Marketing Assistant

Location: Lake Forest, CA
Industry: Computer Software
Hours: Part-time, 20 hours per week
Wage: $16/hr

As a part-time member of the marketing department, you’ll aid in all communication efforts. You will learn a lot about marketing in the B2B software industry. More importantly, you will become a jack-of-all-trades with projects that use your analytical and creative sides. The work you do will push you to learn new technical and creative skills.

You will have projects revolving around:

  • Writing and research
  • Creating professional videos
  • Editing photography, creating and editing vector illustrations
  • Creating, designing, and editing print media
  • Editing html and maybe some css code along with SEO related elements
  • Doing advanced excel-based reporting
  • Help with organizing and planning events
  • Manage social media accounts including posting content, managing social media interactions, etc.
  • Coordinating with people across multiple departments

Although no related experience is required, your projects and responsibilities will depend largely on your ability and willingness to learn.

Software you will be working with includes:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, word, excel)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Camtasia
  • Wistia
  • MailChimp
  • Sharepoint
  • Sublime Text
  • Asana
  • Google Analytics, Webmaster Tools, Google Adwords, LinkedIn Ads
  • Lucky Orange

Recommended Qualifications and Skills

  • You know how to use basic office software. You should be familiar with software such as outlook/gmail, Microsoft Word, and Excel. Advanced knowledge of excel is a plus.
  • You can figure out technology and software fairly quickly. We can provide training for all the software you will be using, but the ideal candidate will be curious and excited about learning technology and software. See the details of the software you’ll be working with below.
  • You can write. Practice makes a good writer. A part of the marketing assistant/intern will be around writing content about the financial industry (blog posts, white papers, infographics, etc.)
  • You read often. A big part of your responsibilities will revolve around writing and research. A lot of reading will be involved. You should be able to create your own ideas, opinions, questions and analysis of the content you read.
  • You learn quickly. You’ll have to be a jack of all trades and will be constantly learning.
  • You’re good at research. Google will be your best friend. Part of your job will be conducting good research.
  • You’re a good at organizing and checklists. In general, you’ll want to be organized. You will be helping manage multiple priorities across multiple marketing projects.
  • You have an eye for design and aesthetics. You don’t need to have a degree in graphical design, but you appreciate good design and good utility. Preferably, you’ll be curious about industrial design and what user experience means in the context of creating good software.

Date Posted:12/03/2015

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