Marketing Manager

McLean , Virginia
Feb 15, 2018
Feb 28, 2018
Full Time


PenFed is hiring a Marketing Manager in Mclean, Virginia. The primary responsibility of this role will be to serve as gatekeeper for quality and consistency with PenFed’s Marketing efforts. The Marketing Manager will review all Marketing and Communication materials to ensure that they conform to PenFed’s brand, voice and standards while also reviewing for grammar, spelling, usage and style. This individual will be instrumental in ensuring all Marketing pieces conform to the PenFed Brand.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of job duties and the position will perform other duties as assigned.

    Proofread all Marketing and Communication content across all channels, prior to final review by Compliance. Act as intermediary between Marketing Department and its agencies and Compliance. Ensure all content flows for readability and provide feedback and suggestions to the Content Writers or Creative Services for revisions. Become well-versed in legal compliance issues for Financial Institutions. Develop and manage proofing process for all materials with document procedures. Create and develop monthly Creative Reviews for Marketing Team. Develop and manage a routine for reviewing all inflight content. Work with cross functional teams and internal product owners to determine direction, as needed throughout the review process. Keep and maintain records of finalized, approved and deployed materials. Manage other copyeditors and reviewers throughout the review process. Support content writers and non-designed creation requests as needed.

Education and Experience

Equivalent combination of education and experience is considered.

    Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Marketing or a related field is required. Minimum of five (5) years of experience in similar role Solid understanding of advertising, marketing and brand voice. Outstanding eye for detail and command of English grammar and punctuation. Familiarity with a variety of style guides such as AP, APA, AMA and Chicago. Strong critical thinking skills. Ability to work quickly and accurately under deadline pressure. Strong MS Word skills and experience with Adobe Acrobat Must be a self-starter with extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. Graphic design skills and experience with CRM systems are a plus. Positive and active approach to address unexpected hurdles, competing ideas, difficult feedback, decision-making within ambiguity, and other challenges.

Supervisory Responsibility

    This position will supervise employees.

Licenses and Certifications

    There are no additional certifications required.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to an indoor office setting with moderate noise.



Local travel to various worksites is required. 



About Us

Established in 1935, PenFed today is one of the country’s strongest and most stable financial institutions with over 1.6 million members and over $23 billion in assets. We serve members in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Guam, Puerto Rico, Okinawa, and Portugal. We are federally insured by NCUA and we are an Equal Housing Lender. We are available to members worldwide, via the web, seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day.

Our mission isn’t simply to help our members get by. We exist to help them realize every ounce of their potential. We exist to educate, and to encourage. We exist to usher their dreams into the land of reality.

We provide our employees with a lucrative benefits package including robust medical, dental and vision plan options, plenty of paid time off, 401k with employer match, on-site fitness facilities at our larger locations, and more.


Equal Employment Opportunity


PenFed management will maintain and observe personnel policies which will not discriminate or permit harassment or retaliation against a person because of race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, military or veteran status or obligation, the presence of a physical and/or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, and all statuses protected by applicable state or local law in all recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, position classifications, work assignments, facilities, promotions, transfers, employee treatment, and in all other terms and conditions of employment. PenFed will also prohibit retaliation against individuals for raising a complaint of discrimination or harassment or participating in an investigation of same.

PenFed will also reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can apply for a job or perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to PenFed. Contact human resources (HR) with any questions or requests for accommodation at 703-838-1568.

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