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Marketing Assistant

Under general supervision the Marketing Assistant assists in the marketing and execution of special events and festivals under the direction of the Marketing department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following are typical for this position. The position may not perform all of these, and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed here.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• May perform general administrative functions and assist the Assistant General Manager, Marketing Manager, Special Events Manager and Social Media Coordinator in day-to-day operations of the department.

• Works independently, exercising judgment and initiative pertaining to the Marketing Department.

• Considerable knowledge of office practices and procedures and excellent knowledge of office computer software.

MARKETING RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Brainstorming and executing event marketing strategies and campaigns (cross-promotion, digital, social)
• Assist in the coordination of photographers/videographers for events
• Assist with the creative management, development, production, and distribution of promotional and collateral materials to support event ticket sales and marketing programs.
• Coordinating on site execution of event marketing
• Assist in survey administration of event attendees and gather information on demographics and habits of the market.

SPECIAL EVENT RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assist the Special Events Manager on event marketing budget
• Assist in developing details of overall event plan
• Create and edit Event Sponsorship packages under supervisors supervision
• Designing & ordering event merchandise (merch for sale)
• Creating and executing plans for event signage (to include design process)
• Compile post event documentation to include event marketing budget
• May be assigned additional tasks at supervisor’s discretion.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of: principles and practices of managing a convention servicing staff; principles and practices of marketing, budgeting, training methods and techniques; must be result-oriented. Working with diverse convention and association leaders and groups. Developing, motivating, and managing the convention servicing staff. Must be able to operate a variety of vehicles and poses a valid Texas driver’s license.

• Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
• Must be able to express oneself clearly and concisely in both verbal and written form.
• Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results.
• Considerable knowledge of office practices and procedures.
• Operate a personal computer using Microsoft Office, and other standard office equipment.
• Work extended and/or irregular hours including nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary.
• Position is not substantially exposed to adverse conditions.
• Position does require sitting and standing for long periods of time.
• Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.
• Accuracy and attention to detail.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to training and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, abilities and skills would be qualifying. Prior public contact experience necessary.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Position requires sitting and standing for long periods of time.
• Must be able to lift a approximately 40 lbs.

• Daily sitting, focusing on and operating a personal computer or terminal keyboard to enter data for average of 60 minutes at a time.
• Ability to read printed words and numbers in printed form and on computer/terminal monitor.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/CONDITIONS:
This position is within an office environment, however, requires in and out of doors several times a day.

This position offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Please attach a copy of your most recent resume and cover letter which includes salary requirements.

Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact-
915-534-0628

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.