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Publication or Company Hitachi America, Ltd.
Job Title Communications & Social Media Specialist
Industry Conferences/Events, Corporate/Institutional/Technical Writing, Internet/Online/New Media, Public Relations, Social Media
Salary Competitive
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Tarrytown, NY
Job Requirements ∑ Bachelorís degree in Marketing, Communications or related degree is required
∑ Passion for and at least 2-3 years of proven experience in a professional capacity as an active user of multiple social media outlets and social media tools such as HootSuite and Twitter Deck
∑ At least 2 years of experience in PR and writing communications
∑ Proficiency with the Cision Media Database and Monitoring Platform is required
∑ Familiarity with Social CRM tools and platforms for utilization within the department
∑ Familiarity with distributing press releases via Businesswire and Cision
∑ Proven writing and proofreading skills
∑ Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
∑ Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
∑ Ability to work under pressure, prioritize tasks and handle multiple projects
∑ Ability to work independently and as part of a team
∑ Ability to attend seminars and conferences focused on Social Media
∑ Ability to communicate personably with a wide variety of individuals
∑ Demonstrable and effective time management skills and ability to work in a fast paced environment and ability manage multiple simultaneous projects
∑ Writing Samples and Portfolio to be provided upon request
∑ Some domestic travel may be necessary; up to 5-10% of the time

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
About Our Company Hitachi America, Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. established in 1959, is headquartered in Tarrytown, New York. Hitachi America, Ltd., and its subsidiary companies offer a broad range of electronics, power and industrial equipment and services, automotive products and consumer electronics with operations throughout the Americas.
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