POSITION TITLE:           Marketing Coordinator

REPORTING TO:             Marketing Manager

LOCATION:                       Concord, CA

OUR CLIENT:                   Independent Floor Testing and Inspection (IFTI)           Website: http://www.ifti.com/

IFTI is the leading independent concrete slab moisture testing company in North America. Though our certified teams and proprietary process, we are able to deliver timely, accurate information and risk assessment solutions across multiple commercial locations that save you from costly moisture-related flooring problems.

IFTI provides the most comprehensive and reliable moisture-testing solution available. As the third-party specialist in concrete slab moisture testing, we utilize our proprietary process to deliver reliable data, assess risk, and provide a range of cost effective solutions throughout North America.  A key part of IFTI’s value is what happens after testing is performed by our professionally trained and equipped field team.  The data goes through several levels of review and analysis by our ICRI Certified staff before the report is published.  With tens of thousands of tests performed for hundreds of clients over the last 17 years, our proprietary process allows us to serve your single or multiple projects simultaneously throughout North America, On-Time and On-Budget. Included on our client list are Walmart, Safeway, Ross Stores, Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Toys R Us, etc. Our value to our customers is created through our prompt, reliable nationwide service, the integrity of our data, and our ability to assess risk and provide cost-effective solutions to situational problems.

IFTI seeks a Marketing Coordinator to support the acquisition of long-term, quality customers for the company, through lead generation activities which produce qualified prospects.

This is a permanent, full time position, Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

Once trained in IFTI’s Orchestrated Marketing Coordinator Process, you will be responsible for understanding and executing efficiently on the process.
  • Coordinates and prepares for sales programs and special events such as trades shows, seminars, webinars, promotions, and company events and parties. Orchestrate and organize all related documents and tasks: arrange travel, schedule meetings, ship and return the tradeshow booth, create/gather all necessary supplies for each event. May travel to assist in working at industry tradeshows periodically.

  • Implement public relations activities including news and releases to the media, quarterly customer newsletters and webinars, and maintaining relations with industry trade associations. Research information, write content, distribute newsletters, and follow up. Create and maintain relationships with industry trade associations and members; ensure IFTI is involved in them.

  • Research industry information to identify new leads as outlined in IFTI’s Sales Guide. Use IFTI’s research tools identity ideal clients, compile information into spreadsheet.

  • Makes research calls for the purpose of producing qualified prospects, verify names and decision makers who handle specifications. You are identifying contacts and providing them to the sales team.

  • Maintain new leads in Sales Force CRM system, Lead Generation Systems, SpecLink and IFTI’s Website. Enter information into the database after tradeshows. Update lead databases, website and social media.

  • Responsible for capturing data and tracking lead evolution based upon data input from the sales team including but not limited to: lead generation by activity, industry sector, geography, type (GC, Retailer, Architect, Strategic Partner, etc.), marketing tactic success (number of leads generated, conversion rate; participants in webinars, free talks (AIA); PR impressions; advertising inquiries).

Entrepreneurial Work:
  • Recommend to management ideas for the vision of the company, innovations and improvements within your department and position that are consistent with the company’s Strategic Objective.

Managerial Work:
  • Organize, plan and execute on assigned projects.
  • Accountable for the reporting of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) as required by the Marketing Manager.
  • Recommends, develops and implements improved systems, policies and procedures for the department and its function.
  • Plans and prioritize workday for optimum effectiveness.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities and/or assignments as requested by the Marketing Manager.

Additional duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Organize, plan, and execute on assigned projects.
  • Recommends, develops and implements improved systems, policies and procedures for the department and its function.
  • Plans and prioritizes workday for optimum effectiveness.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities and/or assignments as directed by the Marketing Manager.

  • Minimum of one to two years of overall office related work experience, after college.
  • Construction and/or flooring related industry experience a plus, but is not required.
  • Strong computer skills and experience with entire Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel and Word.
  • Must have excellent people, organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Must be very detail oriented.

This position requires a highly motivated individual who is able to grasp complex software and learn quickly.  It also requires the ability to work within tight deadlines.

The ideal candidate will be people-oriented, a dependable team player, consistent and steady, a good listener, builds good relationships and is objective and realistic.

The candidate’s environment will be one that is systems and procedure driven, with high-quality work standards and provides projects that produce tangible results.  This person will communicate continuously with customers and vendors by telephone, and be part of a team.

High integrity.
Excellent organizational skills.
Attention to detail.
Exceptional customer service skills.
Anticipates needs; plans ahead; meets deadlines.
Problem solver; resourceful.
Professional appearance, demeanor and attitude.
Positive attitude; sense of humor; outgoing personality.
Ability to multi-task and keep project status in order.
Ability to work independently, multi-task and get the job done. Self-starter, self motivated.
Smart/thinks on feet, learns quickly. Learns independently.
Good follow up skills; never lets things slip through the cracks.
Strong interpersonal skills; diplomatic phone/verbal/written presentation skills.

College degree preferred. Marketing, business or related degree preferred.

Competitive salary, medical benefits, vacation and opportunities for career growth and training. Base pay range is in the $40k range, depending on experience. Potential company bonus. 401k Plan.

To be considered for this opportunity, please email your resume (in Word format only; no PDF please), cover letter and salary history to the email below, with the email subject line “Marketing Coordinator.”
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