A specialty eyewear brand with a focus on natural materials is looking for a contract to hire Marketing Manager. Bridging the gap between fashion and function, thir purpose is to inspire curiosity through the creative use of experimental materials and precision manufacturing techniques. Their Portland, Oregon based office and manufacturing facility is a creative and fast-paced atmosphere for those who enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment. They are looking for someone with a passion for marketing, design, and storytelling within a team of young, driven, entrepreneurs.
General Position Summary:
The Marketing Manager is responsible for managing and executing all activities in the marketing department. This position works closely with the Creative Director, Media team, and PR firm to develop and deploy all advertising initiatives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Marketing Collateral Management:
Wholesale Marketing Support:
Social Media Management:
Managing Vision and Purpose Communicates a compelling and inspired vision or sense of core
purpose; talks beyond today; talks about possibilities; is optimistic; creates mileposts and symbols to rally
support behind the vision; makes the vision shareable by everyone; can inspire and motivate entire units or organizations.
Process Management Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can't; can simplify complex processes; gets more out of fewer resources.
Drive For Results Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
Ethics and Values Adheres to an appropriate (for the setting) and effective set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; acts in line with those values; rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what he/she preaches.
Functional/Technical Skills Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
Learning on the Fly Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
Planning Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.
Perseverance Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
Creativity Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
Intellectual Horsepower Is bright and intelligent; deals with concepts and complexity comfortably; described as intellectually sharp, capable, and agile.
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