Bookbyte/Salem, OR (www.bookbyte.com)
A passionate, experienced writer with great communications skills is needed to create and manage the distribution of content across the various social media initiatives of Bookbyte as well as actively interacting with and engaging customers. This role will require an applicant who is capable of producing original editorial content as well as managing marketing promotions that holistically engage Bookbyte customers and constituents in a way which communicates the company's story and mission and drives brand advocacy. The applicant will also be expected to periodically aide the marketing team when content generation and various marketing initiatives are needed.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
�?� Researching, writing and managing editorial content to be distributed across various social media outlets such as Facebook, Bookbyte Blog, Twitter, etc.
�?� Interacting with Bookbyte customers via social mediums (including addressing customer feedback/complaints) and aligning the Bookbyte voice with corporate objectives and current Marketing promotions.
�?� Performing and managing various marketing tasks including, but not limited to, local off-line marketing initiatives.
�?� Writing and distributing press releases.
�?� Developing content for use in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Pay per Click (PPC) advertising and the Bookbyte.com website.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, or related degree
Three years technical or higher-level experience directly related to the position under recruitment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
�?� Fluency in speaking, reading, and/or writing English.
�?� Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.
�?� A wide-range of writing techniques to inform and persuade different audiences with various levels of comprehension.
�?� Experience with all major current social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, Blogs.
�?� Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
�?� Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
�?� Ability to make decisions in a timely manner.
�?� Ability to prioritize responsibilities in a dynamic, fluctuating work environment.
�?� Ability to understand and follow written and spoken instructions.
�?� Organizational skills.
�?� Proficiency in using a computer running Microsoft Windows XP/Windows 7
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
�?� Successful applicant must submit to post-offer, pre-employment drug screening and background check.
�?� Work is normally performed in a typical office environment.
�?� Must be able to lift objects weighing no more than 50lbs.
�?� Occasional travel commitments.
�?� No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
Bookbyte has been a leading e-commerce provider of college textbooks since 1999 and is located in Salem Oregon. The company was founded in 1999 by Steven Gross and he has created a family orientated community whose employees benefit from an environment that prides itself in creativity and the ability to cut loose and get funky!
Employees enjoy working in a casual environment that encourages career as well as personal growth. The unique characteristics of this company culture include the standard (although very awesome) medical, dental, vision and a 401K plan. Bookbyte has an in house deli that provides meals at cost, workout room plus a very generous contribution to your gym membership. Steven's commitment to healthy living is evident by providing a wellness program for those employees committed to attaining personal goals.
Bookbyte has a commitment to welcome candidates that have professional ambitions but that can also enjoy a competitive game of ping pong!
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