Advantage Sales and Marketing

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Advantage Solutions Operations Coordinator in Bolingbrook, Illinois

Summary

Operations Coordinator

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses!We are seeking a dedicated Operations Coordinator to assist with the project management details related to program support for the purpose of successful program execution. A successful Operations Coordinator functions as the point of contact for internal placement of active field associates and assists with program tracking and program execution support.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate demo events including scheduling of internal field associates, loading of event calendars, fulfillment, field associate support, reporting and other related duties as assigned.

  • Assist the Company and Client marketing personnel with the management of programs and its multiple elements.

  • Perform project management duties for program execution, ensuring deliverables are consistently completed on time.

  • Communicate and interact effectively with agency team members in all departments and/or clients to deliver timely information and reports.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required or equivalent experience

  • 0-2 years of experience in marketing or business operations

  • Consumer promotions, media or agency experience a plus

  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

  • Team building Skills

  • Analytical and Research Skills

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Operations Coordinator assists with the project management details related to program support for the purpose of successful program execution. A successful Operations Coordinator functions as the point of contact for internal placement of active field associates and assists with program tracking and program execution support.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate demo events including scheduling of internal field associates, loading of event calendars, fulfillment, field associate support, reporting and other related duties as assigned.

  • Assist the Company and Client marketing personnel with management of programs and its multiple elements.

  • Perform project management duties for program execution, ensuring deliverables are consistently completed on time.

  • Communicate and interact effectively with agency team members in all departments and/or clients to deliver timely information and reports.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

  • This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

Travel is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential duty or function of this job.

  • Travel up to 5 %

Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job:

Education Level:

(Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience

(Preferred): Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience

  • 0-2 years of experience in marketing or business operations

  • Consumer promotions, media or agency experience a plus

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadline

  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines

  • Team building skills

  • Analytical and research skills

  • Track record of building and maintaining customer/client relationships

  • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Field / Reps Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed in a retail in-store environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 74 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). Also required to travel and drive. The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-IL-Bolingbrook

Primary Posting Location : City Bolingbrook

Primary Posting Location : State/Province IL

Postal Code 60490

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2021-315183

Position Type Full Time

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