Marketing Manager - Brewery Branding Co.

Brewery Branding CO.

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JOB POSTING – MARKETING MANAGER

Location: Position is based in Portland, OR

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports to: General Manager

PURPOSE

Brewery Branding is the leading merchandise and promotional printing company for the craft beer industry. Additionally, we provide resources that support brewers’ brands by providing in-house design, fulfillment, and on-line store management for those who need it. The Marketing position is critical in connecting our passion for the industry with our desire to help promote a brewery’s brand through a killer merchandise program. Our goal is to team up with every brewery in the US and help outfit their beer loving loyalist with the best merchandise possible. You up for the challenge?

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

The Marketing Manager will be the driving force behind everything that involves proactive, creative, and organized strategies while supporting or mission of serving every brewery in the country. We love producing brewery merchandise, and apparel but need a creative and organized individual to help us coordinate and share all our creative ideas to our brewery partners. A perfect individual will challenge the norm of how we use all social media platforms, challenge the sales team to be even more amazing, and basically run so fast with innovative ideas that we will need to recruit even more sales folks to keep up with you. That’s it.

SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE

  • Create a seasonal merchandise/promotional calendar that helps our sales team and customers plan ahead
  • Work closely with sales to create internal and external communication pieces that inspire our customers to promote their brand in new ways
  • Be awesome every day
  • Be active in designing, setup, and running of a Brewery Branding booth at industry events
  • Be great at creating copy that accurately describes who we are and what we do
  • Work closely with the design team to visually delivery the Brewery Branding spirit through merchandise
  • Help to identify cool merch that we haven’t discovered yet
  • Find new ways to connect with our brewery friends and family
  • Seasonally rebuild our showroom in a way that makes us believe that anything within the merchandise world is possible
  • Maintain an active social media presence to engage with the brewing industry and help promote Brewery Branding and our products
  • Develop and maintain a calendar to direct our marketing efforts to target industry events
  • Regularly update and improve the Brewery Branding website while adding new products and features for a fantastic user experience
  • Analyze online store data and study customer purchasing trends for promotional and sales team use
  • Collect regional trends from sales team to develop targeted promotional strategies for each of the sales team members
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    WHO WE ARE

    We take our core beliefs seriously. All team members should embrace and personify these values to support our purpose and be an active part of our nation.

    BREWERY BRANDING’S CORE PURPOSE

    At our core we believe it’s important to thrive as individuals within a collective group by forming mutually beneficial relationships within the passionate and creative brewing industry.

    OUR CORE VALUES

    Operate with integrity. Be proud. Be positive. Be accountable. Be open to progress. Be awesome every day. Get your sh*t done and have fun doing it.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two to five years marketing expertise
  • You should have previous experience within the social media world and be comfortable exploiting all its possibilities
  • Analysis, planning and execution – possess advanced analysis, objective setting, tracking, and measuring abilities for low-complexity applications with short term planning horizons. Ability to access and analyze information from various sources, reach conclusions, and provide input into larger planning processes. Ability to access and manipulate data sources and use office applications including effective email practices
  • Ability to interact effectively in one-on-one situations with co-workers and customers.
  • Approachable personality with a strong customer focus.
  • Demonstrates leadership with the ability to challenge the team to do things differently
  • Basic computer software proficiency (MS Office, Adobe), ability to update company databases
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of the time. We’ll need you to see our world so you can find creative ways to impact
  • Weekends and evening functions are a common occurrence – You’ll need to be cool with needing to work and attend industry events from time to time
  • Be great at finding ways to support the sales team in all ways possible
  • Love the brewing and promotional/retail industry
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    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

    The Marketing Manager will directly manage a team including but not limited to the design team.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    Due to the nature of the work, this position is required to report the Portland office for work duties. Travel may be required up to 40% of the time.

    EDUCATION

    Preferred Bachelor’s degree.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    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.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to work at a computer workstation for long periods of time. The ability to travel is high with long periods of driving and frequent flights to market.

    COMPENSATION

    Brewery Branding offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, rewarding work environment and growth for committed professionals. We also offer the following benefits:

  • Health care package for employee, dependents at employee cost
  • Paid vacation time
  • Holiday and sick pay
  • 401K plan
  • Brewery Branding is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.

    To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@brewerybranding.com (no phone calls or visits please) telling us a bit about yourself and why you think you'd be a good fit for this job.

    ** Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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