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Marketing Assistant in Framingham, MA at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 3/29/2018

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Job Description

Job Title: Marketing Assistant
Work Location: Framingham, MA
Duration: Long-term contract with option to hire
Education/Experience Required: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description:
  • Coordinates and assists with the marketing activities of a product or business line which may include advertising, direct mailing, printing, customer events, and trade shows.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision.
  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
  • 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
  • Support other store-based marketing programs and initiatives as needed
  • 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 you oversee
  • 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
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2-3 years prior marketing or project management experience
  • You are customer-centric and revel in supporting retail store teams
  • You're a strong project manager - you're 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. Responsible for obtaining data, running reports and drawing conclusions from analysis.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office applications, specifically MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
  • You have a bias for action, are curious, and open to learning new things
  • Prior experience working on cross-functional teams, or in a matrix organization is preferred
  • Prior experience working with budgets is preferred
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.