Marketing Assistant

Please no phone calls and we request no solicitation from staffing agencies or placement firms.No telecommuting or outsourcing Spherexx is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Drug test and background screen required. 


Location(s) Tulsa, OK
Employment Type Permanent
Job Listed 04-Mar-2016
Job Description

This position is not a job -- it's a CAREER!This is an entry level position and we are not looking for veteran marketing or advertising experts. This particular position will work directly with our Director of Corporate Communications & Advertising and she will help you hone your skills in marketing & writing copy for: press releases, website content/copy, search engine copy, articles, case studies, sales materials and more! You will learn to say "more with less" which is a requirement in all advertising. We are looking for someone with excellent listening skills and analytical skills to be able to analyze different kinds of data like possibly demographic data and write copy that would be relevant to that group (as just one example). This position requires administrative duties as well.

Job Duties:

Here is the list of duties we expect from Marketing Assistants:

  • Administratively support the Director of Corporate Communications and Advertising in all corporate advertising and public relations endeavors
  • Maintain social media storefronts as established by the Director of Corporate Communications and Advertising
  • Write and publish press releases
  • Support advertising copy and production
  • Assist in writing marketing plans
  • Tracking marketing KPI's (key performance indicators) for our clients and our own products
  • Maintain and organize email lists for 20,000 plus industry professionals
  • Maintain and organize email lists for clients that hire us to broadcast messages for them
  • Oversee constant email broadcasting for Spherexx entities and for clients
  • Support and distribute email broadcasts
  • Orchestrate trade show work -- arranging booth, advertising, prospect/client appointment setting
  • Research data for article and whitepaper topics production
  • Research and maintain price quotes for advertising costs (print materials, billboard, online advertising, etc)
  • Orchestrate timelines for in house and contracted vendors for collateral delivery for our advertising agency
  • Maintain media kits on Spherexx owned companies
  • Post job openings on LeasingCafe.com
  • Communicate with industry experts (as assigned) to add new articles and "how to" docs to LeasingCafe.com
  • Communicate with advertisers on LeasingCafe.com -- including soliciting potential new advertisers (as assigned)
  • Manage forums on LeasingCafe.com
  • Manage company calendar that tracks trade shows, speaking engagements or presentation engagements across the country
  • Assist with the preparation of contests submitting our client's work or our own work for industry related contests
  • Trademark research
  • Research industry trends only on assigned missions
  • Secret shop competitors of Spherexx.com (and related entities) with specific assigned goals
  • Perform support services for sales team and account managers as assigned
  • Assist in building sales presentations which includes gathering research and case study analysis for President or sales teams
  • Assist with launch of new software products including launching of client's new web sites, touch screen kiosks, and any newsworthy topic
  • Assist in making arrangements for trade shows including travel, sales materials for trade show, trade show booth contents (banners, TV's, iPads, tables, chairs, etc) as well as pre-solicitation of attendees to invite and entice them to come visit our booth during the show

We'll train you for everything, but you need to bring confidence and a fearless attitude to learn new skills and build on your existing skills.

Training will be provided, but a proactive, very organized and quick learner with a strong work ethic and positive attitude will succeed in this position. You need to know how to use Microsoft Outlook email, Microsoft Word (all the editing and draft/review features) and Microsoft Excel. It would be an added benefit if you knew some basic Adobe Photoshop, as we do have to tweak sales material graphics that our graphic design team has turned over to us. However it is not a requirement that you know Photoshop to apply for this position. 

This position has  many opportunities for advancement.

Please gather the following information and send to us:

1] Send your resume with a cover letter that explains why you are the best candidate for this position. Sell us on YOU!

2] Would prefer for you to have marketing and writing experience or an English or Marketing degree (associates or bachelors) in lieu of experience. We aren't expecting lots of experience because this is an entry level position.

3] OPTIONAL: We would love to see writing samples (like press releases, web site content, reports, articles, etc.) 

If you do not have a writing sample, then please use this topic [Why is it a privilege to live in the United States? ] and write a one page article 8.5 x 11 double spaced article. You will Submit this one page article (writing sample) as your cover letter.

Must be able to type 65 words per minute and you can test yourself at www.typingtest.com

Pay Rate: $12.00 per hour

 

 




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