Marketing Associate

Stampede Meat, Inc. - Bridgeview, IL

Full-timeEstimated: $35,000 - $48,000 a year
EducationSkills
Job Title: Marketing Associate I
Department: Administration
Reports To: Senior Manager of Sales Support, Marketing & Customer Service

Summary With the main focus on marketing, this newly created entry-level role will work in conjunction with the upper management team and the marketing manager to help grow brand awareness and brand loyalty with our B2B customers. This is an entry-level role that allows the candidate to be the content strategist, researcher, writer, designer, blogger, and video/photo editor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of this position will include the following as well as other job related duties not assigned:

Work closely with the Sr. Manger of Sales, Marketing & Customer Service to ensure all company marketing materials are clear representations of Stampede and our core values;
Maintain Stampede's and its affiliates websites, blogs, emails, announcements and social media presence Storytelling using photography, videography and writing;
Assist in preparing PowerPoint presentations, POS materials, coordinating mockups and packaging photo shoots;
Work closely with the R&D and Sales Support departments with inhouse food photography
Assist with the production of artwork, sourcing images, print buying and checking copy;
Setting up tracking systems for brand marketing campaigns and online activities
Contribute to marketing and creative brainstorm initiatives;
Identify and propose internal/external ideas and initiatives to help promote general awareness of company brand;
Coordinate getting competitive product samples, coordinating logistics for pick-up and payment;
Assist with convention and trade show planning, obtaining information on tradeshow booths and assisting with travel arrangements;
Miscellaneous to include searching for and sourcing new premiums and other duties as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regular attendance is required.

Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of:
Contact Management systems; Internet software; Order processing systems; Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint; Adobe Creative Suite programs such as Premier Pro, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
None required.

Other Skills and Abilities
Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must. A professional and pleasant telephone voice/manner is essential. This person needs to be detail-oriented and organized. Must effectively manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines. The ability to operate simple office equipment sufficiently is needed to perform the job.

Other Qualifications
Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time, potentially over weekends, as well as during the workweek.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. Position requires heavy use of keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

About Us
Stampede is a 24-year-old company that is stable and growing. We offer our high-performing team members opportunities for career advancement in a Values-focused environment.

Stampede is a team-oriented organization driven by its five core values:
Teamwork
Innovation
Improve Daily
Challenge Directly and Respectfully
Perform Passionately

What We Do
Stampede produces and sells value-added seasoned and prepared, portion-controlled meat and non-meat protein products. Our product line includes the following: steaks, pork, poultry, specialty, ground and cooked products.

Stampede operates three U.S.D.A.-inspected food-processing facilities in the Chicagoland area and recently expanded with a fourth facility in Sunland Park, NM.

Learn more at stampedemeat.com