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Golden Heritage Foods

Marketing Specialist

Golden Heritage Foods
Latty, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 06/21/2006
Categories: Education
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
This position be a high level support for the CEO, primarily by driving critical functions within the Strategy and Marketing Process; collaborating with top managers and the CEO executive assistant.

1) Strategy & Marketing Process Development, Refinement, and Implementation
a) Participate in the development and refinement of subprocesses
i) Will play a major role in the development and refinement of the Marketing subprocess
ii) Will play a minor role in the development and refinement of the Strategy subprocess, possibly moving to more significant role in the future
b) Implementation of the Subprocesses
i) Will be the major driver of the Marketing Subprocess implementation
ii) Will begin with some lower-level implementation responsibilities in the Strategy Subprocess, growing over time.
2) High Level CEO Assistant
a) Key Communication liaison
b) Create and develop visual presentations
c) Act as a Project Manager on special projects
d) Executive Leadership Management process support
i) Organizational structure
ii) Performance management
iii) High-level administrative support for Executive Team
iv) GHF Board responsibilities
e) Culture Development support
f) Strategic Alliance administrative support

Internal and External Contacts
This individual will have:
Very frequent interaction with CEO Executive Assistant
Frequent interaction with Assistant Process Owner of the Strategy & Marketing Process; VP of Sales and Marketing; VP of HR in Culture Development support.
Significant interaction with GHF Board Chairman; Executive Team, and other top managers
Will become familiar with every individual in the GHF organization.
Some Interaction with external contacts.

 Some Interaction with external contacts.
Management Core Competencies
Embraces Core Values (Honesty, Integrity, Respect, Business Ethics) Decisions and actions reflect Companys core purpose and values
Pursue and Expect Excellence Demonstrates a passion and energy for excellence in others and self, driven to improve self-performance, delegates, empowers, and holds others accountable for excellence
Build Teamwork Creates focused, collaborative, spirited, results-driven teams; establishes principles concerning the way people should be treated; strives to create an atmosphere of trust, mutual respect, and human dignity
Motivate and Empower Others
(Encourage the Heart) Strengthens others, making each person feel capable and powerful, creates opportunities for victory but allows others to make mistakes and take risks to learn and grow; delegates responsibility based on ability and potential, recognizes contributions and celebrates team members accomplishments, allowing them to share in the rewards of their efforts
Set & Achieve Performance Goals Pursues aggressive goals and raises performance expectations; consistently exceeds expectations of key constituents by being resourceful-gets job done by finding new, unique ways to overcome obstacles
Customer Advocate Extremely sensitive and adaptive to both stated and unstated customer needs;

Counsels; mentors, and encourages team members to reach highest potential; provides constructive feedback for personal/career growth; offers continuous and timely feedback, mixed with affirmation
Manage Change Effectively manages needed change; views change as a process, plans for and facilitates alterations as needed; recognizing that the prospect of complex change can overwhelm people and stifle action, sets interim goals so that people can achieve small wins as they work toward larger objectives; unravels bureaucracy when it impedes change
Collaborative Influence Develops and presents persuasive arguments to address the concerns, wants, and needs of others; elicits and responds effectively to objections

Emotional Intelligence -- Five Characteristics
o Self-Awareness-knowing your emotions, recognizing your feelings as they occur, and discriminating between them
o Self Regulation-handling feelings so theyre relevant to the current situation and you react appropriately
o Self-motivation-directing yourself towards a goal, despite self-doubt, inertia, and impulsiveness
o Social Awareness-recognizing feelings in others and tuning into their verbal and nonverbal cues.
o Social Skills-handling interpersonal interactions, conflict resolution, and negotiations
Business Savvy- Applies sound business judgment; creates and seizes appropriate business opportunities with greatest potential and profitability, demonstrates enterprise-wise mindset

Marketing Principles and Methodology
Project Management
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint