Promotional Assistant - Entry Level

Employer
The Job Window
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Sep 12, 2019
Closes
Sep 21, 2019
Ref
329616650
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
The Job Window, an interactive candidate resource that specializes in connecting up and coming talent to entry level opportunities all across North America, is excited to announce that one of its premiere promotional & experimental marketing clients is looking for an Entry Level Promotional Assistant to join their promotions team! As a leader in experiential marketing & client acquisitions, our client specializes in creating and implementing customized marketing strategies for a large portfolio of clients. By using a personalized approach to brand recognition, this leading firm is able to connect brands directly with consumers through merchandising, sales, direct advertising, sampling, promotions, and lead generation within local markets and businesses including major retail locations across the globe! In this entry level role, the Promotional Assistant will use their upbeat personality and extraordinary ability to capture an audience to create excitement with target demographics throughout the duration of promotional campaigns in a variety of settings. The entry level Promotional Assistant will also assist the promotions team with executing any administrative, advertising, marketing and/or sales tasks required. Promotional Assistant Responsibilities: Develop, setup and publish advertising used to create brand awareness and generate increased attendance during each promotion Set up promotional displays and visual merchandising required at to create excitement of featured client brands as well as their products and/or services Promote consumer excitement and brand connections through consumer interaction and product/service demonstrations and explanations Build product & brand knowledge of each featured brand/product/service being promoted. Educate new employees of product/service benefits, costing, details, etc. Manage supplies and inventory Basic sales Maintain relationships with retail partners, marketing/advertising clients and stakeholders The ideal candidate will successfully progress from this entry level Promotional Assistant opening into an advanced management training program designed to prepare team members for a management role in one of the many aspects of promotional & experimental marketing including but not limited to: Brand marketing Advertising Client relations Sales Public Relations Merchandising Sales Promotion Client Acquisition Advertising & Sales Account Management Promotional Assistant Requirements: 1-2 years of experience in a sales promotion, marketing, advertising or any retail related setting is an asset. Internship experience and previous entry level experience will as be considered as working experience. Outstanding written & 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 If you can't wait to become an enthusiastic sales promotions professional and are ready to create and promote product, service & brand hysteria on a daily basis our client would love to hear from you!

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