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Social Media Specialist/Marketing Assistant - Part Time
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Scheels Sports | Mankato, MN
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Our goal is to be the best retailer in USA in the eyes of our customers, associates, and business partners. We would love to have you join the Scheels team! Overview: The Social Media/Marketing Assistant will work side by side with the Social Media/Marketing Leader to elevate the SCHEELS brand through strategic online engagement and create material that will increase store traffic, engage the consumer and enhance the consumer's experience. The ideal candidate should possess the capabilities to think creatively, navigate social media platforms and have a passion for offering excellent customer service. Candidate must be prepared to take direction while assisting with major events and be able to lead various event projects from start to finish as assigned. What it takes to be a Scheels Expert: Customer Service * Genuinely and consistently treat co-workers, customers and business partners like they are the most important person including eye contact, a smile and a genuine "Thank you" Culture * Approach daily tasks, projects and follow-up communication with energy and sense of urgency * Cultivate a deep desire to become a knowledge expert in their role with the ability to apply their knowledge and experience with great impact * Show respect and appreciation for others and Scheels * Arrive to work and meetings 10 minutes early Servant Leadership * Genuine interest and action in helping others before yourself, regardless of recognition or reward Teach-ability * Consistent eagerness to listen, learn, apply knowledge and accept critical feedback * Ability to adapt to a changing work environment * Ability to apply concepts of basic math, grammar, punctuation and spelling Dress Code * Meets Scheels dress and grooming expectations in support of professional, clean and welcoming environment for customers, co-workers and business partners Efficiency * Demonstrate pride and ownership of their work while meeting expected deadlines The Essentials: * Have a clear understanding of the SCHEELS brand and culture, while working as an ambassador to build our culture through our social media platforms * Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification * Collaborate with all areas of the store & company to determine appropriate content * Generate, edit, publish and share content (original text, images, video or HTML), per the CO plan that builds a meaningful connection and encourages community members to take action * Set up and optimize SCHEELS pages within each platform to increase the visibility of SCHEELS * Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data, metrics, insights and best practices and then acting on the information * Evaluate effectiveness of online initiatives * Execute posts/messages to drive sales, traffic and community good-will * Experience in social media; and ability to think strategically and creatively * Exercise sound judgment and tact as it relates to interactions with consumers, SCHEELS associates and the community * Strong oral/written communication and presentation skills and ability to communicate effectively * Assist in creating annual marketing campaign that promotes customer engagement with SCHEELS product and first-class in-store experiences. * Execute the growth of the SCHEELS brand through social media by generating and building content that represents SCHEELS culture, product, and community involvement. * Develop, detail, and execute SCHEELS store events. *
  • Ability to multi-task and simultaneously handle coordination of several events in various stages * Assist in creation of internal and external promotional pieces. * Schedule digital media for upcoming events: including digital message centers and Scheels Community posts * Demonstrate strong organization, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and problem solving skills * Ability to perform basic mathematical equations; perform operations using currency, measurements and understanding percentages * Be professional in appearance and attitude, contribute to a positive team atmosphere and treat others with respect and consideration while following Scheels' policies and procedures Expert Experience: * Strong communication and organizational skills as there will be regular interaction with customers and vendors during the planning and execution phases of all events and promotions. * Candidate should possess an eye for detail and be able to effectively and simultaneously handle the coordination of several events in their various stages of development. Activity: Must be able to sit, stand, bend at the waist, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, walk, push/pull, lift, talk, and hear with or without reasonable accommodation. Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work Schedule: Must be flexible to work assigned schedule between 8a.m. and 6p.m., Monday through Friday. Schedule may include some evenings and weekends. Average hours per week is 15 hours. Benefits: Scheels offers a complete benefits package to include: * Employee Stock Ownership Program * Associate Discount * Employee Assistance Program * Holiday Pay * 401(K)/Roth(K) Equal Employment Opportunity Scheels is an equal employment opportunity employer providing equal employment opportunities to individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Scheels will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals when appropriate.
  • About Scheels Sports

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