Marketing Operations - Richmond, Virginia (VA) at LL Flooring (Richmond, VA)

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Just Picture It! A career at LL Flooring! At LL Flooring, our vision is to become customers' first choice in hard surface flooring by providing the best experience from start to finish. Your contributions as a LL Flooring teammate will leave a lasting impression with our customer as they find FLOOR LOVE. With over 420 stores nationwide and two distribution centers, the career opportunities at LL Flooring are endless. If you're customer obsessed, seize the opportunity, and apply today!

We are seeking an organized, hands-on, and ambitious marketing operations specialist to support the marketing team at LL Flooring. The primary duty is to ensure all marketing projects flow smoothly and in a timely manner, and help bring order to the department's workflow and task management. The successful candidate should have project management experience and must be able to multi-task, organize, and work well independently. This position requires significant collaboration, so the person should have excellent communication and people management skills. They must also excel at time management and work well under deadline, have an eye for detail, and be skilled at problem solving.

The successful candidate will assist the Director of Marketing Strategy & Operations in finetuning processes in support of our omni-channel marketing strategy. As the key go-between with marketing and other departments, the marketing operations specialist is responsible for receiving and tracking project requests, assigning and scheduling workstreams, following the team's progress to a successful completion, and providing status reports along the way.

Primary Responsibilities: • Manage the flow of strategic marketing projects and initiatives from inception through implementation, routing reviews and approvals. Maintain project documents, creative briefs and timelines. Communicate missing assets or approval steps to the appropriate stakeholders in a manner that preserves the timeline. When necessary and appropriate, negotiate extensions with vendors and stakeholders. Proactively communicate risks of delay. Maintain an archive of historical project materials, both digital and (when applicable) physical. • Schedule and coordinate cross-functional meetings; lead project kick-off meetings with key stakeholders and appropriate marketing team members. • Prepare agendas, presentations and related materials for meetings, take minutes and distribute accurate and complete information • Keep team members on task, ensuring projects are running smoothly and completed on time. • Organize kick-off meetings for new projects; make sure the team has the necessary information needed to complete the work. • Provide progress updates on existing projects, communicating any issues. • Monitor projects and workloads daily, adjusting assignments and deadlines accordingly. • Work with agency partners to ensure they have the assets needed for their jobs. • Help develop solutions for workflow delays. • Follow a media traffic schedule file for on-time creative asset implementation. • Reviews traffic instructions and relates instructions to video production manager • Manages campaign tagging and ad serving with Media Planner, Director of Marketing Operations, and agency partner • Manage product donation requests for various marketing projects and partnerships. • With the Director of Marketing Operations, facilitate marketing department standard operating procedures, documentation, and communication; refine processes as needed • Assist with internal communications

Required Behavioral Competencies: • Proactive - Anticipates departmental needs and proposes solutions in line with technical skills and responsibilities. • Communicative - Over-communicates. Assumes nothing. Ensures no stake-holders are surprised. Takes initiative to take and publish meeting notes and next steps. • Inquisitive - Strives to understand why things are the way they are, and speaks up when a process seems unnecessary or inefficient. • Constructive - Maintains a positive attitude, empathy for stakeholders, and collaborative in seeking to continuously improve processes and procedures. • Thorough - Checks and re-checks, developing processes that include redundancies to catch errors before they happen. Methodical about making sure that critical steps aren't missed in a fast-paced environment. • Responsive - Promptly and politely responds to inquiries and requests, helping to de-escalate and work through with the requestor by building rapport and managing expectations to what can be accomplished, but with a solutions-oriented approach.

Additional Requirements:• Customer Focus - Seek to understand customer needs and deliver solutions that meet customer expectations. • Change Management - Adaptable to a fast paced, shifting work environment; willing to remain flexible to accommodate changing business conditions, work requirements, customer and scheduling needs. • Collaboration - Cooperate with others to achieve shared objectives and get work done. Consider interests of others as well as one's own. • Accountability - Follow through on commitments. Take personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures. • Instills Trust - Show consistency in word and action. Treat others with respect. Operate with honesty and integrity. • Detail Oriented - Attention to detail, ability to focus on the project or task at hand, adherence to Company policies and requirements while consistently delivering error free results. • Leads by example in following the Company Code of Business Conduct (Ethics), all applicable tenants of the Lacey Act and all other applicable laws, policies and procedures. Immediately reports all concerns to the appropriate party. • Self-motivating to set and achieve challenging goals. • Strong reasoning and problem-solving skills. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for presenting information and responding to questions from co-workers, vendors, clients, and customers.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education: • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. / B.S.) from accredited four-year college or university, preferred

Related Experience, Qualifications and/or Certifications: • 3-5 years of experience in marketing department/advertising agency; or equivalent combination of education and experience • Experience with Agile Marketing (or Software Development) Best Practices, including use of software like JIRA or Trello • Experience developing and documenting process / workflows

Computer Skills / Special Equipment Knowledge: • Advanced MS Office Skills for the Following Purposes:

o Excel - Management of budget spreadsheets including formulas and macros, update of media flowcarts, compilation and publication of performance reporting, invoice and spend tracking.

o Powerpoint - Assist in design and revisions to presentations including re-formatting to new templates, compressing for external sharing, embedding multi-media elements, PDF conversion to and from.

o Word - Maintain versioning and tracking changes to documents, embedding links and tables, importing images and creating new templates for letters, briefs and reports. • InMotion Project Management Software Administration • Smartsheet Project Management Software Literacy

At LL Flooring, we are committed to being a company that delivers an inclusive, diverse team and culture which understands, values, and adapts to the needs of our associates and customers. LL Flooring is an equal opportunity employer. LL Flooring does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, disability, veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other status protected by state or locallaw. If you need assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, related to the search for employment opportunities or to complete an application, please contact us at [email protected] LL Flooring adheres with the California Consumer Privacy Act Notice for California Consumers (CCPA Notice). To find out more click here, CCPA Supplemental Notice.

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  • Job Function Associate
  • Pay Type Salary

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LL Flooring operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Richmond, VA. LL Flooring was founded in 1994. It has 1510 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 3 open jobs at LL Flooring, click here.
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