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Cat5 Commerce

Digital Marketing Specialist

Marketing – Chesterfield, Missouri
Department Marketing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation Commensurate with Qualifications, Experience

About Us

Cat5 Commerce is an online retail company based in Chesterfield, Missouri. We operate a handful of niche ecommerce destinations serving the tactical, outdoor and workwear markets including TacticalGear.com and WorkBoots.com

We have enjoyed consistent growth with each passing year, and strive to actively recruit and retain the best and brightest talent. Recognized as a Top Workplace by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, our culture provides a healthy, challenging and people-focused atmosphere. We offer a top-tier benefits package and collaborative workspace for those who thrive in a casual yet fast paced environment. 

At a Glance

  • Exceptional writer, digital marketing background a plus
  • Competitive rate  w/ full benefits
  • Internet company | Small business | Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Opportunity for advertising & social media management
  • Must submit resume, cover letter including recent salary/rate history, and two writing samples or digital portfolio

Position

We’re seeking a digital marketing specialist to join our all-star team. This position is ideal for a creative, meticulous writer in search of the perfect opportunity to gain valuable exposure to all things ecommerce. If you can envision yourself developing an obsession with driving sales through the art of crafting the perfect story, then this may be your new home.  

The ideal candidate will be an exceptional writer and must possess an appreciation for and willingness to understand digital marketing and how to effectively reach today's consumer online. This writing-intensive position will focus on content creation for our ecommerce websites and developing creative integrated marketing campaigns. They will work closely with brands such as Carhartt, 5.11, Under Armour and Nike to build compelling customer-facing promotions. This person will serve as a key contributor in increasing revenue through multi-channel marketing, including email marketing, display advertising, retargeting and paid search.

Duties

  • Write attention-grabbing product descriptions, website content, email marketing blasts and blog articles on deadline
  • Generate and pitch creative, effective marketing campaigns
  • Collaborate with in-house designers to build marketing assets
  • Maintain Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube accounts
  • Understand and create content that aligns with our customer’s interests and needs
  • Conceptualize and execute compelling incentives and offers
  • Gather and report data on campaign performance
  • Increase traffic to drive sales through promotions, email, social, search engine marketing, and content marketing strategies
  • Assist with paid search and display advertising campaigns, including Google Adwords, BingAds and Facebook

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, English, Marketing or Communications
  • Passion for internet marketing and strong understanding of how to communicate effectively through the use of photos, video, and text online
  • Outstanding writing, research and editing skills. You will be asked to provide writing samples and complete a writing test
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to multitask in a deadline-driven atmosphere
  • Desire to work in a fast-moving environment with moving parts and unforeseen requests
  • Strong organizational, project management, problem solving and time management skills
  • Familiarity with AP Style, WordPress and basic HTML (photos, text and links)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Major Pluses

  • Professional writing background
  • Experience in an ecommerce environment
  • Search Engine Optimization experience
  • Familiarity with Google Adwords or Facebook Advertising platforms
  • Use of Content Management Systems (WordPress preferred), Project Management tools such as Slack or Trello, Microsoft Excel, Google Apps

Our Company

Founded in 2004, Cat5 Commerce is a fast-growing internet retail company, We own and operate online webstores including TacticalGear.com and WorkBoots.com. The core of our business consists of ecommerce, digital marketing, and software development. 

Since day one, it has been our mission to deliver an extraordinary shopping experience to our customers. We accomplish this through custom application development, comprehensive online marketing strategies, and a customer-centric approach to business. 

Recognized as a Top Workplace by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, we create dynamic teams where individuals can rise to the challenge, put forth their best work, and have fun while doing so! We believe that providing St. Louis’ best and brightest talent with a healthy company culture, top-notch benefits package, and a positive work environment are key to the long term success of our company and our resident Cat5’ers. The monthly catered luncheons, endless array of free snacks, beverages, and bean-to-cup Starbucks and Kaldi's coffee are pretty sweet, too!

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  • Location
    Chesterfield, Missouri
  • Department
    Marketing
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    Commensurate with Qualifications, Experience
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