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We're Hiring! Communications Specialist

We're Hiring! Communications Specialist

JOB TITLE:  Communications Specialist (Full Time)

Work on exciting projects with clients like Hard Rock Casino Rockford...SwedishAmerican Health System...Winnebago County and regional schools. Join the BEST marketing firm in Northern Illinois, KMK Media Group. Are you energetic? Organized? Are you an excellent writer, experienced with social media, PR, websites and ad copy? How do you feel about birthday and staff coffee and snacks...a private office and laughter heard in the hallways every day? You'll also be happily greeted each morning by the wagging tails of KMK's canine office mascots! Flexible hours, fun environment. Reach out to any of our team members and ask what it's like to work at KMK Media Group! Apply now to join a winning team! Send resume and cover letter to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Social Media

  • Create social media marketing plans, working with clients to manage, plan, and grow their social media presence by developing relevant, content-rich information, creative imagery, and monitoring posts.
  • Provide clients with monthly reports of their social media success. • Keep up on the latest social media trends, strategies, and tracking methods.


  • Copywriting for websites, marketing collateral, electronic newsletters, radio/TV/print ads, and promotional videos, working to capture the essence of a client’s business in a succinct, creative, persuasive fashion. Utilize different writing styles for different industries and media.
  • Research and understand a client’s business, tone, and creative style to develop content that best meets the desired goals.

Media Relations

  • Work with clients to compose press releases, place guest editorials, coordinate media events, write talking points, and pitch stories to media outlets. Work with media and client accordingly.
  • Keep up with current events, local and national news coverage.


  • Assistance with media buying for clients.
  • Assistance with event planning for clients.
  • Assistance with KMK Media’s own promotional efforts.
  • Other projects as needed.


  • A bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing or a related field plus a minimum of 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of products.
  • Thorough working knowledge of tools and technology for social media management including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and provide marketable solutions.

Skills Required

  • Excellent creative writing skills to effectively promote a client’s business across a variety of platforms.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously while estimating times for completion and meeting set deadlines.
  • Professional and courteous demeanor in all client and staff interactions.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strategic thinker, able to pinpoint the relevant points to a client’s issue, business, service, product or event, and research accordingly to help solve marketing problems.


This is a full-time position with flexible hours.

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Saturday, 16 October 2021

Who We Are?

KMK Media Group is a full-service communications firm focused on helping businesses succeed through consistent creative, message and tone.

What We Do

Our services include award-winning design, web development, social media management, video production, public relations, ad campaigns and more!

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716 North Church Street
Rockford, Illinois 61103
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