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Wholesale Marketing Coordinator

Company: sockittome
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: $22-$25 per hourWhat we're hiring for:Sock It to Me is seeking a Wholesale Marketing Coordinator to join our dynamic team and work at the best little sock company in the world! (Well, we think so, anyway.)The Wholesale Marketing Coordinator partners with the sales team through the entire sales cycle by coordinating all marketing efforts related to prospecting and closing new accounts and nurturing existing account relationships. Responsible for organizing and maintaining all sales collateral, responding to wholesale inquiries, updating order platforms, and coordinating showroom and/or tradeshow events this team member keeps the sales team prepared and primed for engaging with customers. Other administrative tasks may include onboarding sales reps and agencies, lead generation, and customer outreach and even being customer facing at tradeshows. This is a NON-EXEMPT position that reports to the Sales Manager. This Position is Responsible for:

  • Updating and maintaining accuracy of image files and sales assets on the company's media site.
  • Creating presentations and line sheets and coordinating the development of sales collateral with our marketing department.
  • Coordinating creation of wholesale email campaigns including scheduling, copy writing and proofing emails.
  • Keeping our wholesale contact list up to date in our ERP and email automation platform.
  • Performing updates to order platforms including uploading and hot spotting catalogs, product images and data files.
  • Contract administration, registrations and coordinating the logistics of exhibiting for all Sock It to Me tradeshows.
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders on seasonal presentation strategy for all tradeshows and showrooms. Creating planograms and coordinating delivery of samples, sales & marketing materials.
  • Travel to tradeshows and regional markets as needed.
  • Facilitating onboarding/offboarding for sales agent transitions, including sample coordination, training, scheduling, running, and editing territory account reports, and updating sales rep roster.
  • Reviewing, responding, and escalating inquiries submitted to the sales email inbox.
  • Processing sample and catalog orders and requests for additional collateral as needed.
  • Performing special projects as assigned including lead generation and customer outreach.
  • Providing on-going support to encourage a collaborative teamwork environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.What we're looking for:
    • Associate degree in business administration, marketing administration or relevant field preferred.
    • 5 years of administrative experience.
    • Ability to participate in collaborative effort with team members and other stakeholders and work well within a team setting, giving, and receiving constructive feedback and contributing to an innovative workplace.
    • Expert proficiency in Microsoft 365 and standard office applications.
    • Familiarity of ERP systems and general accounting practices.
    • SAP Business One experience preferred.
    • With minimal supervision, rely on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals and assigned objectives.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to manage time effectively as well as balance multiple projects with aesthetic attention to visual details.
    • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and proper control of sensitive customer information.Physical demands (physical, mental, and environmental):The following capabilities are required to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden on the company are available to address the following requirements.
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit/stand for long periods of time at a desk; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls on computers; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear in meetings and on the telephone or on the computer in an office or variable setting.
      • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
      • On occasion, the employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
      • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. on occasion.
      • Must have a valid driver license and driving record accepted by the Company's Auto Insurance underwriting requirements.
      • Ability to travel up to 5%, which may include travel via car, train, airline, overnight hotel stays.About Sock It to Me:At Sock It to Me we turn everyday items into opportunities for expression, believing we can make the world a better place by inspiring everyone to be their authentic self. We make socks, underwear and other fun things that show case love for unicorns, sasquatch, cupcakes, science, deep space, and all things magical and playful. The Sock It to Me story started in 2004 when Founder, Carrie Atkinson, had the courage to approach her first wholesale customer after selling her designs at Portland's famous Saturday Market. 17 years later, Sock It to Me has grown to include a small, talented, and creative team who are passionate about making magic happen for our customers and each other. Together we thrive in a collaborative and positive work environment where we do our best, enjoy our work, and create a community of belonging.With over 400 designs, distribution in over 3,000 accounts world-wide, and a growing ecommerce website, the Sock It to Me is on an exciting journey and ready for its next phase of growth.Benefits:Sock It to Me offers all the usual benefit bells and whistles like Medical, Dental, Vision, and voluntary supplemental benefits like Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Short-Term Disability. We also offer participation in a 401K Retirement plan to which we offer an employer match of up to 3.5%. The real fun stuff includes a generous PTO allowance including paid Volunteer Time Off (‘cause we encourage doing good in the world), $100 in product allowance that resets every year plus a cray cray employee discount. Other perks include flexible work schedules, opportunities to work remote for some positions, holiday themed snack tables during the 4th quarter (when it gets crazy around here), fun company sponsored events, and did we mention we love pets in the office?

Keywords: sockittome, Portland , Wholesale Marketing Coordinator, Advertising , Portland, Oregon

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