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Marketing Associate

Company: Jack Link's
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionWhen it comes to being wild, we know a thing or two. We're not afraid of trying something new or the hard work it takes to make it happen. It's in our DNA. We've turned a family recipe into a new snacking category. And the wilderness into the world's largest meat snack business, that's still proudly family owned and operated.We're a company built by innovators, and are driven to not only satisfy your hunger, but to also feed your journey
whether that journey is on the road, on the run, at the campground, at the playground, in the office or in the moment. It s a journey we share with you. It s the journey forward of our people, of our communities, of our category with a reverence for quality and an irreverence for the status quo.--At Jack Link's Protein Snacks, we see every moment of every day as an opportunity to move forward, to forge new ground. To realize our vision of becoming the World s #1 Protein Snack Company. We never give up. You never give up. Together, we keep going. Are you wild enough to join us?Jack Link's Protein Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack manufacturer worldwide. Family-owned and operated with headquarters in Minong, Wisconsin, Jack Link s Protein Snacks also has a large corporate hub in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The company is made up of over 4,000 passionate team members, across 11 countries, who share an uncompromising commitment to delivering awesome products and feeding the journey of those who move things forward. The Jack Link s Protein Snacks portfolio of brands includes, Jack Link s, Lorissa s Kitchen, BiFi, Peperami, Wild River, Golden Island and Country Fresh Meats.Job DescriptionAs a Marketing Associate on the Experiential marketing team at Jack Link s, you will find your coordinating field marketing activity throughout the country.-- The cultivation of sponsorship opportunities, hosted events, and brand activations will be the day to day.-- You will have the opportunity to travel to events, engage with customers and consumers directly, and represent the Jack Link s family of brands through unique activations and sampling events.The responsibilities of this position shall consist of, but not be limited to, the following:EVENT COORDINATIONResponsible for remote administrative tasks associated with activations in the fieldIntake & processing event requests from stakeholders.-- Secure and coordinate temporary staff (Brand Ambassadors & Sasquatch character talent)Manage sourcing, transportation, and deployment of event materials--EVENT EXECUTIONResponsible for managing Tier 2 event planning & execution, in addition to support of Tier 1 event activation planning & executionTier 2 ManagementTravel to eventsCoordinate with event properties to solidify activation plans and detailsExecute sampling events and standard Tier 2 brand activation exhibitTier 1 SupportAdministrative:-- Issue temporary staffing requests to 3rd party agencyCoordinate transportation logisticsTravel to eventsAvailable to assist with larger events
fulfill role based on event/activation needs including, but not limited to the set up infrastructure/assets, sampling and coordination of temporary staffing executional tasks on-siteCoordinate ordering of productCoordinate wearables orderCoordinate infrastructure asset/infrastructure productionLOGISTICS & WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENTManagement of the Experiential warehouse space housing brand assets & infrastructureWarehouse organization and maintenanceMaintain asset schedule and check-in/out proceduresManagement of outbound & inbound shipments, including but not limited to submitting freight pick-ups, creating shipping labels for packages, and receiving all freight and packagesAssets pull, pack, and preparation for activationsCleaning of assets post-activationOTHER ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIESAdministrative and clerical tasks associated with the setup and reconciliation of Experiential activation of LSI brands.Post event recapping documentsCollection and cataloguing of event based contentAny necessary follow ups produced in the field from brand activation, including the directing leads to appropriate internal partiesSubmission of event related expenses to appropriate partiesQualificationsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEPreferred Education: BA Marketing, Event Management, or equivalentPreferred Experience: 2+ years of experience in event coordination, scheduling, logisticsFamiliarity with MS Office SuiteAbility to operate a pallet jack for moving freight in warehouse environmentDemonstrated ability to prioritize and work multiple projectsDetail orientedStrong listening and verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to understand and effectively carry out and communicate verbal and written instructionsEffective communication skills and demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with internal team members, business stakeholders and externally with customers and-- brokersJACK LINK S CORE VALUESCompany values: Be Real, Speed Matters, Stewardship, Relationship Driven, Self-Discipline, and Show Awesome Character.Additional InformationEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:Jack Link s provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic that is protected by federal, state or local law.E-VERIFY:Jack Link s is participant in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees.-- For information about the E-Verify program, please visit:----http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employeesAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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