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Communications Specialist

Company: SET SEG
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTitle: Communications SpecialistReports To: Marketing and Communications ManagerLocation: East Lansing, MI Department: Sales and MarketingSET SEG is looking for an enthusiastic individual for this entry level position. This individual will work closely with the Communications Strategist to create communications that promote the mission of SET SEG and help achieve organizational business goals. This role will assist in the creation and maintenance of numerous communications across different delivery channels while maintaining a consistent voice and message. Written marketing material for all SET SEG companies is expected to engage, educate, inform, inspire, and attract various audiences. As part of this position, this individual will transform complex information and business priorities into simple, yet impactful messages. This position reports to the Marketing and Communications Manager. WHO WE ARESchool Employers Trust (SET) is a non-profit company that was created after a monumental shift in school funding happened in 1965. SET, which began in 1971, served as an employee benefits association focused on offering comprehensive and affordable employee benefit solutions to Michigan public schools and their employees. Two years later, its partner organization School Employers Group (SEG) was formed to administer compensation and fringe benefits for SET. As schools were faced with more challenges related to insurance, SEG evolved and grew into a company that provides workers' compensation and property/casualty services for Michigan public schools.Today, SET SEG continues to expand and find creative ways to meet the specialized needs of its members. This, coupled with a superior member experience, is why SET SEG has maintained its position as an industry leader in the school insurance market. We value those who proactively solve challenges, simplify the complex, thrive in a fast-paced setting, have a customer-first mentality, and seek a collaborative and inclusive work environment. We are also listed on the Business Insurance Best Places to Work. We offer 100% employer paid insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Time off (PTO), and paid parental leave.Our passion is delivering peace of mind to Michigan public schools and we look for team members who are motivated by our cause. To learn more, visit: https://setseg.org.WHO YOU AREYou are energized by working with a collaborative team and industry peers to support Michigan public schools. You seek to understand and are motivated to tackle projects and problems head-on to find solutions that benefit our diverse membership. You are eager to grow as a communications professional and team member and seek an environment that encourages curiosity and demands participation in team discussion. You value a culture that is rooted in accountability and respect, where you can learn from different perspectives and roles.You are detail-oriented and dependable, with exemplary communication skills – both written and verbal. You are meticulous and can identify and correct small errors in punctuation, spelling, or grammar. You have high emotional intelligence and the ability to collaborate with other departments, as well as interpret and anticipate needs. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing communications that accomplish specific goals, such as inspiring action, promoting a service, educating around an industry hot topic, etc.
  • Create communications for multiple mediums to tell stories and bring business priorities to life
  • Create, proofread, and modify written communications, including emails, magazine articles, blog-style content, website content, social media posts, talking points, presentations, handouts, informational resources, etc.
  • Assist in brainstorming and production of promotional and corporate identity materials
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Marketing and Communications ManagerRequired Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, or related discipline
      • Ability to connect an audience with a story and segment content according to audience
      • Possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills
      • Ability to manage multiple projects and adhere to deadlines
      • Must possess a strong, detail-oriented mindset, able to meticulously identify and correct small errors in punctuation, spelling, or grammar
        • Ability to work collaboratively with members of the Marketing team and other departments
        • Possess high emotional intelligence to interpret and anticipate needs and execute them independently
        • Possess a passion for writing and creative attitude for expressing verbal and written communicationsPhysical Demands / Work Environment Several hours per day at a sit/stand desk, average mobility to move around an office environment; able to spend several hours per day at a computer; travel to various locations throughout Michigan. Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance is required. May require on-call availability and may require working during non-business hours and on weekends. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.Powered by JazzHRRvXnsV53T2

Keywords: SET SEG, East Lansing , Communications Specialist, Other , East Lansing, Michigan

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