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Publishing Marketing Representative

The Publishing Marketing Representative plans, directs, and coordinates the marketing of Messenger International books and other marketing campaigns. This individual is skilled in marketing and public relations. This is a full time position (40 hours per week). Work hours will occur between Monday and Friday.

Location

This position is located at our Colorado headquarters.

Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

– Establishes marketing goals to ensure share of market and profitability of books and periodicals.
– Develops and executes marketing plans and programs, both short and long range, to ensure the profit growth and expansion of publishing company.
– Researches, analyzes, and monitors financial, technological, and demographic factors in order to capitalize on market opportunities and minimize the effects of competitive activity.
– Plans and oversees the organization’s advertising and promotion activities including print, electronic, direct mail outlets, and review media.
– Communicates with outside advertising agencies on ongoing campaigns.
– Works with writers and artists and oversees copywriting, design, layout, and production of promotional materials.
– Develops and recommends pricing strategy for the organization which will result in the greatest share of the market over the long run.
– Achieves satisfactory profit/loss ratio and share of market performance in relation to pre-set standards and to general and specific trends within the publishing industry and the economy.
– Ensures effective control of marketing results and that corrective action takes place to be certain that the achievement of marketing objectives are within designated budgets.
– Evaluates market reactions to advertising programs, merchandising policy, and content and design of publications to ensure the timely adjustment of marketing strategy and plans to meet changing market and competitive conditions.
– Recommends changes in basic structure and organization of marketing group to ensure the effective fulfillment of objectives assigned to it and provide the flexibility to move swiftly in relation to marketing problems and opportunities.
– Prepares marketing activity reports.
– Represents publishing company at professional meetings.
– Purchases advertising space and time as required.
– Support all company initiatives, give actionable feedback, share best practices and serve as advocate and information source for company.
– Develop effective account conversion strategies to accelerate adoption.
– Create programs that drive brand loyalty.
– Manage marketing budgets.
– Attend trade shows and events to market product.
– Improve forecast performance of business through thorough understanding of underlying demand assumptions.
– Keep abreast of industry trends, competition, and new opportunities.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:

– Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
– Design – Generates creative solutions.
– Problem Solving – Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
– Project Management – Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.
– Technical Skills – Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
– Interpersonal – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
– Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Responds well to questions.
– Team Work – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
– Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs.
– Change Management – Develops workable implementation plans; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
– Leadership – Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Inspires respect and trust; Accepts feedback from others; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.
– Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
– Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.
– Cost Consciousness – Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue ; Conserves organizational resources.
– Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
– Organizational Support – Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values.
– Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization’s strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
– Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
– Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.
– Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments.
– Initiative – Undertakes self-development activities.
– Innovation – Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas. Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions.
– Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
– Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
– Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

– Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

– Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability:

– Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

– Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:

– To perform this job successfully, an individual must be computer literate and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. An understanding of Adobe Photoshop, Google Analytics, and Google Adwords is recommend.

Employment Application »

You may submit your completed application by email to hr@messengerinternational.org or fax it to 719.487.3300.

Your application will be reviewed by our Human Resource department. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, we will contact you for an interview. Messenger International shall comply with appropriate federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination on grounds of race, color, gender, national origin, protected age category, religion or qualified disability.

Partner Relations Coordinator

The Partner Relations Coordinator is part of a team dedicated to meeting the needs of Messenger International’s donors and partners. This individual is skilled at administration and project planning. They prioritize multiple tasks and projects to meet deadlines with efficiency and excellence. Above all, this person loves people! Strong relational skills are required. This is a part time position (20-25 hours per week). Work hours will occur between Monday and Friday and the schedule is flexible.

Location

This position is located at our Colorado headquarters.

Responsibilities

  • Greet/host visitors and guests of the ministry
  • Make daily thank you calls
  • Answer inbound calls and minister to partners as necessary
  • Ensure partner receipts, thank you letters, notes, and birthday cards are sent in a timely manner
  • Sort and read incoming correspondence (mail and email) and gather information to reply accordingly, and/or route correspondence to the correct department for reply
  • Project planning and execution, partner emails, mailers, Messenger Cup, special gifts, etc.
  • General administrative tasks

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
  • Team Work – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works ethically and with integrity; upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret basic documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to draw and interpret variety of graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a high level knowledge of Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Database software and Contact Management systems.

Employment Application »

You may submit your completed application by email to hr@messengerinternational.org or fax it to 719.487.3300.

Your application will be reviewed by our Human Resource department. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, we will contact you for an interview. Messenger International shall comply with appropriate federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination on grounds of race, color, gender, national origin, protected age category, religion or qualified disability.

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