Marketing Associate in Wichita, KS at Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co

Date Posted: 6/3/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Summary

The Marketing Associate is responsible for assisting the Marketing Director in supporting all aspects of Company branding efforts.

The Marketing Associate is responsible for leadership and execution of projects related to the brand’s communications and marketing plans as defined by the Marketing Director. This role interacts with various agency partners in support of communications strategy, planning and implementation. This role supports a brand’s communication and innovation activities by collaborating with sales, branch operations, product specialists and other teams.  

We are looking for someone who thrives in an environment where they are multitasking and context switching frequently throughout the day, with an approachable attitude, a mature professional, gifted with the ability to handle urgent, confidential and challenging situations with grace and tact.



 

Essential Functions

  • Administrative
    • Obtain pre-approval for advertising and event coop and complete required forms and documentation to submit for reimbursement.  Reconcile monthly coop statement based on reimbursement received.
    • Maintain trade association and magazine listings of MTEC locations.  
    • Update event listing on outlook calendar and internal website.  
    • Schedule group travel arrangements such as booking airline reservations, rental cars, charter busses, restaurant reservations, and obtain hotel confirmations.  

  • Marketing
    • Assist in event planning including open houses, trade shows and factory tours.   Event tasks include communicating info to appropriate staff, submitting registration forms, contracting rental, hotel, catering and exhibit space agreements, submitting check request.
    • Coordinate all aspects of social media and direct mail communication, including information gathering, graphic art development, and proof-reading, obtain printing price quotes, export and prepare mailing list from database.  
    • Obtain information from vendors and staff to create internal and external website communications, social media communications, and e-newsletter communications.  Post marketing campaigns to websites and promote internally.  
    • Develop, proof-read and distribute press releases to media.
    • Download advertising templates with logo, add appropriate location listing, website.  
    • Coordinate promotional item orders and distribute items to branches.  Task may include obtaining price quotes from vendors, approval of logo artwork to promotional item, packaging and shipping items to store locations.  



Other Functions

  • Assist with other duties assigned and directed by corporate management within the frame work of Murphy Tractor and Equipment Company, Inc.’s objectives.



Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent computer skills including MS Windows, Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe and Photoshop.
  • Meets commitments and deadlines.
  • Ability to collaborate with team members, vendors and other company employees to understand the needs of the marketing department.
  • Completes required documentation and reports in a timely manner.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Tailors the content of speech and written communication to the purpose and receiver.
  • Ability to use interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate and follow instruction effectively with a diverse group of customers, employees, and vendors and to provide information with courtesy and tact.
  • Organizes ideas clearly.
  • Listens effectively.
  • Energetic, forward thinking and creative with an appropriate professional image. 
  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Is open with team members about concerns.
  • Provides assistance to others when needed.
  • Ensures that others involved in a project are kept well informed.
  • Demonstrates positive work ethic.
  • Identifies what needs to be done and takes action without being asked.
  • Anticipates and prevents problems.
  • Carefully prepares for meetings.
  • Ability to process work with extreme accuracy.
  • Understands and operates within applicable policy & procedure.
  • Stays focused under pressure.
  • Is honest and forthright.
  • Demonstrates openness to new structure, procedures and technology.



Physical Requirements and Work Schedule

Employee must be able to do occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs.



 

Education/Work Experience

Four year degree from a college or school or at least two years related experience and/or training preferred.  


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