A collaborative content creator dedicated to the success of Company marketing efforts. The Marketing & Operations employee develops all Company external communication tools including video, audio, printed, and electronic content. The employee enjoys the constant challenge of creating and maintaining a cohesive look and feel across multiple brands while developing value in the product sold through the mentioned content.
Director of Sales, Marketing, & Operations
Duties and Responsibilities:
Creation of all Company multi-media including videos, audio, and print media.
Coordinates Company tradeshow efforts & logistics
Under the direction of Management, content cultivation of all company social media presences including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, & outside forums.
Manage updates of company website including pricing, availability, content, etc.
Photography & Videography of all Company Marketing efforts.
Photo, Video, & Audio editing of raw content to create comprehensive & cohesive company messaging.
Champions the weekly video technical updates & demonstrations
Safety and competently demonstrates any Faxon Firearms products.
Field customer service and retail calls as required when other personnel are not available.
Work within company policy as outlined in the Faxon Handbook.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Company.
Creation of weekly newsletters and e-mail marketing campaigns.
Photographs and records new products for sales & marketing efforts.
Creation of all Marketing content including visual and written copy as needed.
Monitors company social media presences and proactively communicates with customers.
Works to meet and grow social media metrics collaboratively as agreed upon and set by the Director.
Records all calls with clients in CRM tool. Maintains records and follows-up timely.
Candidate Minimum Requirements
Established history of creating high-production-value mutli-media content
*-A portfolio of previous work will be required with the application.
Minimum education: high school diploma.
Basic understanding of firearms, their function, and technical details.
Established competency in using computers, cell phones, and modern communications technologies.
Expertise in using Adobe Creative Suite or similar software.
Competence in writing Press Releases, their distribution, and follow-up with key press contacts.
Ability to plain and execute a successful tradeshow including booth management and logistics.
Proactive attitude that does not require constant supervision.
Charismatic personality and confidence in conducting product demonstrations.
Ability to travel up to 2 weeks a Quarter via car and airplane.
Previous firearms marketing experience.
Experience managing outside Public Relations firms.
Track-record of managing the press including product reviews, features, and other coverage.
Detailed exposure to firearms and the ability to discuss technical features in detail.
Web development experience in webstore environment.
Faxon Firearms strongly believes in a continuous feedback circle between the Company, to Supervisor, to employee.
Bi-Annual comprehensive reviews on employee performance and setting sales metrics.
30-Day after hiring initial review & strategy discussion.
60-Day after hiring secondary review on action items and needed resolutions.
90-Day final probationary review
Compensation & Benefits
The Marketing & Operations I position will be a salary (exempt) position. The Marketing & Operations I candidate will be an employee of Faxon Firearms/Machining with competitive company benefits including paid vacation, health insurance, disability insurance, etc.
Firearms from the company will be available for check-out during employment and available for purchase at substantial discount.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
The employee will regularly lift weights above 50 pounds from the ground and potentially above the shoulders.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus and distinguish color.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
1. Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations.
2. Follow & enforce Company safety rules.
3. Report the absence of or defect in any protective equipment or clothing Director immediately.
4. Use or wear the equipment, protective devices or clothing that is required to be used or worn:
2. Maintain a clean and safe work area.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee infrequently works in outside weather conditions, occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but punctuated with high SPL firearms discharges. The employee will be required to wear hearing protection during these discharges.
Personnel Protection Requirements (PPE):
Required – safety glasses, Hearing Protection,
Optional – Safety Boots
Prospective employees may send their resumes to Jobs@faxonfirearms.com.