The Marketing and Events Coordinator at Summit Sales NW is responsible for coordinating marketing efforts to connect the brands that we represent with our retail partners and end consumers. They will help facilitate all aspects of our marketing program, including: events, social media, content creation, and database management.

The ideal candidate will have a marketing background and can engage with consumers, retail employees, retail owners, and brand marketing professionals. This person should also have a passion for the outdoors and involvement in our core sports of hiking, backpacking, skiing, and climbing. 

 

      Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and execute events, social media, and marketing on behalf of Summit Sales and its brands
  •       Create and distribute engaging and informative content in partnership with brands and retailers
  •       Attend all regional and territorial consumer events
  •       Maintain and create efficiencies for a variety of content management systems
  •       Collaborate with sales team for regional trade show support for planning, setup, and tear down
  •       Assist in maintenance and organization of office and showroom
  •       Build and maintain relationships with affiliated outdoor organizations on behalf of Summit Sales and its vendor partners
  • Conduct bi-annual maintenance audit for Summit Sales website

 

      Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in marketing or a relevant field
  •       2+ years marketing experience
  •       Experienced in event coordination and management
  •       Fluent in all aspects of social media
  •       Excellent communicator and able to work effectively in teams or alone
  •       Proven experience in content development, distribution, and associated computer skills
  • Bonus skills: Adobe creative suite, photography and/or videography

 

      Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel extensively for up to two weeks at a time
  •       Based in Seattle, WA
  •       Must be willing to work days that exceed standard business hours and weeks that exceed forty hours
  •       Must have appropriate vehicle
  • Must have valid driver’s license