Marketing Assistant in Bellevue, WA at The North West Company International

Date Posted: 9/13/2017

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Job Description

In your role as the Marketing Assistant, at The North West Company International (NWCI), you’re responsible for providing support to the Marketing Manager to ensure the company and company brand is represented correctly in all applicable markets.

Joining NWCI gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

The North West Company International, Inc. (NWCI or North West) is a leading community retailer to rural communities and urban neighborhood markets in the following regions: rural Alaska, the South Pacific, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of retail products and services with an emphasis on food. North West owns a rich enterprising legacy as one of the longest continuing retail enterprises in the world, with many of our stores in Alaska having continuously served their communities for over 140 years. Today these northern stores operate in communities with populations from 500 to 7000. A typical store is 7500 square feet in size and offers food, family apparel, housewares, appliances, outdoor products, and services such as quick-service prepared food, special ordering, money transfers, and check cashing. Check out for more information.

Your Role:

  • Work with graphics team on ad development, proofing, and production;
  • Adhere to internal deadlines regarding layout design and ensure deadlines are met;
  • Coordinate printing and shipping deadlines for ads;
  • Proof themes, ad dates, store hours, method of payments, etc.;
  • Create and maintain calendars, including advertising, merchandising, logistics, and production;
  • Provide support for all advertising/marketing meetings;
  • Print and publish all task tracking documents sent to Category Managers and VP’s of Procurement and Marketing - both Food and General Merchandise;
  • Maintain company website, branding, and integrity of all banners;
  • Produce internal documents to support the selling and development of marketing events;
  • Provide (or produce) all in-store marketing, including entry forms, signs, and banners; and
  • Verify and code all invoices for payment for Marketing Manager’s approval.

Job Requirements

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or Graphic Design degree, or equivalent experience;
  • 2-3 years of previous Marketing Assistant job experience is an asset;
  • Strong attention to details is a must;
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task is a must;
  • Basic knowledge of website maintenance, printing and/or flyer distribution, and advertising principles; and
  • Ability to work at a fast pace.

Location:     Bellevue, Washington

Reports To: Marketing Manager

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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