Marketing Communications Coordinator - Job Description

About Holbrook Travel

Holbrook Travel is dedicated to offering quality educational, natural history, and specialty travel programs to groups and individuals. Major channels of distribution include educational institutions, nature and birding organizations, alumni associations, a wide array of special interest clubs and also families and friends. Our primary regions of expertise are Central America, South America, and Africa. Countries such as Costa Rica, Belize, Chile, Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands, Peru, Kenya, Tanzania, and South Africa are some of the regions in which we create our own programs through direct negotiation. Holbrook also owns and operates Selva Verde Lodge and Private Reserve in Costa Rica.

 

About this position

The Communications Coordinator has multiple marketing roles, including copywriting, collateral support, and the distribution of informational packets to our travelers. This position supports the Marketing department with ongoing mailings and projects including writing, proofreading, and design.

This vital position in our Marketing team requires a broad range of skills and an organized and motivated individual. Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and work well within a team environment. Experience in a Marketing department, international travel experience, and an education background are considered a plus for applicants.

Position is based in Gainesville, Florida office.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares and sends mailings and informational packets to our travelers and group leaders
  • Supports design and production of marketing collateral including brochures, website content, e-newsletters, and other projects as needed
  • Writes and edits copy for travel programs, including highlights and day-by-day itinerary
  • Follows Holbrook's brand identity with consistent editorial style format, and design elements
  • Efficiently prints and collates mailing materials; carefully reviews content for accuracy
  • Assists with preparation of booth for conventions/conferences
  • Monitors and posts content for social networking accounts and blogs
  • Assists with marketing research, analysis, and lead management
  • Assists with photo editing and design projects
  • Sorts and distributes company mail
  • Keeps inventory of supplies for client mailings

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 1+ year in a copy writing or editing role
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading abilities; strong grasp of grammar and spelling
  • Self-motivated; able to work without supervision; fast learner
  • Interpersonal skills; able to work collaboratively in teams and interact effectively with all levels of staff
  • Able to multi-task; can handle many projects at once
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills; proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Physical requirements: Must be able to sit for up to 8 hours a day, stand up to 3 hours a day, and lift up to 30 lbs.

 

Bonus points

  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign and Photoshop
  • Background in a related field (journalism, communications, marketing, public relations, etc.)
  • Experience with social media
  • Interest in world cultures

 

To apply

Send your resume, cover letter, and any relevant writing samples or clips to travel@holbrooktravel.com.