Marketing Coordinator at KeHE Distributors (Remote)

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Overview

Good people, working with good people, for our common good.

Sound good?

KeHE-a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor-is all about "good" and is growing, so there's never been a more exciting time to join our team. If you're enthusiastic about working in an environment with a people-first culture and an organization committed to good living, good food and good service, we'd love to talk to you!

Primary Responsibilities

KeHE's Marketing team is looking for an ambitious and team-oriented Coordinator to help with preparing for and executing on several in-person and virtual shows that the events team hosts and attends throughout the year.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • The KeHE Summer Show
  • The KeHE Holiday Show
  • The KeHE Winter Show
  • The KeHE Regional Shows
  • The KeHE International Show
  • All external industry trade shows, including Expo West

Essential Functions

  • This person will help in the preparation and execution of all events listed above, working cross-functionally and with outside partners. This position will support the following areas:

    • Show Experience & Relationship Management
      • Developing impactful event experiences across all KeHE's trade show involvements (both in person and virtually)
      • Selling, fulfilling upon, and creating new show exhibitor sponsorship opportunities
      • Managing event attendee registration (both pre-show and onsite at the event) for retailers, suppliers, and KeHE employees, requiring a high attention to detail
      • Building and maintaining relationships with internal stakeholders, external partners, suppliers, and retailers - including monitoring the attendee support email inbox and addressing questions
      • Supporting the Marketing team as needed onsite at the various tradeshows and events KeHE puts on and attends, as needed.
    • Data & Insights
      • Creating reports and summary dashboards (including supplier booth sales reports, attendee registration files, email marketing lists, sales goal dashboards, etc.)
      • Collect quantitative and qualitative data from events and marketing campaigns to implement findings.
    • Content Creation
      • Creating and collaborating on content for both Internal and External Show Communications (including email marketing flyers, videos, and website management)
      • Support other areas of the marketing team with content development, including KeHE corporate communications, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing or Advertising or a related field of study.
  • 1-3 years of related experience.
  • Strong writing and content creation skills
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including: Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint.

Qualifications / Additional Skills / Aptitude:

    • Experience
      • Bachelor's Degree required
      • 1-2 years of professional experience (including internships), preferably in hospitality, event marketing, natural products industry, or a related field
    • Skills
      • Highly energetic self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills with people at all organizational levels, internal and external.
      • A track record of demonstrating initiative and acting as a team player (identifying opportunities for improvement, taking ownership of new projects, supporting team members, and having the willingness to grow/stretch beyond perceived limitations)
      • Have a strong desire to learn the distribution business and grow within the company
      • A high attention to detail and demonstrated ability to effectively manage a wide variety of tasks, focusing on those with the highest business impact, including anticipating problems and taking appropriate preventive action.
      • Excellent presentation skills including listening and asking impactful questions
      • People orientation and strong customer relationship skills
    • Tools & Knowledge
      • Strong knowledge of MS office applications, including but not limited to, PowerPoint and Excel (advanced Excel skills including VLOOKUPs, pivot tables, conditional formatting, etc. preferred)
      • Experience with digital communications design and scheduling software like Constant Contact, MailChimp, Canva, Hootsuite/Sprout Social, preferred
    • Travel Requirement
      • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours and travel domestically for KeHE's National tradeshows (including some weekends , as some shows occur partially or completely over weekends)

Requisition ID

2022-16855

Equal Employer Opportunity Statement

KeHE Distributors provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion or faith, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training as well as the administration of all Human Resources and Talent Acquisition processes.
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An Insider's view of KeHE Distributors

What’s the vibe like in the office?

KeHE is the perfect blend of hard work and diverse culture while maintaining a vibe that is fun and collaborative. It's not just a group of professionals paid to do the work, but instead everyone is part of a team working towards a common goal.

Moe Khan

Sr. Software Automation Engineer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As the Manager of UI/UX Design, we work alongside & collaborate daily with engineers, product managers, and KeHE stakeholders to advocate UX & consistency across applications. The most exciting part about working for KeHE, besides the great people, is innovation - leading us to deliver high quality digital solutions transforming the food industry.

Ashley Plumb

User Experience Manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

Engineering isn't just about writing code. Understanding the needs of our users and translating those needs into a better product is a huge part of our day-to-day. Writing clean, performant code is fun and exciting, but if we don't deliver a functional product to our users at the end of the day, none of that matters.

Daniel

Lead Engineer

What are some social events your company does?

This year, the IT department at KeHE held their inaugural hackathon. It gave us the opportunity to collaborate and strengthen friendships in the spirit of friendly competition, as well as work with new and emerging technology. I cannot wait to see what is in store for next year’s hackathon!

Anthony Gacek

Software Engineer

What are KeHE Distributors Perks + Benefits

KeHE Distributors Benefits Overview

We are proud of our comprehensive benefits package - one that protects our employees and their families. Some benefits are provided automatically at no cost. Other benefits are available by choice. The benefits we offer are an important part of our total rewards which includes pay, benefits, and long-term career growth. Unique to being an employee-owned company, our team members are eligible to receive shares in the company through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan. For our tech teams, remote work will continue to be an option.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
-Company-paid STD policy at 60% of weekly earnings -Company-paid LTD at 50% of weekly earnings
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
3 Medical Options: - BCBS Health Care Plan (Full FSA allowed) - BCBS Health Savings Plan (Limited FSA & HSA allowed) - BCBS Value Plan (Limited FSA & HSA allowed Company pays majority of premium
Life Insurance
Company-paid policy 1.5 x annualized salary.
Wellness Programs
-Virgin Pulse (Opportunity to earn up to $300 incentive yearly. -Marketplace Care Partners -EAP through ComPsych -Free biometric screenings
Mental Health Benefits
-Marketplace Care Partners -EAP through ComPsych
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
What is an ESOP? An ESOP is a retirement plan known as an “employee stock ownership” plan. Under this type of Plan, the Company makes contributions into employees’ accounts.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
KeHE may match charitable contributions for our "KeHE Cares" partners for special circumstances.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Through KeHE's Flexible Spending Account option, employees can set aside pre-tax dollars towards child care expenses.
Flexible Work Schedule
For corporate and sales, we offer in-office flex, hybrid, and 100% remote opportunities that are position-specific.
Remote Work Program
A select number of positions in corporate and sales offer the ability to work 100% remote.
Family Medical Leave
In addition to FMLA, KeHE offers an additional 12 weeks of medical leave (unpaid) with supporting medical documentation.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Gym discounts nationwide.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Monthly earnings of $20-60/mo. for remote positions meant to subsidize cell phone and/or internet coverage.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
We offer $2500 annually for continuing education.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
In addition to the 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, KeHE also provides you with the opportunity to share in the company’s financial success through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. KeHE will make contributions on your
behalf to the ESOP. You do not contribute any of your own money.

ESOP Highlights:
• The plan provides eligible employees an opportunity to share in the profitability and growth of KeHE and to earn additional income for retirement.
• The plan provides a stake in the company’s success.
• The ESOP is not directly affected by the ups and downs of the stock market.
• What we do each day and how the company performs directly impacts the ESOP.

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