The Digital Communications Specialist implements the Bank's internal and external digital marketing communications and social media plans targeting the Bank's members, its employees, and other external audiences. This position is a highly visible role so a successful candidate must exhibit a high level of professionalism and be a steward of the Bank's mission, vision, and corporate brand.
Key roles and responsibilities:
Support communications managers on the execution of the strategic goals of the communications department
Develop a comprehensive social media plan for the Bank's multiple business unit areas
Partner with internal business unit stakeholders to successfully execute the business unit's digital marketing communications and social media initiatives
Create content for digital and social distribution channels
Support the Bank's member events by managing the Bank's events app and generating social media content
Contribute to the production of marketing communications materials, presentations, and publications
Assist in the implementation of internal employee engagement campaigns
Other tasks as assigned
Required knowledge and skills:
Demonstrated knowledge and execution of digital marketing communications and social media plans
Social media acumen
Content management system and html email marketing program experience a plus
Ability to drive creative solutions and deliver results in a fast-paced environment
Capacity to develop relationships with business unit stakeholders and communications managers
Highly organized and excellent project management skills; flexibility to manage multiple projects
Excellent communications skills with strong writing and content development skills
Strong technical skill set; experience working with social media monitoring platforms a plus
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite products strongly preferred (Photoshop and InDesign)
Proficient with MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Visio)
Required experience and education:
3-5 years experience in social media, communications, public relations, marketing, or related field
Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, or other Business discipline from an accredited college or university
About the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago: The mission of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is to partner with our member shareholders in Illinois and Wisconsin to provide them competitively priced funding, a reasonable return on their investment in the Bank, and support for community investment activities. A career with the FHLBank Chicago ensures that you'll be part of a dynamic organization that encourages employees to get involved, give back, and engage with one another in a diverse and inclusive environment. Industry-leading benefits include a business-casual dress code, a downtown Chicago location steps away from Millennium Park, tuition and gym reimbursement, generous sick and vacation time, both a 401(k) and a pension plan, and a short-term incentive plan.
To apply: To apply for this position please submit a resume, cover letter, and creative work example showcasing your digital marketing communications or social media experience.
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About Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is a $72.0 billion wholesale bank and one of 11 district banks chartered in 1932 by the U.S. Congress to improve the availability of funds to support home ownership. The FHLB Chicago is a member-owned cooperative serving members in our district of Illinois and Wisconsin. All federally insured depository institutions, insurance companies engaged in residential housing finance, credit unions, and community development financial institutions located in our district are eligible to apply for membership. Today, the FHLB System, which is regulated by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, has more than 7,500 members.
The FHLB Chicago strives to be a valuable partner to our member financial institutions in Illinois and Wisconsin during all phases of financial and economic cycles. The mission of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is to partner with our member shareholders in Illinois and Wisconsin to provide them competitively priced funding, a reasonable return on their investment in the Bank, and support for community investment activities.
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is committed to diversity at all levels of our organization from t...he employees we hire to the programs, institutions, and businesses we support. Our goal is to recruit, hire, and develop talented staff and to offer a work environment that allows them to do their best work.