• Regional Marketing Coordinator

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Requisition ID
    2018-11984
    Category
    Hidden (24075)
  • 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 Marketing Events Coordinator to be based out of the Chicago area. The Marketing Events Coordinator will report to the Director of Marketing to help plan and execute in-store and community events.

    The Marketing Events Coordinator’s job responsibilities will include the following:

     

    • Assist the Director of Marketing in the development of event campaigns by market
    • Assist with 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

     

    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:
    • 1-2 years of event coordination (or related) experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Marketing or Communications (or related field)
    • Strong ability to multi-task
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Previous project management experience preferred
    • Flexible work schedule (including some weekend events)
    • Strong willingness to travel

     

    Education and Experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Marketing or Communications (or related field)
    • Minimum of 5 years administrative experience ideal
    • 1-2 years of event coordination (or related) experience

     

    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
    • Previous project management experience preferred
    • Flexible work schedule (including weekend events)

     

    Physical Demands
    • Sit Rarely 1–2 hours
    • Stand Continuously 1–8 hours
    • Walk Continuously 2–8 hours
    • Drive Frequently 2-4 hours
    • Balance Frequently 34–66%
    • Bend Occasionally 1–33%
    • Climb (2–6 ft) Occasionally 1–33%
    • Crawl Occasionally 1–33%
    • Crouch/Squat Occasionally 1–33%
    • Kneel Occasionally 1–33%
    • Reach (forward & overhead) Frequently 34–66%
    • Twist (45 degrees at waist) Occasionally 1–33%

     

    Lifting/Carrying
    • 0–10 lbs. Occasionally 1–33%
    • 11–25 lbs. Occasionally 1–33%
    • 26–50 lbs. Occasionally 1–33%
    • 51–100 lbs. Never 0%

     

    Repetitive Motion
    • Right & Left Grasping Frequently 34–66%
    • Fine Manipulation Occasionally 1–33%
    • Pushing and Pulling Occasionally 1–33%
    • Lower extremities Never 0%


    Environmental Conditions:
    • Inside – 90% Outside – 10%
    • Some extreme temperatures are possible. Some ventilation and exhaust fans.
    • Refrigerated and ambient environment 35 to 90 degrees


    The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

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