First Quality was founded in 1989 and, in nearly three decades, has grown to be a global, privately-held company with over 4,000 employees. Its corporate offices are located in Great Neck, New York, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, and Canada. First Quality is a diversified family of companies manufacturing consumer products ranging from Absorbent Hygiene (adult incontinence, feminine care, and baby care), Tissue (bath and towel), and Industrial (print and packaging materials), serving institutional and retail markets throughout the world. First Quality focuses on private label and branded product lines.
Our core business philosophy is built on a proud culture driven by safety and quality, respect, humility, integrity, customer focus, and teamwork. With leading edge manufacturing technologies and processes and visionary leadership, First Quality is positioned to continue significant growth in the coming years. First Quality Tissue seeks an enthusiastic and motivated Marketing Associate to join our marketing team. This role will support the development and execution of our marketing strategies and lead the execution of marketing programs and projects. The ideal candidate will possess a motivation to develop skills in brand management, and enjoy cross functional collaboration in a fast-paced environment. This position also requires someone who is detail oriented and has the ability to manage multiple ongoing projects at once. The position can be located in our King of Prussia, PA; Anderson, SC; or Lock Haven, PA locations.
Primary responsibilities include:
Develops and maintains in-depth category knowledge, market research and market trends.
Assists Marketing Manager in understanding and executing category leadership concepts, including, but not limited to, assortment reviews, pricing analysis, new item introductions, promotional planning and evaluation, and consumer usage analysis
Analyzes and monitors the activity of competitors.
Develops research-supported reports/presentations/recommendations for our customers and the management team.
Participates in the development of product/consumer research projects, working closely with the Market Research and Product Development teams.
Works with Sales and Marketing Research to identify customer and channel opportunities. Helps create the selling stories and provides analytics and marketing/consumer/category expertise to category/line reviews and other customer requirements.
The ideal candidate should possess the following:
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or relevant experience.
Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Aptitude to work independently and collaboratively within a team
Ability to interact with all levels of management.
Demonstrated strong business and financial acumen, and possesses basic consumer packaged goods industry knowledge.
Solid experience in Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Excellent compensation and benefits, which are effective the first day of employment!
First Quality is committed to protecting information under the care of First Quality Enterprises commensurate with leading industry standards and applicable regulations. As such, First Quality provides at least annual training regarding data privacy and security to employees who, as a result of their role specifications, may come in to contact with sensitive data.
First Quality is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, or protected Veteran status.