Foundation Software Careers - Marketing job openings
18 November 2019

Communications Specialist

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Position Summary

Foundation Software, a construction software developer and one of Northeast Ohio’s top workplaces, is seeking a creative, self-driven communications specialist with excellent writing and organizational skills. You’ll work with a growing in-house creative team, as well as numerous cross-company departments, to help advance our brand voice through social media, PR, events, client communications, blogs and execution of our content marketing strategy.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Report directly to director of marketing
  • Offer perspective, ideas and contributions to a highly collaborative marketing team
  • Manage and execute social media plan for two companies
  • Monitor and create public relations opportunities, pitch ideas and write press releases
  • Proofread content for brand style guidelines (modified Associated Press style)
  • Produce and automate scheduled e-letters to numerous audiences
  • Work with our events team to promote and create copy for various conferences and classes
  • Work with our HR department to develop content for internal communications
  • Interview clients and subject matter experts to create clear articles and compelling stories

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Imagination, initiative and a passion for making great content
  • Outstanding writing skills in variety of forms and media (e.g., press releases, blogs, short stories, emails, headlines, etc.)
  • Ability to adapt tone to various pieces (e.g., journalistic, conversational, academic)
  • Ability to write to different audiences (e.g., part-time bookkeepers, financial professionals, company executives)
  • An eye for detail, grammar and consistency
  • Experience conducting interviews and independent research
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and with different tones and voices simultaneously
  • Ability to discuss content decisions and edits objectively
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and collaborate with a team that includes cross-company stakeholders, designers, writers, sales reps and executives
  • A desire to learn and acquire new skillsets
  • B2B social media experience is a plus
  • A portfolio of writing samples that demonstrate (1) a strong sense of narrative and the ability to shape a story, (2) the ability to execute a researched article, (3) the ability to shape a press release— and anything else you think we need to see!

Working at Foundation

What’s great about working for Foundation? Plenty! We have a fun, casual and hard-working culture that invests in our employees, promotes creativity and delivers on our reputation. Our campus features a top-notch workout facility, fitness classes and free personal training; a game room complete with table tennis, foosball and a golf simulator; a full kitchen; and free coffee, juices, soft drinks and snacks. Other employee perks include tickets to Cleveland sporting events, wellness incentives, free membership to our local rec center and various employee-appreciation events throughout the year. Benefits include medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance, ST and LT disability, generous paid vacation, paid holidays, 401(k) with match, and tuition reimbursement.

Foundation is a 14-time winner of NorthCoast 99 award, a multi-year winner of The Plain Dealer’s “Top Workplaces,” and a 2015 and 2016 member of the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.

Show us what you can do, and let’s talk about your future at Foundation!
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