Marketing Communications Specialist in Thornton, CO at MYR Group Inc.

Date Posted: 10/23/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Thornton, CO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/23/2021

Job Description

The Marketing Communications Specialist will work collaboratively with our teams to develop and implement company-wide marketing and communication strategies. The Specialist is responsible for developing innovative marketing communications solutions and writing and editing content for a variety of marketing mediums for both our internal and external audiences. Critical skill sets include content development, ghostwriting, digital media experience, and project management. The ideal Specialist will be detail-oriented with excellent writing skills and a high level of creativity.

Company Overview:

With roots dating to 1891 and 7,200+ employees, MYR Group Inc. (MYR Group) is a publicly-traded holding company of specialty electrical construction companies. MYR Group and our subsidiaries provide large-scale electrical construction services throughout the U.S. and western Canada. The following values guide and inspire us and help to shape our behavior and culture: Safety, Respect, Responsiveness, Creativity, Integrity, Initiative, and Teamwork. We are contributing to a clean energy future while fostering a safe, supportive, and inclusive work environment. Our culture is built on shared values and mutual respect, where teamwork and collaboration occur naturally.
 
Throughout our history, we have partnered with utilities, power companies, commercial clients, and developers to deliver some of the largest electrical infrastructure, notable commercial and industrial, and renewable energy projects. We are consistently recognized as one of the top five specialty electrical construction firms by Engineering News Record. Our efforts and accomplishments received worldwide recognition as we were named to Fortune’s 2020 list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies.

Duties:

  • Effectively support marketing/business development, corporate leadership, and operations teams through strong communications and marketing that align with company brand standards
  • Write copy for various marketing materials and communication platforms including website, social media, brochures, advertisements, articles, industry surveys, etc.
  • Develop content for various corporate communications including press releases, sustainability reports, and investor relations scripts 
  • Work cross-functionally across internal departments to independently capture, write, and develop employee newsletters and other internal announcements
  • Manage corporate social media platforms, new website launch, and ongoing content development
  • Independently lead and develop messaging and collateral for both internal and external audiences 
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location
  • Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy and other industry-specific professional and ethical standards, if applicable

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ demonstrated writing/communications experience
  • Bachelor's degree preferably in journalism, communications, marketing, or related field; combination of relevant education and experience considered in lieu of degree

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 

  • Portfolio of work showing excellent writing skills
  • Proven leadership abilities managing projects from conception to final product
  • Strong interviewing, fact-checking, and research skills
  • Strong eye for consistency in design; knowledge of Adobe InDesign preferred
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organization, and active listening skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, while meeting deadlines 


Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience ($63,300-$85,000) with weekly pay via direct deposit. Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
  • Relocation Assistance is available for this role!
  • Comprehensive benefits package
    • Medical and Basic Vision Combined – Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums
      • $15 weekly premium for employee-only & employee plus family coverage
      • Dental – 100% employer-paid
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Company-paid short and long-term disability
    • Company-paid life and accidental death & dismemberment
    • Company-paid business travel accident insurance
    • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
    • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident, and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employee and dependents
  • Generous 401(k) Plan
    • 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting
    • Annual profit-sharing potential
  • Paid time off
    • PTO starting at 15 days annually
    • Holidays (8 per year)
  • Superior educational assistance program
     
    Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.


MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.


MYR Group and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement. All communication regarding candidates, submissions, and job openings must be done with through the corporate Talent Acquisition team only. Any violation of these terms may disqualify new agreements or terminate any existing agreement with MYR Group, Inc.