Southeastern Grocers

  • Specialist, Events

    Requisition ID
    Store Support / Corporate
    Position Type
    Hidden (18044)
    Southeastern Grocers
    Full-Time / Part-Time
  • Overview

    Job Title: Specialist, Events
    Location: Store Support Center Marketing

    Position Overview
    The specialist, events is responsible for the execution of event programs for all Southeastern Grocers banners and formats, which is relevant to season & customer demographic. This role is critical in ensuring all aspects of an event are executed in a way which delivers company sales targets and reducing competitor impacts.
    Primary Responsibilities & Accountabilities
    • Work with Marketing, Merchandising, Operations, Finance, IT & Legal to execute end-to-end compelling seasonal events programs.
    • Synchronize with other teams within Marketing to ensure 360° coverage and execution of events, including: Brand Communication, Digital, Insights, Circular, Public Relations, and Print Production.
    • Coordinate with outside Project Management Agencies on event execution when necessary.
    • Assist in leveraging and fostering relationships with outside business partners and organizations.
    • Execute inspiring events across all Southeastern Grocers banners & formats.
    • Understand customer needs as it relates to specific seasonal events and ensure they are met.
    • Influence key stakeholders in order to ensure all deliverables are received on-time.
    • Measure results of seasonal events.
    • Leverage results of prior programs to continuously improve upon execution of future events.
    • Partner with manager to create new ideas for seasonal events that can help bring in new customers, thus driving incremental sales, transactions and/or units.
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree in communication, business administration, marketing or related field and two (2) years of experience in a production support role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently.
    • Ability to understand and follow English instructions.
    • Authorization to work in the United States or the ability to obtain the same.
    • Successful completion of pre-employment drug testing and background check.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Prior retail marketing experience
    • Project management experience
    Required Behaviors
    • Lives the Values by embracing the essence of the company demonstrating a commitment to the company’s goal and values.
    • Unifies and motivates team through praise and recognition of success with immediate feedback to build an environment of trust.
    • Business-driven showing passion for the business, delivering results consistently.
    • Customer-orientated by passionately demonstrating that the customer comes first… always by putting the customer’s needs above all else.
    • People Passion through consistently treating others with respect and dignity.
    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively convey detailed information to a diverse population.
    • Strong editing and writing skills.
    • Ability to coordinate and direct multiple complex projects simultaneously while adhering to strict deadlines.
    • Excellent organizational, planning and problem solving skills.
    • Intense focus on detail and accuracy of work.
    • Solid technical background with Microsoft Office and other data centric applications.
    • Compliance with all company policies and procedures.


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