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Friday, November 02, 2012

Tymes - Marketing Assistant

Thymes, a leading fragrance brand in the specialty retail channel, is seeking a full-time Marketing Assistant . This position will be responsible for supporting and executing the projects and activities of Thymes Marketing Department. This includes the execution and implementation of the annual Marketing and Communication Plan for Bath & Body, Home Fragrance and Frasier Fir categories of business that achieve the company’s short and long-term business objectives. In addition, the Marketing Assistant will support and assist activity related to new product development, ongoing product management, marketing collateral, launch support, sales meeting and tradeshow support, public relations, social media, competitive research and administrative support for the Marketing Department.

The Marketing Assistant is also responsible for tracking and disseminating vital information that keeps the departments within the company well-versed in the latest Thymes-related Marketing activity. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA and other regulations, as appropriate.

Minimum Requirements :

  • Four-year college degree
  • Two years previous marketing or advertising experience
  • Ability to organize and prioritize a number of tasks and ensure on-time completion in a
fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to research, report and analyze data in Microsoft Excel
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point, Syteline, Outlook and
other software to perform tasks
  • Strong numerical analysis skills
  • Ability to deliver effective written and verbal presentations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, clearly and efficiently communicate to other Thymes employees, vendors and partners in written and spoken English
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks to respond appropriately to constant change in priorities and services as directed by NPI /Marketing Team and/or Steering Committee members
  • Maintain and protect proprietary company information
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years consumer marketing or packaged goods experience
  • Experience in the specialty gift, department store or prestige/chain beauty distribution channels
  • Ability to recognize, appreciate and foster great design
  • Knowledge and affinity for fragrance in general and personal care and home fragrance product specifically
We are located close to downtown Minneapolis and offer a very competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, life, disability, 401k retirement plan, and more. If you meet the requirements, please apply through this posting and include your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements.

Apply online now.