Marketing Communications Specialist

Rihm Family Companies

Our Company:

At Rihm Kenworth, Our Customers Come First.

Our mission statement is: "Building lasting relationships with our partners and employees while serving the recreational and travel community. Our core values shall be based on Honesty, Integrity and Service to the Community."

Rihm Kenworth is one of the oldest and largest Kenworth dealers in the United States. Founded in 1932, we have a rich heritage of providing quality products & service to the trucking industry that spans four generations of family ownership.

We have 85 years of experience in domestic & international sales of New Trucks, Used Trucks and Truck & Diesel Engine Parts. Our Service Department and Body & Paint Shops are well respected local and national. We are able to serve you at our of our five locations, look for us in St. Paul, MN, Sauk Centre, MN, Lake Elmo, MN, Albert Lea, MN, and Superior, WI.

Position Details

Marketing Communications Specialist
Twin Cities Metro
South Saint Paul, MN

Job Introduction:

Rihm Family Companies is looking for a Marketing Communications Specialist to join our growing team. Our family-owned business is driven by our 4 Es of Doing Business – Effective, Efficient, Equity and Expansion. We look for exceptional candidates who value our mission. If you possess a strong interest in marketing, videography, photography, graphic design, social media, and event planning and would like to gain experience with an established organization, please apply.

Job Summary:

The Marketing Communications Specialist promotes Rihm Family Companies, its products, services and unique value propositio to help drive business, increase the strength of the brand, and reinforce our position in the marketplace. You will report directly to the Marketing Communications Manager on a wide range of projects and job responsibilities.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Maintain company’s social media 
  • Produce and edit photography and videography 
  • Compose shot lists, create storyboards and organize photos and videos to be captured 
  • Write scripts, interviews, and other material for videos 
  • Create animations and video for demonstrative and educational purposes 
  • Coordinate and seek talent to participate in and subject matter for photos and videos 
  • Monitor social media platforms, track and analyze performance and engagement 
  • Design and create graphics for social posts and promotions 
  • Assist with other content creation including website, sales and promotional materials 
  • Create and or optimize marketing presentations and materials and ensure brand consistency across departments and locations 
  • Participate in trade shows and other events 
  • Provide additional support to the Marketing Communications Manager and other duties to meet business requirements

Essential Qualifications:

  • 4-year marketing related degree 
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite, and related application skills 
  • Experience with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube 
  • Excellent PC skills and proficiency in business and software applications

Key Attributes/Skills/Characteristics:

  • Work effectively with internal customers and external vendors 
  • High ethical standards and trustworthy 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Attention to detail, strong work ethic, and a positive attitude 
  • Ability to take on multiple projects at once 
  • Excellent organization and planning abilities 
  • Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies, and methodologies in marketing 
  • Video production and editing skills 
  • Ability to bring artistic vision to content creation 
  • Willingness to travel to other locations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 months to 3 years of marketing related experience 
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Knowledge and ability to leverage social media marketing 
  • Effective utilization of project management software, methods, and tools 
  • Truck, automotive or heavy equipment dealership background

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