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Sales/Marketing Administrator

San Diego, CA

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Position description

"Smarter Solutions – Better Results" summarizes the philosophy of Search Optics. This phrase defines what we strive to provide every day, the action and approach of all our team members, and the impression we wish to leave with our business partners. Search Optics is a rapidly growing internet marketing company currently seeking a Sales/Marketing Administrator to support the West Coast.  Search Optics is an employee-friendly company offering excellent health, dental and vision benefits, PTO, matching 401k and life insurance. Please visit our website at

The Sales/Marketing Administrator will be responsible for RFP and proposal creation, research, administrative support, meeting attendance, sales assistance at events and conventions, and other duties as needed. The successful candidate will be deeply engaged with the Enterprise Solutions group and will be a process driven type of person.

Position duties

•Maintain relationships with customers and involving management or other departments when necessary
•Write proposals in response to RFPs received from major manufacturers.
•In person contact at major conventions and important meetings of clients, groups or partners
•Manage the creation of sales and supporting materials
•Assist with West Coast account management team development when necessary
•Additional responsibilities as part of our marketing/promotions team, including preparation/planning and legwork for NADA and other trade shows we may elect to attend
•Other tasks as assigned

Position requirements

Automotive experience strongly desired
-Have Advertising Agency experience
-Be a problem solver
-Have the ability to communicate effectively with both sales staff as well as technical staff, and decipher the messages they are sending
-Have a positive "can-do" attitude
-Be well organized
-Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Be able to multitask efficiently and effectively
-Be a quick learner who can understand a broad range of topics
-Attention To Detail
-Work well under pressure and lots of tight deadlines
Must have a Bachelor's degree, 2 years' experience in project management, experience in an advertising agency in a similar role, a customer service background, able to work in a team setting on several projects simultaneously, detail oriented and have top-notch follow-up abilities. Must be skilled in MS Office and able to grasp and quickly learn internal systems.

Please create a Word doc or pdf containing the answers to the below questions and attach, along with your resume to our application page:

Application questions

Please answer the following questions in 1 or 2 sentences each! Be brief!

1. Do you have a bachelor’s degree?
2. What are your salary requirements?
3. Please detail your previous project management and agency experience.
4. Please detail your automotive experience.

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