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Marketing Associate

WX Brands

Novato, CA

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Job Description:

The Marketing Associate will play a key role in executing the strategies that are driving growth for Bread & Butter wines, the next big brand in wine. Bread & Butter is a unique wine brand built on the premise that wine shouldn’t be complicated; it should just be good, honest and delicious. Bread & Butter is the #1 fastest growing top 20 wine brand in the $12-14.99 price segment, and it is an exciting time to join WX Brands in this role as we continue to make this noteworthy brand a top wine brand.
The Marketing Associate is a key role that supports the Sr. Brand Manager by providing detailed strategic analysis, brand development assistance and marketing initiative execution. While this is an Associate level role in our Marketing team, it is a highly visible role with that comes with mentorship and advancement opportunities. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this role will start 100% remote but, in the future, we will expect this Marketing Associate to be based in our corporate office in Novato, California.

Key focus areas will include:
Support Sr. Brand Manager is generating internal and external excitement about the brand.
Lead competitive analysis and support Sr. Brand Manager key insights regarding brand health, competitive analysis, and more.
Maintain strong knowledge of our brand business and processes and be a go-to person for creative solutions to navigating opportunities & challenges.
Be an ambassador of our brand & SKU selling points and maintain knowledge of competitive sets & key marketing initiatives.
Provide regular brand health updates, delivering new activity and insights to director and senior management level stakeholders.
Be a category expert with a deep and broad knowledge of consumer insights, marketing innovation and best practices, competitive landscape, and emergent trends.
Be aware of new industry trends and complete ad-hoc analysis for various innovation projects.
Assist in development of brand assets & marketing materials.
Prepare brand, sales and retailer presentations that engage and effectively communicate messaging.
Build company-wide excitement through weekly newsletter recap of awards, press, and news.
Act as liaison between marketing department and PR Team.
Complete retailer and sales requested deliverables such as digital content forms, distributor forms.
Provide Marketing Department support including meeting, event, and wine competition & scoring coordination.

Business Skills:
WORK WITH FIRE & HUSTLE – Works with a sense of urgency. Takes ownership & does whatever it takes. Works hard & play hard. Celebrates successes.
KNOW YOUR STUFF – Gets it right the first time. Learns from mistakes. Is an expert in their field. Listens & learns from others.
LASER FOCUS – Understands & believes in the WX Vision. Behaves consistently, and in alignment, with our goals. Achieves more by doing less.
SELF STARTER – Ability to complete projects independently and with a spirit of urgency; manage multiple priority projects at once; demonstrate flexibility as priorities change.
VALUE & SUPPORT EACH OTHER – Works collaboratively as a team. Treats others with respect. Champions all forms of diversity.

Qualifications:
Motivated, inquisitive, and excited to learn and contribute to the marketing department and larger company
Passion for consumer marketing, wine and teamwork is a must
Enthusiastic self-starter that works with fire & hustle and can stay laser-focused
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience plus 1-2 years of experience is desired
Demonstrated experience doing data analysis on brand performance preferred
Consumer product goods, wine/beverage alcohol industry and/or marketing agency experience preferred
Highly organized with sharp attention to detail and exceptional time-management skills
Effective problem solving, analytical, and decision-making skills
Must be proficient or have advanced PC skills with Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
Experience preparing professional business correspondence via email
Must be a team player who has professional interpersonal, telephone and presentation skills
Flexible schedule required; some work may include weekends, nights, and travel with overnight stays
Possess valid driver’s license and is able to commute daily (Monday – Friday) to Novato, CA in Marin County
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
Ability to lift up to 45 lbs.

Perks:
WX offers a competitive benefits package including PTO starting at 19 days per year. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that promotes career growth by leaps and bounds while being part of a team-oriented environment that knows how to have fun!

About Us:
Headquartered in the beautiful Marin County in the San Francisco Bay Area, WX Brands is a dynamic, innovative, and quickly growing wine company. The company has achieved noteworthy growth in the past few years and is now reported as the #15 of the Top 50 US wine companies by Wine Business Monthly in 2020.

WX Brands offers a unique working environment, with the fast pace of an entrepreneurial start-up and the down-to-earth atmosphere found in the Northern California wine industry. We seek people who are passionate about wine, making a difference in the industry and their careers.

You can find out more by visiting our website: www.wxbrands.com.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, May 3rd
Type of Work:
Full Time
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