Marketing Assistant

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Description/Job Summary

Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. & leading international basic apparel company, has an immediate opening for an  Marketing Assistant at its corporate headquarters in Bowling Green, KY.

The Marketing Assistant is responsible for the coordination of marketing initiatives in collaboration with the marketing manager to ultimately drive business unit growth and profitability. Specific responsibilities include project management in partnership with cross-functional teams; management of creative projects such as packaging, merchandising displays and ecommerce needs; new product / style setup; business analytics and reporting. 

 

Responsibilities/Duties

Project Management: Assist with coordination of marketing projects at various stages to a successful and timely execution. Requires strong coordination across the various teams to ensure business objectives are met.
 Assist manager in the completion of marketing initiatives in partnership with the cross-functional teams and potential external partners.
 Assist in the development and tracking of elements on the project calendar.
 Maintain an updated status report on project elements with clear action items and deliverables and follow-up with cross-functional team members and agencies as needed to ensure all project elements are on track.
 In conjunction with manager will approve materials as needed to secure progress and ultimate completion.

Style Packet / PLM System Management Obtain and compile information under the supervision of manager to prepare specific styles and costing packets. Secure that process is completed accurately and on time through the cross-functional teams.

Website Content Management Collaborate with cross-functional team to maintain updated product content and creative on brand website and retailer sites through coordination with creative teams and agencies.
Includes product copy and digital assets, ecommerce product shoots, style setup needs with the different retailers, etc.

Management of Creative Projects / Process Initiate creative request for packaging, display merchandisers, promotional material, special retailer requests, etc. Manage the approval process through completion.

Weekly/Monthly Reporting Develop/coordinate and disseminate necessary reports accurately and in a timely manner. Track and measure metrics that supports the goals and strategic imperatives from the various initiatives and communicate to appropriate management.

 Product Portfolio Management Collaborate with manager on product development process and participation in product design reviews. 

Required Experience

Entry Level Position
Marketing degree or minimum one year of related work experience in Marketing or Brand Management
Travel is required. 

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field.
 Solid understanding of marketing mix: Product, Pricing, Promotion / Advertising, Distribution strategies.
 Ability to multi-task and manage many projects simultaneously.
 Superior attention to detail and accuracy.
 Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
 Ability to build effective relationships with key stakeholders and interface with various levels of management.
 Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making skills
 Able to keep on top of new marketing / consumer trends and technology.
 Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).

Details

We offer competitive pay & benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, & disability insurance, vacation, holidays and 401 k.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protect veteran status, disability or any other protected status.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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It is the policy of the Company to employ personnel entirely on the individual’s qualifications. Selections are made without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, pregnancy, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic characteristics, or any other protected status or any other category protected by federal, state of local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Reasonable.Accommodations@fotlinc.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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