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Marketing and Events Coordinator


Posted by Summit Sales NW on 01/03/2019

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Lifestyle, Outdoor, Snow

Job Categories: Marketing

State: WA

City: Seattle

Country: United States

Required Experience: 1 - 3 years

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: Yes

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements


The Marketing and Events Coordinator at Summit Sales NW is responsible for coordinating marketing efforts to connect the brands that we represent with our retail partners and end consumers. They will help facilitate all aspects of our marketing program, including: events, social media, content creation, and database management.

The ideal candidate will have a marketing background and can engage with consumers, retail employees, retail owners, and brand marketing professionals. This person should also have a passion for the outdoors and involvement in our core sports of hiking, backpacking, skiing, and climbing. 



  • Coordinate and execute events, social media, and marketing on behalf of Summit Sales and its brands
  •       Create and distribute engaging and informative content in partnership with brands and retailers
  •       Attend all regional and territorial consumer events
  •       Maintain and create efficiencies for a variety of content management systems
  •       Collaborate with sales team for regional trade show support for planning, setup, and tear down
  •       Assist in maintenance and organization of office and showroom
  •       Build and maintain relationships with affiliated outdoor organizations on behalf of Summit Sales and its vendor partners
  • Conduct bi-annual maintenance audit for Summit Sales website



  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in marketing or a relevant field
  •       2+ years marketing experience
  •       Experienced in event coordination and management
  •       Fluent in all aspects of social media
  •       Excellent communicator and able to work effectively in teams or alone
  •       Proven experience in content development, distribution, and associated computer skills
  • Bonus skills: Adobe creative suite, photography and/or videography



  • Must be able to travel extensively for up to two weeks at a time
  •       Based in Seattle, WA
  •       Must be willing to work days that exceed standard business hours and weeks that exceed forty hours
  •       Must have appropriate vehicle
  • Must have valid driver’s license

About Summit Sales NW

Based in Seattle, WA, Summit Sales NW has represented some of the leading brands in the outdoor industry since 1994.  Serving the northwest territory of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska, Summit Sales focuses on developing relationships with a diverse range of outdoor retailers by providing the highest level of sales, support, and training.  Our current vendor portfolio consists of Osprey Packs, Cascade Designs, SCARPA, G3, GoLite, Landmark Project, and Grip6