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Marketing Associate

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota

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MARKETING ASSOCIATE

Schwan’s Food Service, Inc.
Location:  Bloomington, MN


**We are primarily looking for a recent college graduate (4-year degree) that has completed their schooling in the years 2018-2021.

GENERAL PURPOSE

This position assists the Marketing Manager in developing and executing small to mid-size marketing programs/projects. This individual works with cross-functional team members to identify objectives, key phases and product categories, plus performance metrics for each program/project. They then lead working teams in delivering key information and plans to support the programs/projects. They understand key business priorities and processes to integrate across the business.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists in the management of marketing programs/projects as directed to develop objectives, strategies and tactics to achieve long-term growth and profit objectives.
  • Break programs/projects into manageable work components to create a work plan with tasks, milestones, dependencies, deliverables and required resources.
  • Collaborates with cross functional resources and agencies in order to execute small to mid-size marketing programs in areas that may include but are not limited to product development, branding, packaging design, advertising and effective customer/consumer promotions, and special events.
  • Provides day to day budget management. This would include: coding invoices, creating reports to monitor spending against plan, gathering estimates, etc.
  • Leverages both quantitative and qualitative information such as consumer research, competitive intelligence, syndicated & secondary data and sales input to customize our efforts to sustain our competitive advantage, build strong customer relations and develop annual brand/product plans.
  • Measure program/campaign performance and effectiveness.
  • Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission, values, code of ethics, policies, and other standards of conduct.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or equivalent required.
  • Years of Related Experience: 0-2 years related experience.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
    • Project Management, financial acumen/analysis.
    • Understanding of the marketing function, marketing tools and methods.
    • Ability to communicate orally and in writing as well as work the ability to work across the organization to utilize leverage and establish synergies.
    • PC skills including Microsoft Office and Outlook products.
    • Knowledge of company and group products, policies and processes along with analytical and communication skills required.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or equivalent required.
  • Years of Related Experience: 0-2 years related experience.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
    • Project Management, financial acumen/analysis.
    • Understanding of the marketing function, marketing tools and methods.
    • Ability to communicate orally and in writing as well as work the ability to work across the organization to utilize leverage and establish synergies.
    • PC skills including Microsoft Office and Outlook products.
    • Knowledge of company and group products, policies and processes along with analytical and communication skills required.

Job Type: Exempt Business Unit: Req #: 21003793

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