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Thank God It’s Natural (tgin) is a manufacturer of textured hair care products for kinks, curls Project Manager to manage various marketing campaigns and coordinate different team responsibilities. As the Marketing PM you will be responsible for ensuring all relevant tasks are completed and within budget, that marketing message remains consistent, creating a timeline for all major activations, and coordinating all of the parties with marketing responsibilities with respect to the launch (e.g. Google Adwords, Facebook Ads, social, graphic, digital, marketing collateral, writing, etc.). This is a freelance project.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all time lines and ensure all deadlines are met related to launch and marketing activities (breast cancer, new product launches, book tour)
  • Create budget for launch activities
  • Ensure messaging remains consistent across all marketing assets (email, social, website, etc.) Review all marketing collateral (graphics, brochures, sell-sheets, banners, etc.) to ensure messaging is key
  • Identify key influencers to work with
  • Develop contests and ideas to generate interest in product
  • Develop plan for tgin beauty ambassadors
  • Develop social strategy for launch for Facebook, IG, Linkedin, Twitter, etc.
  • Review email newsletters targeting customers, wholesalers and retailers
  • Review email strategy
  • Review online reviews on retail websites

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of marketing/branding experience
  • Data-driven decision mentality and sound business judgment through strong analytical thinking
  • Experience owning marketing campaigns to raise brand awareness
  • Hustler- You have no problem getting your hands dirty and doing the gritty work that comes along with the higher-level thinking
  • Creative solutions driven mindset, with a get it done attitude
  • Excel-master
  • Entrepreneurial DNA and fear tolerance of a honey-badger
  • Team player – chemistry is everything at tgin. We are a highly collaborative team and want people who are focused on the common goal.
  • Spirit of excellence – A players only with a great attention to detail, who take pride and ownership in their work

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume and cover letter to tgincareers@gmail.com with the subject: TIOT Project Manager

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin) is a manufacturer of textured hair care products for kinks, curls Project Manager to manage various marketing campaigns and coordinate different team responsibilities related to the launch of our CEO’s new booka. As the Marketing PMyou will be responsible for ensuring that we’re on track towards our goals, that all relevant tasks are completed and within budget, that marketing message remains consistent, creating a timeline for all major activations, and coordinating all of the parties with marketing responsibilities with respect to the launch (e.g. Google Adwords, Facebook Ads, social, graphic, digital, marketing collateral, writing, etc.). This is a freelance project.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage team members responsibilities as it pertains to the book and relevant campaign
  • Ensure assigned team members are completing their tasks on time
  • Hold weekly 30 min meeting to discuss progress of action items
  • Maintain project tracker, adding new action items with responsible team member on the list:
  • Update launch plan with all key items that are currently missing that you come across in the email or that you require of the team, so we have a good historical record of what’s going on.
  • Attend majority of book signing related events, personally supporting CEO and her needs before and after events
  • Coordinate all book signings, events and media appearances related to the CEO’s book
  • Handle all outreach to/requests from media, podcasts, book clubs, influencers, business organizations, churches, etc that may be interested in hosting the CEO as a speaker or guest at an event.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of marketing/branding experience
  • Data-driven decision mentality and sound business judgment through strong analytical thinking
  • Experience owning marketing campaigns to raise brand awareness
  • Hustler- You have no problem getting your hands dirty and doing the gritty work that comes along with the higher-level thinking
  • Creative solutions driven mindset, with a get it done attitude
  • Excel-master
  • Entrepreneurial DNA and fear tolerance of a honey-badger
  • Team player – chemistry is everything at tgin. We are a highly collaborative team and want people who are focused on the common goal.
  • Spirit of excellence – A players only with a great attention to detail, who take pride and ownership in their work

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume and cover letter to tgincareers@gmail.com with the subject: Marketing Project Manager

This position is ideal for someone who is creative and passionate about marketing, and has the ability to execute and strong attention to detail. A strong preference will be given to a candidate with an art background or who has a degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography, Creative Writing or a related field.

Responsibilities

Strategy

  • Play a critical role in defining and executing tgin’s social media strategies with a strong focus on visual channels such as Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest as well as the newsletter.
  • Create an annual plan for increasing followership and engagement within and across the organization’s social channels.
  • Set clear objectives through a social media plan focusing on brand awareness, conversion, customer retention, promoting sales and propelling the brand.
  • Develop and execute Social Media Ad Strategy

Editorial Calendar

  • Plan the monthly content calendar across Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and produce a weekly content schedule that brings to life tgin’s brand narrative & personality.

Cross-Functional Initiative

  • Assist in enhancing relationships with the retailers by working with the marketing team to craft retailer-specific social content plans on owned channels.
  • Supply senior management with social media content/analytics for brand and corporate presentations as needed.
  • Work very closely with our marketing team to provide insights on what’s working, and what’s not on our social channels.
  • Work with Creative Coordinator to ensure strategic alignment and cohesive branding execution on all content and campaigns, including newsletter and social media networks
  • Work with marketing department (product development lead) to successfully launch products on social media and engage consumers

Analytics & Reporting

  • Provide weekly analytics reporting of social channel growth, engagement, reach, revenue and effectiveness of our social campaigns, with an emphasis on media and notable/verified interactions, to constantly evolve the calendar moving forward.
  • Drive social media landscape research to develop a competitive advantage for the tgin brand.
  • Provide ongoing consumer feedback (complaints, reviews on new formulas, feedback on products wanted etc.) to include in reports to management.
  • Stay abreast of algorithmic changes and social platform updates.

Community Management

  • Lead team of content creators to shape the voice of the brand across social media communities, which includes, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • Manage efforts in building online reviews and reputation by leveraging positive client experiences and testimonials.

Budgeting

  • Manage social ad and content creation budget ensuring we optimize and spend wisely & find opportunities to invest in media.

Skills/Traits

  • Be at the forefront of what is happening in the space and propose new platforms to enter and first to market programs
  • Be the eyes and ears for the team on what’s trending on social media. Take a broader POV beyond just hair care as to what are the relevant topics of conversation we should be taking a POV on.
  • Serve as a Social Marketing “Best Practices” expert for the organization – monitor and share trends in social media tools, applications, channels, design, and strategy

Qualifications:

  • Requires 2+ of Social media management experience preferably within the beauty industry
  • Proven personnel management experience with satellite teams
  • Passionate about Social Media and able to motivate and face challenging situations
  • Approach work objectives with a sense of urgency and passion, and a dedication to exceed performance expectations
  • Able to think through problem solutions, excellent problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills with an ability to clearly translate results into actionable insights
  • Strong business acumen, self-directed, and motivated
  • Strong interpersonal, facilitation, and negotiation skills. Ability to navigate through complexity
  • Outstanding creative and design aesthetic
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume and cover letter to tgincareers@gmail.com

We’ve kicked off the search for a Brand Manager who will lead the development of the brand positioning for tgin. You will lead the life cycle brand vision including product research and ideation, go-to-market launch campaigns, continued vertical growth and development, and ongoing consumer research and analysis. You will be responsible for P&L for the vertical and its current and future portfolio of products. Note, this position is both strategic and tactical.

Responsibilities

  • Exhibit full ownership of new product development from concept to launch in the hair vertical
  • Lead the vision and drive sustainable market share and profitable growth, based on in-depth competitive landscape and consumer insights
  • Lead the innovation strategy and product development for full size, sample size, set and seasonal products
  • Lead the vision for competitive product positioning to continually reinforce point of difference including assortment architecture, pricing and innovation pipeline
  • Develop category and product playbook including communication dossier, advertising guidelines, features and benefits (functional, technical and emotional), reason to believe, education priorities and competitive positioning
  • Lead the product and ingredient storytelling to amplify brand desirability and differentiation vs mass and prestige competition
  • Manage the current business and own the category vertical P&L, leading action planning and go-to-market strategies for new product launches
  • Develop and ensure execution of brand marketing and 360 degree marketing support calendar based on 12-month launch window
  • Define and develop trade marketing and promotional marketing tools including sampling, sets, POS, displays and other consumer elements
  • Coordinate the department’s strategy  with respect to events, sponsorship, video, partnerships, campaigns, print/radio and tv.
  • Work closely with Finance and Strategy to analyze tgin’s existing customer base and target audience. Actively and expertly uses this data to target marketing and improve performance.
  • Prepare and oversee departmental budgets.

You’ll love this job if you’re

  • A critical thinker. Lead project management with impeccable attention to detail
  • Adaptable and ambitious. You will enthusiastically take on other assignments as needed to support your team!
  • Strong leader. Exhibit initiative and sense of urgency to drive to execution against goals, including on time launches and minimal variance vs. budget

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree. MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a brand management, product/digital marketing or management consulting in the beauty/cosmetics space
  • Proven track record of building intelligent, data-driven, profit generating strategies
  • Proven track record of configuring, concepting and altering consumer product portfolios
  • Expert knowledge of communicating features, benefits and values to consumers
  • Team player with experience working with engineering, marketing, paid media and creative teams in a fast-paced, agile environment

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume,  cover letter and salary requirements to tgincareers@gmail.com

Responsibilities

  • Identify innovation hunting grounds and new product opportunities
  • Contribute to new product ideation including but not limited to concept, packaging, naming, formula, product launch plans and cost of goods sold
  • Draft new product consumer communications and retail sell-in tools
  • Develop and execute new product positioning statements and write new product concepts.
  • Prepare and circulate New Product Sheets, put together mock-ups of products, fill out Web Sheets, and ensure all appropriate paperwork for tgin products are submitted to the appropriate manager.
  • Assess new product innovation performance to identify key learnings that can be applied to future product launches

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume and cover letter to tgincareers@gmail.com

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and body products, is seeking a Marketing Coordinator to become a part of our vibrant Marketing division, working on projects focused in the hair, beauty and fashion industries. We are seeking sharp, enthusiastic candidates with a desire to work on creative projects involving graphic design, motion graphics, video and photography in the beauty industry! This position is ideal for someone who is creative and passionate about marketing, and has the ability to execute and strong attention to detail. A strong preference will be given to a candidate with an art background or who has a degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography, Creative Writing or a related field.  Candidates must live in Chicago!

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with creative design teams to drive impressions, word of mouth buzz, social media follows and bottom- line sales
  • Design content for multimedia campaigns including collateral materials, video promotions, web promotions, social media marketing and email communications
  • Produce creative for event marketing initiatives including (but not limited to) press events, consumer engagement events, product launches, multi-city tours, etc.
  • Assist with creative design for new business presentations and campaign reports

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities/Credentials

  • Creative and/or passionate about consumer marketing
  • Working knowledge of PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint– a plus!
  • Amazing social media and copywriting skills are a plus!
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines
  • Strong preference for individuals with (or pursuing) a BS/BA in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Exceptional multitasking
  • Passion for customer service and complete satisfaction
  • Ability to work both independently and remotely
  • Ability to take direction and complete assignments on deadline

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and requested salary to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.

We are looking to hire a part-time Corporate Relations to liaise with Chicago corporations and to  facilitate the implementation of projects related to commitment to community relations and being a valued neighbor in those communities that we serve. This position requires close coordination and communication with our Marketing Department.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement an integrated community relations plan that aligns with the strategic priorities.
  • Work to enhance tgin’s image and reputation internally and externally through partnerships with local schools and cancer related organizations
  • Create and execute plans to develop relationships with key organizations in the communities tgin serves.
  • Manage and select sponsorships and event participation with community partners.

Requirements

  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, written and oral communication, problem solving, coaching, organizational, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated evidence of building client relationships and dealing with diverse clients.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office, Outlook, and Internet required.
  • Demonstrated evidence of detail-orientation, customer service orientation, ability to work independently, and high levels of responsibility required.
  • Ability to travel
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Part-Time Position

Please email resume, cover letter and hourly pay requirements to tgincareers@gmail.com

We’re seeking a creative wordsmith with a strong working knowledge of social-media marketing and a passion for the digital space. The Junior Copywriter will write, review and edit review-brand copy for our existing line and new product launches.

Responsibilities

  • Work with account teams to develop creative copy for social media, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • Develop creative marketing copy for promotions, digital marketing campaigns, videos, and more
  • Actively seek out and help define new creative possibilities for client engagements and ensure consistency and adherence to corporate brand requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to write creatively while managing a consistent workload
  • Must be detail-oriented and know how to solve a problem
  • A desire to work in an exciting and demanding start-up environment

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume, cover letter, 3 writing samples and salary requirements to tgincareers@gmail.com

Join the creative and energetic Thank God It’s Natural (tgin) Marketing Team, and help us further enhance our strong brand. We are a small natural hair business looking to hire an Administrative Assistant to assist our Marketing Team with special projects as we expand our brand across several national retailers. As our Administrative Assistant, you must be meticulous and extremely detailed oriented, comfortable working in a fast paced environment and capable multi-tasking. Experience with Facebook Ads or social media is a major bonus/plus.

Sample Tasks

  • Work with graphic designer on updating images
  • Ordering banners from Kinkos
  • Ordering brochures, t-shirts and marketing collateral
  • Planning events according to our event checklist
  • Executing on social media campaigns (e.g. sending prizes to winners)
  • Maintaining a timeline and checklists of ongoing projects
  • Completing event applications
  • Making travel arrangements
  • Following up with team members, vendors, etc. for outstanding items
  • Running Facebook Ads
  • Working with marketing team to develop project plans, schedules, and assign responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

  • Define and clarify project scope, plan, and schedule.
  • 3+ years of experience producing or managing digital and/or experiential projects.
  • Comfort working within fast-paced timelines while managing multiple responsibilities.
  • Strategic thinking skills to identify risks or opportunities during the life of a project.
  • Experience working with clients, vendors and internal teams to ensure the delivery of outstanding projects on time and on budget.
  • Anticipates and overcomes bottlenecks and obstacles to completing projects.
  • Documents project progress and updates senior management regularly and as required by management.
  • Provides periodic reports on project status milestones and adjusts schedules accordingly.
  • Monitors design changes, specifications, and drawing releases and ensures changes are communicated and, where necessary, properly approved.
  • Research vendors and control expenditures within limitations of project budget.
  • Works diligently to get projects that are off schedule back on schedule to the original due date of the project. Directly accountable for raising the issue to higher level management that a project is off schedule.
  • Manage Travel Preferences for Air, Hotel, Car, Vacations, Private Charter Flights, & etc.
  • Return Voicemails, Text messages and Emails in addition to Calendar management.
  • Develop policies and procedures to support the achievement of the project objectives.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to tgin core values.
  • Ad hoc responsibilities as needed.

Requirements

  • Strong Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Extremely Organized
  • Acute multi-tasking skills
  • Flexible and able to Work in a Fast Paced Environment
  • Exceptional Time Management Skills
  • Analytical

COMPENSATION: TBD, but negotiable based on experience.

Please email resume,  cover letter and salary requirements to tgincareers@gmail.com

We are looking for experienced natural hair stylists to do platform work demonstrating how our products work at events. Interested applicants should send their resume, cover letter, hourly rate and sample of their work to tgincareers@gmail.com. Subject of email should be: TGIN Hair Stylists.