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Posted December 26th

Field Marketing Manager - Chicago

Chicago, IL

3635

Employer

RISE Brewing Co.

Industry

Supplier

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Posted December 26th

Field Marketing Manager - Chicago

Chicago, IL

Function

Marketing

Experience

Mid-Level

Type

Full Time

About The Position
This an entrepreneurial role in a fast-paced, fast-growing beverage startup. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter andstrong collaborator with great organizational and communication skills, ready to roll their sleeves up!
This an entrepreneurial role in a fast-paced, fast-growing F&B startup. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter and strong collaborator with great organizational and communication skills. This position calls for a detail-savvy individual who can work independently and is hungry to grow our brand and its community. The ideal candidate will secure & develop marketing opportunities to build brand awareness and connections, focused on in-person event activations and getting deep in their local community. This is a great position for a person who is charismatic, versatile, people- & detail-oriented, and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. Some early morning and weekend work (and some nights, but more rarely, as we serve coffee, after all!) will definitely be a part of the role, as that is when many events happen.

Job Description
  • Be enthusiastic and make people root for you and the brand! Sample the product and win peoples’ hearts
  • Plan, execute, and attend events, often requiring weekend work (with Brand Ambassador and team staff, as needed). Potentially travel and attend out-of-market events, but this should be more rare
  • Establish a clear and compelling strategy for creating authentic and memorable brand impressions in your
  • home territory
  • Manage event planning, including: operations plans, permitting, and vendor/contract negotiations
  • Evaluate future event opportunities and vet larger scale events + partnerships
  • Hire and train Brand Ambassador staff, and must have ability to manage hourly staff effectively
  • Manage to a tight budget and keep a goal of a high penetration of in-kind only events
  • Manage requests for in-kind and charitable donations
  • Identify influencers and key partners to help elevate consumer’s awareness of the RISE brand
  • Take photos and video content to share with the social media team to broadcast our events
  • Provide weekly/monthly activity reports recapping events executed and upcoming programs
Traits/Skills
  • Preferred: 1-3+ years experience in events and promotional work in the CPG industry
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, extremely organized, and able to juggle multiple tasks in a timely manner, with minimal supervision
  • Strong business acumen, relationship management skills, customer focus, and drive for results
  • Proactive and resourceful self-starter with ability to own projects, build processes and meet deadlines
  • Capacity to be a natural host, a connector, maintain strong relationships and communicate effectively
  • Skilled negotiator and strategic thinker with the ability to vet and leverage marketing opportunities
  • Aptitude for imaginative and resourceful problem-solving on the fly
  • Ability to work well in both a team and autonomous environment and collaborate with others
  • Consumer-centric Marketer who can identify relevant consumer insights, effectively coach creative development, is comfortable with ambiguity and thrives on change within a fast-paced environment
Location
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