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The position: Digital store marketing coordinator for Dark Horse Comics
Location: Milwaukie, Oregon
Job duties: Will manage promotional efforts for Dark Horse's new digital comics e-commerce platform. Works closely with the marketing, MIS and sales departments to develop and execute the company's marketing strategies. Will write copy, manage promotions and discounts, and evaluate performance of all marketing and promotion activities. Develops, maintains and distributes reports on promotional activities. Ensures that the digital store is regularly represented in all Dark Horse promotional channels, and that companywide campaigns are executed in the digital store. Develops blog posts, social networking stories and e-mail newsletters promoting the digital comics catalog.
The company: Dark Horse is the third-largest comics publisher in the United States. The company has more than 350 properties which include comics, books, films, television, electronic games, toys and collectibles.
Requirements: Must have strong familiarity with technical tools including Google Adwords and Analytics. Requires experience with search engine optimization and copywriting for online audiences. Should have experience with popular social media platforms and have basic HTML skills. Requires strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to manage project calendars. Background in web design, usability, A/B testing or optimization skills is a plus.
Extra perks: If you like comics – or entertainment and pop culture of any kind – you will love being surrounded by the company's products and creative material.
Interesting info: The company was started in 1986 as the offshoot of an Oregon comic book retail chain.
Other opportunities: They are also seeking a manager of domestic licensing.