Marketing & Communications Associate/Manager at KOVAL Distillery

KOVAL Distillery, one of the largest fully independent and woman-owned craft distilleries in the US, is looking for a Communications and Marketing Manager. Candidates must have highly developed written and verbal skills, with professional writing experience or a related degree.

General responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage media relations and social media platforms, including writing and coordinating pitches to local and national outlets, writing press releases, arranging interviews, overseeing product placement opportunities, and more. 
  • Write and create internal and external newsletters for various KOVAL channels: distributor, internal company, consumer (Internal, DTC and B2B newsletters).
  • Project Management of KOVAL Collaborations
  • Project Management of KOVAL product placement in films and tv
  • Oversee KOVAL identity and marketing materials on sales and marketing platforms.
  • Work with the KOVAL events team for onsite and offsite event participation, brainstorm ideas for creative engagement, manage promotions, and increase ticket sales.
  • Work with KOVAL graphic designers to create new marketing materials including POS, print materials, presentations, promotional graphics, out-of-home advertisements and more. Review existing materials on a regular basis and manage updates.
  • Proactively project manage national sales/marketing campaigns, including the creation of materials, tracking deadlines, and distribution of assets.
  • Support national & international accounts & partnerships through customized marketing plans, shareable content, and social media.
  • Identify new e-commerce opportunities and ensure all listings comply with KOVAL brand standards.
  • Create launch plans for new product releases.
  • Oversee photoshoots and video production.
  • Manage updates to KOVAL website.
  • Identify opportunities to increase awareness and drive traffic for KOVAL’s new Tasting Room and Store location in Ravenswood.

Please submit a resume and cover letter.

APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE REVIEWED WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WITH THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS ANSWERED:

  • Why do you want to work for KOVAL?
  • What makes you angry?
  • What is your favorite book and why?
  • What would you do with 2 million dollars?
  • When was the last time you did more than you were asked and what was it?

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $46,000.00 - $52,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Chicago, IL 60613: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

Please send all application materials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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