Marketing Specialist

Framingham, MA
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Type: Contract

Category: Sales & Marketing

Job ID: 148976

Date Posted: 01/16/2020


Marketing Specialist, Retail Marketing

 

Our retail client in the Metrowest area is looking for a Marketing Specialist to join their Retail Marketing team for a long-term, ongoing contract. In this role, you will be responsible for executing marketing programs to support US retail locations in generating profitable sales by extending the brand and driving customer traffic.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing day-to-day store-level marketing requests (e.g. small business event sponsorships, tradeshow support, advertising opportunities, charitable donations, targeted marketing programs, etc.)
  • Manage, track, and respond to all daily store-level marketing requests in a timely manner
  • Manage store-related marketing programs, such as Chamber of Commerce
  • Create, test, QA and report out on coupon-based programs ongoing
  • Communicate and collaborate with cross-functional counterparts in all stages of each project, from planning to reporting
  • Continuously find ways to improve the store-level marketing request program, as well as other marketing programs
  • Work with store marketing budgets and ensure all invoices are paid in a timely manner
  • Write creative briefs for Agency, evaluate creative concepts, and provide creative feedback to drive strong overall marketing communications
  • Responsible for obtaining data, running reports and drawing conclusions from analysis

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or relevant discipline
  • 2+ years of prior marketing or project management experience, retail experience is a plus
  • Customer-centric and revel in supporting retail store teams
  • Strong project management skills, detailed-oriented, highly organized, and have demonstrated problem solving abilities
  • Ability to work independently, accurately and efficiently, with the ability to adjust quickly to changing priorities and aggressive timelines
  • Prior experience delivering creative excellence by working with internal marketing/external agency partners
  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office applications, specifically MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook; Photoshop and Indesign a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication experience
  • Prior experience working on cross-functional teams, or in a matrix organization is preferred
  • Prior experience working with budgets is preferred

 

If you are a fit for this role, apply today!


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