Brand and Merchandising Coordinator
- United States
- San Diego, CA
- 2 year(s)
- Not Available
Opportunity for a Brand and Merchandising Coordinator to join our fast growing business designing and distributing an industry leading collection of premium goggles, performance and active lifestyle sunglasses, helmets, gloves and sportswear designed specifically for today's demanding rider in the global Cycling, Mountain Bike and Motocross markets.
The position reports to the Brand Director and will be responsible for both executing on individual programs and assisting with larger programs within the department - including photo shoots, event and trade show development, product and sales collateral and other sales, marketing and merchandising assets. The Brand team plays a critical role managing communication and assets working with the Product Development, Design, Sales, and Marketing departments.
Your effort will be focused on advancing the 100% brand direction with an emphasis on collaboration and teamwork across multiple departments. Candidate should have previous experience developing and executing on programs in a branded consumer product environment and a passion for the work required to build a great brand.
Duties & Responsibilities
Coordinate new product launches ensuring that marketing, media and distributor partners receive materials and product in advance
Copywriting for product descriptions, marketing materials and press releases - for print and online needs
Prepare product and materials for tradeshows, events, photo shoots, and meetings
Prioritize tasks and take ownership of various projects and communicate with other members of the team to complete assignments on time and accurately
Manage events and tradeshows, including planning, logistics and execution to build brand awareness and ensure the brand is represented at the highest level
As needed support events and tradeshows directly, including some travel and weekend/evening work as events require
Assist in planning and execution of photo shoots
Coordinate work in progress schedule to manage and track design projects
Communicate proactively with all supporting teams - design, marketing, product development, and sales ensuring all requirements are understood and materials are available as they are completed
Other projects and tasks as required to "get the job done" within an entrepreneurial and fast growing team
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume via the External Application Link below.
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Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, design or similar discipline OR equivalent on the job experience
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; proven success writing for external distribution
Strong organizational skills with attention to accuracy and detail
Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast moving, challenging environment
Tech savvy - able to help implement and manage data systems, file sharing and other tools for organizing assets and sharing as needed with both internal and external stakeholders
Strong technology skills including ability to organize shared files for internal and external use, Microsoft Office and Google Apps. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
Must be able to work effectively across multiple functions with colleagues, customers and vendors across the US and Internationally
Flexible and able to quickly and effectively change priorities and direction
Enthusiasm and passion for active lifestyle, particularly two wheeled sports a big plus!
Medical and dental insurance
Life and long term disability insurance
401k with company matching contributions
Employee discounts on 100% products