SURGE Connections is actively seeking a motivated Entry Level Marketing Assistant to work on ground breaking campaigns with an advertising and marketing firm in the local region. This innovative firm was founded by dedicated people looking to push the envelope by using cost-effective marketing campaigns and advertising strategies. Their goal is to provide the same advertising as the standard firm but at a fraction of the price. As a progressive company in the sales and marketing industry, this firm continues to set the standard for excellence in customer acquisition and establishing a repeat customer base for clients. By providing personalized sales and marketing services to some of the largest retailers in the world, this firm continues to increase the market shares of clients through proven sales and marketing strategies.The Entry Level Marketing Assistant position is a valued team member in the marketing and advertising department. The position is considered entry level to start during training which includes a comprehensive overview of basic marketing strategy, direct advertising, promotional techniques, visual merchandizing and consumer market research. After successful completion of the program, an individual would be considered a team lead in the marketing department. The entry level Marketing Assistant reports directly to the Executive Marketing Manager.Responsibilities:Assisting in the daily growth and development of assigned campaignsAssisting with efforts of customer acquisition and retentionExpertly managing the needs of external customersDeveloping strong leadership and interpersonal skillsDriving sales through retail promotional campaignsBuild brand recognition through local events and experiential marketingStrategize, execute and manage with the Brand Ambassador teamsInteract and communicate with customersProblem solve and make professional judgment on whether customers qualify for the in-store services that the firm’s clients offer (candidate will be trained in this area)Conduct lead generation and maintain and develop a client base for our clients who offer the in-store servicesAid marketing and advertising associates and senior staff with specific projects related to each client The personalized focus of the campaigns is not only a refreshing alternative to more general mass sales and marketing strategies, but it is also responsible for the unprecedented growth and stability of the company. The management team prides themselves on recognizing top performance, integrity, and a winning mindset for continual internal promotions. If you possess a passion for marketing, sales or retail and would enjoy learning how to manage the varying dimensions of a business, this position could be an excellent fit for the right candidate.- Must be able to work full time hours and some weekends for special events.- Ability to excel in unsupervised solo assignments as well as team projects.- Desire to travel at least 1 or 2 weeks a year for further training.- Great communication skills- Must be able to work in an energetic, fast paced environment.- 2 or 4 year college degree in related field- Self-starter, creative thinker, problem solver Why work here?- Paid Training- Company Paid Travel- Market Competitive Pay Structure: Base, Weekly Bonuses, and Incentives- Rapid upward mobility- Community involvement and Charitable opportunities- A fun, high energy work environment! No cubicles here, we work closely together as a team!
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