Senior Marketing Communications Specialist

SAE International
Warrendale, PA
Jun 19, 2017
Jul 19, 2017
Business Type
Contract Type
Full Time
SAE International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


This position is responsible for understanding SAE’s strategic and product development direction and utilizing this knowledge in developing marketing communication programs, campaigns and plans for SAE business partners to meet their business objectives. This position is also responsible for defining marketing projects for implementation by marketing staff and agencies, establishing appropriate metrics and analyzing overall results of marketing strategies, and serving as main marketing department interface with Business Unit staff.


* Attain deep and meaningful understanding of SAE’s strategic plan, industry/sector-specific dynamics, product portfolio plans, customer data, market surveys, customer sales trends, and independent observations to develop marketing communication programs, including key metrics, for BU partners via annual planning.
* Drive collaboration and development of high-impact marketing plans and programs by pro-actively developing strong business relationships and becoming embedded in product development teams.
* Actively manage status of ongoing marketing projects and elevate potential issues/roadblocks to appropriate levels for proper and timely mitigation. Provide regular updates on marketing project progress.
* Working closely with the marketing staff to manage assigned marketing programs and projects and administration/execution of assigned activities.
* Contributing to the achievement of SAE’s organization goals.
* Additional projects as assigned.


* Bachelors degree in Marketing, Communications or Business or related field required.


* 5 years experience in Marketing, communication, product management, collaborative and customer service environment with an advanced degree or related field or 7 years experience in Marketing or administrative field with an Associates degree
* Experience in association/non-profit environment, desired

* Strong customer service and interpersonal skills, required
* Excellence oral and written communication skills, required
* Strong process orientation, organizational and planning skills, required
* Attention to detail and accuracy skills, required
* Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, required
* Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, required
* Experience in additional marketing and sales related software, preferred (Marketo, CRM (Salesforce/ACT), etc)
* Ability to work with diverse cultures and styles, desires
* Ability to adapt to continuously changing deadlines and priorities, required
* Working knowledge of campaign development and marketing techniques, required
* Ability to travel 15%