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Posted on: March 13, 2019 • Category: Marketing

Marketing Assistant

Yankton Convention and Visitors Bureau

Apply By: March 27, 2019
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Part-Time
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $10-$14/hour, DOE/DOQ
Education: Associate's Degree

Kasi Haberman
Phone 1: 800-888-1460
kasi@yanktonsd.com
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Yankton Convention and Visitors Bureau
803 East 4th Street
Yankton, SD 57078
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Qualifications:
Education: A minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field is preferred. Experience: Must have completed an internship or have had business experience in the Marketing, Communications or related field. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be a self-starter, detail-orientated and have strong time management and brilliant multi-tasking abilities. Minimum Qualifications: • Strong organizational skills • Ability to work independently • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously • Flexible and able to adjust to changing conditions and circumstances • Ability to work productively in an open office environment • In-depth knowledge and skill in utilizing computer software programs including: Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook, as well as ability to use business specific software programs • Ability to work well under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines • Must be able to work flexible hours to adjust schedule to attend evening and weekend events, meetings, and conventions.

Responsibilities:
Position Summary: The YCVB Marketing Assistant is responsible for assisting the CVB Director in the implementation of all marketing activities, working closely to coordinate marketing projects and day-to-day tasks, including the development of content for various marketing platforms to include social media, website, email and other marketing tactics, all of which assist in positioning Yankton as a premier destination. This is an entry level marketing position. Responsibilities: {Marketing} • Assist with the coordination of marketing projects and day-to-day tasks • Assist in the development, coordination and management of content for the CVB’s website through the use of the Content Management System (CMS) • Proof all content prior to being published or printed • Perform quality assurance (QA) testing of all websites and digital media • Maintain brand standards in all written, design, website and social media functions • Manage files for all multimedia (video, audio, print and other online digital media files) • Monitor internal and agency deadlines • Obtain competitive estimates and ensure projects are provided to vendors in the appropriate format and in a timely manner • Prepare monthly reports and participate in advisory committee meetings • Assist in the preparation of quarterly board reports and participate in board presentations • Assist in the preparation of project bids • Solicit sponsorships and/or advertisers • Travel to attend out-of-market marketing initiatives, training and conferences as assigned • Other duties as assigned {Social Media} • Execute social media marketing strategies and initiatives that align with the overall strategic marketing plan (including but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and any pertinent online travel sites and blogs) • Take photographs and capture audio/video for the CVB’s social media and other online and digital platforms • Edit photographs and audio/video files {Creative Design} • Design and edit digital and print advertising as well as collateral materials using graphic design and photo editing software to include, but not limited to: Canva, Powtoon, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator {Email Marketing} • Work with Digital Media Specialist to develop content for the CVB’s monthly industry newsletter and visitor email utilizing Constant Contact and other email platforms • Monitor, track and report email performance

Other Information:
This is a part-time, 20-hours-per-week, entry-level marketing position. Resume, application and references may be sent to kasi@yanktonsd.com.
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