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Senior Marketing Specialist


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Senior Marketing Specialist






Role and Responsibility:

§  Develop comprehensive marketing plans that align with business needs, members and providers

§  Create and maintain marketing deliverables, including program and plan materials/items (print and digital)

§  Establish measurements and monitor marketing plan execution; provide ongoing feedback and recommendations for improvements

§  Utilizing consultative methods, develop and maintain relationships with key internal stakeholders

§  Serve as project lead on identified project teams

§  Direct and support the creation of marketing materials

§  Oversee specific projects as directed by Marketing Manager and /or Director of Marketing

§  Provide marketing expertise and serve on internal work groups/committees to support organizational initiatives and efforts

§  Ensure all regulatory and accreditation requirements are adhered to in materials created and utilized

§  Ensure on-time production of materials on target and within budget

§  Provide training and guidance on department processes and procedures to new team members

§  Create and implement process improvement efforts

§  Perform any other job related instructions as requested

Key Decision Rights:

Cross Functional Interactions:

Business Partner Group


Education / Experience:

§  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, or related field or equivalent work experience is required

§  5-7 years of experience in marketing/communications; healthcare marketing experience is preferred

§  3 years of professional writing experience preferred

Required Competencies / Knowledge / Skills:

§  Intermediate to advanced proficiency in  Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

§  Experience using visual software including PowerPoint

§  Strong project management and process skills

§  Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

§  Cross-functional team skills; ability to work in matrix environment

§  Team and customer oriented

§  Effective critical thinking, problem solving and time management skills

§  Strong attention to detail

§  Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines

§  Ability to drive multiple projects simultaneously

§  Ability to work independently

Licensure / Certification:

§  None

Working Conditions:

§  General office environment; required to sit/stand for long periods of time

CareSource is a nonprofit, multi-state health plan recognized as a national leader in managed care. Founded in 1989, CareSource administers one of the nation’s largest Medicaid managed care plans and offers a lifetime of access to care through health insurance, including Medicaid, Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicare Advantage and dual-eligible programs. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, CareSource serves nearly 2 million members in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia. CareSource understands the challenges consumers face navigating the health system and is transforming health care with industry-leading programs that improve the health and well-being of our members. For more, visit



The Dayton Development Coalition, a non-profit economic development organization with a mission to recruit, expand, and retain job opportunities in the 14-county Dayton Region, is looking for the right person to join our team as a Marketing Communications Specialist. The position requires experience in the areas of marketing, writing, social media, promotions and project management. The successful candidate for this position must display a high level of organization, attention to detail, and written and verbal communication skills.

The ideal candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm for the Dayton region and desire to actively participate in our community’s  economic growth.
  • Degree in marketing, communications, journalism or a related field
  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Strong one-on-one communication and personal interaction at CEO level
  • Experience writing creative promotional messaging and materials, such as brochure copy and proposals
  • Experience conducting minor website updates and basic knowledge of HTML coding.
  • Experience managing and writing for social media
  • Proven independent problem solving and project management skills and a strong understanding of strategic communications 
  • Strong PC ability, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Fluency marketing applications including MailChimp, Pardot, Drupel, WordPress and Adobe design programs.
  • Experience in economic development, commercial real estate, banking or a related business field preferred, but not required

Duties and responsibilities include:

This position will work across teams at the DDC. This position will take an active role in developing the marketing messaging for the Dayton Region to be shared both domestically and around the world.

  • Manage email marketing via Pardot, including standing newsletters as well as short- and long-term campaigns.
    • Develop strategy and messaging
    • Design and send emails
    • Administer account
    • Manage responses
  • Help coordinate content for DDC annual review and annual meeting presentation, DDC Economic Development Forums and Breakfasts
  • Assist in drafting, proofing, and production of collateral materials, including:
    • Success stories
    • Blog entries
    • News releases
    • Collateral material
  • Coordinate collateral materials for market visits, trade shows, Fly-In and FAM tours
  • Update PPT slides with project wins, job and investment statistics
  • Website management including:
    • Load press releases and approved earned media to news page
    • Load blog entries
    • Update staff bios, manage corrections, transition from membership language to investor language
    • Generate original content for website in the form of videos/webinars as necessary
  • Compile and distribute web and other marketing metrics quarterly
  • Support Vice President of Strategic Communications and Manager of Special Events as needed

The Dayton Development Coalition (DDC) is the leading economic development organization for the 14-county Dayton region. Working closely with public and private regional partners, its mission is to recruit, expand and retain jobs. The DDC and the Dayton region ranked as the nation’s top metro for its size for economic development in 2008, 2009 and 2012 and runner-up in 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2018. With the State’s largest single-site employer in its backyard, the DDC also focuses on advocating for the critical missions at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and supporting the work of the United States Air Force. The DDC was ranked as America’s top military community, and was presented with the 2015 Community Excellence Award from the Association of Defense Communities. It was designated as one of the ADC’s Great American Defense Communities in 2016 – a testament to the collaborative efforts in support of Wright-Patt, America’s #1 Air Force Base as ranked by the Air Force Times in 2014.


Fahlgren Mortine is seeking marketing and communications interns for its Columbus, Cleveland and Dayton, Ohio offices. The selected candidates will gain experience working at an integrated communications company, as well as have the chance to learn about the intersection of paid, earned, owned and shared media channels.

College juniors and seniors with marketing and communications experience are encouraged to apply for the paid 10-week internship, which will begin in May/June 2020.

Please note our Columbus location includes a $1,000 scholarship for the recipient and requires the following application materials:

  • Current resume
  • Cover letter explaining your skill set and why you should be considered for this opportunity
  • Completed Founder’s Award application assignment (details at URL below)
  • Two work/class writing samples (such as published articles, news releases, fact sheets, memos, plans, essays, research papers, creative briefs, PowerPoint presentations, etc.)


The deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 12, 2020.


  • Conducts new business and client/competitor research and analysis
  • Develops media lists, blogger lists, editorial calendars and media results reports
  • Participates in both internal team and client meetings
  • Writes news releases, website copy, fact sheets, collateral copy, social media content and other materials, and may support the development of integrated campaign materials including case studies, etc.
  • Conducts social media and brand research, as well as audits
  • Interacts with local, trade and national media, as well as bloggers, when appropriate
  • May assist with planning and onsite execution of client events, conferences, meetings and booths
  • Other duties, as assigned


Other opportunities for professional growth:

  • Exposure to a broad agency setting with communications, marketing, strategic planning, media, creative and digital disciplines
  • Opportunity to tailor existing internship program to meet individual needs
  • Opportunity to develop proficiencies with leading-edge communications technology research tools, including CisionPoint and Critical Mention
  • Opportunity to write creative and media briefs, and blog posts
  • One-on-one mentoring with designated individuals
  • Ability to cultivate diverse skills through a well-rounded experience by working in a variety of industries, including consumer, non-profit, business-to-business, education, healthcare, retail, technology and tourism accounts
  • Exposure to a variety of marketing and communications focus areas, including media relations, internal communications, investor relations, industry analyst relations, public affairs, strategic research, branding, crisis communications, social media, media planning and buying, paid search, brand planning and more



To apply, you must be a full-time undergraduate student. While preference is given to public relations, communications, marketing, advertising and journalism majors, all applicants will be considered.

Ideal applicants possess:

  • Strong research, organizational and writing skills
  • A proven understanding of marketing and communications, social media and online and traditional media
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency using AP Style is preferred
  • Solid critical thinking skills
  • Ability to take initiative and assume responsibility
  • Ability to work independently and in team settings
  • Excellent attention to detail, including proofreading
  • A positive attitude and drive
  • Strong Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Prior internship experience in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, advertising, and/or business is also a plus  


To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume for this internship position here:

Please, no phone calls. Relocation assistance will not be provided.

Fahlgren Mortine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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