|Publication or Company
||401K/403B, Flexible Hours, Health, Stock/Options
||New York, NY
You are a passionate and experienced marketing executor who has been successful at helping to build unique, progressive brands. You are a pop culture junkie and follow the latest trends in fashion, retail, consumer products, technology and entertainment. You are self-motivated and consider yourself a ‘doer.’ You are curious and imaginative, and have a strong process-driven, executional side. You thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, but understand the importance of discipline in order to get things done and make things happen quickly and effectively. You are extremely collaborative. You have a proven ability to create compelling marketing plans and are excited to put your stamp on the world through the Quirky brand movement. If you like what you’ve read so far, then please read on because this role may be perfect for you.
As our Marketing Manager, you will:
Report directly to Director of Brand Marketing, Whitny Sobala
Drive flawless execution of all Quirky priority product launches and retail marketing initiatives
Serve as a liaison between Marketing, Sales and Product/Design
Collaborate closely with others in the Quirky Marketing matrix including, but not limited to Strategic Partnerships, Experiential, Digital/Social Media, Retail, Advertising and PR in order to develop compelling buzz-worthy marketing launch plans, which drive brand value, increase revenue, and support the Quirky story
Develop and execute consumer-focusing product launch plans that elevate the market potential and consumer appeal for Quirky products/product lines
Lead cross-functional team in the development of all launch communication materials, including digital presence, PR, consumer promotions, in-store displays, and point of purchase materials
Act as brand lead for all hero product retail marketing programs, collaborating with the Retail Team to develop retail programs that are consistent with overall Quirky marketing strategies, consumer target and brand positioning
Assist with the development of relevant community briefs and creative briefs to drive community engagement, consumer engagement and ultimately, sales, for all hero products
Build relationships with all key internal cross-functional partners including Experiential, Strategic Partnerships, Digital/Social Media, Design, Community, Advertising, PR, Sales and Legal, in order to effectively execute cohesive, holistic, consumer-facing product launches
6+ years marketing and brand-building experience in traditional and non-traditional client marketing organizations, preferably on image-focused brands (background in fashion/lifestyle brand(s) and e-commerce is a plus!)
You love the world of new products and have some experience in new product development
You have deep experience in executing successful consumer and retail product launches across multiple consumer touch-points
You are versatile and comfortable working across multiple product categories and price-points, for a range of different retailers and consumers
You possess excellent communication, project management, and time management skills, with the ability to handle multiple, simultaneous priorities
You have the ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial, non-process oriented environment
You are detail-oriented, highly organized and can bring discipline to the existing team
You know how to analyze campaign effectiveness, and can optimize sub-optimal campaigns and distill learnings for Brand and other cross-functional teams
You are extremely collaborative and have strong interpersonal skills
You are confident, can articulate a point of view, and are transparent and fearless
You have an unrelenting intellectual curiosity and take pride in doing awesome work
You have a passion for what we are doing at Quirky
|About Our Company
We’re a company called Quirky and we are assembling the highest performing team, maybe ever, with a single, yet ambitious vision:
TO MAKE INVENTION ACCESSIBLE
Quirky is a new type of company, one that involves all people interested in its decisions, and ultimately shares its success with those people who helped achieve it. And we have developed a completely unique platform in which the realities and complexities of execution do not stand in the way of a kickass idea.
We are a brand built around excitement, creativity, and the reality of bringing great ideas to life. Not to mention we do it BETTER, FASTER, FUNNER than anyone else!
We’re looking for an amazing and passionate Marketing Intern to join our team in NYC.