Marketing Manager/Director [JRP-10266]

Unimin is the definitive industry leader and a vital arm of the worldwide Sibelco Group. Our mineral products are the fundamental building blocks of virtually every manufacturing and industrial process, principally in oil field production. From financial stability to our outlook on health, safety and sustainability, to the chance to explore unconventional markets, there’s more of what you’re looking for in a career with our Woodlands TX Energy Office.

We are currently seeking to hire a Marketing Manager/Director. Your broad and impactful role will include fundamental market and customer analyses, competitive intelligence, sales analytics, budgeting, strategic thought leadership, and new product innovation. You will analyze data and sales reports, create cohesive and actionable marketing plans, formulate customer value propositions, develop product line extension programs, and lead projects associated with market or product development. Additionally, you will be our primary commercial liaison for product performance data, sales tools/literature and the sharing of best practices. Extensive North American travel is involved.

Unimin is proud of our reputation as an industry pacesetter, safety vanguard, and a preferred employer. We offer a comprehensive salary/benefits package, including a 401(k), growth opportunities, and the chance to leave your thumbprint on a vital and growing business.

REQUIREMENTS:

Comprehensive knowledge of the oil and gas or oilfield services industry

Ability to analyze and synthesize volumes of data into stellar business/marketing plans

Possess 5+ years of industry experience

Strong oral/written presentation skills

Astute customer relationship management skills

Innate analytical ability

Prior experiences with competitive intelligence, sales/marketing and strategic planning are essential

Technical/engineering background and foreign language skills are preferred

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may apply one line at: www.unimin.com by clicking on Careers and searching Job ID Number 290960-836. [EOE]

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Director of Internal Communications [JRP-10265]

Legacy is a full-service, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that identifies unmet needs and gaps in health-related services and develops client-centered programs to address those needs. A United Way-affiliated agency since 1990, we currently provide primary care, dental care, vision services, behavioral health services for grown-ups and children, family planning, health promotion and community outreach, wellness and nutrition, and comprehensive HIV/AIDS care.

We are currently seeking to hire a Director of Internal Communications. In this role you will be responsible for managing, coordinating, and overseeing employee programs, events and other communications initiatives designed to support the organization culture and improve and enhance overall employee satisfaction.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop, drive, and maintain a high-energy, comprehensive employee communications strategy

Assess our fast-paced, changing work environment to determine key priorities while leveraging resources and embracing our culture

Collaborate with marketing team to fulfill strategic objectives

Develop short and long-term strategic employee communication plans that support our growing business environment

Conceptualize, plan, and implement ongoing employee programs and special employee events that directly involve and engage employees and increase overall employee satisfaction

Develop tools and mechanisms for periodic evaluation of employee satisfaction in order to target and qualify employee communications programs

Research and implement new opportunities for internal communications through the use of new technology and web-based initiatives

Lead and manage teams of various employees from different departments/locations to coordinate various employee events (e.g., employee meetings, retreats, outings, or holiday parties)

Coordinate management and employee meetings as a means for two-way employee interaction with senior leadership and to support our business culture

Counsel senior leadership on their role in employee meetings, including the creation of key message points and presentation materials

Research, create and write best-in-class communication materials including multi-media content (e.g., Intranet, video production) message points and newsletters

Coordinates and oversees editorial content and review of employee newsletter

Manage distribution of employee communications publications

Provide written and verbal reports on both routine activities and special projects

Submit monthly report of work-related activities, tasks completed, and upcoming events to supervisor by the 10th of every month

Assist with coordination of communications to the public, including advertising and media contacts

Assist with coordination of marketing including newsletters, website, advertising, and collateral materials

Attend all meetings as required

Employees will be required to carry out other duties as assigned by supervisor(s)

Participates in the Performance Improvement Program

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or related field

3-5 years experience in public relations, community relations, or employee communications environments

Experience with special event coordination and execution, including utilizing multi-media tools

Exceptionally strong project management and organizational skills

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and deal effectively with deadline pressure

High level of interpersonal skills in order to work effectively with development and program staff

Ability to work independently, organize, set priorities and complete work within given deadlines

Ability to track progress of job tasks, responsibilities and goals

Must be able to communicate effectively with employees, community and the general public

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel

Ability to use Microsoft Publisher

Willingness to learn new software and various Internet applications

Strong written, verbal, and oral communication skills

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation

Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume via email to: lfress@legacycommunityhealth.org.

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Account Executive [JRP-10264]

Do you have what it takes to communicate on behalf of leading brands? The dynamic team at award-wining communications firm Carbonara Group is looking for a talented account executive with three or more years of public relations experience, working in a communications agency or corporate PR group. The selected candidate will be an excellent writer and editor, has frontline experience working with media, has developed strategic public relations campaigns, enjoys a fast-paced environment managing multiple projects and deadlines, is detail-oriented, loves variety and enjoys serving clients. Our boutique firm nurtures creativity, teamwork  and sense of humor as we jump high for the strategic results needed to serve our portfolio of high-profile, high-quality clients in healthcare, non-profit, retail and professional services. The salary for this role is commensurate on experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide strategic media relations recommendations based on client goals and objectives

Actively pitch media stories

Coordinate media requests

Research respective client industries to develop new, creative ideas

Integrate traditional and social media components into coordinated campaigns

Facilitate event details and correspond professionally with clients

REQUIREMENTS:

Degree in journalism, communications, public relations, or related field

3+ years experience working in public relations at an agency or corporation

Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks

Strong editing and reporting capabilities

Demonstrates capacity to continuously develop knowledge and skills related to the fields of public relations and marketing

Demonstrates high standards of professionalism in interpersonal communication and appearance

Related experience in preparing marketing collateral and websites, event planning and execution, and client development is a plus

Able to show current writing samples and a portfolio of placed media coverage

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume and writing samples via email to: info@carbonaragroup.com. Please be sure to include “Account Executive” in the subject line of your email.

Carbonara Group is an award-winning, strategic public relations and marketing firm helping clients in law, healthcare, real estate, professional services and non-profit achieve their goals through focused, effective communications and marketing programs.

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Director, Energy Communications [JRP-10263]

Unimin is North America’s leading producer of industrial minerals—for a wide range of industries and applications, including oil and gas, glass, foundry and steel—and a vital arm of the worldwide Sibelco Group.  From financial stability…to our outlook on health, safety and sustainability…to opportunities for professional impact and growth, a future with us holds more of what you’re looking for.

We are currently seeking to hire a Director of Energy Communications. Based in The Woodlands, you will foster the purpose and big-picture goals of this newly-established global division, and boost our leadership as a supplier of proppants for use in conventional/unconventional oil and gas production. Focusing initially on the North American market, you will plan and develop marketing communications that resonate with E & P industry players, articulate our value proposition, ensure alignment with our business vision, and create/administer a budget for branding initiatives. The selected candidate will also work collaboratively with personnel across our business and technical sales units, to build understanding and ensure clear, unified messaging.

Unimin is an industry pacesetter, MSHA Safety Sentinel, and a preferred employer, offering comprehensive benefits like a 401(k) and the chance to influence a vital and growing segment of the energy industry.

REQUIREMENTS:

A demonstrated solid understanding of the energy market (oil field minerals and chemicals is an asset)

Posses equal expertise in communications for the consumer/industrial markets

Minimum of 5 years experience will have encompassed digital media (websites, articles, posts, etc.), trade show support, and traditional print and collateral

Outstanding leadership, communication, presentation, strategic thinking, vendor relations, and project management skills

Fluency in a second language (French, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, and Russian) is desired

Proficiency with Adobe layout software and an openness to travel across North America are also important

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may apply one line at: www.unimin.com by clicking on Careers and searching Job ID 291003-836. [EOE]

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Now is the Time to Join AMA Houston

Now is the Time to Join AMA Houston

Becoming an AMA member today is a great idea. And a great deal.

Now is the time to to join the American Marketing Association. It’s one of the most valuable resources you’ll find for your job and career.

You’ll get toolkits, webcasts, white papers, articles, events, best practices, publications and the largest network of marketing professionals anywhere that you can use. And more importantly, an AMA membership lets you tap into the local marketing scene to help you solve issues and make connections.

It will be really valuable for you. And the AMA has a special offer to join today – they’re waiving the $30 application fee. We hope you’ll join us.

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