Marketing Assistant, Polaris Fashion Place

  • Washington Prime Group
  • 1500 Polaris Parkway, Columbus, OH, USA
  • Oct 28, 2021
Full time Marketing Real Estate

Job Description


This position works closely with the Marketing Director to enhance the mall’s overall success through the implementation of mall marketing programs, community events, retailer relations and sponsorship.

Essential Functions

  • Assists in the creation, implementation and execution of community events
  • Helps maintain property website, social media communications, email database, and collateral material
  • Works closely with tenants to obtain feedback, including sales and retailer quotes, after mall events and/or promotions
  • Assists in planning all marketing related meetings, including meetings with retailers, security/housekeeping staff, prospective clients, etc.
  • Develops and maintains a Calendar of Events for the property and distributes to the tenants and staff
  • Works with Marketing Director to ensure all seasonal signage and messaging is up to date, and in the correct locations in mall
  • Assists with all marketing related programs, including KidX, etc.
  • Supports general manager in obtaining sponsorship opportunities for the mall, including but not limited to, making cold calls, sending out flyers, etc.
  • Creates event briefs and internal planning forms before events
  • Create Proof of Performance recaps after all mall events
  • Assists Administrative Assistant by answering phones, filing, answering customer/tenant questions and complaints, etc.
  • Assist with PR/media alerts
  • Works with graphic designers on print and digital media
  • Assists with ordering, installing and setting up holiday décor
  • Works with Marketing Director to make changes/updates to all mall directories and signage
  • Secures special offers from retailers and encourage retailer participation in mall events
  • Regular, predictable attendance
  • Ability to work in stressful environment
  • Ability to work peacefully with co-workers
  • Punctuality
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong organization skills, time, and project management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work weekends/holidays as needed based on program and event schedule
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. work outside and stand/sit for long periods of time

Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • 1–3 years’ experience in event planning and coordination
  • 1-3 years’ experience in social media and email distribution.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Washington Prime Group offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including health, dental, 401k with no vesting schedule, and paid time off
  • On-going learning opportunities within a rewarding work environment
  • Career experiences that can span different WPG departments and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

Washington Prime Group is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and equality. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our associates bring to their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but also, our reputation and our company’s achievements.