“The product is fun and lets me flex my creative muscles every season, but the best part of working here honestly, is the team. The people I work with are amazing, and that counts for a lot in the design industry!”

Sean, Designer

Integrated Marketing Associate
in CA - San Francisco

Job Description

Gymboree Group, Inc. is a portfolio of children's brands operating specialty retail stores with high-quality clothes and accessories. Our family of brands includes Gymboree, Janie and Jack, and Crazy 8. Since our start in 1976, we have grown from offering mom-and-baby classes in the San Francisco Bay Area to currently operating hundreds of retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, along with franchises around the world. We believe that respect for the customer, respect for the brand, and respect for each other are at the core of everything we do.

Do you consider yourself a passionate brand ambassador with a genuine curiosity for how to drive meaningful customer acquisition and loyalty? Are you eager to grow your expertise in fashion marketing at a fast-paced company? Have you mastered the art of right brain/left brain thinking? Are you a results-driven, detail-oriented, fast learner that strives for success in all that they do?

The Integrated Marketing Associate will be responsible for supporting the planning and execution of brand marketing initiatives for The Gymboree Corporation’s Crazy 8 and Janie and Jack retail brands, including: Print Advertising, PR, Social Media, and Strategic Partnerships.

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a dynamic, creative environment, to learn all aspects of the retail business, and to deepen skills across the marketing mix. You will report directly to the Senior Integrated Marketing Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Support the creative development, execution, and measurement of 360-degree brand marketing campaigns that support key business priorities. Work closely with cross-functional business and agency partners to ensure campaigns are leveraged across all appropriate communications channels to achieve maximum impact.
  • Day-to-day management of print advertising; provide weekly business summaries on associated coupon redemption; work closely with publishers to maximize value of all media buys.
  • Assist with the management of social media and influencer strategy; stay up-to-date on social marketing trends, constantly mining for opportunities to improve brand personality, engagement and growth across relevant social channels. Oversee relationship building with bloggers/influencers to drive ongoing coverage of Crazy 8 and Janie and Jack collections.
  • Work with PR agency partner to coordinate media requests, establish relationships with key media and facilitate ongoing product requests; develop media materials as needed
  • Help drive strategic partnerships for Crazy 8 and Janie and Jack; comfortable reaching out to potential new partners, speaking on behalf of the brand and negotiating programming to achieve maximum results
  • Responsible for tracking all marketing vehicles to ensure proper reporting; create ad hoc dashboards as needed; provide weekly reports to monitor success/effectiveness of marketing initiatives
  • Other general responsibilities include: budgeting, timeline management, and administrative tasks
  • Monitor competitive advertising trends

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Business, or related field
  • +3 years of marketing experience
  • Fully proficient with Microsoft Office (excel, word, outlook and powerpoint)
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Strong presentation skills, comfortable speaking to senior leadership
  • Takes great pride in their work and takes ownership
  • Demonstrates a strong problem solving mind with a collaborative attitude
  • Able to work independently with little direction and multi-task while being productive and timely

Gymboree Group, Inc. is unable to provide relocation assistance for this position.
Principals Only. EOE. No phone calls please.

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Job Attributes

Req Code

H2003.1

Job Category

MARKETING/COMMUNICATIONS

Job Type

FULL-TIME

Career Level

EXPERIENCED (NON-MANAGER)

Education

BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Job Location

71 Stevenson Street
San Francisco, CA  94105

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