Regional Marketing Coordinator

Job Locations US-MI-Northville
Requisition ID
2018-10007
Category
Marketing

Overview

Are you passionate about the retail grocery market and organic products? Are you a leader?  Are you ready to join one of the fastest growing companies in the retail grocery market?  If so, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is the place for you!  Our unique business model, fast paced and growing environment, promote from within culture, and excellent benefits make Fresh Thyme the best employer in the grocery market. 

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, a new natural foods grocery retailer opening in the Midwest, is looking for an enthusiastic and committed Regional Marketing Coordinator to be based out of the Detroit area. The Regional Marketing Coordinator will report to the Regional Marketing Manager leading the planning and execution of in-store and community events. The Regional Marketing Coordinator’s job responsibilities will include the following:

 

  • Partner with the Regional Marketing Manager in the development of event campaigns by market
  • Lead both in-store and community event coordination—from initial planning, event selection and research to event execution for pre and post grand opening events
  • Continued marketing support and planning for existing store locations
  • Onsite event management during grand openings, including assistance with social media campaigns (Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, etc.), customer engagement and event set-up and tear down
  • Manage the delivery of all needed marketing collateral for multiple events in multiple markets simultaneously
  • Assist in the coordination of vendor demos and sampling for all events
  • Travel up to 75% of the time
  • Identify, develop and maintain relationships with key community organizations to create partnerships
  • Communicate marketing programs and initiatives to several stores and teams effectively

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market will be expanding to over 80 locations within the Midwest in the next six years. Be a part of this exciting time at Fresh Thyme as we grow! We are looking for someone who is eager and willing to learn and work hard. Fast career-growth potential available.

  

Requirements:

 

  • Ideally 1-2 years of event coordination (or related) experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Marketing or Communications (or related field) preferred
  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous project management experience preferred
  • Flexible work schedule (including some weekend events)
  • Willingness to travel 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office along with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with developing, maintaining and updating schedules and reports for various projects
  • Advanced customer service skills. Able to diplomatically communicate
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently; excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter, energetic
  • Ability to perform at high levels in a fast-paced ever-changing work environment
  • Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimal direction
  • Possess outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Relationship building skills
  • Previous project management experience preferred
  • Flexible work schedule (including weekend events)

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