Strategic Marketing Lead

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Strategic Marketing Lead

Through collaboration, you can turn good ideas into great outcomes

You believe that it often takes a variety of viewpoints to reach more informed outcomes. You're energized by open dialogue and collaborative brainstorming. We encourage collaborations, with the understanding that different perspectives can lead to exciting outcomes for all. Let's talk about how we can work together.

Parsons is looking for a Strategic Marketing Lead to enhance our marketing and communications presence within the Critical Infrastructure industry. Our ideal candidate is a storyteller with experience producing and executing creative, versatile marketing communications campaigns in the Critical Infrastructure industry, including both traditional (tradeshows, events, brochures) and non-traditional (grassroots, guerilla, and out-of-home) marketing. They will be highly collaborative, with the ability to work across functions, markets, and business units.

In this role, the new teammate will work closely with the strategic communications team, and larger corporate communications function, to develop, plan, and execute short and long-term marketing strategies that increase the company's position as a leading global Critical Infrastructure company. This individual must be comfortable with ambiguity, unafraid to lead when necessary, and work well with tight deadlines and budgets.

This role can be done remotely from home or nearby a Parsons office in Washington D.C. metro region, Chicago, or Charlotte. Up to 25% travel required.

It's 'all for one and one for all' in our organization

Supportive team effort is the way to go. Our inclusive workplace demonstrates that when you support each other, there are fewer errors, issues are resolved with comradely communication, and work is shared when necessary to get the job done. It's a wonderful arrangement, and every member of our diverse staff feels the strength of this unity. We include, respect, and look to promote every deserving individual. If you can give and receive support, you'll find a like-minded group with us.

  • Proactively collaborate across business units, sectors, and departments to plan and deliver key marketing campaigns, maximizing the effectiveness of the corporation's marketing and business intelligence goals and initiatives.
  • Understand Parsons' products, services, and client base to actively create and nurture targeted, multi-channel marketing campaigns.
  • Partner across functions, business units, and markets to develop event strategies and track, measure and analyze impact of trade shows, sponsorships, and other corporate events - with a focus on maximizing the potential and investment for each engagement
  • Develop and track metrics that measure the success of internal and external marketing campaigns in alignment with the company's strategic direction
  • Analyze customer insights, consumer trends, market analysis, and marketing best practices to build successful strategies, achieve enterprise business objectives, stay ahead of the competition, drive innovation and extract key insights for future campaign development and go-to-market strategies.
  • Use storytelling skills to develop innovative business cases to support new marketing strategies, budget requests, projects, and marketing plans to include events, memberships, and philanthropy engagement.
  • Assist in conceptualizing and executing multi-channel marketing campaigns across customer lifecycle in accordance with corporate strategy.

Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, business, or related field
  • 5 - 7 Years' related experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, knowledge of AP Style preferred
  • Proven experience developing marketing plans and campaigns that connect to the business objectives, and influence target audiences
  • Strong project management, multitasking, and decision-making skills
  • Metrics-driven marketing mind with creative eye
  • Experience with marketing automation and CRM tools preferred
  • Knowledge of AEC market preferred

Our most important resource is your innovative mind

If you're a pro who's always thinking of better ways to do things, you've found a home. We work smarter by seeking out fresh approaches to every facet of business, from everyday operations to high-level decisions. Our diverse staff hails from a variety of backgrounds, all bringing their valuable perspectives and skills. Here, everyone is included, respected, and offered every opportunity to grow.

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading technology firm driving the future of defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

With a history of disruption beginning in 1944, we apply our distinct perspective to help our customers confront the issues of tomorrow in every domain-land, sea, air, space, and cyber. Our range of capabilities and our global network of resources lets us layer and integrate solutions to respond to any challenge with unmatched agility. In a time of rapid change, we see infinite sources of inspiration to fuel our creativity and enable the innovation necessary to accomplish our quest of delivering a better world.

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