Marketing Communications Specialist

Date: Mar 18, 2024

Location: East Lansing, MI, US, 48823

Company: GreenStone Farm Credit Services

GreenStone Farm Credit Services is seeking a dynamic and experienced Marketing Communications Specialist to join our team. In this role, you will play a crucial part in shaping and maintaining our brand identity across various channels. Your deep understanding of our brand, coupled with your exceptional writing skills, will enable us to effectively communicate our message to diverse audiences. By crafting compelling narratives and adapting to different audience personas, you will help bring our brand to life and drive impactful engagement. If you are passionate about storytelling and are ready to make a significant impact, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


Working Hours: Enjoy a consistent schedule of 8am-4:30pm, Monday – Friday providing you with a stable work-life balance.

Location: East Lansing, MI This position is a hybrid role with 3 days in the office and 2 days remote. A schedule of expected onsite and remote workdays will be discussed during the interview process.


What can we offer you?


GreenStone trusts the people we hire. We empower employees to make the best decisions for the customer and the company.


GreenStone has an outstanding Total Rewards package, which includes, but is not limited to:


  • 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 12 paid holidays per year
  • 401(k) plan – up to a 9% employer contribution/match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life/AD&D benefits, etc.
  • Paid Parental leave
  • $150/year Logo Wear allowance
  • $400/year Wellness Subsidy/Reimbursement & wellness programs
  • $6,000 lifetime maximum Student Debt repayment program or tuition assistance
  • Yearly bonus/incentive opportunity available to all employees



Get to know GreenStone

Our $14 billion portfolio of customers, ranging from rural homeowners to global agriculture and food businesses, provides our employees with a unique opportunity to maintain a local presence while working for a top workplace. Our diverse business structure provides exciting opportunities for passionate, talented professionals in many areas. Additionally, many of our team members are highly respected in their area of expertise at both the state and national level making GreenStone one of the top Farm Credit associations in the country.




Core Four values steer everything we do at GreenStone. Customer First, Delivery Quality, Get involved, Do the right thing. Employees work as a team to create a company fueled by the desire to best serve each other and our customers every day. Greenstone culture promotes innovative thinking, professional development, health and wellness, and a relaxed work environment with flexible schedules.



Day in the life of a Marketing Communications Specialist :

  • Supporting Brand Identity: Develop and implement communication strategies that consistently reinforce and enhance the GreenStone brand across all touchpoints, with a focus on audience adaptation and engagement.
  • Content Creation: Create compelling written, verbal, and audio communications that showcase GreenStone's values, achievements, and offerings. This includes serving as a copy author and editor for internal and external outreach mediums such as intranet postings, memos, website content, magazine articles, emails, advertisements, promotional materials, press releases, media advisories, and social networks.
  • Storytelling: Utilize your storytelling skills to effectively narrate the GreenStone story through engaging customer and employee narratives and content that resonates with our target audience.
  • Corporate Communications Coordination: Assist in coordinating and monitoring corporate communications to ensure consistency and uniformity across all communication channels.
  • Media Relations: Develop and nurture relationships with key media contacts to position GreenStone as an expert and thought leader in the industry. Leverage these relationships to secure regional print, online, and broadcast interviews and placements across various media channels. Additionally, build and maintain relationships with top media publications, podcasts, and broadcast outlets.
  • Project Management: Collaborate with the Marketing and Public Relations Department on idea generation, plan development, and execution of high-impact marketing and public relations campaigns. Provide leadership and guidance on assigned projects, ensuring brand message inclusion in strategic planning, execution, and ongoing maintenance. Communicate project status and expectations effectively to team members.


What Experience do you bring?

  • Bachelor's degree required with majors in Communications, Creative Writing, Journalism and Public Relations preferred.



What sets you Apart?

You will really stand out if you have the following:

  • 3+ years of writing, communications, and/or publication relations experience
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Ability to quickly learn and effectively use new process and procedures to meet business.
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  • Ability to work effectively on teams by building strong relationships, listening to others, valuing opinions, and helping team to meet goals.
  • Demonstrated engaging writing and message delivery, advanced proofreading ability.
  • Must have a strong focus on and attention to detail


GreenStone Farm Credit Services is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We comply with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity regulations. We conduct all personnel decisions and processes relating to our employees and job applicants in an environment free of discrimination and harassment.

Nearest Major Market: Lansing