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Marketing Assistant

Cedar Rapids, IA

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TrueNorth, an insurance and financial strategies firm with headquarters in downtown Cedar Rapids, has an immediate opening for a Marketing Assistant in the Cedar Rapids office. The Marketing Assistant's job will provide support to the Director of Marketing and the Marketing Specialists within the organization. The position is responsible for executing daily department responsibilities and supporting firm wide marketing initiatives.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Assist in fulfillment of marketing plans – electronic and mail

•Create and manage PowerPoint presentations, electronic documents and marketing forms for internal clients in risk management, employee benefits, financial strategies, transportation, and corporate marketing

•Format documents for professional appearance to support marketing staff; assist in editing and proofing of marketing materials

•Create online surveys for customers utilizing survey monkey and other platforms

•Create fill-able pdf forms for internal customers

•Works with internal customers to choose items to fit their objectives and budgets and ensure compliance with image policy

•Act as company liaison for company store vendors: ordering, etc.

•Update database as needed for marketing team

•Ensure all marketing projects adhere to company processes from inception to completion

•Assist with the development and execution of the internal marketing communications plan by providing proactive ideas and effective communication

•Assist in preparation of invoices and spreadsheets for approval by Director of Marketing

•Assist Director of Marketing with general office support, generate new marketing support ideas and ways of doing things more efficiently and productively

•Manage and distribute projects via Marketing inbox

•Assist marketing specialists with logistics of event planning including securing venue, catering, materials, presentations, and coordination of all supplies.

•Prepare options, quotes, and monitor budget and contract timelines of event

•Coordinate internal marketing meetings for marketing staff

•Organize time in advance so projects are completed on time and with appropriate content and organization

•Maintain and manage inventory of marketing materials and sales tools

Education & Experience:

•High School diploma or equivalent required

•1 – 2 years of equivalent work experience required

•Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Advanced PowerPoint and Word skill

Skills & Competencies:

•Strong organizational skills

•Ability to meet defined deadlines

•Strong attention to detail and accuracy

•Collaborative team player

•Ability to do repetitive work

•Ability to work independently without a lot of guidance

We offer a competitive benefit package, wellness incentives, and a positive work culture. Get a glimpse of our culture through our videos at

TrueNorth is honored to be recognized as Corridor Business Journal's 2015 Best of the Corridor: Winner of Best Insurance Firm, Best Investment Firm, and Best Life Insurance Firm.

TrueNorth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Posted 09/21/16

Job ID: 20353807
Mactive ID: 33667