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Human Resources
Stellar Industries, Inc.
190 State Street – PO Box 169
Garner, IA 50438

E-mail hr@stellarindustries.com if you have any questions


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Marketing Communications Assistant
Thursday, May 3, 2018 3:35 pm

Job Title:          Marketing Communications Assistant

Location:          Garner, IA

Department:    Marketing

Reports To:       Marketing Manager


Summary:   Position will be an energetic self-starter who will assist in general marketing and communications activities as directed by the Marketing Manager for Stellar Industries and all its divisions and subsidiaries.  This includes but is not limited to writing and editing, event planning, creative work, and some administrative duties.  Must have strong writing skills, be able to work efficiently, be focused and attentive, be able to function in a team as well as have the ability to work independently without constant supervision.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the distribution liaison to include helping manage the distribution website, newsletters and communications, lead management, and updating contact information. 
  • Offer marketing support to the RSMs and distribution including assisting with distribution marketing efforts, territory maps, co-op program, POS programs, meetings and training. 
  • Research, select, order and maintain promotional materials inventory with help of marketing manager.
  • Assist with projects including routine review of the corporate websites and other marketing collateral for accuracy, content, current photo and logo usage. 
  • Help create and manage social media plan as well as maintaining and growing activities, including the blog. 
  • Assist with tradeshow planning and implementation and other event planning for the company. 
  • Assist with literature creation and maintenance of current items, both print and digital – writing and design.
  • Assist in writing press releases and using current system to distribute and monitor.
  • Assist with online advertising, web analytics, and SEO.
  • General projects and assistance as identified by the marketing manager (may include photography, design and graphics work, writing, presentation creation, etc.).
  • May require work in addition to and outside of normal business hours.
  • Light overnight travel as needed, 5% or less expected.
  • Will have some administrative duties.


Supervisory Responsibilities

· This job has no supervisory responsibilities



  • Individual must be willing to learn and adapt quickly
  • Ability to stay focused and complete tasks without constant supervision
  • Able to manage several projects at once, prioritize, have strong attention to detail, and be flexible in performing various jobs
  • Able to sit at a desk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Internet and social media savvy
  • Self-starter, independent and decisive yet works well with a team both inside and outside of the department
  • High Energy level with a sense of humor and positive attitude
  • Individual must be willing to perform tasks at varying degrees of complexity and detail


Education and/or Experience

· BA or BS in marketing, communications, journalism, English or related field preferred.  Appropriate experience may substitute for formal education.

· Job related experience or appropriate coursework in desktop publishing or writing preferred but not required.

· Photography and video knowledge preferred but not necessary.


Language Skills  

  • Must have strong written communication skills, and exhibit proper use of English language including spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Pleasant telephone etiquette and strong interpersonal skills


Computer Skills

  • Macintosh OS experience preferred
  • Experience or ability to quickly learn design, photo editing, and desktop publishing software including Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong Microsoft Office experience or previous use of word processing, presentations, spreadsheets and data base software programs to write, input, and analyze data
  • Individual must have good computer, internet and keyboarding skills


Other Skills

· Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license

· Have or the ability to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) is a plus but not required

Writing samples required.

May require a photo editing and page layout onsite demonstration.


We offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement, ESOP, profit sharing, paid vacation and holidays.


Submit cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources

Stellar Industries, Inc.

190 State Street

PO Box 169

Garner, IA  50438


Or E-mail to:  hr@stellarindustries.com