Marketing Specialist

2 months agoChattanooga, TN

Chattanooga, TN, USA • Virtual Req #14562

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal , WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team. Visit to learn more about our opportunities, and visit Gannett Privacy Policy to understand our privacy policy.

Marketing Specialist
Ventures Events

USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures creates impactful consumer engagements and experiences through world-class events, promotions, races and technology. We strive to exceed expectations, create unforgettable memories and drive value for our partners while leveraging our reputable institutions, including USA TODAY and more than 250 local media brands. The events and promotions that we build inspire pride in local communities and connect local and national businesses with highly engaged audiences. We are an industry leader and drive results from coast to coast.


USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures is seeking a Marketing Specialist. Our ideal candidate is looking to expand their career in the marketing industry and has the talent needed to reach wide audiences with clear and crafty messaging and creative. The Marketing Specialist reports directly to the Marketing & Creative Strategy Director and works closely with Event Directors and other members of the Ventures Team. If you think you have what it takes to work with our expanding team, apply now!

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develops marketing campaigns and messaging from outlined plans
  • Executes marketing plans including print, digital, social media and others
  • Acts as the creative marketing specialist for the team
  • Assist in the development of marketing plans
  • Supports others in the marketing department as required
  • Assists with industry and location-based marketing research
  • Stays up-to-date on marketing trends and techniques
  • Completes tasks in an appropriate timeframe
  • Assists in event execution company-wide as needed
  • Manages daily administrative tasks
Core Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or applicable field
  • 3-5 years of experience in marketing, advertising or other related field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications, Office 365 and Google G-Suite
  • Basic skills in Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Proficient knowledge of marketing principles and integrated marketing
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms and their advertising platforms
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Motivated self-starter who excels at multitasking and is able to work without direct supervision
  • Driven team player who's always working to improve themselves and the team
  • Willing to assist other teams in the organization and travel to support event execution
  • Legal right to work in the United States
Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Job ID: utn-14562

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