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Employer: Journey Group
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Employment Type: Full Time

For over a century, Journey Group has been positively impacting lives by building community. As a result of our continued growth, we are looking for an experienced Marketing & Communications Manager who can emulate and personify our culture and values, yet initiate action and manage change in a dynamic environment.

The Marketing & Communications Manager is responsible for creating and managing strategic initiatives and priorities for all marketing and communications channels, including digital and traditional marketing, and content creation and distribution. The ideal candidate balances long-term thinking and short-term execution and looks forward to the opportunity to create their own vision for this position.

Job Summary

To provide creative strategies and tactics in support of Journey Group Companies events, website, social media, electronic print material and other professional events. This position will be assigned special projects to help advance strategic goals and enhance quality standards.

Digital Marketing
• Research, recommend and manage social media platforms to promote the company’s vision and values, and strategic initiatives.
• Execute media campaigns to drive sales and promote recruitment from ideation to completion.
• Provide recommendations and plans for revising social media, content marketing, search engine optimization (Google, Bing, etc.) and advertising campaigns.
• Develop engaging content for exclusive use across social media platforms, such as feature stories, event stories, personality profiles, and interactive features.
• Respond to social media inquiries in a manner that reflects our culture and values.
• Monitor the company’s social media performance, create and monitor usage reports, review insights and analytics. Prepare summary reports and present to leadership.
• Utilize creative thinking and initiative to analyze platform performance and make recommendations for content generation.

Traditional Marketing
• Develop, design and edit in-house marketing and communications, including the newsletter, informational and educational pamphlets and brochures, special reports, and specialized promotional materials.
• Manage the design, creation and analytics of promotions on transitional sites and social ad campaigns.
• Write program descriptions, select photographs, edit content and layout, etc.
• Assist in collateral development and ensure that marketing materials are created and produced in accurate representation of company branding.
• Serve as departmental resource for copyright and permission issues and execution of style guide.
• Order and maintain supply of promotional materials.

Content Creation & Distribution
• Create content including, but not limited to, feature stories, event stories, personality profiles, testimonials and interactive features on deadline and in a timely fashion. Post content and stories to appropriate channels.
• Oversee layout, navigation, and overall appearance of the website; add and maintain multi-media features to website and ensure the site is accessible and inviting to diverse audiences.
• Maintain efforts in building brand reputation, monitoring and responding to online reviews as appropriate.

• Determine best methods to disseminate content to meet specific organizational goals.
• Proactively seek out opportunities to learn about key news and feature opportunities.
• Identify key metrics and adapt strategies as needed. Compile reports for management showing results (ROI).
• Create strategies and priorities for applicable communications and outreach goals.
• Create announcements, invitations, PowerPoint presentation and other materials for company meetings and events.
• Manage media contact list.

Education and Experience
The ideal candidate demonstrate excellent leadership qualities that allow him/her to take ownership of a project from beginning to end. A bachelor’s degree in in marketing, communications, journalism, new media, or related field is required with a minimum of 3 – 5 years of progressive responsibility and experience working in marketing, communications, or media environment; or the equivalent of education and experience to meet the essential functions of the position. Digital marketing and social media experience required.

Here are just a few of the benefits you will experience as an employee with Journey Group:
• Competitive Wages
• Medical, Dental, Vision
• 401(k) with Company Match
• Health Savings Account
• Flex Spending Account
• Short Term and Long Term Disability
• Life and AD & D Insurance
• Paid Time Off
• Paid Holidays
• Bonus Potential

If you are ready to positively impact lives by building community, then this could be the position for you! Please submit a resume online or stop in and fill out an application at 4500 W 58th Street, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. You may also visit us online and check out our careers page at:

Journey Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities

Contact Information

Journey Group
PO Box 2728
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Phone: 605-332-5968

Other Information

Category(s): Marketing / Communications, Management
Industry: Construction
Experience Req.: Yes
Degree Req.: Yes
Closing Date: 2/15/2018
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About this Employer
Journey Group
Sioux Falls, SD

The Journey Group Team provides best value projects and customer satisfaction for their clients. A career with the Journey Group team provides you with the opportunity to make a difference in your profession and your community. Success is created through personal and professional development of each team member while balancing life through ethics and a strong group of core values. Looking for a career with an industry and community leader that is focused on your success? Contact the Journey Group and experience the Journey Difference.
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