Marketing Communications Specialist


The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans is North America’s largest membership organization for those who work with employee benefit plans. The Foundation’s employees make a HUGE impact on the livelihoods of millions of workers across the U.S. and Canada because of the work we do in providing education and research to the benefits community. Employees enjoy an outstanding benefits package, unique employee perks, creative and caring co-workers—all within a family-friendly workplace. Speaking of workplaces, the Foundation is tucked into a 15-acre wooded slice of nature in the heart of Brookfield. We’re small enough for you to have ongoing, meaningful impact on the organization but big enough to make international news. Visit us at or connect with us on the socials.

Position Details

Marketing Communications Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Brookfield, WI

Position Details:

Title: Marketing Communications Specialist

Type: Job

Class: Full-time

Date: 7/8/21

Region: Southeast Wisconsin

City, State: Brookfield, WI

Position Summary:

The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans is searching for a Marketing Communications Specialist who can develop and implement fresh content across various digital and print platforms. We’re looking for someone who loves to write and creatively collaborate but also appreciates a good data dive.

What You Would Actually Be Doing:

  • Every day will probably be a bit different, so if you like that keep reading! This position will:
  • Serve as project manager for major Foundation communication projects such as educational catalogs, annual reports, web pages, multi-product messaging and other member communication.
  • Create copy for various Foundation products and services, working with team members to best meet marketing goals. Adjust the tone, voice and quality of information to best engage the target audience while meeting marketing goals.
  • Develop and implement tactics to elevate the Foundation and its products/services/content through social media and other online community platforms. Coordinate daily monitoring, posting, and content development and customer support. Measure and track success of social media initiatives.
  • Utilizing the Foundation’s email service provider, support the marketing initiatives with creative and cleanly built email communications. Leverage the Foundation’s customer database to target communications effectively and manage a product’s marketing communication campaigns as assigned.
  • Coordinate the logistics for the Foundation’s tradeshow and speaking engagements by working with marketing team and other stakeholders.Support the Foundation’s participation at industry events and represent the Foundation as necessary.
  • Support the broader business development team in market research, member service development, fostering relationships with key industry influencers, and coordinating special events and the purchasing of related items.

Your Background:

  • A bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism or Communications or related degree with at least three years of experience 
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills 
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills 
  • Strong social media skills 
  • Comfortable working with data analytics and web content management 
  • Familiarity with online communications including search engine optimization

In addition, it is essential that the individual be a team player able to multi-task while working in a diverse business environment. The successful individual will be detail orientated, self-motivated, a good communicator, with good organizational skills, creative and possess team collaborative skills.

The individual must be able to travel (approximately 10%) and be able to work in a normal office environment.

Our incredible benefits package includes a comprehensive medical plan, vision plan, dental plan, long term disability, short term disability, paid vacation, sick and 13 paid holidays. Our retirement plan includes a defined benefit plan AND a non-elective company contribution AND a matched 401(k) plan. Unique organizational perks include on-site fitness center with yoga and strength training classes, mindfulness sessions, a bocce league, softball team, and even a cribbage club to name a few!

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