Local events & Marketing Manager

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Skiptown is a rapidly growing, technology-enabled startup based in Charlotte, NC that is changing the way people care for, have fun with, and socialize around their pets. The pet services industry is ready to be disrupted and we are leading the charge. Through our top notch team, cutting-edge facilities, and innovative technology, we are revolutionizing the pet parent experience. Come join our team of dog lovers and help build the hub for pets and their people.

Who you are:
You have great ideas and can back those ideas up with flawless execution. You understand the local vibe and have worked in event management. You strive for excellence in your work and are naturally a good organizer and very detail-oriented. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where uncertainty is the norm. You’re both a dreamer and a doer, and you love dogs (obviously).

Responsibilities:
• Local execution of strategic marketing initiatives
• Organize, coordinate, and run all client, partner, and marketing events
• Develop, manage, and oversee local, apartment, and other community partnerships
• Create, post, and distribute copy and creative for social media, press, emails and other marketing initiatives
• Provide website support and ensure website and our digital communications reflects events, marketing, outreach, and other promoted partnerships
• Ensure digital profiles (social media, local website, and other) are accurate and up-to-date
• Manage inventory of all marketing materials
• Examine ROI of client-focused marketing initiatives
• Attend networking events and promote Skiptown

Skills:
• Ability to create, organize and execute special events
• Acute attention to detail
• Ability to work late night and weekend hours when events are booked
• An eye for a good photo and video content, and the ability to create it
• Excellent copywriting and proofreading skills
• Top-notch creativity and communication skills – written and verbal
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Integrity; you’re quick to take responsibility for mistakes and share your wins with the team
• Bachelor’s in marketing or relevant field

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Benefits:
• Employer contribution to health and dental benefits and employer-paid vision
• Challenging work with a side of adventure
• Competitive compensation
• Dog-friendly workplace
• Unlimited PTO plan
• Free lunches
• Purple swag