OMNI Human Resource Management

Communications Manager

Client
Braden Heidner Lowe and Associates
Job Location(s)
US-KS-Topeka
Position Category
Communications

Overview

BHL

 

OMNI is honored to be retained by Braden Heidner Lowe and Associates in their search for their next Communications Manager. Headquartered in Topeka, KS, Braden Heidner Lowe & Associates (BHL) is a government relations and association management firm serving clients across the country.  

Responsibilities

The Communications Manager develops and manages communication programs for BHL and the clients they serve. The Communications Manager utilizes skills for content creation with communication vehicles designed to appeal to multiple generations.  

 

Forecasting and Development  

  • Collaborate with account managers to understand and develop communication strategies for clients and company.  
  • Forecast, develop and implement programs according to communication strategies for clients and company, which may include all or some of the following: 
    • Email marketing. 
    • Social media management. 
    • Website presence. 
    • Electronic publications.  
  • Develop and manage communication calendars that proactively forecast related activities and opportunities for clients and company.  
  • Collaboration with account managers and related stakeholders to develop marketing approaches to promote client value, including messaging, trends and identifying target audiences.  
  • Proactive execution of communication projects and promotion of client value.  
  • Awareness of communication trends and use of existing and emerging platforms. 

Project Management  

  • Collaboration with internal stakeholders to understand communication needs, deadlines, and opportunities.  
  • Content creation for communication campaigns, including graphic design for eye appeal on social media platforms and event promotion.  
  • Management of social media accounts with emphasis for high engagement.  
  • Analyzation of engagement data and trends.  
  • Solicitation and collection of materials used for communication projects. 
  • Creation of electronic publications. 
  • Maintenance and enhancement of client websites.  
  • Creation of email marketing campaigns.  
  • Photo and video integration into communication platforms. 
  • Coordination with internal stakeholders on development of marketing strategies.  
  • Manage and ensure timely and accurate maintenance and accessibility of all client and contact databases. 
  • Develop and manage respective client communications budgets. 

Decision Making 

  • Effectively manage a high degree of confidential information and ensure information is communicated and/or always maintained in an appropriate and professional manner.  
  • Proactively forecast communication needs and opportunities for company and clients. 
  • Function as a resource to all client and contacts, especially as a representative of the company’s senior management. Facilitate answers to questions and ensure that all inquiries are addressed with an appropriate sense of service, urgency, and direction. 

Communication and Relationships 

  • Ensure the development and cultivation of favorable relationships with all clients, prospective clients, candidates, friends, vendors, and visitors served. Work closely with the Managing Principal to ensure expedient resolution of problems and questions. 

Public Image and Company Representation 

  • Represent the company and clients in a highly professional manner at all times. Promote the goals and objectives of the organization and its clients. Collaborate with others within the organizations to ensure successful implementation and delivery of high-quality service and support to our client.  
  • Develop marketing strategies to promote value of clients and company to stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, communications or related field or other related training.  
  • 3-5 years’ experience in communications or marketing.  
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office tools, as well as networked systems in general.  
  • Demonstrated success and experience with executive level communication & engagement.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge and success at the development and communication of professional correspondence.  
  • Strong social media skills required, including content creation and graphic design for posts. Platforms include LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Hootsuite. 
  • Strong skills using Abode products required, including InDesign.  
  • Basic graphic design skills. 
  • Experience with third party survey tools required.  
  • Exceptional organizational skills, and demonstrated success in a multi-task environment

We appreciate your suggestions or referrals to professionals who may have an interest in this outstanding opportunity. Please direct all inquiries to: 

  

OMNI Human Resource Management 

Anna Robinson, Senior Search Consultant 

arobinson@omnihrm.com; 913-653-8089 

 

OMNI and our clients are Equal Opportunity Employers and seek diversity in candidates for employment. EEO Employer W/M/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.  

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