Marketing Assistant

Employer
Staffing Now
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Sep 14, 2018
Closes
Sep 27, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
General Description:The Marketing Projects Coordinator manages a variety of print and digital projects from brochures to signage to invitations-and provides general administrative support for the Marketing Department. A highly organized professional with keen attention to detail, he/ she internal departments to identify each project's needs, gather the necessary inputs, and build project schedules. Works thoughtfully in a fast-paced environment to ensure that projects are delivered on time, on budget, and in keeping with brand standards. Manages relationships with outside vendors, including printers and outside designers, to monitor quality and secure favorable pricing. The position provides administrative support for the Marketing Department and its advertising efforts, trafficking ads, processing invoices, and gathering campaign performance reports. Essential Duties:- Managing the production process for all print communications and select digital projects:Working across departments to discuss upcoming projects. Assisting our internal clients in defining the scope, budget, timelines, and necessary resources to meet their needsCreating production schedulesGathering necessary content for the graphic designer or outside contractors to begin their workSoliciting bids for printingSubmitting files and coordinating with printers, mail houses, and third-party vendorsMonitoring the production process to see that projects are completed on time and on budget-Serving as the primary production contact for member and donor publications, including our membership magazine (printed 3 times a year) and our annual report:Working closely with VP for Marketing, editor, graphic designer, and printer to build and monitor detailed production schedulesProviding additional support as needed, coordinating photo shoots, managing outside contractors, and sourcing imagery- Supporting advertising efforts:Gathering inputs for internal and external designers to build adsTrafficking ads to media outletsMaintaining budgetsGathering performance reports from vendorsMaintaining files on media campaignsProviding general administrative supportQualifications and Education Requirements:B.A. or BS degree requiredExcellent project management skills with a strong attention to detailExcellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a wide variety of people, both internally and externally and at all levels of the organizationStrong organizational and analytical skillsStrong written and oral communication skillsDemonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize without direct supervisionDemonstrated ability to complete tasks in a timely mannerAbility to creatively think about and approach problems and assigned projectsProficient with Microsoft OfficeFamiliarity with Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite, as well as project management software (BaseCamp, Teamwork, etc.) are plussesMust possess valid driver's licenseMust be able to lift and push up to 20lbsInterest in American history a plus

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