Boston Organics hiring Marketing Associate

Boston, Massachusetts

Job Title:          Marketing Associate
Departments:    Marketing
Reports to:       Marketing Manager
FLSA Status:    Exempt

Boston Organics is a small growing company that provides access to fresh, organic produce to promote and support healthy living in a mindful and sustainable way that respects the environment, supports local farms, local businesses, and fair-trade practices. At Boston Organics we value a positive attitude and team-work; treating customers, colleagues and vendors with the highest level of respect and service; and of course fresh produce of the highest quality.

Basic Functions

Support marketing strategies and ensure that all initiatives are consistent with company values and mission.

Implement marketing initiatives in a timely manner according to marketing strategy and communications calendar. The position requires excellent communication and project management skills as you will be implementing projects that involve the collaboration between departments.

Key skills and experience for this position include excellent writing and content creation skills, general marketing knowledge, and working in a database environment such as Access.

Responsibilities

1.     General

a.     Create weekly electronic newsletter.

b.    Regularly create content for various social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, blogging, Pinterest, etc.) and maintain weekly communications calendar.

c.     Process donation requests.

d.    Assist with design and creation of marketing materials to promote the company including brochures, pamphlets and advertisements (both print and online).

e.     Propose and explore partnership, advertising, and event opportunities.

f.     Represent Boston Organics at various events.

g.    Create reports from proprietary database on demand.

h.     Assist with marketing initiatives for all Boston Organics’ stakeholders with strong emphasis on Retail, Business, and internal employees.

2.     Website Support

a.     Collect, organize, and write timely website content (i.e., holiday schedules, new product info).

3.     Product management

a.     Support  new product and service development

b.    Work with Purchasing to ensure accuracy of product information (i.e., changes to product descriptions and availability).

c.     Promotions

i.        Assist with implementation of monthly and seasonal promotions to meet mutually agreed upon target sales.

4.     Perform other duties as assigned

 Skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Self-motivated

Attention to detail

Ability to work independently as well as in a team Math aptitude

Analytical skills

Organization

Comfort working with databases

Ability to remain calm, positive, and empathetic under pressure

Time management

Project management

Professionalism

Microsoft Office applications

WordPress

Email marketing

Google Ads

Basic HTML a plus

Adobe Creative Suite or other graphic design programs

Education: Bachelor’s degree.

Experience / Training:

This is an entry level position. We are seeking someone with up to 2 years of marketing experience. Excellent writing skills required. Interest in organics and knowledge of produce a plus. Grocery or food service industry experience desirable.

Please send writing sample, cover letter and resume to marketing@bostonorganics.com.

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