Company Overview:

Nationwide Marketing Group works on behalf of thousands of independent appliance, furniture, bedding, electronics, specialty electronics, custom installation and rent-to-own dealers helping them grow their businesses and thrive on their own terms. With more than 5,000 members operating some 14,000 storefronts, Nationwide Marketing Group is the largest buying, marketing and business support organization of its kind, representing billions in combined annual sales across the membership. For nearly 50 years, the organization has remained committed to the independent channel, empowering members with the scale, sophistication and efficiencies they need to compete while delivering the unmatched business intelligence, tools and resources required to win in an ever-changing business environment. To learn more, visit nationwidegroup.org.

Position Summary:

The Account Manager will work closely with digital and website clients to manage projects and grow client adoption of services that help client grow their business.

The chosen candidate will be required to meet with clients and team members to understand business initiatives monthly and turn those conversations into tactical marketing strategies. Attention to detail is crucial and you will be measured on execution of strategies both on new services and on budget. The candidate should be able to manage their own workload prioritization, be professional in all communication, able to multi-task and make solid business decisions.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • The candidate will strategize with assigned clients on marketing and promotional activities that drive local consumers to shop online and in-store.
  • Must be able to discuss complex strategies and execute.
  • Strong communication skills with an attention to detail. In practice, this means creating promotional plans, packaging them up to create an easy-to-follow program, and pushing the content out in multiple channels and formats.
  • Must understand current online marketing concepts, strategy and best practices and be able to articulate these into terms that your client’s others can understand.
  • Able to plan strategically and then cull the information down into scope briefs for execution. Plan and track against deadlines. Ideally, we look to plan 90 days out.
  • Report back to clients monthly on performance and conversions across all media channels and website, to include digital KPIs.
  • Must work well with others of varying levels within the organization. Must collaborate day-to-day with all teams and other departments.
  • Participate in and lead webinars/conference calls with field reps as needed.
  • Point person for determining all promotional content across all media channels. Coordinate website/digital changes, third-party print vendors, and others as needed.
  • Drives retailer participation in advertising and ensures co-op submission is claimed correctly and quickly post event. Looks for ways to increase retailer’s co-op percentages/participation.
  • Travels to Nationwide PrimeTime events (twice annually).

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or related field. Master’s degree, preferred
  • Five years of experience in account management and marketing, with 1-2 years expertise in digital marketing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Success Factors and Job Competencies

  • Creative: The ability to use imagination and new ideas to produce solutions
  • Collaboration: The ability to work with others to the benefit of the business and its goals
  • Influencing: The ability to promote ideas and initiatives both internally and externally
  • Inspiring: The ability to motivate others towards a common goal
  • Analysis: The ability to analyze large amounts of data
  • Communication: The ability to clearly express thoughts in written and verbal form
  • Tech savvy and ease with new products
  • Ability to spot details in complex projects

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of the job, incumbent is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, climb or balance, kneel, crawl or crouch, use hands to finger, handle, or feed objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift, push, pull or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. Be able to work in wet/humid environments with extreme heat or extreme cold; and be willing to work at various heights using man-lifts, scaffolding, etc.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $0.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Company’s website:

  • https://www.nationwidegroup.org

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process