The Digital Communications Specialist assists the Communications Director in the execution of corporate communications strategies and related initiatives for First Busey Corporation subsidiaries. Further, it is the responsibility of this individual to coordinate internal and external communications as it relates to non-product information, strategic initiatives, and other corporate information, while effectively representing Busey to our 4 Pillars - customers, associates, communities and shareholders.
WHAT YOU'LL BRING
Assist in growing the company's social media presence by developing engaging content, and monitoring and communicating - including outside normal operating hours - with online communities.
Author/edit and maintain calendar of social media channel communications, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
Provide weekly and monthly reporting/analysis of social media analytics.
Assist in the monitoring of online reputation management practices through daily monitoring and reports.
Assist in maintaining master media lists by market, distributing press communications, archiving media coverage and providing support for media training for associates.
Assist the Communications Director in organizing, producing, and communicating innovative active media corporate communication tools-podcasts, corporate video spots, presentation materials, etc.
Coordinate corporate communications copy, including brand messaging/copywriting, also assisting with internal and external publications, corporate news releases and other related projects.
Research, design, and implement successful marketing communication timelines and plans on a variety of topics to support corporate, bank, wealth management, and subsidiary initiatives.
Research media coverage and pitch opportunities for various lines of business and subsidiaries.
Develop formal speeches, remarks and talking points as requested.
Develop professional awards submissions for associate-related activities and industry-wide awards and recognition programs.
Other projects and initiatives as assigned.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills with ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities while keeping projects on course
Communication disciplines such as public relations, advertising, marketing and graphic design
Take reasonable care in completion of work to prevent loss
Consistently manage communications and related activities
Assist growth plans to support desired strategic objectives of the organization
Develop and maintain strong media relationships
Analyze and recommend communication needs
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Requires Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or related field.
Requires 2 or more years of communication experience.
Requires knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Busey believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
Equal Opportunity Employment is a priority for Busey and all qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital status, military status, veterans status, citizenship status, disability, order of protection or any other characteristic protected by applicable law or other non-merit based factors.
Internal Number: DIGIT03328
As of June 30, 2019, First Busey Corporation (Nasdaq: BUSE) was a $9.61 billion financial holding company headquartered in Champaign, Illinois.
Busey Bank, a wholly-owned bank subsidiary with total assets of $7.66 billion as of June 30, 2019, is headquartered in Champaign, Illinois and has 44 banking centers serving Illinois, 13 banking centers in the St. Louis, Missouri metropolitan area, five banking centers serving southwest Florida and a banking center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Through the Busey Wealth Management division, the Company provides asset management, investment and fiduciary services to individuals, businesses and foundations. As of June 30, 2019, assets under care were approximately $7.47 billion. Busey Bank owns a retail payment processing subsidiary, FirsTech, Inc., which processes approximately 28 million transactions per year using online bill payment, lockbox processing and walk-in payments at its 4,000 agent locations in 43 states. More information about FirsTech, Inc. can be found at firstechpayments.com.
Busey Bank was named among Forbes' 2019 Best-In-State Banks—one of five in Illinois and 173 from across the country, equivalent to 2.8% of all banks. ...Best-In-State Banks are awarded for exceptional customer experiences as determined by a survey sample of 25,000+ banking customers who rated banks on trust, terms and conditions, branch services, digital services and financial advice.
TheBANK of Edwardsville, a wholly-owned bank subsidiary of the Company with total assets of $1.95 billion as of June 30, 2019, is headquartered in Edwardsville, Illinois and has 19 banking centers. Through TheBANK of Edwardsville Wealth Management division, the Company provides asset management, investment and fiduciary services to individuals, businesses and foundations. As of June 30, 2019, assets under care were approximately $1.50 billion.
For more information about us, visit busey.com and 4thebank.com.