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Marketing Communications Specialist at Hawkes Learning Systems

By shirleysr
Posted on 3 June 2014 | 2:44 pm — 

Hawkes Learning Systems ( is a math software and textbook company based in Mount Pleasant, SC. At this time we are seeking a candidate for our Marketing Communications Specialist role. Ideally the candidate would have 1-3 years of experience in a marketing related position. As the Marketing Communications Specialist, the candidate will work with the marketing team to identify and implement creative solutions to drive the vision of our marketing plans. The candidate would be responsible for developing written copy for email marketing, print marketing, press releases, website, social media, and any other marketing campaigns. The job will involve a strong emphasis on producing original, clear, and credible ideas and communicating those through written copy.  


Job Details

Marketing Communications Specialist


  • Write marketing copy for marketing messages for digital and print media, including press releases,  emails, posters, postcards, social media advertisements and more
  • Collaborate with marketing team to develop and implement strategic vision for marketing campaigns
  • Research market trends and develop a strategy accordingly
  • Assist with incoming phone calls, and make outgoing phone calls as needed
  • Support tradeshow coordination
  • Develop and implement high-level strategy across social media channels to achieve audience growth and engagement


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • BA or MA in Journalism, Communications, Marketing or a related field of study with a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA
  • 1-3 years of professional writing experience related to marketing campaigns and press releases.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in strategic social media management
  • Excellent organization and time management skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledgeable in online marketing trends
  • Highly creative and ability to execute unique ideas quickly
  • Self-starter with an eye for detail
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to interact with all department members and with different points of contact throughout the organization


E-mail resume to Portfolios or samples of work are requested with resume.

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