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R202214504

Marketing Support Specialist

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 15% of the time

Job Category: Marketing

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive

Location:

  • 5333 W Kiest Blvd, Dallas, Texas
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Description

The Marketing Support Specialist is responsible for coordinating the production and implementation of marketing plans/campaigns for the assigned location.  Works with Marketing Manager and Field Marketing Director to ensure marketing efforts align with both corporate and location goals.

  • At the direction of the Marketing Supervisor/Manager, execute marketing campaigns to address auction and client needs, ensuring Manheim brand alignment and accuracy

  • Plans and executes marketing tactics within the location including print, displays, and signage

  • Assists in managing auction social media sites to drive awareness to auction sales and events and creatively engage both current and prospective clients

  • Contribute ideas and insights in the development of a year-long event sale calendar

  • Track results of all marketing campaigns and make adjustments to future campaigns based on results

  • Utilize Manheim tools to execute marketing plans including graphic design requests, existing editable templates and company intranet site

  • Execute necessary sale day preparations/responsibilities as directed by leadership including but not limited to client engagement, promotion/incentive execution, giveaway tracking, etc.

  • Travel as required by corporate marketing and auction leadership

  • Assist with and travel to additional auction location(s) to help with marketing efforts (when needed). Locations in Dallas, TX and Euless, TX.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by auction leadership and corporate marketing

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum:

  • High School Diploma/GED and 3 years of marketing and customer service experience. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as any level degree/certification beyond a HS diploma/GED in a related discipline and up to 1 year of experience; or 5 years’ experience in a related field.

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills. 

  • Effective organizational skills. 

  • Knowledge of MS Office products and layout/design software (i.e. Adobe). 

  • Strong computer skills and fundamental graphic arts knowledge. 

  • Ability to work in a high performance, fast-paced team environment

  • Comfortable working under pressure with time constraints

  • Capable of working effectively in a constantly changing work environment.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or business.

  • Previous experience in the automotive industry highly preferred.

Physical Demands:

Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time. Ability to perform repetitive tasks.  Manual dexterity.  Vision abilities required include close, distance, color and depth perception.  Working in an office environment requires medium strength and incumbent must have the ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Stooping, bending, twisting, climbing stairs, pushing, pulling, walking and reaching may be required for the completion of job duties.  Position requires a valid driver’s license and other duties may be required as assigned by management, which may include the ability to drive vehicles outside or through an auction sale with standard and automatic transmission vehicles where high noise levels may be generated.

Work Environment:

Occasional exposure to outdoor weather conditions as well as noise, dust, and fumes in auction lanes. 


About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 

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Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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