Marketing Specialist

Location
Los Angeles
Posted
Aug 02, 2013
Closes
Sep 01, 2013
Contact
Ms. Lauren Anderson
Duration
Full Time
Leading the Way…TM in California real estate for 100 years, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) is one of the largest state trade organizations in the United States, with more than 150,000 members dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate. C.A.R. is headquartered in Los Angeles. www.car.org.
The California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) is looking for a creative marketing professional to join our busy Marketing and Communication department. As the Marketing Specialist, you will fulfill marketing related duties for the department as well as for various other programs within the Association. This position will be extremely broad-based, incorporating strategy, implementation of marketing plans, supervision of external vendors, and strong creative output. In this position, you will find yourself working on the annual tradeshow marketing collateral, collaborating on the annual membership guide, creating member benefit materials and more!
Responsibilities:

• Create and implement marketing plans and timelines for numerous programs and products as needed.
• Implement various marketing elements, from writing email campaigns to writing video scripts, maintaining social media visibility to conceptualizing creative promotions for various programs.
• Handle all marketing duties with respect to all programs from various departments requiring such services within the Communication department.
• Maintain oversight of all graphics and marketing-related policies and procedures for the Association.
• Be the point person for staff in terms of providing guidance for all marketing-related activities.
• Handle various duties related to assisting the product marketing function of our for-profit subsidiary, REBS.
• Assist with supervising and directing freelance graphic designers on projects as needed.


Skills and Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Communication or Marketing.
• Minimum 3 years of experience in marketing.
• Ability to think strategically.
• Intermediate to advanced skill level in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Excellent written and oral communication skills and outstanding customer service orientation.
• Ability to function effectively in a variety of challenging situations and circumstances, including difficult project deadlines, demanding customers, tight budgets, and evolving goals and objectives.
• Ability to work effectively with co-workers and management by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner.
• Ability to objectively consider ideas and suggestions from others.

For consideration - qualified applicants only please - submit cover letter and resume (in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format) to: resumes@car.org.

The California Association of REALTORS® offers excellent benefits: medical, dental, vision, vitamins reimbursement, business casual wear, 401(k), pension, holiday pay, on-site exercise room, and more. Due to the heavy volume of resumes we receive, only candidates being considered will be contacted directly. We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.


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