Marketing Specialist


GoodSport Nutrition
8135 Monticello Ave. Skokie
Skokie, IL 60076
United States

Category
Industry
Beverage
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Up to 15%
Job Description
We are looking for a passionate, detail-oriented marketer who has a love for sports and fitness, sports nutrition and doing GOOD! Our ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of experiential and shopper/retail marketing experience, and a desire to work on a ground-breaking product in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.

This role will work directly with our leadership team and agency partners on a variety of marketing initiatives, helping develop and expand our marketing or retail channels, developing customer-specific marketing programs, managing events/experiential engagement opportunities, and will have a direct role in bringing a break-through product to athletes and sports nutrition professionals. There is significant opportunity to learn and grow.

• Work with creative teams to design point of sale and experiential marketing materials
• Develop and procure marketing materials from vendors
• Oversee and manage marketing material/collateral inventory
• Coordinate with sales team and retail partners to implement shopper/retail programs
• Manage and execute sampling events
• Organize, plan and execute sports marketing events and partnerships
• Collect and develop reporting on all marketing activities, including digital and social media
• Embrace and embody GoodSport’s 3 Pillars of good and code of conduct in all internal and external interactions
• Regularly and frequently communicate with project stakeholders across all marketing activities
• Prepare working spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, and selling materials
Job Requirements
• 2-3 years of experience of in-store and/or experiential marketing either at an agency or at CPG firm
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Passion for the sports, sports marketing industry and its best practices
• Passion for consumer goods marketing and bringing brands to life with consumers and in retail
• Excellent knowledge of MS Office and Google Docs and ability to work with spreadsheets
• Significant experience creating PowerPoint presentations
• Self-starter, adept at independent problem solving
• Comfort in start-up environment
• Specific desire to work in a fast-paced environment with continuous development and improvement
• Eligible to work in the US
Employer Contact Information
GoodSport Nutrition
Michelle McBride
8135 Monticello Ave. Skokie
IL 60076
United States
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GoodSport Nutrition is a Chicago based start-up whose mission is to provide highly effective sports nutrition products powered by natural ingredients and backed by science, and build a brand guided by the belief that greatness starts with goodness: Good For You, Good For Sport, Good for the Planet.

GoodSport™ has recently launched, a first-of-its-kind natural sports drink made from the goodness of milk that delivers superior hydration backed by science, with a delicious thirst-quenching taste athletes love. With 3x the electrolytes and 33% less sugar than the leading sports drink, GoodSport™ has been scientifically shown to provide rapid and long-lasting hydration. It’s what we call Naturally Powerful Hydration™.

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