Marketing Assistant
Rexel Inc  - Mansfield, MA

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Assists in all aspects of Marketing Department operations, including support, development and distribution of sales and marketing materials and special event coordination. This candidate should possess strong proper grammar usage, writing skill, computer proficiency, proofreading abilities, be detail oriented, and a team player, along with being creative and pro-active. College degree preferred.

Requirements:
Assist in the implementation of field sales events including Counter Days, Trade Shows, Customer Entertainment events, Trainings, Management Meetings and Seminars.
Create, design and write copy for promotional flyers and point-of-purchase displays.
Maintain schedules, deadlines and logistics for marketing programs and events.
Coordinate and organize cooperative funding submissions.
Excellent planning and organizational skills.
Excellent telephone and email etiquette.
Handle requests from field sales team for marketing literature and branded premium items.
Communicate effectively with customers, staff and vendors.
Organize and maintain inventory of marketing materials and premium items.
Assist in keeping New Customer Packets current and in electronic form.
Must have reliable transportation.
Overnight travel is sometimes required.

Qualifications:
College degree or equivalent experience.
Strong proofreading, grammar and copywriting skills.
Proficiency in: Excel, Publisher, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
Need a strong appreciation of the importance of completing tasks on deadline.
Professional level of organization.

Language Skills:
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to effectively communicate with customers and staff to make an accurate assessment of customer and branch needs.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to verify and calculate figures such as cost, commissions, credit, rebate and profit, understand and interpret financial data and reports and balance sheets.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form. Ability to use sound judgment and problem solving skills to analyze customer, branch and employee problems and to recommend the proper course of action. Ability to organize and prioritize job projects and requirements.

Attendance Demands:
The attendance demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Attendance is required Monday through Friday or within normal business hours as established by the handbook. The employee will be required to travel to different locations nationally and internationally. Employee may be required to work overtime, and occasional Saturdays and Sundays.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands, handle, or feel, required to speak, read and hear English. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This is a high stress and fast paced environment.
DISCLAIMER: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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Rexel is the world's leading distributor of electrical equipment and supplies, with a network of 1,700 sales outlets in 29 countries and...