Associate Marketing Specialist

SAS Institute Cary , NC 27518

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

SAS Worldwide Marketing Academy Associate Marketing Specialist

SAS is a global leader in analytics and we are proud of the fact that our software affects the world around us. Through our innovative software and services, SAS empowers customers to transform data into discovery. From helping resolve critical humanitarian issues, to changing conversations around behavioral health and protecting at-risk children, we believe data and analytics make lives better. In addition, SAS is regularly recognized for providing an enriching work environment that ignites employees' creativity and gives them opportunity to change the world. Inspired and intrigued? Keep reading about an incredible opportunity for early-in-career Marketing talent.

The SAS Worldwide Marketing Academy is a rotational program that will prepare participants for a career in Marketing. Candidates will be hired into full-time roles as Associate Marketing Specialists. The program begins with concentrated training at SAS's global headquarters in Cary, NC (USA) beginning June 2019. During this training period, participants will learn about SAS as a company, our products, and our core marketing practices. When the in-classroom training is complete, participants will rotate over a two-year period through several areas of marketing (target 3-4 rotations). Some potential assignments include roles in the following functions:

  • Social/Digital Marketing

  • Campaigns

  • Event Planning

  • Corporate Messaging

  • Corporate Communications/Public Relations

  • Creative Design

  • Web Design and Optimization

  • Marketing Sciences/Customer Insights

  • Market Research

  • Product Marketing

  • Product Management

During the rotation period, the participants will gain a deeper understanding and valuable experience within each unique marketing role, equipping them with the necessary skills to succeed. Upon completion of the rotations, you will be placed within our marketing organization according to your best fit and SAS' business needs.

As an Associate Marketing Specialist, you will have opportunity to:

  • Receive coaching and mentoring from Marketing professionals.

  • Learn about products, customers, and our business.

  • Conduct research on markets, industries, competitors, products, campaigns, and business opportunities.

  • Work on marketing campaigns, messages, and creative writing assignments.

  • Work with rotational managers to hone your Marketing skills.

  • Develop solutions to business problems.

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Business, Marketing, Sales, Computer Science, or related discipline.

  • Some knowledge of marketing concepts including content, digital, social and email strategies and business-to-business acumen

  • Good understanding of marketing communication concepts and functions

  • Proficiency in key internal and external software applications

  • Good written, verbal, and visual communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of audience

Additional

  • Good analytical, organizational, and creative problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work independently or part of a team

  • Good organizational and executional skills

  • Shows some analytical abilities and data-driven decision making

  • Self-driven and energetic

Additional Information

  • This is an entry-level position.

  • Candidates mustbe willing and able to work in Cary, NC.

  • To qualify, applicants must have graduated from their university within the last 2-3 years

Timeline

  • Applications reviewed on a rolling basis

  • Hirevue On Demand Virtual Interviews October - November.

  • On Site Interviews November.

  • Offers November December.


To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the notice Pay Transparency


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