• Associate Marketing Specialist

    Job Locations US-VA-Manassas
    Job ID
    Sales & Marketing
    Posted Date
  • Overview

    Founded in 1925, ATCC is a non-profit organization with a mission to acquire, authenticate, preserve, develop, standardize, and distribute biological materials and information for the advancement and application of scientific knowledge. 

    The Associate Marketing Specialist will assist the marketing team in the implementation of all marketing activities, working closely with team members to increase brand awareness, drive sales, and generate new business leads.  This is an entry level marketing position with exposure to multifaceted areas of our company in which full training is provided.



    1. Participates in the creation and implementation of marketing plans and serves as a liaison between key internal constituents to articulate the brand’s and business unit’s position and to ensure consistency of the brand and corporate image in all programs, events and promotional pieces.
    2. Collaborates with team members to plan, develop and produce promotional tools and communication vehicles to support brand marketing, corporate marketing, and sales efforts.
    3. Participates in all aspects of event planning and execution including event logistics, vendor selection and coordination, sponsorships, event promotion, attendee communication, and post-even follow up.
    4. Supports communications projects in the areas of advertising and promotional programs, public relations and trade shows, including Internet-based communications.
    5. Creates messaging by translating marketing strategy and value propositions into relevant content for target audience.
    6. Supports sales staff by providing sales data, market trends, forecasts, account analyses, and new product information by relaying customer service requests.
    7. Works individually or with a team in recommending action, scheduling and planning projects, estimating costs and managing projects to completion.



    Education and Experience:


    • Bachelor Degree in life sciences, business, marketing or equivalent qualifying experience.  
    • 0-3 years of relevant experience.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    • Good understanding of marketing tactics including digital marketing and campaign management.
    • Strong organizational and project management skills and ability to work on multiple projects at the same time in a fast pace environment.
    • Strategic thinker able to grasp key elements of marketing strategies and translate them into customer focused messages and campaigns.
    • Excellent writing skills, turning key messages into compelling stories to drive customer engagement & conversion online and off line.
    • Strong analytical skills, and ability to use data to support measurement of marketing performance.
    • Self-starter, motivated and takes initiative; strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills; able to work collaboratively with all levels of staff to resolve problems and external partners to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results.
    • Seek, learn, and apply new skills/knowledge to perform job responsibilities.
    • Attentive to detail with a high level of accuracy; exercise sound judgment and strong project management skills.
    • Resourceful, diplomatic and professional; deliver outstanding customer service while managing relationships; a can-do attitude and work style that supports teamwork (and lead teams when necessary), collaboration and positive relationships.
    • Position-relevant computer experience including Microsoft Office.
    • Follow all company safety practices, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and policies.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • One (1)+ year with hands on experience in a scientific laboratory
    • Two (2)+ years of experience in a marketing, communication or customer facing role
    • System savvy, with ability to use new digital technologies (i.e. CRM, Social Media, SEO, etc.)

    ATCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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