Marketing Communication Coordinator at Principal Financial Group (Des Moines, IA)

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Do you have a knack for writing? Are you good at juggling multiple priorities in an organized manner? If so, then this Marketing Communication Coordinator position on the USIS Marketing team may be the place for you! Read on to learn more about what you'll be doing in this role:

  • Digital/Content Marketing: Assist with digital strategy, including facilitation of email marketing strategies, targeted, well-written web content, and social media. Participate in content strategy development and execution across all marketing channels to increase brand awareness, engagement, acquisition, retention and pipeline. Measure campaign results.
  • Project/Resource Management: Manage projects/resources to accomplish marketing communication objectives in an effective and efficient manner. Manage project execution workflow, timing, budget, reporting and results. Balance need for top-quality communications with high impact and accuracy with prudent cost containment. Partner with others to rectify problems with the projects and processes.
  • Teamwork: Work collaboratively with internal and external resources to execute on projects. Serve as liaison to and between external advertising agencies, technology firms, print suppliers and other marketing related vendors.
  • Maintenance: Maintain, analyze and facilitate marketing collateral and digital content. Ensure timely revisions, digital updates or reprints. Includes review of material, no longer vital to marketing operation and provide recommendation for record retention or disposal.
  • Assist in the development of larger integrated marketing communication programs, and independently develop smaller communication programs to promote the company's brand image. Manage assigned projects and deliver on strategies including digital, email marketing, social and/or print. Project manage execution of plans with limited direction. Contribute to an environment that encourages teamwork, knowledge sharing, best practice adherence, and strategic thinking that results in consistently high-quality and innovative communication outcomes that deliver on-time, on-strategy, and on-budget.
  • Strategy: Assist in the development of integrated marketing communication programs and strategies. Begin to translate marketing/business plans, competitive research and information into effective, efficient and innovative communication strategies that support business unit goals. Plan, organize, manage and control marketing communications projects.
  • Other: Perform other job-related duties or special projects as required.

This position is also a great way to advance your career. As a growing company with over 14,000 employees around the world, Principal offers a lot of ways for you to learn more, earn more and achieve more. That's one reason we were named/recognized as one of Forbes America's Best Employer's.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required plus two years related work experience
  • Demonstrated experience with project management, managing timelines and workflows
  • Must have basic knowledge of various digital, social media and email marketing platforms
  • Diplomacy skills, confidence, and tact are required
  • Must have demonstrated organizational, and oral and written communication skills, along with basic problem solving, analytical, and presentation skills
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy and pay strict attention to detail
  • Travel, including overnight stays, may be required up to 5-10% of the time

Salary Range Information

Salary ranges below reflect targeted base salaries. Non-sales positions have the opportunity to participate in a bonus program. Sales positions are eligible for sales incentives, and in some instances a bonus plan, whereby total compensation may far exceed base salary depending on individual performance. Actual compensation for all roles will be based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer.

Salary Range

$41700 - $67000 / year

Additional Information

Work Authorization/Sponsorship

At this time, we're not considering candidates that need any type of immigration sponsorship now or in the future or those needing work authorization for this role. (This includes, but is not limited to students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.)

Investment Code of Ethics

For Principal Global Investors positions, you'll need to follow an Investment Code of Ethics related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.

Experience Principal

While our expertise spans the globe, we're bound by one common purpose: to foster a world where financial security is accessible to all. And our success depends on the unique experiences, backgrounds, and talents of our employees - individually and all of us together. Explore our core values, benefits and why we're an exceptional place to grow your career.

Principal is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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More Information on Principal Financial Group
Principal Financial Group operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Des Moines, IA. Principal Financial Group was founded in 1879. It has 18000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 75 open jobs at Principal Financial Group, click here.
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