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Situation Available Davis Chocolate – Marketing Specialist

Location: Mishawaka, Indiana. Hourly or Salaried. Reports to CEO

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this position is to develop and manage marketing initiatives to promote the products, ideas and services of the company.

PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Writing, editing and producing creatives of promotional literature, packaging, newsletters, direct marketing, and Internet marketing projects.
  • Writes and distributes press releases and produces media kits.
  • Update website on per needed basis.
  • Plans concept by studying information and materials.
  • Develops opportunities to add additional value to other department initiatives including Internet Marketing, Direct Marketing, Tradeshow Development, etc.
  • Participates in regular strategy meetings and develops new programs and initiatives that are designed to further the company's mission.
  • Be the liaison with various certificate issuing organizations who require frequent updates.
  • Works with outside vendors and researches the best price points on packaging.
  • Reviews various Marketing materials and make recommended edits.
  • Produce, edit, and publish videos for promotional and training needs.
  • Research competition, prepare analysis and compare to current tactics.
  • Produce campaign analytics reports as required.
  • Provides feedback and best practices to the Marketing support team on a consistent basis.
  • Review and see if all press releases have posted
  • Increase followers

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Desired College Degree (Preferably in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or Graphic Design)
  • Prior experience marketing position

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Have verbal and written communication skills sufficient to communicate product information with customers and sales representatives.
  • Brand and copy management
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Preferred CS5)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Must have high knowledge of Excel)
  • Web Design (HTML, CSS, Javascript and PHP)
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service.
  • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, etc.)
  • SEO Experience
  • Working knowledge of media relations and press releases
  • Research Skills
  • Cognitive and reasoning ability to do mathematical computations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages for pricing and discount calculations.
  • General operations of office equipment including but not limited to personal computer, copy machine, telephone and fax machine

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES

  • Strong initiative and self-direction
  • Ability to work independently and also on a team
  • Professionalism, courteousness, and strong sense of customer service
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, follow through on projects
  • Analytical ability to identify problem, determine causes, apply technical product knowledge and recommend remedial action.

PHYSICAL/SENSORY/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Ability to sit for eight (8) hours per day in front of a computer.
  • Ability to carry 20+ lbs if necessary.

If Interested, Contact:

Brent Davis
info@davischocolate.com
855-D-CHOCOLATE