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Marketing & Communications Specialist

Location: Alexandria, Virginia Categories: Other Req ID: 2022-7056 Potential to Telecommute: Hybrid

Job Description

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MTSI is has an opening for a Marketing & Communications Specialist at our Alexandria, VA or Huntsville, AL office.

Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?

  • Interesting Work:  Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.  
  • Values: Our first core value is that employees come first.  We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. 
  • 100% Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers.  It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.  
  • Great Benefits: 
    • 20 days PTO/year + 10 holidays/year
    • Flexible schedules
    • 6% 401k match with immediate vesting
    • Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)
    • Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account
    • Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement
    • Other company funded benefits
    • Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan
  • Track Record of Success:  We have grown every year since our founding in 1993

For additional company information, please visit: www.mtsi-va.com

Responsibilities:

  • Key communications liaison amongst network of offices
  • Create content and execute against distribution schedule for internal and external communications including proactive media outreach, press releases, website, social media accounts, and other related content
  • Develop external communication assets for key internal customers (HR, BD, Divisions)
  • Assist in directory and inventory of marketing support materials, ensuring all resources are current and accurate
  • Liaise with vendors during the event planning process to ensure everything is in order
  • Coordinate event execution, set-up, tear-down, and follow-up processes
  • Support the maintenance and development of internal tools (Smartsheet, Get Connected, etc.), including databases and tracking capability for awards and corporate memberships
  • Research, track, gather, coordinate, and submit necessary information for awards and corporate memberships. Assist local offices as appropriate
  • Participate in the strategy development, creation, and deployment of digital advertising campaigns to include, but not limited to, LinkedIn, Google Ads, geotargeting
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience in marketing
  • 1+ years of experience composing company communications, announcements, press releases 
  • 1+ years of experience coordinating and participating in conferences and trade shows 
  • Ability to develop and execute a plan to establish a booth presence and all associated materials, including coordination with outside vendors, internal graphics team and other stakeholders
  • Demonstrated professionalism, ability to think strategically, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, capabilities for cross-functional teamwork
  • Superb oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organization, planning, and scheduling skills; ability to track results and report metrics
  • Professional experience utilizing Microsoft office suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Professional experience utilizing Adobe Creative Suite

Desired Behavioral Traits, Competencies, & Compatibility Profile:

  • Commitment to MTSI’s Core Values and company culture.
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal and external customers
  • Ability to display professional poise and candor in highly sensitive environments
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Embraces open, honest, and respectful communication and works well with varying personalities.

Education Required:

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or related field

*Please note US Citizenship is required for most positions with MTSI

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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

EEO Statement: MTSI embraces nine core values including our first core value of Employees come first. Consistent with our Core Values, we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, military/veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law. MTSI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with MTSI and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to jobs@mtsi-va.com. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.

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