Tuscaloosa, Alabama Marketing Assistant Job at Alabama Credit Union – Birmingham Chapter of the American Marketing Association

At Alabama Credit Union, our employees feel good about their careers. We create an environment rich in learning and advancement opportunities, community support activities, and chances to provide input on company initiatives. Our “Best Companies to Work For in Alabama” and “Best Credit Unions” designations say it best- our employees feel good about their lives.
The role of the Marketing Assistant position is to improve the credit union’s competitive position, consistent with its mission, within the markets served, and to assist in the production of advertising, marketing brochures, sales kits or other promotional materials. This full-time position is located at the ACU headquarters in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Marketing Assistant duties include providing support to the Marketing Manager in coordinating marketing efforts among branches, including but not limited to retailing, providing marketing materials in a timely manner, and communicating with branches on marketing efforts; assisting in the implementation of the promotion of credit union products and services including support regarding social media networks and external websites; assisting with special events related to marketing and community involvement initiatives; and providing support for graphic design development of internal and external communication and collateral pieces while maintaining brand standards. Other duties include proofing and editing copy, coordination of collateral materials, and maintaining social media networks and external websites, providing information and recommendations to Marketing Manager.

Qualifications Successful Marketing Assistant candidates will possess ALL of the following:
  • One month to twelve months of related Marketing, Public Relations, or similar work experience.

  • A minimum of a two year college degree with a concentration in Marketing, Public Relations, or a similar field of study.

  • Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy, with the ability to talk to strangers about potentially sensitive topics. A pleasant, friendly disposition is a must when dealing with members and co-workers.

  • Excellent grammar, writing, and communication skills; strong organizational and time-management skills.

  • Competency with PC-based programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Web content-management editing programs, and graphic design programs such as Adobe InDesign and PhotoShop.

  • Must be able to independently travel, occasionally overnight.

  • This position requires the ability to see, hear, see, balance, and use fine motor coordination for the purposes of communicating with members and co-workers, using business machines, and conducting basic office-environment work functions such as filing.  Incumbents must also be able to lift, carry and roll marketing display materials weighing in excess of 35 pounds unassisted; also must set up, break down, and move these items to and from vehicle for marketing events.

  • Self-motivation to complete job tasks to the best of personal ability

  • Eagerness to learn new information in a fast-paced environment, and adaptability to apply new information as appropriate

  • Ability to work in a team environment, exchanging ideas and coming to consensus with individuals from other departments and geographic areas

To Apply
If all of these qualifications apply to you, please apply to join the Alabama Credit Union team!
Interested candidates may apply online no later than December 20, 2015 at the Alabama Credit Union Careers page: www.alabamacu.com/Careers