Marketing Coordinator in Portland, OR at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 10/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Marketing Coordinator who will grow at our Vancouver, WA office.

The Marketing Coordinator position will be a key member of the Marketing Department, supporting various functional groups including Brand, Creative Design, Digital/Social, Project & Content Management as well as collaborating across other functions (Sales, Category / Product Management, Technical Services).

The primary responsibilities of this role will include executing various Marketing tactics and completing Administrative tasks.  The position will report to a Brand Manager.

The ideal candidate for this position would have a background in Business & Marketing, experience executing Marketing tactics, and personality traits including a strong desire to learn, high-energy, positive can-do attitude, a bias for action, and desire to grow & develop into future roles with Hawthorne.  

In this role you will:

  • Assist with the development and execution of various Strategic Marketing tactics…

  • Event - Planning meetings and trade shows by identifying, assembling and coordinating requirements; establishing contacts; developed schedules & assignments; coordinating mailing lists; event management; etc.

  • Product - Assist in executing product launches or existing product support

  • Promotions - Assist in facilitation and execution of promotional campaigns.

  • Media - Execution of Media placements to support Strategic Marketing Plans / Campaigns.

  • Digital / Social - Supporting needs for Digital activation (Websites, Search, Digital Advertising, Social, etc.)

  • Retail - Alignment with Sales / Category teams on Retail Marketing needs / execution; Sample processing; etc.

  • Cooperative advertising - Coordinate with vendor partners to maintain co-op advertising calendar alongside the Category team

  • Assist with Administrative Tasks:

    • Maintaining of Marketing Campaign / Content Calendars.

    • Processing of IOs/POs to support

    • Coordinating with Content Manager to assist in creation / refinement of content across platforms (Websites, Catalogs, E-Commerce, etc.)

    • Broadcast communication to customer base for price changes, promotions, announcements, etc.

  • Other tasks identified by Marketing Department management that assist in executing Department responsibilities.  

The perfect person will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Marketing preferred but not required.

  • 2 yrs. marketing coordinator experience preferred but not required.

  • Working knowledge of Google Suite (Docs, Slides, Sheets) & Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Some other nice to have’s:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Marketing preferred but not required.

  • 2 yrs. marketing coordinator experience preferred but not required.

  • Working knowledge of Google Suite (Docs, Slides, Sheets) & Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage

  • Discounted gym memberships across the U.S.

  • A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company

  • Up to 7.5% 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program

  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to paid holidays

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.