• Marketing Communications Specialist

    Job Locations US-PA-Lawrence
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/4/2018 12:13 PM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Black Box is seeking a high-energy Marketing Communications Specialist to create marketing content, coordinate channel marketing activities, and support channel marketing efforts. As an exceptional collaborator, the Marketing Communications Specialist will work cross-functionally to develop, coordinate, and implement marketing programs or activities in support of campaigns developed in conjunction with the Product Managers, Senior Marketing Communications Staff and Channel Sales Team. Responsibilities include the areas of content creation, marketing collateral, product promotions, literature fulfillment, email marketing and project coordination. Attention to detail, along with the ability to grasp technical product capabilities and translate to customer benefits is crucial.


    The successful candidate must have demonstrated ability to perform the following:

    • Plan and coordinate projects for marketing campaigns, marketing projects, and ongoing product/solution promotions into defined market segments.
    • Write copy and create messaging.
    • Schedule and coordinate weekly email calendar.
    • Coordinate projects with creative services.
    • Champion approvals and finalize customer-facing marketing materials through launch.
    • Schedule marketing projects within project management system and ensure successful execution.
    • Support marketing programs for sales channels that include distributors, resellers and system integrators through specified marketing tactics.
    • Create content for channel sales enablement flyers and customer-facing marketing collateral.
    • Work in collaboration with Marketing Director to execute on channel marketing plans through coordination with the marketing team and channel sales team.
    • Continuously improve marketing content on channel partner portal.
    • Audit channel partner website content for accuracy and relevancy, and ensure the Black Box brand is accurately represented.
    • Coordinate giveaways, events, literature fulfillment program, and special incentive programs.
    • Contribute to demand generation and new customer acquisition programs to deliver marketing qualified leads.
    • Update procedures and maintain departmental compliance for ISO regulations.
    • Have an understanding of digital marketing principles and SEO best practices.
    • A strong team player with an enthusiastic attitude and strong sense of accountability
    • A proactive, self-motivated individual with the ability to coordinate multiple priorities


    • 1+ year(s) of marketing and/or communications experience
    • Experience in the IT or technology industry a plus
    • Bachelor’s Degree required; marketing, communications, or journalism degree preferred
    • Strong copy writing skills (writing samples will be required)
    • Willing and able to travel on occasion (less than 10%)


    We offer the excitement of a fast paced environment and a competitive total compensation package commensurate with experience, excellent benefits and the advancement opportunities that come from being part of a growing company.

    What’s in it for You?

    Black Box Network Services offers a competitive total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, in addition to a wide variety of additional benefits like a 401K, life insurance, employee assistance programs, fitness reimbursements, identity theft protection, education/scholarship programs and more!


    We understand attracting great talent requires going beyond just competitive compensation and benefits.  Black Box provides challenging work that creates advancement opportunities within the organization for those demonstrating desire and aptitude through their achievements.  We have no shortage of opportunities.  If you are looking for a business that allows for individual reward and growth, we are the place for you!


    About Black Box Network Services

    Black Box Network Services is a leading technology solutions provider dedicated to helping customers design, deploy and manage their IT infrastructure. We deliver high-value products and services through our global presence and 3,000 team members.  Black Box is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with Federal, State and Local laws, Black Box does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status, and endorses those policies and practices which seek to recruit, hire, train and promote the most qualified persons into available jobs.



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