketing/Communications Manager

IKM is seeking an accomplished manager to lead its marketing, communications, and business development efforts. This person will oversee, direct, and coordinate the collaborative efforts of the marketing coordinator, the communications coordinator, and the business development manager to assure that the activities of the BD/MAR/COM group is supported, focused, and aligned with the identified objectives of the organization’s mission and the strategic goals of each market sector the firm competes in.

 

Requirements of the Position:

MBA in marketing & communications with a minimum of 10 years of experience managing marketing and business development professionals. The ability to communicate effectively, establish accountable work plans, give concise directions, build and manage an effective team, work within a budget, and identify key industry partners to establish relationships with, are essential to this position. Experience within professional service firms is preferred, but not required.

 

Responsibility of the Position:

Responsible for providing management direction/oversight and marketing/communications expertise to the marketing and communications coordinators as well as the business development manager. This role will also be responsible for task assignments and schedule conformance associated with RFP responses, communication, and business development initiatives identified by the Managing Partner. The Marketing/communication Manager will lead weekly marketing/communication meetings with senior leadership, be responsible to develop annual combined business development/marketing/communications plans and budgets. This position will participate with senior leadership in defining goals for IKM in general and each market sector where we compete.

 

Business development manager, marketing coordinator(s), and communications coordinator are direct reports to this position. This position is a direct report to the Managing Partner.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate efforts of all direct reports to provide a unified approach to messaging & outreach
  • Maintain the working calendar for RFP/RFQ responses, editorial content submissions, and major business development events
  • Recommend operational changes to increase competitiveness in each market sector
  • Manage the company CRM (Deltek Vision)

 

References, portfolio, & writing sample submissions are required prior to scheduling an interview.  Please submit your information to:  mmastay@ikminc.com

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