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November, 2012



Job Opening

Marketing Coordinator Assistant


We are looking for a special someone who wants to learn the marketing communications business from the ground up. A great opportunity to work with a creative team that specializes in "thinking out of the box" to produce creative advertising, promotions, and trade show support for a wide variety of clients. A passion for doing great work and concern for the community and the environment a must.

Job Description and Responsibilities

FT/PT marketing coordinator assistant, working with the design team and client to assist in overseeng and managing projects.

Assist in office operations and administrative duties from client communications, scheduling, developing estimates, managing database, accounting, project management using Microsoft Word, Excel, FileMaker Pro, QuickBooks Pro.

Communicate with client and vendors via phone, e-mail, fax, etc. in regards to project status and other administrative issues. Facilitate the transfer of information, data and approvals of projects. Execute proper operational procedures such as the approval and sign-off process, filing (both hard copy and digital copy), follow up and reporting.

Research and collect data via Internet, phone and other sources on clients, vendors, industries, and other pertinent information relating to specific projects.

Assisting in the production of print advertisements, brochures, trade show graphics, website design, content management.

Layout, prep, and final production using Microsoft Word, Excel, Quark Express, Illustrator, and Photoshop applications.

Proofing and final pre-flight of all final production art before it is sent to the printer.

Vendor coordination: work with various print, web, photography, trade show vendors getting estimates, working out schedules, etc.


Minimum 2 years college education in business administration, communications, or liberal arts or 2 years equivalent experience in print production and office administration.

"Attention to detail" in any phase of operation a must including math, spelling and the English language.

A passion for learning, contributing and team participation with a positive attitude a must.

A desire to learn about the unique experience of Silicon Valley and its relationship to the global community and to contribute to its on-going evolution.

Competency in basic computer usage including Mac and PC.

Competency in using the Internet as a research tool.

Competency in Microsoft Word, Excel.

Experience in or the ability to learn the basics of Photoshop, and Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Microsoft PowerPoint.

Experience in or the ability to learn and master FileMaker Pro database, Quickbooks Pro.

Experience in or the ability to learn and master the basics of marketing communications.

Basic knowledge of the Internet, web, mobile, social media, printing, advertising and tradeshows a plus.

Basic understanding of marketing and small business operations a plus.


On the job training of:

Marketing Communications overview

Design and printing overview and process

Trade show industry overview

Print and other vendor coordination

Digital content and file management

Small business administration

Creative Thinking and applications


Please submit: resume, work history, a short statement of who you are and/or url/portfolio to:


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This is in or around Silicon Valley.

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Design2Market is a Silicon Valley-based creative design firm providing advertising, design, collateral development, trade show exhibit design and support, website development and marketing communications solutions for a wide variety of industries and clients. With strategic partnership alliances in the U.S. and Tokyo, Japan, we also support market entry activities for tech and non-tech companies. For company overview, capabilities and portfolio review, please visit our website at:





1973 O'Toole Way, San Jose, CA 95131
phone: 408/232-0440 fax: 408/232-0443




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