Qualified applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter with no more than 500 words indicating what appeals to you about this position, and how you would add value to Commerce. In a separate type-written letter include a list of reference sources to Human Resources. Create a separate PDF for each of the three items and send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org . A professional exercise will be required for those applicants selected for an interview. Review of your submission will begin immediately.
The Oklahoma Department of Commerce is the primary economic development entity in the state. Our mission is to create and deliver high-impact solutions that lead to prosperous lives and communities for all Oklahomans.
We are seeking dedicated, quality-focused, highly motivated, solutions and results-oriented applicants that are committed to excellence. Only applicants that demonstrate these characteristics will be considered for interviews for the position outlined below.
: Marketing Manager (Communications Project Manager)
DIVISION: Marketing & Communications
JOB LOCATION: Oklahoma City
SALARY: $45,000 - $55,000
JOB NUMBER: J-638
The Marketing & Communications Team at the Oklahoma Department of Commerce provides comprehensive, high-impact marketing solutions for internal clients and external partner organizations. Our overall mission is to help promote the state of Oklahoma as the ultimate location for business development. We strive to get more out of the agency marketing dollars by using the right approach - the first time. We provide a full-service marketing and communications menu, whether in-house or combining our expertise with other partners, to achieve exceptional results for the agency and our clients.
Our range of services includes:
•content generation and management,
•lead generation and lead nurturing,
•tradeshow planning and support
The Communications Project Manager will work on coordinating marketing projects and will collaborate with both internal and external teams and clients to keep projects on track and moving forward, as well as contributing to content development. The ideal candidates will be proactive, ambitious, self-starters with positive attitudes and the ability to multi-task in a deadline driven environment, and must be adaptable to same-day turnarounds and rapidly changing priorities. Qualified candidates must have exceptional communication, organizational and writing skills. Requires the ability to think creatively and bring innovative solutions to marketing challenges. Familiarity with marketing tactics, lead generation, creative development and internet technology is preferred. Experience is required in managing projects and working with deadlines and working with printing, specialty and production companies. Successful candidates must be able to work both independently and in a group setting.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
•Create and manage project plans and schedules.
•Excels in professional communication with internal/external teams, clients and vendors regarding project deliverables and details.
•Manage multiple, simultaneous projects working under direction of cross functional team members that may include internal and external resources.
•Create, track and manage estimates and budgets.
•Oversee print production management and vendor coordination.
•Research potential opportunities/solutions for public relations and creative efforts.
•Write, edit and proof content on a variety of projects.
•Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Requires a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, business or related field with a minimum of 5 years related experience in project management and/or marketing. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite - particularly InDesign and Illustrator - required.
Some travel required.
Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.