Job: Marketing Assistant – Velotech – FILLED

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Job Title
Marketing Assistant


Job Description
Velotech, owner of, and the Western Bikeworks store and web site, is seeking qualified applicants to join our team as an assistant to the Director of Marketing.

Responsibilities include creation and management of sales and promotions; creation of print and web content including graphics and promotional copy; review and management of promotional events and activities; analysis of sales metrics; support of communication between departments and creation and management of e-mail campaigns. Our Marketing Assistant will also be expected to play a key role in all social media initiatives.

Qualified candidates will have excellent organizational and communication skills and 3-5 years of experience in the cycling industry, preferably within a marketing, customer service, sales or purchasing department. Basic experience with graphic design software is necessary, and priority will be given to candidates with additional graphic design experience. Working knowledge of HTML and the basic ingredients of web design are necessary, and experience with CSS and Javascript is preferred. The Marketing Assistant will help manage the photography and graphics department and will report to the Director of Marketing.

The ideal candidate will be an individual comfortable in a fast-paced and rapidly growing company and someone willing to challenge him or herself to continually improve. Successful candidates will be equally comfortable analyzing performance data and developing creative new marketing and e-commerce ideas. A strong familiarity with cycling history, brands and components is recommended and an unhealthy obsession with bicycles is a distinct advantage.

How to Apply
All applications must be submitted via email and should be directed to Chris Currie, Director of Marketing, at Velotech is an equal opportunity employer.

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

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