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Local Marketing and Philanthropic Manager

| Austin

LOCAL MARKETING AND PHILANTHROPIC MANAGER
About Kendra Scott:
We are a fun, talented and driven team dedicated to providing our customers with gorgeous products and a WOW! experience. Family, fashion, and philanthropy are at the core of our company and though we move at a very fast pace, we are committed to maintaining a family-oriented work environment and giving back to our community. A passion for great design, dedication to innovation and a strong social media presence are our building blocks for creating a unique and engaging lifestyle brand across all channels, including retail stores, wholesale accounts, and e-commerce. Our headquarters are located in the heart of Austin, Texas, and we embrace the unique vibe and energy of our hometown as an inspiration for our brand and company culture.
Position Overview:
The Local Marketing Manager is responsible for growing brand awareness, customer loyalty & community footprint at the local level reporting to a Regional Events Director.
What will you do?
Your primary role involves executing localized partnerships, marketing campaigns, experiential/ revenue focused events and external community outreach for your market area.
• Fosters partnerships with local businesses, philanthropic organizations and community influencers
• Plans and executes memorable and impactful events that drive revenue and increase brand awareness in stores as well as external events within community
• Optimizes brand perception through quality execution of events and partnerships
• Manages a quarterly budget, product/charitable donations and ensure ROI/ revenue goals for district are achieved
• Experiments, learns, evolves and shares best practices with counterparts and key stakeholders
• Leverages retail team members in the outreach process; builds excitement and support for upcoming events by educating the team on the organization or cause and the opportunity we have to make an impact.
• Acts as a leader and a brand ambassador at all times by living out the KS core values and setting the example for other team members
• Primary KPIs are brand awareness and overall business growth as measured by revenue
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Marketing is preferred
• 5+ years’ relevant experience in marketing, community affairs, business development or a related field
• Strategic networker, with the ability to dream up, execute and critically analyze a local marketing plan
• Comfortable meeting new people, pitching partnership & event concepts
• Strong business sense with an understanding of how local marketing can positively impact the P/L
• Must have superior planning, communication, management, and organizational skills.
• Ability to manage a flexible work schedule to maximize contribution and impact and prevent burnout.
Ability to work weekends and evenings as necessitated to support area events.
• Resourcefulness: you take initiative, have an entrepreneurial approach and can make it happen with minimal direction
• Strategy: you are able to understand big picture while organizing and executing on detailed level
• Execution: you have high standards for quality and speed and problem solve
• Attitude: you demonstrate passion and enthusiasm for the brand and are a collaborative, positive team player
• A growth mindset: proven record of leveraging past learnings and encouraging new ideas and smart risk-taking for self and others
• A shared commitment to our core values of Family, Fashion and Philanthropy
• Ability to travel up to 50% within assigned area to support teams
• A local community member with established contacts preferred
• Genuine enthusiasm for fashion and style
• Must be 18 years of age or older

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Technology we use

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Location

Our Home Office is located in the heart of Austin, with easy access to MoPac, downtown and North Austin neighborhoods.

An Insider's view of Kendra Scott

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our Home Office vibe is exactly how it sounds- it feels like home. It's exciting because you never know what daily surprises are in store-Kendra could be walking around in a unicorn costume giving everyone hugs or our Fun Committee may be hosting a happy hour in the cafe to relieve the stress of a busy week. This place is truly one of a kind!

JJ

Store Technology Analyst

What projects are you most excited about?

Our goal at Kendra Scott is to keep the shopping experience personal. I am most excited about how we are working to achieve that goal digitally. From personalized content on our website to targeted email campaigns, our focus for 2018 is on making every customer’s experience with Kendra Scott relevant and personal.

Kirsten

eCommerce Merchandising & Email Marketing Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

In 2.5 years, I’ve been fortunate to experience our brand in 3 different cities. After 2 years in Memphis & Nashville as a Community Relations & Events Manager, I moved to Austin to take on a new role of Talent Acquisition Specialist. I’m thankful for a company that is committed to internal growth and sees development potential in every employee.

Laura

Talent Acquisition Specialist

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

With a business that’s growing as rapidly as ours, technology is so important in bringing an amazing Kendra Scott experience to our customers. Our IT team acts as a direct pipeline that connects them to our brand. I constantly challenge my team to continue to innovate the way we bring Family, Fashion, and Philanthropy to our customers.

Kendra

Founder and CEO

What projects are you most excited about?

All of them! I just finished a new warehouse management system implementation and we have a roadmap full of system investments slated for 2018, all of which are critical to fuel our continued success! I love that I get exposure to ALL systems at Kendra Scott, including ERP, POS, WMS, & E-comm- experience I'd be hard pressed to gain anywhere else!

Gale

Program Director

What are Kendra Scott Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking

Additional Perks + Benefits

At Kendra Scott we believe in treating our employees like family, and supporting those with families of their own. We proudly support work-life balance through our unique culture and perks. Our robust benefits package includes 100% paid parental leave and matched 401K, while our workspaces are personally designed by Kendra to inspire creativity and collaboration – a home away from home. With a complimentary nail bar, on-site gym, juice bar and kids’ game room, our workspaces put our Family pillar into action. Our work culture promotes healthy living, flexibility to raise a family, and inspiring relationships.

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