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Posted: Saturday, March 3, 2018 10:02 AM

Job Description
Communications Assistant: Entry Level (Itasca, IL)
30,000 : 35,000, full benefits; 401k, PTO, Flex time, vision, short/long term disability
Our Itasca, IL elite publishing firm (winner two years back to back for work/life balance) seeks an immediate rock star or Communications Assistant. Our recent acquisition of a local ad firm, gives us an immediate void in our editorial department. We are looking for a candidate who possesses motivation and a desire to excel in a fast paced environment. Detailed in work habits, skilled with Microsoft office products and a fair share of charm will earn you our admiration and probably earn you the position. Our company provides full benefits, a liberal PTO plan and room for growth.
Communications Assistant Responsibilities:
:Assist with writing email blasts, press releases, blog entries and additional promotional content
:Maintain/update database that feeds our websites as well as maintain customer database
:Assist in the coordination and implementation of marketing strategies and perform research to support those strategies
:Manage email inquiries, by responding directly or routing correctly in a timely manner
:Support social networking initiatives and contribute content
:Organize and manage writing material, proofread, edit content across many disciplines; ads, brochures, videos, posters, technical bulletins and online banners.
:Work with vendors and coordinate project timelines
:Produce weekly reports and track for management review across all promotion initiatives
:Handle meetings and conferences including contract negotiation, space, food and beverage.
Communications Assistant Requirements:
:Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
:Bachelors degree with an emphasis in Journalism, English, Marketing or Business strongly preferred
:Ability to work independently, yet also committed to being a team player
:Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
:Ability to multi:task and manage multiple, simultaneous deadlines


• Location: Chicago, itasca

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