Marketing Specialist

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

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
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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