Marketing Assistant - Midland Park, NJ

NOW HIRING – Marketing Assistant

Kuiken Brothers Midland Park, NJ
145 Lake Ave
Midland Park, NJ 07432

We are looking for an enthusiastic marketing assistant to join our marketing department and provide creative ideas to help achieve our goals. You will have administrative duties in developing and implementing marketing strategies. The home base of the role will be Midland Park NJ, but responsibilities will cover all Kuiken Brothers locations throughout NJ and NY.  As a marketing assistant, you will collaborate with our marketing team in all stages of marketing campaigns. Your insightful contribution will help develop, expand and maintain our marketing channels.  

The primary role of the Marketing Assistant will be to function as administrative support to the Vice President of Marketing & Communications. You will collaborate with our marketing and advertising teams in each stage of marketing campaigns. Your work will include developing, growing, and expanding our marketing channels through social media outreach, blogging, and strategic planning.

Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned as needed):

  • Supporting the marketing team in daily administrative tasks
  • Assist in marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g. social media, direct mail and web)
  • Develop copy and creative for blogs, social media posts and e-newsletters
    • Customer Focused
    • Internal Employee Communication
  • Communicate with distributor and manufacturer partners about new products and services available to our employees and customers
  • Help organize marketing events focused on product education for core customers (builders, remodelers, architects, interior designers) and employees
  • Coordinate in-store/ showroom merchandising initiatives
  • Acquisition and distribution of promotional materials (hats, t-shirts, pens, pencils)
    • Negotiate pricing and services to maximize marketing budget
  • Develop marketing strategies for Kuiken Brothers exclusive brands and services, including Kitchen & Bath, KB Moulding Collection, Commercial Building Materials, Millwork Showrooms, On-Line Account Management Tools
  • Collecting quantitative and qualitative data from marketing campaigns
  • Performing market analysis and research on competition
  • Help distribute marketing materials
  • Manage and update company database and customer relationship management systems (CRM)

Technical Competencies:

  • Experience with WordPress Website preferred but not required.
  • Advanced writing and presentation skills
  • Strong Photography & Videography Skills with basic editing capabilities
  • Strong computer skills including experience with MS Office

Qualifications (Education and years of experience):

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
  • Solid understanding of different marketing techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Familiarity with marketing computer software and online applications (e.g. CRM tools, Online analytics)
  • Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices
  • BA required with a focus on Marketing/ Communications preferred
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and currently maintain a safe driving record as required by the company’s insurance provider

Non-technical Competencies:

  • Interpersonal skills (relationship building, teamwork, interpersonal insight, conflict resolution, customer orientation)
  • Must be able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other members of management
  • Communication (verbal communication, persuasive impact, listening, written communication)
  • Judgment and thinking (strategic thinking, original thinking, judgment and decision making, problem solving, awareness)
  • Performance skills (accuracy with detail, planning and organizing, efficiency, business acumen)
  • Personal characteristics (motivation/commitment, flexibility, assertiveness, development orientated, results orientation resilience, quality orientation)

Supervisory Responsibility:

• None

Disclaimer: The above information in this description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It does not contain nor is it intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

*Equal Employment Opportunity

Kuiken Brothers Company provides equal opportunity to all qualified employees, and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability or sexual orientation. It is the responsibility of all management and supervisory personnel to ensure the fulfillment of this policy, including hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer, demotion, recruitment, advertising, or solicitation of employment; treatment during employment; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training; participation in Company-sponsored functions or programs; layoff or discharge.

Now Accepting Applicants

If you have an interest in employment opportunities with Kuiken Brothers at our Midland Park location and would like to discuss details about the open positions, we would like to hear from you.


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