Inside Sales Specialist, Part-time [JPR-06282]

Access Sciences Corporation is a Houston-based, employee-owned, global consulting and managed services firm. We are a multi-year winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Workplace Flexibility, as well as a winner of Houston’s Top Workplaces for 2013. We are currently seeking to hire an innovative and optimistic part time Inside Sales Specialist to support business development activities. The selected candidate will be working with the Senior Manager of Marketing to support business development efforts for our company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supports sales and marketing by tracking, investigating, and reporting sales information and resolving problems

Processing new sales leads

Managing the correspondence between the sales team and their clients

Monitoring customer accounts

Providing data and reports to help the sales team

Maintaining customer database by inputting customer profile and updates; preparing and distributing monthly reports

Preparing sales presentations by compiling data; developing presentation formats and materials

Keeping track of sales targets

Answering phone calls

Scheduling sales meetings

REQUIREMENTS:

Good customer service skills

Proficient in written and verbal English

Accuracy and attention to detail

Proven organizational skills

Adept computer and keyboard skills

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Able to work independently and as a team

Quick to learn

Proactive

Some college work completed or currently working towards a Bachelor’s degree

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may apply online by clicking here.  Please provide your resume and a cover letter indicating your desire for this type of position, your available work hours, as well as your experience with marketing and business development tasks and responsibilities.

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Digital Marketing Paid Search Specialist [JRP-06281]

Academy Sports + Outdoors is a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer with a broad assortment of quality hunting, fishing, and camping equipment and gear along with sports and leisure products, footwear, apparel and much more. The Texas-based company operates over 150 stores throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. The Academy Sports + Outdoors philosophy is to deliver an unparalleled shopping experience by providing convenience, offering a broad selection of quality products, delivering exceptional customer service and selling the right stuff at an everyday low cost. For more information about Academy Sports + Outdoors, please visit academy.com, facebook.com/academy, twitter.com/academy, pinterest.com/academy, and youtube.com/academy.

We are currently seeking a Digital Marketing Paid Search Specialist. In this role, you support the Digital Marketing Paid Search Manager in the execution of a strategic paid search plan that integrates with organizational marketing initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Consistently reviews web analytics provided by Omniture, DoubleClick for Search, E2C, and agency reporting platforms to identify trends and provide optimization

Executes and builds on strategic projects to ensure established goals are achieved while continuing to test and broaden paid search exposure
Implement tests across paid search and CSE programs

Partner with the site merchants, the SEO team, the analytics team, merchants, and marketing to ensure key sales drivers have the proper coverage

Optimization of the current paid search and CSE feed

Partners with omnichannel analytics team and an agency to identify trends and optimize campaigns

Learn company policies, procedures, and safety rules

Duties may change and associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years paid search experience

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing is a plus

Prior experience working with e Commerce teams and digital agencies

Digital Marketing retail experience is a preferred plus

Ability to work in a fast-paced, real time environment

Solid experience with Microsoft Excel formulas and spreadsheets

Communication – excellent written, verbal and e-mail skills

Excellent analytic skills with the ability to use key tools to provide consistently in-depth analysis on performance metrics

Strong organizational skills to ensure critical timelines are met

Digital marketing experience in remarketing, display ads, comparative shopping engines or other core digital areas preferred

Experience with Microsoft Office (excel expertise required), Google AdWords, Bing Ad Center, Google Analytics, DoubleClick for Search, Omniture, Core Metrics, tag management, and product feeds required

Ability to work flexible hours such as evenings, weekends, and holidays required

Able to travel when required

Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may apply online at: www.academy.com/careers.

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Marketing and Communications Coordinator [JRP-06215]

Neighborhood Centers is the largest community development organization in the region and the go-to resource for impact and innovation. We are a fast-paced and dynamic organization that is recognized at the national level for our work in community. The Marketing and Communications team supports various departments across the agency’s four divisions to elevate both our local and national presence and strengthen our brand equity among key stakeholders.

We are currently seeking to hire a Marketing and Communications Coordinator. The selected candidate will be a creative storyteller and a strategic marketer. In this role, you will work collaboratively with all members of the marketing and communications team. You will support their efforts in engaging our audiences and elevating our brand presence through: branding, advertising, public relations, media relations, creative writing and visual storytelling efforts.  You will also be responsible for managing the administrative core of the department and serve as the marketing team’s primary traffic coordinator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage the marketing and communications department administration, project request management system, and purchasing activity

Acquires content and assists in writing marketing communications in various mediums including: social media platforms, monthly newsletters, agency websites, press releases, e-mail campaigns, marketing collateral, among others.

Manages marketing and communications department agency-wide content

Supports manager of communications by assisting the media relations activities: managing the database and developing talking points as needed

Assists in the basic design of marketing collateral as needed (Support Visual Storyteller)

Lead efforts for coordinating marketing team staff meetings

Assists in upholding and implementing the department with the Agency’s Brand management strategies

REQUIREMENTS:

Highly collaborative style and team oriented

Excellent writing/editing and verbal communications skills- a storyteller

Ability to manage multiple key initiatives/projects concurrently

Knowledge and understanding of marketing and communication principals

Great attention to detail and organizational skills

Basic experience using design programs: Adobe, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator

Strong analytical skills and experience with Microsoft Office

Familiarity with CAN-SPAM rules and list management

4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed –marketing, communications, public relations, and/or advertising

Minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may apply online at: www.neighborhood-centers.org.

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Marketing Brand Manager [JRP-06214]

The Marketing Department of Houston First Corporation is charged with developing and disseminating a positive image of Houston as a destination for leisure travel and conventions through advertising, public relations and direct-to-consumer marketing (websites).  We are currently seeking to hire a Marketing Brand Manager. In this role, you will assist the Director of Marketing with creating, implementing, and reporting the advertising and marketing plans for Houston.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plan, research, and manage marketing programs, including print, broadcast, digital, video, promotional programs and events

Provide competitive analysis of peer destinations

Manage the closing schedule for the creative and digital team, which includes specs, delivery dates, and creative quantities, for all advertising programs

Provide reporting and campaign recaps for advertising programs

Manage invoice reconciliation

Manage the sales process and procedures for the VisitHouston.com advertising network as well as manage third-party sellers of the websites (Texas Monthly Custom Publishing and Destination Travel Network).

Provide monthly reporting for all website advertisers (including those advertisers that the third party sold)

Traffic broadcast spots to regional broadcast vendors

Work closely with local partners to create promotional packages for giveaways throughout the summer

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field or commensurate experience

Three to five years of professional experience in advertising or marketing

Highly motivated and self-directed with the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines

Ability to work both as part of a team and independently, and to manage multiple projects

Excellent oral and written communication skills and able to clearly convey information

Computer literacy is required, including basic Excel and MS Word

Effective communication including oral, written and listening skills

Positive attitude towards work and a strong customer service focus

Must pass a pre-employment drug test

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume via email to: hfjobapplications@houstonfirst.com.
[EOE]

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Senior Specialist, Content Copywriter [JRP-06213]

Wood Mackenzie is the most comprehensive source of knowledge about the world’s energy and metals industries.  We analyze and advise on every stage along the value chain – from discovery to delivery, and beyond – to provide clients with the commercial insight that makes them stronger. With around 1000 professionals in over 24 offices worldwide, we analyze the assets, markets and companies operating upstream and downstream; in oil, gas, coal, metals, and power generation.

We are currently seeking to hire a Senior Specialist, Content Copywriter. In this role, you will work with our creative services and content marketing teams. You will be responsible for translating value proposition of Wood Mackenzie into compelling commercial messages. The copy will be used by the Regional Sales & Marketing teams in the delivery of consistent global promotional marketing campaigns and sales initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Articulate the value proposition of Wood Mackenzie and its products and services in a way that it is relevant to our clients and prospects through the delivery of original copy, consistent with the Wood Mackenzie tone and style of voice

Develop creative ideas and concepts for new campaigns and initiatives, often in partnership with the content and creative services teams, and present ideas to colleagues and clients

Partner with the regional marketing teams to deliver marketing campaign copy and assets which support and feed into their marketing activities, and demonstrate the impact of these assets by establishing a feedback loop with the users

Writing clear, persuasive, original copy, consistent with the company’s tone and style

Amending, revising or redeveloping content in response to feedback from the Content Editor, Head of Content or internal clients

Proofreading campaign copy to check spelling and grammar, and whether tone is fitting with the Wood Mackenzie voice

Working on several campaigns at once, sometimes under pressure and to tight deadlines

Liaising with internal clients to interpret their briefs and understand their target audience and desired end result

Establishing and maintaining relationships with key internal clients in the regional marketing and product & segment teams, through face-to-face meetings, telephone conversations and written communications

Leveraging these connections to gain a comprehensive understanding of Wood Mackenzie’s products and services, their value to prospective clients, and the interaction and integration between them

Working closely with the in-house Content and Creative Services teams to develop the messaging and assets required to execute global and regional campaigns

Liaising with regional marketing teams to tailor messaging for current and planned local marketing campaigns and assets – such as email copy, exhibition stand messaging, tailored sales presentations, web copy, digital and print promotional materials

Partner with the users of the content – the regional and product & segment marketing teams – to ensure that assets produced are resonating with the target audience(s) and being an effective tool in campaign efforts

Work with the PR team to deliver effective internal communications correspondence that conveys overall business goals and achievements

Support broader editorial efforts across the business

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelors degree in Marketing, Advertising or Journalism or equivalent work experience

Minimum of three years professional copywriting experience, preferably within the energy industry

Professional copywriting/journalism background

Knowledge and experience of the energy industry would be advantageous, but not essential

Experience in journalistic writing and content development

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Able to demonstrate a commercial mindset and write compelling narrative

Strong project management skills

Customer-focused attitude and confidence dealing with multiple internal departments and stakeholders

Able to adapt style and work across print, web and social media platforms

High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may apply online by visiting https://recruitment.woodmac.com/jobs/ and searching by the job title, Senior Specialist, Content Copywriter. [EOE]

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