NOW Foods International Marketing Assistant
Location:Knollwood (Bloomingdale, IL)
Founded by Elwood Richard in 1968,NOW Foodshas grown from a small, family operation to a highly-respected manufacturer of natural health products. Today, NOW Foods manufactures and distributes over 1,400 dietary supplements, natural foods, sports nutrition, and personal care products. NOW's state of the art manufacturing facilities are GMP-certified, and our quality testing labs are among the best in the industry. The company has over 1,500 employees and its products are sold in more than 60 countries. The company remains family-owned and committed to its original mission: to provide value in products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives.
NOW offers a competitive compensation structure and a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental and vision plans from tier one companies, Paid Time Off, 401k match up to $6,500 per year, educational assistance and company-paid disability and life insurance. NOW employees also enjoy a wide array of unique benefits such as company-paid profit sharing, quarterly bonuses, employee discount, wellness program, company-paid Teladoc and Rx'nGo, and much more! Many of our benefits are 100% paid by NOW - this is why NOW Foods has been awarded as one of the "101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work for" in Chicago TWELVEyears in a row, and on the National Level SIX years in a row!
To learn more about NOW Foods, visitnowfoods.com, like us on Facebook atfacebook.com/nowfoodsofficial, or follow us on Twitter attwitter.com/NOWFoodsor on Instagram atinstagram.com/nowfoodsofficial.
TheInternational Marketing Assistantworks closely with our international sales team to develop and implement marketing plans and strategies for our brand. To be successful in this role, you will be tasked with creating marketing materials for our international customers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.
+ Collaborating with the international sales manager, internal teams, clients and partners on marketing strategy.
+ Working closely with sales team and international partners to better understand their needs.
+ Developing a range of marketing content including: Images, Videos and Written content related to the company, brand, products and trends.
+ Uploading content to social media with a heavy focus on Instagram.
+ Helping identify marketing trends and key opportunities for innovation.
+ Learning and working with various types of software for digital marketing.
+ Providing administrative support to the sales team.
+ Preparing, formatting and editing a range of documents.
+ Understanding company product and brand.
+ General office duties.
+ Organizing market research.
+ Analyzing questionnaires and other forms of feedback.
SAFETY RESPONSIBIILTY STATEMENT
+ Supports a culture of safe production and operations; follows all safety rules and procedures.
+ Actively participates in the safety program by:
+ engaging in training activities to learn what constitutes a safety hazard;
+ reporting safety concerns to the supervisor, submitting safety suggestions, and correcting or reporting to the appropriate people when an employee sees a workplace health or safety hazard, until it is resolved.
+ Assists with communicating safety information to new employees.
+ Fulfills responsibilities as outlined in the company safety management plan.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
+ Bachelor's degree in marketing, business or related field.
+ Administration or sales and marketing assistant experience.
+ Effective written and verbal communication skills.
+ A high level of attention to detail.
+ Ability to work effectively within a team and independently.
+ Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
+ Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
+ Good organization skills.
+ Related job and internship experience.
+ Digital and/or retail marketing experience.
+ International experience a plus
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with vendors by phone or fax, to log information, and to handle products and samples. Employee is occasionally required to move from place to place in the warehouse, and to examine products by sight, taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color differentiation.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
It is the policy of NOW Foods to prohibit discrimination of any type, and to afford equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and prospective employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.