Associate Communications Specialist

US-MO-Kansas City
2 weeks ago
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Who we want:

SMG is looking to add a creative-minded, self-motivated, and detail-driven Associate Communications Specialist to our growing marketing team. This role will support a variety of responsibilities, including B2B marketing communications, new business development, and digital asset management. The Associate Communications Specialist reports to the Associate Director of Communications and will work with the creative team to execute an ever-evolving digital content strategy.

If you’re a top-tier writer with a penchant for balancing diverse, deadline-driven assignments and the ability to convey complex information in a clear, succinct manner—this is the role for you.


Marketing communications: Contribute your creative streak to help us evolve SMG’s brand voice and content strategy; you’ll write, edit, and help us ideate frequent blog posts, landing pages, website + email copy, digital content, and event communications

New business development: Use your organizational skills and collaborative spirit to partner with a team of sales professionals dedicated to growing our base of Fortune 500 clients across new industries; you’ll help craft winning proposals and RFP responses, often consisting of up to 100 pages of custom content and complex information

Digital asset management: Proactively own, manage, and update a rapidly growing library of content, ranging from client-facing collateral to an internal database of RFP responses and employee bios; you’ll work across multiple content management systems to ensure all content and critical SMG information is well-organized and up-to-date



What you’ll need to succeed:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, English, or related field
  • 2+ years in experience in marketing, communications, or related field
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office and a strong working knowledge of Adobe InDesign
  • Strong multi-tasking skills + strict attention to detail
  • Ability to obtain + apply new knowledge/skills continuously
  • Experience with digital file management, version control, + content archiving
  • Familiarity with AP Style, Chicago Style


Why you want to work here:

Visit us at to learn more about SMG and what it’s like to work here.

To apply, please submit your resume and 2–3 diverse writing samples that best demonstrate your creative and business writing abilities.





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