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SALES & MARKETING MANAGER / FASHION– INDEPENDENT CHANNEL 

The Sales & Marketing Manager / Fashion (S&MMF) will report to Mud Pie’s Vice President, Sales and have responsibility for growing the Company’s sales to Independent channel customers through the development and execution of a sales strategy targeting expansion within existing customer base, and the acquisition of new accounts.
 
The S&MMF will establish and implement independent channel sales plan and have leadership responsibility and accountability for the Company’s independent sales team and its performance.  The S&MMF primary objectives are to (i) develop and execute an effective growth strategy, as measured by sales growth with existing and new customers; (ii) lead a sales support team and customer service function through day-to-day responsibility for the development and performance of the independent sales team; and (iii) participate in developing the Company’s marketing efforts.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:  FASHION DIVISION
  • Leadership and management responsibility for all aspects of the Company’s independent channel sales strategy, function and performance. 
  • Determine sales and marketing strategy and establish sales goals.
  • Grow sales and enhance relationships with existing major customers.
  • Identify new target accounts.
  • Direct account planning, revenue forecasting and performance management by sales team region.
  • Develop reporting tools to effectively monitor TM sales performance.
  • Collaborate with the Company’s existing sales leadership and outsourced sales partner organization to ensure coordination and effectiveness of overall sales efforts.
  • Set standards for determining performance levels of employees under NSMF.  

QUALIFICATIONS (INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO):
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional experience, including 2 years of selling experience selling business to business within the fashion industry.
  • Proven results attaining sales goals, including solid prospecting skills and track record of developing new accounts and growing sales with existing customers.
  • Proven understanding of selling and sales management best practices.  
  • Proven sales function leadership and performance execution, including improving and supervising the day-to-day function of a sales organization.
  • Prior experience in the fashion industry and/or retail fashion trade, including pre-existing established relationships in the retail trade strongly preferred. 
  • Strong communications skills.  
  • Driven, proactive, innovative and flexible personality with a strong sense of initiative and ownership.

Compensation:
  • Base salary commensurate with capabilities and past success  
  • Competitive benefits package  
Please email resume and cover letter to mhenderson@mud-pie.com.


Marketing and Social Media Content Coordinator 
Fashion & Home Industry
Type of Employment: Full-Time
Reports To: Director of PR and eCommerce Manager

The primary function of the Marketing and Social Media Coordinator is to assist with the creation and implementation of social media, public relations, e marketing initiatives. This position will work closely with managers to support basic detail work, cultivate and maintain productive relationships with journalists and bloggers, and create compelling content for all communications channels. 
It is essential that applicants be committed to high standards, have excellent written communication skills, basic graphic design skills, demonstrate creativity, and understand the current media environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Monitor and research all forms of media
  • Create and deliver content via LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, email, or direct mail.
  • Create and update online content for website
  • Maintain and create media lists, clipping reports and editorial calendars
  • Maintain photo files and video content
  • Write press releases, blog posts, newsletters and other materials
  • Create look books and power point presentations
  • Coordinate events
  • Perform General administrative duties (faxing, copying, phone calls)

QUALIFICATIONS (INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO):
Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or Journalism, strong communication skills and a can-do attitude.  A passion for writing and design, plus a solid understanding of social media are essential.  Only candidates who are proficient with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications will be considered. Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator a plus. 

Please email resume and cover letter to efruchtman@mud-pie.com. 

Public Relations Intern
Fashion Industry
Type of Employment: Part-Time/Full-Time
Reports To: Director of PR

Description:
Mud Pie is looking for qualified interns interested in learning all aspects of the fashion public relations field. The intern who fills this position should expect to gain real world experience in the fashion industry and should be committed to high standards.  It's essential that applicants to this position have excellent written communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and understand the current media environment.

Responsibilities
  • Monitor all forms of media
  • Write press releases and other materials
  • Assist with mailings, print production
  • Create interview preparation materials
  • Compile contact lists
  • Search for press clippings and create clipping reports
  • Create or update online content
  • Coordinate events
  • Screen phone calls
  • Create and post to social media outlets
Requirements
Students applying for this internship must have strong communication skills and should be majoring in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or Journalism. Applicants should also have strong writing skills, as well as a solid understanding of social media and online blogging. Only candidates proficient with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications should apply. Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator a plus. 

Majors 
Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism

Please email resume and cover letter to efruchtman@mud-pie.com.

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