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  • Marketing Procurement Specialist

    Job Location US-OH-Highland Heights
    ID
    2018-23462
    Category
    Marketing
    Street Address
    5500 Avion Park Drive
  • Overview

    General Summary

    This position is responsible for internal and external production and procurement across all retail channels, including POS/store signage, catalogs/direct mail, visuals and props, etc.

     

    Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

    Principle Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Manage production and procurement (quantities, props, paper, etc.) of marketing elements from planning to execution to ordering
    2. Source vendors and quote sign kits and direct mailers, and build schedules for final art due date to in-home date
    3. Source, quote, purchase and allocate prop orders for stores, with Visual and MP&A, as needed
    4. Create and maintain production orders for all in-store signs, props, etc.
    5. Stay up-to-date on current signage and props to assist in creation and communication
    6. Assist in management of marketing calendars
    7. Assist in project management of direct mailers, as needed
    8. Lead project management of POS/sign kits
    9. Track and maintain information between various departments.
    10. Partner with design and copy team for innovative, budget friendly POS/sign executions
    11. Assist in negotiations and maintaining costs with VP Marketing and Visual, and Marketing Manager
    12. Assist in the planning, development and scheduling of multimedia marketing and advertising campaigns
    13. Assist in the planning, development and scheduling of store visuals, POP and promotions
    14. Oversee work done by vendors, and maintain standards of color, printing and paper quality, etc.
    15. Review internal work for accuracy and completeness
    16. Work with Marketing Manager to organize flow of projects in an efficient and accurate manner; expedite rush jobs as needed to meet company goals
    17. Responsible for maintaining sign ordering website, including quantities, purchase amounts, etc.
    18. Responsible for keeping and organizing physical sign kits internally
    19. Responsible for in-store music (tracking, vendor relationship, etc.)

    Qualifications

    Skills and Abilities

    1. Very organized and detail-oriented
    2. Focused on accuracy and efficiency
    3. Project management skills
    4. Proactive, solution-oriented mindset
    5. Demonstrates initiative, confidence and commitment
    6. Strong communicator
    7. Proficient in Excel

    Education and Experience

    1. Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing or related field, or equivalent experience
    2. Minimum 1 – 5 years’ experience in a related marketing or advertising field

    Working Conditions

    Normal; no adverse or hazardous conditions

     

    Disclaimer

    The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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