Strategic Marketing/Communications Specialist - Ascend offices in Austin, TX

The Strategic Marketing/Communications Specialist is a client interfacing position that spans a wide array of marketing program activities, including the strategic process, the creative process, marketing analysis and analytics, marketing execution and operations and digital implementation and integration. You'll work with some of the most talented and experienced marketing professionals supporting some of the largest and leading global marketing organizations.

You can expect a commitment to an intensive developmental track leading to strategic marketing leadership roles. For students thinking about a future MBA, our 'program' delivers some of the same kinds of learning, and work experience.

We're looking for very smart, super inquisitive, multi-faceted individuals that we can develop into Account Leadership Roles. If you're among the sharpest top graduates and post grads coming out programs ranging from Advertising, Communications, Marketing, Liberal Arts, and integrated programs such as Plan II and ATEC, we want to hear from you.


  • Strong academic performance
  • Natural leader; track record demonstrating leadership ability
  • High interest in the marketing field; ready to learn at rapid pace
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Strategic thinker
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Articulate; strong in verbal and written communications
  • Experience in web development and/or digital/social media marketing a plus


About Ascend Marketing

Ascend Marketing is an award-winning marketing services firm based in Texas with offices in Grapevine and Austin. Ascend is an established expert in the customer engagement arena, providing a range of services including strategy, data management, creative services, multi-channel marketing execution, and business intelligence and analytics.

Ascend helps clients achieve the vision of total customer engagement through complete, end-to-end customer lifecycle marketing solutions.

Founded in 2004, Ascend employees over 50 marketing and technology professionals. Ascend’s clients range from Fortune 100 Companies through well-funded startups.

We’re a great company to work for. We care for our people and our customers and have an enjoyable work environment. We’re a positive, cooperative and professional organization that also values good written and verbal communication skills.

If this role interests you, please apply below. Paste in your resume and cover letter that communicates your interest and highlights your experience in the areas above. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.


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