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Communications Coordinator

Owen-Ames-Kimball Co., a leading provider of construction services, seeks a full-time Communications Coordinator to join our Grand Rapids team. Tasks associated with this position include event coordination, marketing assistance, and community engagement.

Apply today if you’re looking for a great opportunity with a growing company that can offer:

  • An attractive compensation and benefits package including competitive salary, 401k profit sharing arrangement and health care benefits.
  • Working with great people. Our close-knit culture is one of the best parts about O-A-K. We have low turnover and we have a lot of fun.
  • The ability to make a difference.  Our size and culture encourages recognition and reward of the hard work that you’ll do and the value you’ll bring.
  • Central location. Work in our state-of-the-art facility close to all of the action in downtown GR.
  • Variety of work tasks. The person in this position enjoys a wide variety of tasks and interfaces with several departments. No two days are the same. The work tasks are exciting.
  • Stable, reputable company. O-A-K was founded in Grand Rapids 126 years ago. We work with a wide variety of clients and markets throughout West Michigan with an average volume of $150 million worth of construction projects each year.
     

Job responsibilities include:

  • Work as a team member of the Marketing Department to organize company events, coordinate community engagement, and assist with miscellaneous marketing projects.
  • Manage telecom accounts
  • Maintain marketing collateral including project sheets, resumes, informational packages, brochures, photography, etc.
  • Champion corporate onboarding for new employees
  • Coordinate RFQ and RFP responses, as necessary
  • Maintain corporate “store” including clothing accounts, promotional items, etc.
  • Assist the Marketing Manager, Chief Strategy Officer, and CEO, as necessary

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field.
  • 1-3 years of experience in marketing, communications, construction, or related field, preferred.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Impeccable organizational skills.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite preferred but not required.
  • Embodiment of our corporate values: Integrity, Community, Accountability, Flexibility, Teamwork

Please submit cover letter and resume by Friday, May 5th.