Director of Marketing & Communications

Description

Mutualink believes an unpredictable world does not have to be unprepared. Our company is committed to elevating our ability to connect and care for our communities. This commitment has created a communications platform designed to remove what limits us from acting in an inclusive, informed and coordinated way, no matter the situation.

Your primary objective will be to take our marketing and communications to the next level as we continue our phenomenal growth and become the backbone of public security and community safety throughout the nation.  Our technology solutions make our schools, colleges, hospitals, transit facilities, utilities, malls, stadiums and businesses safer and more secure, making your position more than a career but also a mission to fulfill a critical social good.

Reporting directly to senior management, as the Senior Marketing Executive you will be an integral member of our management team, working closely with your colleagues to develop an integrated marketing and communications strategy, and will provide leadership and support in its execution and delivery.

Job Location:

Wallingford, CT

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Leads the development and implementation of a strategic marketing and communications plan and annual communications calendar to support, integrate, and manage the brand and B2B business development and other sales activities and customer services
  • Provides oversight for all Mutualink communications, ensuring credibility through the consistent delivery of appropriate, timely, accurate, and fluent delivery of information relevant to our community partners, stakeholders and customers. Digital delivery and measurements are essential communications components
  • Serves as expert advisor to the organization in managing and promoting Mutualink’s brand identity
  • Participates in research, content development, and production of communications, as appropriate
  • Implements a project management structure for major marketing and communications projects, including establishment of timelines, assignment of responsibilities, monitoring of progress against plan, and periodic status reporting
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive media relations program to increase Mutualink’s visibility and position in the market as a credible source on public safety/communications
  • Engages and manages external creative and production resources, as appropriate, in accordance with established budgets and guidelines
  • Continually assesses the effectiveness of all marketing, communications, promotion, and public relations activities
  • Develop an in depth understanding of Mutualink’s products, its markets, customer needs, and key market issues facing B2B business development
  • Establish a foundation of trust and credibility with the senior leadership team, key external stakeholders and other market decision-makers and coalition groups
  • Lead the development and implementation of a strategic marketing and communications plan and annual communications calendar to support, integrate, and manage business initiatives
  • Execute upon a marketing agenda design to help accelerate and expand sales volume and velocity with measurable objectives

 

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned, confident, and highly motivated marketing and communications professional. They will bring a track record of high performance, will project a positive professional presence, and demonstrate excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

 

Knowledge and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or a related field. Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years of high-level marketing and/or communications experience
  • Technology experience in multimedia and interactive communications with specific experience in advanced video conferencing, VoIP, two-way radio, technologies (radio, telephone, data and video), IoT, or data fusion and sharing highly desired
  • Public safety, emergency management or similar solutions or technology marketing experience a plus

 

Skills:

  • Multi-channel marketing know-how
  • Superior digital channel marketing and communications experience
  • Superior oral and written communications skills, both internally and with external stakeholders, business partners and policy makers
  • Highly developed critical-thinking skills reinforced by a high level of intellectual ability and curiosity
  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills for overseeing processes and group dynamics
  • Strong planning and project management skills

 

Abilities:

  • A team player who is comfortable working within a highly collaborative environment
  • Proactive in style; a self-starter who continually thinks ahead
  • Problem solver
  • Excellent creative ability, with a strong sense of esthetics and style
  • Strong multi-tasking ability
  • Strong attention to detail

 

Other Characteristics:

  • Energetic and upbeat
  • Highly motivated for excellence
  • Strong mentoring skills
  • A strong work ethic
  • A hands-on approach
  • Unafraid of a challenge
  • A sense of humor
  • Strong loyalty and commitment to the organization, its mission, and the team

 

Salary & Benefits:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience and capabilities.  Eligible to participate in all employee benefits programs, including medical insurance, paid vacation, 401K and other benefits programs.

COVID-19

Mutualink may require you to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment prior to your start date, subject to applicable federal, state and local law. Reasonable accommodations for valid medical or religious exemptions will be considered and must be submitted prior to your start date. Furthermore, Mutualink may request that you provide proof of your vaccination status (such as providing a copy of your vaccination card) if you are fully vaccinated, subject to applicable federal, state and local law.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Mutualink, Inc. (“Mutualink or Employer”) is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination in employment on any basis prohibited by law. Mutualink is committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities without consideration of race, color, religious creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, intellectual disability, genetic information, disability, or other legally protected status, unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification under applicable Connecticut statute excluding persons in one of the foregoing protected groups. Additionally, Mutualink will take affirmative action to ensure workplace equality, avoid all forms of discrimination, and develop a workforce that is representative of all segments of the population.

Interested in this position? Email your resume and cover letter to careers@mutualink.net.

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