Marketing Coordinator/Executive Assistant

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Jun 20, 2014
Closes
Jul 20, 2014
Contact
Ms. Michele Duhrssen
Category
Marketing, Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology and children's media. Scholastic creates quality educational and entertaining materials and products for use in school and at home, including children's books, magazines, technology-based products, teacher materials, television programming, film, videos and toys.

The Company distributes its products and services through a variety of channels, including proprietary school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, television networks and the Company's Internet Site, www.scholastic.com.

Description

We are seeking an experienced Marketing Coordinator/Executive Assistant for our Marketing division, based in Soho - NYC headquarters. The position will report to the Chief Marketing Officer, and support the department in various marketing related program launches, conferences, and general administrative work. The Marketing Coordinator will play a key role in assisting with and managing key marketing activities. The role also serves as Executive Assistant to the Chief Marketing Officer.

Responsibilities

•Support the department with program launches by developing and distributing creative briefs and RFEs and facilitating approvals
•Coordinate and attend all key developmental and marketing meetings, capture notes, and distribute follow-up actions
•Responsible for answering phone calls, managing the calendar, and submitting expenses for the Chief Digital Marketing Officer
•Assist in the creation of presentations
•Manage budgets, negotiating freelance rates
•Attend and assist in the execution of conferences
•Manage all travel arrangements including cars, flights, hotels & offsite meeting logistics
•Conduct ongoing market research and competitive analysis
•Manage the requesting, flow, and tracking of marketing collateral, inventory, and samples

Required Qualifications

•Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field of study
•2+ years of experience supporting a high level executive
•Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)
•Marketing background is ideal
•Ability to multi-task and be resourceful
•Ability to work collaboratively with people at all levels within the organization
•Extreme attention to detail
•Excellent communication and organizational skills


Cover letters are appreciated, but not required.

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