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Marketing Associate

Classification: Full time, Non-exempt, Hourly
Department: Marketing
Reports to: Marketing Manager

Summary: The purpose of this position is to provide support in daily marketing activities.  

Qualifications:

  • Associate of Arts degree, required.  Bachelor of Science, with an emphasis on Marketing, preferred.
  • Must possess creative skill.
  • Three plus years of direct Marketing experience. 
  • Excellent mathematical, communication and computer skills, be strongly detail oriented and be able to easily multi-task.
  • Should be able to independently initiate, prioritize, and perform or solve work problems and ultimately achieve work objectives and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in written and verbal form with co-workers, supervisor  and management.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel).
  • Familiarity with the following programs, is preferred:
  • Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Constant Contact, HootSuite, website management platforms.
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team member.
  • Follow written (Standard Operating Procedures -SOP’s, company memos & emails) and verbal Instructions.
  • Minimum of six months related experience with demonstrated aptitude to learn on-the-job.
  • Possess a strong work ethic to positively contribute to the company’s mission, vision, values and environmental policies and quality policies.
  • Must have a positive attitude, support co-workers to obtain desired objectives, and assist others in their contributions.
  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for extended periods of time and access stairs and ladders.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, squat occasionally to frequently.
  • Ability to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (in required areas) for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift (up to 50 lbs), carry (up to 44 lbs) occasionally to frequently within normal limits.
  • Ability to adapt to changing paces and processes.
  • Must be able to learn ERP systems to perform data entry & print reports.
  • Attentive to the task and own surroundings.

Duties:

  • Operate the following systems: Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop,InDesign)
  • Update and maintain customer contact information in numerous marketing databases.
  • Update and maintain current advertising contracts.
  • Assist in the design of new digital/print advertisements.
  • Assist in the design and creation of internal sales documents.
  • Assist in the preparation of new material for the company website.
  • Organize and manage advertising events for the company.
  • Research and design new promotional items for e-commerce outlets.
  • Maintain the company merchandise.
  • Communicate with customers via phone, email and social media or in person through event sponsorships while maintaining outstanding customer service.
  • Carry and move equipment for the department as needed.
  • Confer with department supervision or other personnel to assess progress and discuss needed changes.
  • Continuously look for ways to improve process efficiency and notify immediate supervisor of observations and recommendations.
  • Meet with department supervisor and team members to assess progress and discuss needed changes.
  • Maintain a sanitary and safe work environment.
  • Follow safety requirements.
  • May be required to actively participate on company’s Safety Committee.
  • Must have a complete understand of company’s policies, SOPs, QPs, EPs, HACCP and cGMP to ensure quality, safety, efficiency and sustainability.
  • Ensure that company safety policies as well as federal, state and local safety and environmental regulations are observed.
  • Follow all instructions from the Manager, shift supervisor and/or assistant supervisor.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Manager and/or his designee.
  • Must adhere to all company policies.
  • Examine documents, materials, or products and monitor work processes to assess completeness, accuracy and conformance to standards and specifications.
  • Follow all SOPs in a given area.

To apply, please e-mail a copy of your cover letter and resume to hops@hopunion.com with the subject "Marketing Associate Application."