Job Description Columbus Marketing is actively seeking a motivated Entry Level Marketing Assistant to work on ground breaking campaigns with an advertising and marketing firm in the local region. This innovative firm was founded by dedicated people looking to push the envelope by using cost-effective marketing campaigns and advertising strategies. Their goal is to provide the same advertising as the standard firm but at a fraction of the price. As a progressive company in the sales and marketing industry, this firm continues to set the standard for excellence in customer acquisition and establishing a repeat customer base for clients. By providing personalized sales and marketing services to some of the largest retailers in the world, this firm continues to increase the market shares of clients through proven sales and marketing strategies. The Entry Level Marketing Assistant position is a valued team member in the marketing and advertising department. The position is considered entry level to start during training which includes a comprehensive overview of basic marketing strategy, direct advertising, promotional techniques, visual merchandising and consumer market research. After successful completion of the program, an individual would be considered a team leader in the marketing department. The entry level Marketing Assistant reports directly to the Executive Marketing Manager. Requirements Responsibilities Assisting in the daily growth and development of assigned campaigns Assisting with efforts of customer acquisition and retention Expertly managing the needs of external customers Developing strong leadership and interpersonal skills Driving sales through retail promotional campaigns Build brand recognition through local events and experiential marketing Strategize, execute and manage the Brand Ambassador teams Interact and communicate with customers Problem solve and make professional judgment on whether customers qualify for the in-store services that the firms clients offer (candidate will be trained in this area) Conduct lead generation and maintain and develop a client base for our clients who offer the in-store services Aid marketing and advertising associates and senior staff with specific projects related to each client Job Requirements The personalized focus of the campaigns is not only a refreshing alternative to more general mass sales and marketing strategies, but it is also responsible for the unprecedented growth and stability of the company. The management team prides themselves on recognizing top performance, integrity, and a winning mindset for continual internal promotions. If you possess a passion for marketing, sales or retail and would enjoy learning how to manage the varying dimensions of a business, this position could be an excellent fit for the right candidate. Must be able to work full-time hours Ability to excel in unsupervised solo assignments as well as team projects. Desire to travel at least 1 or 2 weeks a year for further training. Great communication skills Must be able to work in an energetic, fast-paced environment. 2 or 4-year college degree in related field or relevant experience Self-starter, creative thinker, problem solver Company Description Our mission is to build connections between our clients and their potential customer base by creating a standard of excellence and providing top notch service while, fostering our team's growth through a rewarding and progressive environment. The growth of our team members is our highest priority. We are passionate about delivering quality and results. Columbus Marketing values teamwork within our agency and strives for good partnerships across all platforms.