Entry Level Management Trainee
Job Description As a leader in experimental marketing & client acquisitions, Hagler & Associates specializes in creating and implementing customized marketing strategies for a large portfolio of clients. By using a personalized approach to brand recognition, our client is able to connect brands directly with consumers through merchandising, sales, direct advertising, promotions, lead generation and special events within local markets and businesses including major retail locations across the globe! In this entry level role, the Entry Level Management Trainee will use his or her eagerness to learn and implement natural enthusiasm to assist the retail marketing division & client acquisitions team with all tasks involved in developing and executing the company's overall marketing plan. Main Responsibilities of the Entry Level Management Trainee include: Executing retail merchandising & promotional marketing/advertising plans and operational functions to company standards Participating in product/service/brand knowledge training provided to on-site promotions and sales teams on behalf of management Executing merchandise presentation directives and standards to sales team members for each client customized retail and/or client acquisition field campaign taking place Assisting customers with any questions they may have in regards to featured client products/services during each marketing & client acquisition promotion Gaining knowledge of marketing and branding strategies used by all new clients the company acquires Applying knowledge of the product/service and brand to develop customized marketing & sales strategies used during each marketing & client acquisition promotion Ensuring the highest level of customer service resulting in increased productivity and achieving sales goals Building knowledge of the marketing systems implemented during each customized client promotion/field campaign Assist the sales promotions & event manager as well as the marketing & client acquisition manager with any day to day administrative support as required Requirements: College degree in sales, marketing, advertising or similar field preferred (new graduates are welcome to apply) 1-2 years of experience in a sales, marketing, advertising, event or retail related settings are an asset Internship experience and/or previous entry level experience will as be considered as working experience for this role Outstanding verbal communication skills Excellent organization and planning skills Self-motivated and results driven Ability to work some nights and weekends for events and promotions Excellent time management skills and ability to adhere to a schedule Enthusiastic about providing best possible customer service for clients and consumers Positive attitude & eagerness to learn Must have access to a vehicle. Travel to on-site promotional events & areas will be a role requirement Ability to start within 2 weeks Located in the Greater Columbia, MD Area Company Description Hagler & Associates is an in-store marketing and advertising company. We have a unique vision for reaching consumers, allowing our clients to maximize each and every store visit. Our in-store marketing campaign has developed unique programs to captivate consumers, reaching them where it matters most: In-store. Our programs help educate and inform consumers as purchase decisions are being made. We are proud to call some of the most recognized retailers and advertisers in the world our clients. Our clients see more results from our in-store marketing campaigns than traditional forms of advertising like print, radio and television have been able to provide. With our in-store marketing campaigns we provide track-able results that keep our clients coming back for more.