Marketing Assistant at Nima
San Francisco, CA, US
At the intersection of hardware, software, and chemistry, we are developing connected food sensors that help people be their healthiest selves by knowing what’s in their food. We launched our first product this year, a sensor that is helping thousands avoid gluten in food every day. Sensors for peanut, milk and tree nuts are in development for future release. Nima has been recognized as one of TIME magazine’s “Best Inventions of 2015,” one of CNBC’s Upstart 25 companies, one of Fast Company’s Innovation by Design finalists in health, and Popular Science’s Best of What’s New 2016 in health.

Nima is looking for a Marketing Assistant in our San Francisco office to connect with and build Nima’s ever-growing community. This role work with all parts of the marketing team on outbound communications, events, and general marketing duties. Responsibilities include supporting our content marketing and social media efforts, event planning, email communications, special projects and some administrative tasks.

The ideal candidate for this position will be an exceptional communicator, intellectually curious, great at details both big and small, scrappy, and full of passion for Nima’s mission. It is a part-time contract role with the opportunity for full-time hire. This role reports to the director of communications.
Responsibilities: Email (35%)

Help write, program, send and analyze the performance of emails such as:
---Weekly emails to Nima community (both non-owners and owners)
---Pre and post event emails
---Sales related emails
---Targeted emails for key data releases or local events
Working with Head of Community to optimize onboarding emails
Responsibilities: Content & Social Media (35%)

Content production for blog and self-owned social channels
---Source new content for social channels
---Write blog posts as assigned, including any needed food testing or research
Maintain and expand Nima’s master media and influencer list
With with marketing team on content calendar
Assist with additional analytics and reporting for each of these items
Responsibilities: Special Projects, Events & Administrative (30%)

Special projects may be short or long term projects to help Nima’s marketing team achieve overall goals. Projects could include:
---Conducting research on everything from check out flows to best practices for drip marketing to the best free-from restaurants in any given city
---Preparing applications for awards and speaking opportunities
---Helping to program surveys
Events related tasks include:
---Assist entire marketing team with event planning - from consumer expos we attend to business conferences to hosted events
---Manage collateral inventory for events
---Ensure team has supplies needed for each event the team attends
---Help order food and supplies for hosted events
---Prepare background documents for key events
---Attend key local events as needed, helping to build relationships with the Nima community
---Providing attendee and badge information
---Event registration when needed
---Maintain event calendar, keeping it up to date with the current information
---Run post-mortems for events, building a body of knowledge for how we can do each one better than the last
Administrative tasks would include items such as:
---Purchase order generation
---Shipping and handling of items to influencers, business partners, or others
---Promotional code generation and documentation
---Note taking
---Ordering supplies
---Working with Finance Manager on office needs
Requirements

1-2 years of professional or marketing experience, ideally including email, social media, and content generation
Strong written and verbal communication skills
A deep sense of curiosity combined with lots of creative ideas
Great attention to detail
A passion for startups: clear ability to prioritize, but also possess a willingness to jump in and help other team members as needed
Deadline-driven -- that is, delivering assigned projects and then going above and beyond
Tools used in this role (Experience with these or similar tools is required)

Mailchimp
WordPress
Social media tools (Monitoring: HootSuite, Iconosquare, Union Metrics, etc. + native posting on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.)
Google Drive
Dropbox
Excel
EventBrite
Google Analytics
Slack
PR monitoring/database tools: Cision, TrendKite, etc. a plus
Others as needed to complete job duties