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Marketing and Sales Administrator

Marketing and Sales Administrator

Knucklepuck is searching for an ambitious, innovative individual to join our rapidly growing team of digital-first marketers as a full-time Marketing and Sales Administrator. The selected candidate will be expected to contribute immediately in a collaborative environment that rewards results.

About Knucklepuck

We are a digital agency comprised of technical marketers, content writers, web developers and brand strategists — a diverse team focused on delivering integrated and data-driven solutions that support your business objectives. We mirror our own industry — quick, quirky, innovate, creative, growing explosively and born of the digital revolution. Our clients span industries from e-commerce to local businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
 

About the Position

We are seeking an ambitious self-starter who is passionate about networking, brand management, marketing and business development to serve as Knucklepuck’s internal Marketing and Sales Administrator. This position will focus exclusively on Knucklepuck’s own marketing and business development efforts.

In exchange for your organization skills, timely prospect follow up, creativity, writing prowess and knack for branding, we offer the opportunity to work in an intimate, fast-paced environment where you can make a tangible impact. With the support of a strong team of coworkers, we want you to contribute in a meaningful way and to help us grow Knucklepuck by supporting our values of accountability, integrity and empathy.  Our team is well suited to grit hustlers who value a hard day’s work, the comforts of a beanbag chair and a quality pun.

The Marketing and Sales Administrator will work under the direction of the Business Operations Manager to manage the full sales cycle from executing marketing campaigns, phone screening prospects, scheduling follow up communication, draft proposals through to contract signing. The team member in this position will contribute to Knucklepuck brand development and awareness effort. The ideal candidate will have the ability work across departments leveraging the Knucklepuck team with expertise in SEO, paid media, content development and business development to expand the Knucklepuck customer base and elevate brand through awareness campaigns. The Marketing and Sales Administrator must be able to take direction and cultivate strong professional relationships both externally and internally.

To succeed in this position, you must have:

  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Experience leading a meeting
  • Exceptional organization skills
  • Ability to work across departments leveraging team member expertise to achieve marketing and sales business goals
  • Passion to network, develop and maintain relationships with prospects and partners
  • Experience developing proposals
  • Project Management skills
  • Brand development, elevation and management experience
  • Social strategy development and execution experience
  • Pardot, Hubspot or Marketo experience
  • Marketing campaign development and execution experience

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Prospect management
    • Phone screen prospects
      • Report outcome
    • Schedule subsequent and ongoing communication
    • Prospect follow up coordination
    • Document calls and meetings throughout sales cycle
  • Maintain, document and track full sales cycle within Salesforce
    • Pipeline reporting
    • Manage Salesforce leads, opportunities, accounts and contacts
  • Proposal authoring
    • Lead and project manage refinement and maintain proposal template content
      • Lead proposal content development through collaboration with subject matter experts, content writers, business development team and senior leadership.
    • Draft proposals to reflect prospect business goals, project scope and budget.
      • Coordinate writing of client specific proposal personalization through collaboration with team
        • Draft objective/overview
        • Solicit and integrate into the document, team member subject matter expert input
        • Assist in developing pricing
    • Deliver proposals to the client within committed timeline
      • Schedule and follow up - post delivery
  • Brand management
    • Project manage branding exercise
    • Lead development of a brand style guide
  • Lead and project manage the development and execution of a social strategy
    • Lead refinement of social profile messaging
    • Lead the development and manage blogging and post schedule
  • Project manage digital marketing strategy leveraging the internal team
    • SEO
    • Paid Media
    • Marketing content development
    • Project manage website maintenance and updates
    • Develop and execute marketing drip campaigns
  • Networking
    • Represent Knucklepuck at Meetups and networking events
    • Promote Knucklepuck hosted meetup events
    • Develop, maintain and grow speaker network for Knucklepuck events
  • Send thank you notes - in support of partnering, business development and brand awareness
  • Lead outreach effort
    • Arrange to contribute to and solicit guest blog posts
    • Arrange to contribute to and solicit guest podcast interview opportunities
  • Assist with the management of partnership relationships
  • Project manage and submit contest applications

It would be great if you have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, or Communications
  • Experience interviewing prospects
  • Working knowledge of WordPress
  • Working knowledge of SEO, Paid Media and writing for digital audiences
  • Familiarity with web analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics)
  • Sales prospecting experience
  • Salesforce experience
  • Graphic design experience
  • Business Analysis experience

How do you apply?

Please complete the application on this page and upload your resume, cover letter, at least two proposal samples and salary requirements. As a Marketing and Sales Administrator, you should consider your cover letter the first opportunity to show off your skills. Make sure your cover letter articulates your personality, as well as how your skills are a match for Knucklepuck and specifically the Marketing and Sales Administrator position. Also, please let us know where you think the name Knucklepuck originated from.

Benefits

Traditional benefits: Macbook; 15 days PTO; 401k matching; contributions toward a competitive medical plan; the option to purchase additional benefits at reasonable rates such as dental and vision.

Non-traditional benefits: Flexible work hours; casual dress code; Work From Home Mondays; snacks; beer fridge; Clifton StrengthsFinder; monthly company social events; beanbag chairs; the occasional Nerf gun battle; birthday celebrations; Lunch & Learn lectures; startup business mentality.

The Fine Print

This is an on-site, full-time position. We are an equal opportunity employer. If you can bring it, we will recognize your talent.

 

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