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Marketing Associate

Company Overview:

Vital Proteins is an emerging, dynamic brand consisting of a team of passionate individuals who believe whole-food-based nutrition is essential for overall health, fitness and wellbeing. Our team is comprised of intelligent and innovative talent who work collaboratively to ensure creativity, success, and global growth. At Vital Proteins, our mission is to empower our company, team, and customers to live a full, vibrant life. We seek to develop and support the right people, with the right chemistry, who continually ask questions, and in turn will develop and tactically execute good ideas. We are looking for individuals to help us think smarter and put a lot of ideas on the table in a short amount of time. Building a great company is our goal. Quality individuals and getting the team right is our business plan. This position will be in our new creative office space in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago, IL. Vital Proteins has multiple locations where we manufacture and package collagen nutrition products.

 

Role:

We are looking for a high energy, passionate and extremely communicative Marketing Associate to help us establish and grow influencer relationships. This person will touch the wellness, fitness, and beauty communities to reach and connect with the right people, both on and offline. In a nutshell, this person will help us carry our marketing strategy through to the consumer by creating his/her own network of influencers to speak about the brand. The Marketing Associate role will interface with a team of Marketing Associates, reporting to the Marketing Associate Team Lead & Marketing Director.

 

What you will be responsible for:

  • Market product to digital influencers, brand ambassadors and ultimately consumers
  • Achieve engagement objectives daily to meet key quarterly milestones
  • Have an active understanding of digital marketing knowledge & social media trends
  • Be an evangelist of the brand, coming up with new and inventive ways to promote the products to our network
  • Help market new products, seasonal offerings, key company happenings, giveaways, and more to the digital world
  • Moderate user-generated content within the Marketing Associate community
  • Keep a content calendar and schedule & stay within budget
  • Collaborate with other aspects of the marketing department to bring key marketing programming to life.
  • Represent Vital Proteins at industry trade shows, conferences, seminars and events, as needed.

 

Who you are:

  • You have 1-2 years of experience in digital marketing, preferably in the CPG industry
  • You are passionate about the health, fitness, and/or beauty markets
  • You are a self-starter with proven ability to take initiative and multi-task
  • You are a people person – you enjoy communicating & are happiest when you’re corresponding with others and forming new relationships
  • You are outgoing, personable and friendly
  • In your spare time, you always find yourself scouting new people to follow on Instagram or are out and about making new connections with like-minded individuals
  • You celebrate your success, and the success of the team even more
  • You have strong written and oral communication skills 
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