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DaySpring Brand Manager

Date: Sep 29, 2021

Location: Siloam Springs, AR, US, 72761

Company: Hallmark

DaySpring, a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards, is a leading marketer and distributor of Christian products and gifts. DaySpring products are sold in Christian retail stores, mass market and internet retailers, card and gift stores, and other outlets in the United States and 60 countries worldwide. Through Mary & Martha, DaySpring’s Direct to Sales company, we offer independent consultants an opportunity to build a business, build others and live out their faith. Based in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, DaySpring employs over 260, offers more than 6,000 products, and touches more than one billion people annually. Our vision: “We want to see every person experience and express the life-changing message of God’s love.”

 

DEPARTMENTAL DESCRIPTION
The Strategic Marketing department at DaySpring:

We lead-collaborate-work hard-win-welcome others-know one another-value one another-pray for one another-share life. 

We are community

We believe in teamwork.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
1.    Support the Brand & Business Strategy team in defining and communicating brand identity, essence and strategy internally and externally. This duty is performed daily, about 25% of the time.
2.    Facebook community management, including developing and executing content calendar, engaging with video and post and leveraging groups for gorilla marketing and consumer insights.  This duty is performed 25% of the time.
3.    Identify and frame external partnership opportunities in alignment with brand strategy. Nurture new and existing relationships including special interest groups, women’s ministries and influencers. This duty is performed 25% of the time.
4.    Support social media department by engaging in consumer conversations and answering questions. This duty is performed This duty is performed 15% of the time 
5.    Assist in strategic planning processes including reporting of key initiatives. This duty is performed monthly, about 10% of the time.
6.    Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.
 
REQUIREMENTS 
To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or in the application fields.  Preferred file types are: doc, docx, pdf, htm and html. Accepted also are: txt, pdt, xls, mov, jpg, swf, mp3, and zip. No other file types accepted.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
You must have these to be considered:
1.    Bachelor’s Degree 
2.    5 or more years of product or business development experience
3.    3 or more years of management experience
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate will have these:

•    Have earned an MBA

•    Demonstrate the knack for operating in both strategic and execution realms – sometimes at the same time.

•    Exhibit a high level of initiative and drive: this position is looked to within and around the organization as an essential leader.

•    Be able to effectively manage and lead peers as well as influence superiors.

•    Think strategically and beyond accepted norms.

•    Lead innovative thinking sessions.

•    Apply to new products and potential business models (futures state).

•    Communicate – written and verbal – clearly, and with excellence.

•    Analysis and critical thinking skills – able to comprehend various inputs of data, consumer insights, trends and etc. and be able to coalesce sometimes disparate feeds into a cohesive, comprehensive strategy.

•    Be proficient in the MS office suite: Excel, Power Point, Word.

•    Express an understanding of and appreciation for the DaySpring mission. 

 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference checks.

 

In addition to competitive salaries (and bonuses to eligible employees), our comprehensive benefits package reflects the values and culture of our company while supporting the needs of our team members.

  • Comprehensive and affordable medical, dental and vision plan
  • Flex Spending for health care
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance
  • Employee Savings Plan - 401(k) with company match
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Paid time off program (PTO) combining vacation, illness and other absence into a generous bank of time and 8 paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Adoption assistance program
  • Opportunities to further develop your skills and education
  • Company-sponsored volunteer opportunities plus paid time off for volunteer work
  • Company-paid holidays (8 annually)
  • Tuition assistance

 

COVID-19. DaySpring puts its employee health and safety first with social distancing and mandatory daily temperature check protocols in place. DaySpring employees are not required to be immunized.

 

DaySpring is an equal opportunity employer.  Disability/Veteran.  Principals only please.


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