Career Opportunities

NCCER is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-free workplace. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package. Email resumes to resume@nccer.org.


Communications Manager

Department:    Marketing
Reports To:    
Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Build Your Future
Job Status:
    
Exempt, Full Time

Major Duties:

  • Compose, coordinate and/or edit the written message in all print and electronic media to ensure consistent company message
  • Create and facilitate correspondence for the president to include but not limited to:
    • NTSA Quarterly letter and mailing
    • White papers
  • Serve as managing editor of The Cornerstone Magazine to include writing articles, interviewing, management of magazine website, solicitation of articles, managing magazine publisher, coordinating internal editorial review processes, reviewing design and layout, editing and proofreading
  • Maintain standard messages for presentations to include researching organizational and workforce-related statistics and information
  • Manage development and publication of NCCER’s Annual Report
  • Manage the NCCER Blog including schedules, promotion, contributors, editing and writing
  • Manage external interview requests, scheduling and documentation
  • As needed, review/update the Employee Policy and Procedure Manual, Employee Handbook and other organizational manuals and documents
  • Manage and distribute all communications for internal/external customers, including but not limited to press releases and email blasts
  • Manage news service for latest industry news to be included on organizational website, social media articles and within articles
  • Manage and coordinate research included on website
  • Manage and coordinate annual salary survey
  • Maintain metrics for magazine, email blasts, blog and press releases
  • Assist with ad copy
  • Maintain contact lists for emails and mail outs
  • All marketing team members will support the other departments within NCCER through meetings and updates
  • All marketing team members will keep themselves informed of construction and maintenance industry trends
  • Other duties as assigned; as this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of NCCER employees

Qualifications:

  • Self-starter with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Associated Press (AP) style
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-task, detail oriented and deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and proven project management ability
  • Sound decision-making, problem-solving and research skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with all levels of executives, management and staff
  • Creativity, initiative, organization, good judgment and the ability to express thoughts clearly and simply
  • Must be proactive, positive, a team player and have a “get it done” approach
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Journalism or Communications
  • Some travel may be required
  • Dependable in attendance and performance

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Works in an indoor office environment with moderate noise level
  • The employee may occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision
  • The employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear
  • The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to grab, pull, grip, lift and reach with hands and arms
  • The employee is frequently required to use a computer
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

Software Skills:

Microsoft Office, contact management and web publishing software. Some experience with photo editing software preferred

Start ASAP after selection. Position open until filled. To apply send resume to resume@nccer.org.