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Marketing Specialist (Remote) Job

Job Classification:  Remote

We Light the Way!


Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 13,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  

Who We Are

The Atrius brand is part of Acuity Brands’ Intelligent Spaces Group.


The Atrius suite of cloud and software products control thousands of buildings, interact with millions of people, and manage billions of square feet of real estate around the world every single day. Backed by a multi-billion-dollar lighting and controls hardware business, we are building a suite of applications that are redefining how people live, work, learn and play in buildings and spaces worldwide

What We Do

We spend upwards of 90% of our lives within buildings, yet the need has never been greater to modernize how physical spaces are managed. Atrius is on a mission to enable spaces to become smarter, safer, and greener. To achieve this mission, we partner with leading organizations to optimize energy consumption, manage physical assets, and deliver personal, meaningful experiences within their spaces. We’re a highly collaborative, mission-driven team that is passionate about using our solutions to create greener communities.

About the Role

Reporting to the Director of Marketing, you’ll work cross-functionally with colleagues in marketing, product, sales, and design. The ideal candidate is a rockstar storyteller with strong project management skills and the flexibility to support our overall marketing strategy as needed. 

This role sits within a growing team dedicated to a better built environment within key verticals such as higher education, aviation, hospitality, healthcare, and more. 


  • Execute and contribute to Atrius’ content marketing strategy
  • Create and write content for a variety of marketing programs and communications such as but not limited to blog posts, guides, emails, white papers, social media, and website content.
  • Create your own well-researched content quickly, experimenting with format and tone to optimize for traffic and engagement
  • Own the content calendar (blog, social media, email newsletters), including scheduling, publishing, distribution, tracking success and areas of improvement.
  • Manage the editorial process, sourcing and managing external and internal writers as needed
  • Grow our presence on Twitter and LinkedIn with smart, engaging content that creates a conversation with our community. Support the overall strategy for social media.
  • Ensure that messages are supportive of and consistent with Atrius marketing strategies
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to analyze content performance while using data to iterate and maximize future results.
  • Maintain a high level of attention to detail for writing best practices including editing, flow, grammar, and punctuation.

What You'll Be Doing:

Content Development

  • Create content for a variety of marketing programs and communications such as but not limited to blogs, guides, emails, white papers, social media, and website content 
  • Manage the content editorial process including sourcing and managing external and internal writers or subject matter experts
  • Manage the content calendar to enforce timely scheduling, publishing, and distribution of a variety of marketing assets 
  • Maintain a high level of attention to detail for writing best practices including editing, flow, grammar, and punctuation
  • Campaign Support

Marketing Events:

  • Serve as the day-to-day contact between the Atrius team and Acuity Brands’ events team to keep us on track on deliverable timelines and status updates 
  • Provide options for event marketing experiences and make recommendations that align with our goals and objectives
  • Own the development of marketing material for events

Digital Marketing

  • Support our social media strategy by maintaining a consistent calendar of timely, relevant content 
  • Assist with the successful execution of digital programs tied to product launches, public relations, and general marketing campaigns 

Project management

  • Manage timetables, vendors, internal resources, deadlines, and budgets tied to projects
  • Track related key performance indicators (KPIs), report out findings and play an active role in improving our overall marketing strategy

Qualified Applicants will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or journalism
  • 3+ years of experience in a marketing role
  • 3+ years of experience writing results-driven copy
  • Demonstrates teamwork and excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Strong research skills and a keen eye for detail
  • Ability to articulate complex subject matter in a straightforward, concise, and easily digestible manner for various audiences
  • Knowledge of B2B or B2C content marketing, trends, and best practices
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects with tight deadlines, while being flexible to accommodate shifting schedules
  • A self-starter mindset able to work in a remote work environment with strong communication skills, both written and verbally
  • Excellent project management and documentation skills
  • Experience within the building management industry a plus
  • HTML and Wordpress experience a plus
  • Pardot and Salesforce experience a plus
  • Experience with project management tools (Asana, Jira, etc) a plus

Travel Requirements

  • 1-20%


We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands. 


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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Req ID:  4323

Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Developer, Social Media, Cloud, Communications, Marketing, Technology

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