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Specialist, Events

Job: #2019-56253
Store Number: 8311
Store: Southeastern Grocers
Category: Store Support / Corporate
Position Type: Marketing / Advertising
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Address: 8928 PROMINENCE PARKWAY BUILDING 200Jacksonville, FL, 32256

Job Title: Specialist, Events
Location: Store Support Center Marketing

Position Overview
The specialist, events is responsible for the execution of event programs for all Southeastern Grocers banners and formats, which is relevant to season & customer demographic. This role is critical in ensuring all aspects of an event are executed in a way which delivers company sales targets and reducing competitor impacts.
Primary Responsibilities & Accountabilities
  • Work with Marketing, Merchandising, Operations, Finance, IT & Legal to execute end-to-end compelling seasonal events programs.
  • Synchronize with other teams within Marketing to ensure 360° coverage and execution of events, including: Brand Communication, Digital, Insights, Circular, Public Relations, and Print Production.
  • Coordinate with outside Project Management Agencies on event execution when necessary.
  • Assist in leveraging and fostering relationships with outside business partners and organizations.
  • Execute inspiring events across all Southeastern Grocers banners & formats.
  • Understand customer needs as it relates to specific seasonal events and ensure they are met.
  • Influence key stakeholders in order to ensure all deliverables are received on-time.
  • Measure results of seasonal events.
  • Leverage results of prior programs to continuously improve upon execution of future events.
  • Partner with manager to create new ideas for seasonal events that can help bring in new customers, thus driving incremental sales, transactions and/or units.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, business administration, marketing or related field and two (2) years of experience in a production support role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently.
  • Ability to understand and follow English instructions.
  • Authorization to work in the United States or the ability to obtain the same.
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug testing and background check.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior retail marketing experience
  • Project management experience
Required Behaviors
  • Lives the Valuesby embracing the essence of the company demonstrating a commitment to the company’s goal and values.
  • Unifies and motivates team through praise and recognition of success with immediate feedback to build an environment of trust.
  • Business-drivenshowing passion for the business, delivering results consistently.
  • Customer-orientatedby passionately demonstrating that the customer comes first… always by putting the customer’s needs above all else.
  • People Passionthrough consistently treating others with respect and dignity.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively convey detailed information to a diverse population.
  • Strong editing and writing skills.
  • Ability to coordinate and direct multiple complex projects simultaneously while adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and problem solving skills.
  • Intense focus on detail and accuracy of work.
  • Solid technical background with Microsoft Office and other data centric applications.
  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures.