Client-side job opening: Marketing Communication Specialist

Blue Cross of Idaho has an opening at their corporate headquarters in Meridian for a Marketing Communications Specialist. From the job listing on their website:

Position Description

To execute marketing plans, projects, and materials that support Blue Cross of Idaho’s goals and overall strategic business plan.  Perform a broad variety of outbound related marketing activities and operate within a deadline driven environment.  Manage marketing projects, initiatives, and events from concept to completion with guidance.

Position Requirements

Required Experience:

  • Three years marketing and communications (within a creative agency or corporate marketing setting or public relations agency).

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in marketing, communications, advertising or business-related field)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):


  • Executing marketing strategies
  • Marketing tools and techniques


  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Development of creative materials
  • Media Buying
  • Verbal & written communication
  • Writing, editing, and proofing
  • Project management
  • Organization
  • Negotiation
  • Detail oriented
  • Presentation
  • Initiative
  • Problem solving
  • Microsoft Word – Intermediate
  • Microsoft Excel – Basic
  • Microsoft Outlook – Basic

Ability to:

  • Work with internal and external staff to manage the design and production of marketing materials including advertising, direct mail, product collateral, and web content
  • Brand, position, and target marketing materials for diverse audiences and market segments
  • Prepare and manage timelines for marketing projects
  • Ensure that all creative materials undergo brand review and adhere to brand guidelines
  • Write and edit complex materials for an audience with varied understanding and/or education
  • Work with sales teams (both direct and indirect channels) to develop supporting materials, activities, and lead generation
  • Work independently
  • Establish rapport and work effectively with all levels of staff, both internally and externally
  • Prioritize multiple projects
  • Meet and deliver on tight deadlines

Full details about the position and how to apply can be found on Blue Cross’ online career portal.

Disclosure: Blue Cross is a client at my day job.