Open Immediately - Permanent Full Time (30+ hours/week)
You will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a creative and fast-paced retail business environment. You will be involved in all aspects of retail operations, with approximately 80% of your time dedicated to sales and marketing activities. The other 20% will include providing excellent customer service experiences for our customers, and performing other duties as required.
Qualifications: College level student majoring in marketing, journalism/communications, public relations, advertising or related field. Good visual and written communications skills Attention to detail and accuracy Ability to remain flexible and handle changing priorities Must be able to meet deadlines Understand of general marketing principles Must be willing to work Saturdays and some Sundays Ability to work well with others General office and phone skills, keyboard, Microsoft Office Familiarity with organic gardening and/or horticulture a plus
Duties Assist in actively engaging social media users on key channels (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Instagram) by helping to manage accounts, create and post content, and measure effectiveness Help generate creative and effective marketing content and materials to be used across many formats, including digital formats (social media, email, website, videos), and print channels (direct mail, press releases, and coupons). Monitor and compile analytics from multiple sources and present them in regular reports Help research and write content for gardening tip of the week blog Assist with maintaining marshallgrain.com Help set up and execute in-store events Help design and build in-store merchandising displays Help create and post POS signage Help maintain the company’s media list of relevant press contacts and social media influencers Help manage online and direct-send reviews/testimonials Support store operations by cashiering and assisting customers as needed. Use proven sales/customer service skills to assist customers with the purchase process and increase average tickets by answering their questions, suggesting add-on purchases, carrying merchandise, etc. Assist in extracting data from POS system and creating reports
About Marshall Grain Company Our company started out in 1946 as a traditional feed and farm supplies store. We are now a full-line garden center including landscaping services. We specialize in organic products and methods. We also have large departments with pet food and supplies, wild bird products and feed for chickens and other animals.