Communications Coordinator
Ref No.: 13-01399
Location: Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 02/18/2013
Job Title : Communications Coordinator
Duration : 12 Months
Location : Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Job Description:
  • Coordinates and manages events and tradeshows with Communications Managers and manages fulfillment processes and logistics.
  • Provides support for Community Relations and Internal Communications programs as needed.
Knowledge and Experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively with marketing and creative teams, understand media, creative and technical production techniques, research methods, distribution channels and Client audiences.
  • Understanding of marketing and sales principles as they relate to the communication process.
  • Strong project and organizational skills; results orientation; strong writing skills; detail oriented.
  • Budget management and negotiation skills
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple simultaneous projects
  • Microsoft Power point, Word, Excel skills required
  • BS or BA in communication or related discipline preferred
  • 3-5 years meeting planning experience preferred
  • Travel: approximately 35-40%.
Principal Responsibilities
  • Coordinates trade shows in support of communications managers to meet business needs
  • Assists with venue selection, books space, signs contracts, coordinates needs with exhibit house and other vendors, provides on-site assistance as required
  • Premium research, procurement and management
  • Coordinates the needs for new exhibit and graphics production and oversees development
  • Supervises in-booth needs, shipping, billing, insurance, and collateral
  • Supervises the collateral fulfillment process and fulfillment house
  • Monitors usage of collateral in-season and re-order needs
  • Reviews collateral usage from previous season and helps establish re-order levels with communications managers
  • Facilitates creation and ordering of new plot signs, technical bulletins and other printed material
  • Ensures adherence to corporate branding standards of premium, trade show and related items
  • Responsible for writing and issuing select internal communications vehicles: newsflashes, newsletters.
  • Provides support to Group Manager in Community Relations programs
  • Evaluate programs in terms of cost, approach and positioning in relation to competitors and trends in the marketplace
  • Interface with marketing, Ag Chem and Specialty Products customers, advertising agencies, public relations agency personnel, fulfillment houses, printers and vendors.