Marketing Communications Manager

Composites One LLC

Composites One LLC is the leading supplier of essential materials forwind energy, aerospace, defense, consumer recreation, and construction composites manufacturing. We have a global presence and operate 44 North American distribution centers. As a family business, for over 60 years we have had a culture that treats each team member with respect and offers opportunities for growth and personal success.

Why you should join our team!

At Composites One we cultivate an environment of continuous growth and development. Our organization's culture is founded on the pillars of Respect, Teamwork, and Communication. Much of our success is largely attributed to our ability to operate as a cohesive team, respect each other in all of our daily interactions, and communicate effectively.

Position Details

Marketing Communications Manager
Northern Illinois
Schaumburg, IL

Are you a marketing professional looking for an opportunity to make a direct impact?

Composites One is looking for a Marketing Communications Manager to join our growing Marketing team! This role is responsible for managing the Marketing Communications team in executing various cross-platform marketing and communication activities, in support of building North American and Global brands. This includes the implementation of strategies that align with short/long-term marketing objectives; aligning initiatives with business goals, aligning messaging across all communication channels, working cross-functionally on campaign plans and associated content, and ensuring Composites One Brand and value proposition are accurately represented across all activities. This position will serve as a collaborative thought partner on the strategy, planning, and execution of the marketing communications team’s objectives.

Core responsibilities as the Marketing Communications Manager:

  • Oversees marketing communication workstreams and leads in the development of the Marketing Communications team. 
  • Provides leadership and delegation of roles and responsibilities to Marketing Communications team members, as well as management of external service partners. 
  • Manages Social Media Specialist, SEO/Website Specialist, Content Specialists, and other Marketing Communications Team Members to develop content development strategy, including acquisition and management. 
  • Manages sales-related communications projects. 
  • Proactively partners with Marketing and Commercial Groups in supporting the execution of campaign and tactical plans including timing, roll-out, and reporting. 
  • Creates Sales tools, collateral, and promotional materials to fulfill both regional and global sales and market-specific needs and campaigns. 
  • Educates and supports Product Managers, Technical Support Teams, and Brand Experience Specialist on the development of impactful, customer-focused messaging and programs that enhance market position (Product launch and trade show support). 
  • Facilitates, manages, and works to continuously improve global Company Stores for Composites One and its Brands by seeking input from internal subject matter experts. 
  • Manages various internal communication platforms as well as public relations communications. 
  • Supports the development of press releases, press events, and rollouts. 
  • Manages Intranet Content Calendar, and ensures alignment of event, social, and campaign strategies to the global/centralized calendar. 
  • Provides writing and editing support to ensure internal and external communications are aligned with the brand message and C1’s culture. 
  • Manages the Lead Management Program.
  • Coordinates with Marketing and Digital leaders to ensure data collected from lead generation programs capture desired data points. 
  • Develops marketing campaign/nurture efforts to brand Composites One to certain leads.

Must Haves to be successful in this role:

  • Strong business writing skills. 
  • Ability to design graphics associated with campaign management. 
  • Self-starter with a strong sense of initiative focused on results; ability to manage multiple, simultaneous workstreams. 
  • Skilled in working with creative agencies and an understanding of print processes. 
  • Ability to design graphics associated with campaign management. 
  • Knowledge of video production, including editing and script development. 
  • Innate ability to pay attention to details when composing, typing, and proofing materials, establishing priorities, facilitating events, and meeting deadlines. 
  • Ability to work independently. 
  • Superior organizational and problem-solving skills.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or a related field is required, or a combination of related experience and education that is deemed to be commensurate with the degree requirement. 
  • A minimum of 6 years’ experience managing complex marketing projects and/or teams is required. 
  • Knowledge of today’s communication tools and current trends as it relates to the professional environment is strongly preferred. 
  • Composites industry knowledge is a plus, but not required. 
  • Willingness to travel if required – up to 35% 
  • Advanced proficiency using MS Office software. 
  • Requires experience with Adobe Creative suite, internal database, and software systems. 
  • Experience with basic html, Office 365, Outlook, Teams, and SharePoint is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of Infographic applications and experience using email delivery systems such as Constant Contact or Mail Chimp.

What we offer as an employer of choice:

  • Day 1 Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision) 
  • 401K Plan with Company Match 
  • Profit Sharing 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care) 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Educational Assistance Program.

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