Marketing Project Manager - Midwest Groundcovers - St. Charles, IL

Successfully plan and implement marketing strategies and resources in collaboration with sales managers and senior management, to achieve the companies’ strategic plans and specifically to achieve sales goals. Generate value for, and influence our customers. Measure and report marketing results. Achieve personal and professional goals in the process.

Essential Responsibilities:
Lead Midwest Companies Marketing Strategy, Direction and Initiatives
Develop Marketing Task Lists, Manage Marketing Projects and Actively Produce Outputs
Responsible for Midwest Companies Corporate Identity
Department and Staff Leadership
Preferred Experience:
5-10 years' experience in horticulture, management, marketing or related fields
Experience in the green industry, agriculture or environmental fields
If no experience in the green industry, a strong desire to learn and commit to the industry
Knowledge & Skills Required:
Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign) as well as Electronic Newsletter Platforms and other marketing/design programs
Desired Skills:
Strong organizational and project management skills with strong ability to meet deadlines
Strong professional communication and presentation skills with the ability to coordinate between senior leadership, sales management and all other employees
Ability to coordinate programs and build consensus with multiple stakeholders in a diplomatic manner
Excellent management and supervisory skills
Ability to balance strategic outlook with continual flow of many active tasks and projects of the department
Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills with a positive, action oriented attitude
Strong commitment to meet customer expectations and teamwork
Strong Microsoft Office suite skills. Adobe Suite and Photoshop capabilities in order to contribute in marketing material production
Understanding of the green industry
Education:
Bachelor's degree in marketing, business, management or horticulture or related green industry specialty.
About Midwest Groundcovers:

Join the Midwest team! We strive to attract and retain the best talent in our industry and consider our employees to be our most valuable asset. We offer full-time, full-time seasonal and part-time employment across many different types of positions and experience levels. Midwest has grown through dedication to customer service and we are continually seeking those who share that desire to join our team. Our past accomplishments and success in the Green Industry are a direct reflection of the quality of our employees – join us and help us to build the future!


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