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Marketing Assistant

Company: Ten Thousand Villages US
Location: Akron
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary: -The Marketing Assistant is responsible for coordinating marketing initiatives, projects, and work flow. In addition, this position serves as a gatekeeper for all branded retail store marketing production requests and provides general department support. - -
This is a full-time (40 hours/week), benefitted opportunity based out of the Home Office in Akron, PA with hybrid flexibility. - -Position Duties/Responsibilities: - -

  • Undertake daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the Brand + Marketing department's activities. - -
  • In support of the team, organize project workflow by obtaining detailed specifications and a clear understanding of each job task, evaluating needs, assigning responsibilities and tracking progress for various departmental projects. - -
  • Assist team with compiling information, photos and reference material for external vendor and partner support. -
  • Coordinate the ordering, printing and/or inventory management of various marketing supplies and collateral. - -
  • Assist in the organization of promotional events and traditional or digital campaigns to facilitate their success. -
  • Document, monitor and fulfil store marketing requests to move jobs forward in a timely manner. Communicate with store staff as needed to understand and facilitate the successful completion of these jobs. -
  • Maintain the requests process to field and deliver all creative and marketing requests from branded retail stores. Ensure actions are taken by the correct team members to fulfil these requests. -
  • Assist with gathering and analyzing data to inform the team of campaign and task productivity and performance. - -
  • Write, edit and proof marketing and communication materials as needed. - -
  • Write, post, monitor and correct internal marketing communications (intranet "Wire posts") as needed. -
  • Prepare customer billing to Ten Thousand Villages stores for marketing projects. -
  • Assist with mailings and other administrative tasks for the department. -
  • Perform additional duties/responsibilities as requested which contribute to the position's success and the mission. - -Preferred Experience/Knowledge/Education/Skills/Abilities: -
    • Good understanding of office management and marketing principles -
    • Experience in marketing assistant work -
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines -
    • Well-organized with a customer-oriented approach -
    • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft suite and Adobe products. Basic html and previous project management software experience a plus -
    • Exquisite communication and people skills including sound written and oral communication skills -
    • A team player with the ability to work independently and practice good judgment -
    • High school diploma; Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business or relevant field is a strong advantage - -Types of Interaction (internal): -
      • Frequent interaction with and customer service to the branded store network -
      • Daily communication and workflow with members of the Brand + Marketing team as well as with Sales, Advancement, Merchandising, Accounting, IT, Operations and Warehouse colleagues to facilitate marketing needs - -Type of Interaction (external): -
        • Regular communication with outside vendors and partners including printers, photographers and marketing consultants to gather collateral and facilitate projects -
        • Periodic communication with customers interacting with social media or other marketing communication outlets - -Physical Requirements: - -
          • This role routinely uses standard office equipment, requires close visual acuity, frequent typing, and both hearing and talking abilities. - While the role is often sedentary, occasional bending, lifting of up to 20 pounds, pushing, pulling, fingering, grasping, and feeling items of varying texture and size are. Requires the ability to move throughout the office building. - -
          • This job operates in a professional office environment and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions -

Keywords: Ten Thousand Villages US, Reading , Marketing Assistant, Advertising , Akron, Pennsylvania

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