Full Job Description
Headquartered in Southern California, Skechers has spent nearly 30 years helping men, women and kids everywhere look and feel good. Developing comfort technologies is at the foundation of all that we do—delivering stylish, innovative, and quality products at a reasonable price. From our diverse footwear offering to a growing range of apparel and accessories, Skechers is a complete lifestyle brand.
With international business representing over half of our total sales, we have product available in more than 170 countries and significant opportunities for continued expansion worldwide. We sell our collections direct to consumers through more than 4,000 Skechers stores around the globe and Skechers e-commerce sites, as well as through a network of third-party partners.
A MULTI-BILLION-DOLLAR GLOBAL LEADER IN THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY.
With the SouthBay and Skechers heartbeat in mind; SKECHERS Foundation is seeking a Communications & Events Coordinator with strong communications and organizational skills, a systems orientation, and an interest in a role that includes project management and general project support. The ideal candidate will have an enthusiastic attitude, high energy, and an eye for detail, and is someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, supporting multiple teams and varied projects.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS
Assist with event planning for small and large fundraising events
General office tasks including filing, implementing organizational systems, answering phones, setting meetings
Research and seek new sponsors – Corporations, Foundations, Individuals
Reach out to partners, agencies, talent for events
Generate non-traditional, innovative ideas to extend media, maximize impact, and breakthrough to target audiences
Update timelines for events, marketing/print deadlines
Provide periodic detailed summaries of project status as well as post event recaps
Update spreadsheets and data bases
Provide recommendations for the development of media tactics
Effectively communicate integrated campaign messages
Assist with content ideas and update all social media platforms (Instagram,Facebook,Twitter, etc.)
Draft materials including: thank you letters, sponsor Letters, Donation Letters
Coordinate mailings as needed
Process check requests and record
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor Degree preferred
2-5 years of experience
Strong proficiency of Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint/PitchPro, Excel) TEAMs and additional systems
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience in social media and website content
Self motivated, ready to learn, and a team player
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.