Cummins Inc. Senior Marketing Communications Specialist in Indianapolis, Indiana

Senior Marketing Communications Specialist


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

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Our Corporate team delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Indianapolis, Indiana for a Senior Marketing Communications Specialist working with our Digital Accelerator team. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading projects.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, high challenge environment.

Creative problem-solving skills with an affinity for delivering clear, practical solutions.

Aptitude to map diverse buyer and customer journeys and align touch points with marketing communications.

Experience and understanding in product marketing, software development and technology life cycles.

Strength in managing vendors to deliver materials according to marketing plans, budgets and timelines.

Ability to develop and implement a comprehensive marketing plan to include social media, online advertising, events, email, and other campaigns with the ability to track, report and fine tune to maximize effectiveness.

Willing to test and try innovative marketing ideas to enable sales growth.

Eager to quickly understand the current digital product portfolio and work to deliver a marketing road map for the global sales teams.

Excellent writing, speaking and presentation skills with demonstrative portfolio of work samples.

Experience with Marketing Automation tools, digital web platforms and Microsoft Office 365 (Examples include Eloqua, Salesforce, Drupal, WordPress and SharePoint).

Creation of an internal communication strategy and ability to execute against it to gain business alignment.

Own development and execution of organizational messaging to ensure corporate identity and message consistency.

Able to thrive amidst uncertainty and shifting priorities.

Responsible for creating and operating go-to-market strategies, product launches, operational readiness and ongoing training and support to drive software product adoption and advocacy.

Exceptional strategic mindset and tactical ability.

Responsible for managing specific marketing materials, marketing programs or events that have been identified in a marketing plan.

Provides support in the execution of marketing communication strategies; drafts marketing plans and materials.

Monitors and tracks marketing communications projects and events as they relate to assigned area.

Coordinates the publication of internal and external product sales literature, image advertising, and collateral materials Serves as a resource on projects and work assignments.

Employs basic knowledge of effective marketing and general business understanding.

Keeps business and product teams apprised of the status of marketing communications materials.

Provides costing, budget, research, and analytical support to marketing management.

Monitors supplier performance and provides oversight and management of day to day requirements.Manages reporting and analysis of Key Performance Indicators



Develop Communication Plans - Knowledge of current communication methods. Provides input to and implements the communication plan for a specific product, market, process, etc. Knows the audience and the tools used to reach the audience. Able to tell others about the communication plan.

Message Creation - Uses a message triangle or appropriate materials when creating communication or training materials.

Create Marketing Collateral Materials - Knows the process to create marketing collateral pieces and able to lead the process using the approved tool. Approves copy and layouts for production. Coordinates with the printer and understands the differences in types of paper, benefits versus costs of number of colors, and types of finishes on collateral materials. Manages the distribution and/or fulfillment processes.

Understands common marcom metrics (Ad impressions, Trade show measures, media impressions, surveys, click-through, conversion, time spent on page, bounce-back, etc) and interprets analytics data to improve performance.

Digital Marketing Communications Strategy/Management:

Digital Publishing - Understands and can display proficiency using common digital publishing concepts and platforms (content management systems, websites, social media, digital signage, mobile apps, etc.)

Digital Campaign Planning - Provides input and has the ability to guide suppliers on campaign planning activities.

Digital Communications Design and Development - Knows the processes to create digital collateral and able to lead the process using the approved tools. Understands the basic concepts of content management, user centered design and A/B version testing

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in marketing, communications or a related subject required.


Intermediate ( 5 – 8 years) relevant work experience required. Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Ready to think beyond your desk? Apply for this opportunity to start your career with Cummins today.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Indianapolis-US, IN, Indianapolis, Cummins DBU Headquarters

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 3, 2018, 12:04:19 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180006JC