CAREERS WITH CMTA

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

GENERAL STATEMENT:

Under the direct supervision of the Vice President of Communications, the Communications Manager is responsible for developing effective messaging and communications strategies through the creation of digital and marketing initiatives. The Communications Manager will have a strong knowledge of digital practices to improve and leverage CMTA’s brand through our website and social media channels. The Communications Manager will work closely with the Vice President of Communications to build media and community relations and coordinate interviews/events to help promote California’s manufacturing industry. The ideal candidate will be deadline-oriented, exercise good judgement under pressure, have prior managerial experience, and possess professional networking experience.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with the planning, developing, and implementing communications strategies, research, and public relations activities that promote and enhance the organization’s mission and brand.
  • Oversee CMTA’s digital presence and plan the content calendar alongside the Vice President of Communications and Graphic Designer.
  • Collect data and metrics on plans and campaigns to measure impact, assess effectiveness, uncover insights, inform strategy and propose solutions.
  • Draft all press releases and social media posts for both CMTA’s social media channels and the CMTA Foundation.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with press and media contacts, CMTA members, non-profit organizations, and colleges/universities.
  • SKILLS AND OTHER QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess organizational and time-management skills and be able to multitask.
  • Demonstrate exceptional written and verbal communication skills and have contacts in media.
  • Work in a downtown office setting with up to 20% of out-of-town travel.
  • Ability to compose photos or videos for social media using an iPhone, Canon DSLR, and/or Cinema Cameras.
  • Be able to lift and carry up to 35 pounds at a time.
  • Ability to critically analyze business process and activities to act in the best interest of the organization.
  • Ability to adhere to company dress code as outlined in company handbook.
  • EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • BA or BS degree from college or university in communications, public relations, marketing, and/or related fields.
  • Minimum five years of experience in public relations and marketing, journalism, communications, or related fields.
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Lightroom, and Indesign.
  • Experience in developing, promoting, and implementing a marketing plan for products or services.
  • Experience with paid and unpaid posts on social media such as TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
  • Capable of writing press releases, articles, promotional and social media copy.
  • Experience managing a small group of employees and independent contractors.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience using computer systems such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Please enter your information.

    Please Select:



    VOLUNTARY SELF-IDENTIFICATION

    At CMTA, diversity and inclusion are an integral part of our culture, identity, and future. We strive to create an inclusive culture and believe all forms of diversity add real value for the company, allowing our employees to be more innovative, creative, and successful.

    As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we offer the opportunity to our applicants to volunteer responses to the below set of questions. Completion of this form is voluntary and will not affect your opportunity for employment, or the terms or conditions of your employment. This form will be kept confidential, separate from all other personnel records, and only accessed by the Human Resources department.

    Please Select:




    Click here to select the closest match:







    no content available

    no content available

    no content available

    no content available