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MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Recruitment #21-008998-0043

Introduction

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER 

 

Join the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) as we transform energy for the State of Maryland. Through the Strategic Energy Investment Fund, you will have an opportunity to work on the cutting edge of shaping and implementing Maryland’s clean energy policies. MEA is looking for the best and brightest people to join the team that has made Maryland one of the nation’s leaders in clean, affordable and reliable energy. 


Salary: This is a full time state employee position eligible for state benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. The position is classified as mandatory hybrid and requires at least 60% of work to be conducted remotely.

GRADE

9998

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore City

POSITION DUTIES

MEA is seeking a seasoned Communications and Marketing Manager who can balance the forward facing communications, marketing, social media, conference-related events, and website updates for the agency. The team member in this role is responsible for MEA’s strategic communications plan, development and management of content (blog, video, speeches, presentations, ads, sponsored content and more), as well as the management and tracking of marketing and outreach efforts; especially relating to SEO. The incumbent will oversee all press relations and communications: draft press releases, oversee media relations, pitch stories and collaborate with other state agency communication professionals. The position also requires working closely with the Governor’s Communications office. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related field or combination of education and experience.

5+ years’ experience in media relations, social media management, content development and public relations.  

Experience with keyword tracking, Google Analytics, email campaigns  

Excellent oral and written communication skills.  

Proficient in AP Style.

Experience in project management, familiarity with project management tools and tracking.

Proficient in Google Suite, MS Teams, Microsoft 360, social media management software such as hootsuite.

Experience working on marketing/advertising campaigns, including contractor management.  

Graphic design and document management capabilities (Adobe Creative Suite, CANVA or like).

Ability to be nimble, work well under pressure, juggle competing demands and maintain good working relations with staff and media.  

Communicating with diverse audiences and using agency communications to enhance inclusivity.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Certified Meeting Professional (CMP)

Accreditation in Public Relations (APR)

Professional Certified Marketer (PCM) 

Professional Content Marketing (PCM)

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by email, with 
“Communications and Marketing Manager” in the subject line to Jobs.MEA@maryland.gov. 

Candidates will receive notification of receipt. 

Only the top candidates will be invited to interview for the position.