Communications Specialist

Lord Hobo Brewing Company

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About Lord Hobo Brewing Company

Celebrating our 5th Anniversary, Lord Hobo Brewing Company, based out of Woburn, Massachusetts is a leading craft brewery in the New England market. Lord Hobo is sold in 12 states on the East Coast and is a brewery that is focused on growth and market support. Our flagship beer, Boomsauce, has seen incredible growth over the last 4 years and is the foundation for our success as a brand.  Our portfolio of core products, including Boomsauce, Glorious, Angelica, Life, and 617 are consumer favorites and designed to win the favor of on and off-premises retail accounts. Lord Hobo was established on the inspiration of bringing the New England IPA style to a wider audience. Our team of Hobos are passionate, driven to ‘win’, and hard working.

If your skills, experience, and career aspirations match the opportunity described below, we look forward to meeting you!

Communications Specialist with Photography Skills

As we move forward in our development, we seek an experienced and talented marketing mind to work with our team in implementing and executing strategies that will help further our rapid growth.

The primary role for the Communications Specialist is to work under the supervision of the Director of Marketing in building and maintaining relationships between Lord Hobo and the outside world. Specific tasks and activities required to create and execute all communication initiatives will include, but are not limited to, the following:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Editorial copy on all promotional materials 

    • Press releases, social media, email campaigns, events, sell sheet, website content, product descriptions, POS materials, others as assigned

  • Direct contact for all media relations

  • Maintain an updated media database and pro-actively pitch to local and regional media

  • Manage all social media platforms

  • Ability to define marketing conversion metrics

  • Execute and grow product marketing communication strategy

  • Generate weekly data reports on social media, newsletters, google analytics and media-exposure

  • Develop innovative ideas to increase web traffic, customer engagement on social platforms and overall digital brand awareness

  • Attend all large brand related events for live social media posts, photography and to manage any press

  • Work with the marketing team to understand concepts and project requirements

  • Collaborate with the marketing team members to launch projects

  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Attributes required to be successful in this role:

  • Strong photography skills

  • Creativity skills and problem-solving aptitude

  • Excellent communications (both verbal and written)

  • Time management and multitasking 

  • Quality videography skills

  • A keen eye for detail

  • Lots of personality, positive energy and a competitive spirit

  • Reliable and accountable for one's' work

  • Team player.  Ability to work as part of a larger team

  • Well organized with high level of attention to detail

  • Execute all projects with a sense of urgency

  • Ability to go above and beyond assigned tasks

  • Creative thinker but grounded with business objective awareness

  • Ability to absorb and apply constructive criticism from Marketing Director and peers

Qualifications:

At a minimum, the Communications Specialist must have the following qualifications and skills:

  • 4-year college degree (or higher) with 2-5 years of relevant professional experience

  • Beer or lifestyle beverage industry experience a huge plus

  • Comfortable traveling regularly and working autonomously

  • Background in journalism preferred

  • Public relations and media coverage experience preferred

  • Background in photography and videography

Compensation:

We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience level. Our benefits package includes: paid holidays and time off, medical, dental, vision, and supplemental insurances, 401k, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, a referral bonus program and much more.

How to apply:

If you are ready to join the Lord Hobo team, email your resume and a cover letter to careers@lordhobo.com.


Lord Hobo Brewing Company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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