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eCommerce Marketing Manager
eCommerce Associate Producer
Direct Marketing & Advertising Manager
Marketing Analyst
Database Marketing Analyst
Buyer
Copywriter-Norm Thompson Brand
Associate Product Technician


eCommerce Marketing Manager

Department: eCommerce
Location: Corporate Campus (Hillsboro, OR)
Status: Full time
Req.# 118-14

Norm Thompson Outfitters is seeking an outstanding eCommerce Marketing Manager.

The eCommerce Marketing Manager is responsible for the development and execution of online marketing programs to support eCommerce growth initiatives for the Solutions and Gold Violin brands. Lead a team of site producers to optimize site content and functionality.



Essential Functions:

  • -Hands-on management of online marketing programs including email, SEO, SEM, affiliates, comparison shopping engines, and display advertising. Manage third party vendors supporting these programs.
  • -Oversee site production team to ensure site update process, landing pages, customer experience, etc. are optimized.
  • -Review online marketing program and site metrics on a regular basis and conduct analysis for significant variances to plan.
  • -Read, analyze and interpret online program and site testing results and determine plan of action that yields most profitability.
  • -Coordinate with cross-functional teams (Ecommerce, Creative, Merchandising, Inventory and IT) to test, determine, and implement features and functionality that support sales and profitability objectives.
  • -Strong understanding of online marketing and site merchandising concepts, strategy and best practices.
  • -Actively manage and lead the team, including recruiting and retention of key contributors, performance management, employee development, and coaching and feedback.
  • -Monitor Ecommerce trends and emerging technologies.
  • -Exhibit professional conduct in all business relationships, actions and communications.
  • -Other duties as assigned.


Education, Training and Skills Required:

  • -Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field, or equivalent Ecommerce experience which demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • -5+ years online marketing experience with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • -2+ years in similar management role.
  • -Solid Ecommerce business understanding, preferably in a B2C and/or retail/catalog environment.
  • -Proven applied experience with SEO, SEM, affiliate marketing, display advertising and email marketing.
  • -Strong analytical, critical thinking and project management skills.
  • -Ability to work cross-functionally and multi-task. Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • -Ability to work under pressure and adapt to a quickly changing environment.
  • -Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); knowledge of HTML a plus.


Norm Thompson Outfitters offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a work environment that encourages initiative and fosters respect. To discover more about the Norm Thompson Outfitters team, please visit our brand sites at solutions.com and goldviolin.com.


For consideration, email your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations (include req. #118-14) to hrweb@ntobrands.com.


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eCommerce Associate Producer

Department: eCommerce
Location: Corporate Campus (Hillsboro, OR)
Status: Full time
Req.# 119-14

The eCommerce Associate Producer is responsible for the day-to-day update and maintenance of the Norm Thompson and Sahalie brand sites. Ensure site content, functionality, and customer experience support the Ecommerce growth initiatives.



Essential Functions:

  • -Ensure site updates and new product loads and categorization are complete, accurate and timely.
  • -Support execution of digital marketing programs including landing page setup, promotion creation, and onsite SEO optimization.
  • -Use analytical tools (page reports, onsite search, etc.) to assist with merchandising of the sites.
  • -Leverage vendor toolsets and new site features to improve the customer experience and increase sales and profitability.
  • -Assist with troubleshooting site problems and errors.
  • -Exhibit professional conduct in all business relationships, actions and communications.
  • -Other duties as assigned.


Education, Training and Skills Required:

  • -Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience which demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities. Focus in Ecommerce or Marketing a plus.
  • -1-2 years web site production experience, including site administration, content management, and online merchandising. Experience with Fry platform a plus.
  • -Well versed in PC use and applications. Basic HTML and/or HTML editor helpful.
  • -Basic Ecommerce business understanding, preferably in B2C and/or retail/catalog.
  • -Strong team player, with excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • -Independent self-starter, highly motivated, works well in a fast-paced environment; flexibility and ability to handle change a must.
  • -Strong attention to detail and organization skills.


Norm Thompson Outfitters offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a work environment that encourages initiative and fosters respect. To discover more about the Norm Thompson Outfitters team, please visit our brand sites at normthompson.com and sahalie.com.


For consideration, email your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations (include req. #119-14) to hrweb@ntobrands.com.


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Direct Marketing & Advertising Manager

Department: Marketing
Location: Corporate Campus (Hillsboro, OR)
Status: Full time
Req.# 116-14

The Direct Marketing & Advertising Manager is responsible for leading a team of planners and analysts in the development and execution of direct marketing and other non-digital based advertising programs.



Essential Functions:

  • -Develop the company's annual direct marketing advertising plan, supporting company's sales and profit goals
  • -Identify additional non-digital advertising opportunities to grow sales and acquire new customers
  • -Manage the advertising budget
  • -Develop acquisition programs and acquisition strategy to meet contribution and file growth objectives
  • -Read, analyze and interpret advertising results; refine and target for increased efficiency and improved ad to sales ratio
  • -Actively communicate results from advertising programs across the organization.
  • -Develop and strengthen relationships with merchandising, inventory, creative, and corporate OB leadership.
  • -Manage key vendor relationships including list management, list brokerage, service bureau, modeling services and fulfillment house
  • -Develop list revenue budgets and implement strategies to maximize list rental revenue
  • -Oversee the merge process to ensure mailings are executed in an accurate and timely manner
  • -Actively manage and lead the team, including recruiting and retention of key contributors, performance management, employee development, and coaching and feedback.
  • -Exhibit professional conduct in all business relationships, actions and communications
  • -Other duties as assigned


Education, Training and Skills Required:

  • -Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field; or equivalent experience which demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • -5+ years marketing experience with increasing levels of responsibility
  • -2+ years in a similar management role
  • -Thorough knowledge of catalog circulation planning and production
  • -Knowledge of list industry including brokerage and management
  • -Advanced written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • -Ability to analyze complex data, solve problems, troubleshoot, perform advanced math, and make recommendations
  • -Knowledge of the financial dynamics of a multi-channel operation, including profit and loss reporting, forecasting, budgeting and sales planning
  • -Skilled at motivating, challenging, supporting, and managing people
  • -Well-developed project management skills
  • -Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented and able to coordinate multiple tasks
  • -Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure
  • -Well versed in PC use and applications including Microsoft Excel and Word, PowerPoint helpful
  • -Ability to master new systems in a timely manner


Norm Thompson Outfitters offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a work environment that encourages initiative and fosters respect. To discover more about the Norm Thompson Outfitters team, please visit our brand sites at normthompson.com, sahalie.com, solutions.com and goldviolin.com.


For consideration, email your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations (include req. #116-14) to hrweb@ntobrands.com.


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Marketing Analyst

Department: Marketing
Location: Corporate Campus (Hillsboro, OR)
Status: Full time
Req.# 115-14

The Marketing Analyst is responsible for the coordination, implementation and analysis of catalog marketing plans to meet brand objectives for growth and profitability.



Essential Functions:

  • -Execute individual catalog mailing plans
  • -Develop and execute customer acquisition plans to support company and brand growth goals
  • -Select lists to mail; track and evaluate results
  • -Perform analysis and provide feedback to management relating to the performance of mailings and the effectiveness of marketing tests
  • -Monitor and analyze sales performance of individual catalogs
  • -Develop and manage non-catalog customer acquisition programs and partnerships
  • -Manage outside vendors to achieve optimal efficiencies
  • -Verify invoices and expense variances to circulation plan
  • -QC and maintain data feeding database(s). Pull reports and perform ad-hoc analysis
  • -Update and maintain planning tools ensuring data integrity
  • -Exhibit professional conduct in all business relationships, actions and communications
  • -Other duties as assigned


Education, Training and Skills Required:

  • -Bachelor's degree preferably in marketing or related field; or equivalent experience which provides required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • -Aptitude for working with numbers and data
  • -4 years' experience in direct marketing and/or circulation analysis preferred
  • -Proficient in PC use and software applications; proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • -Well developed verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • -Ability to trouble shoot and identify discrepancies in data
  • -Strong project management skills
  • -Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and ability to multi-task
  • -Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure with changing deadlines and schedules
  • -Database experience desirable


Norm Thompson Outfitters offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a work environment that encourages initiative and fosters respect. To discover more about the Norm Thompson Outfitters team, please visit our brand sites at normthompson.com, sahalie.com, solutions.com and goldviolin.com.


For consideration, email your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations (include req. #115-14) to hrweb@ntobrands.com.

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Database Marketing Analyst

Department: Marketing
Location: Corporate Campus (Hillsboro, OR)
Status: Full time
Req.# 114-14

The DB Marketing Analyst is responsible for improving company-wide profitability and efficiency through the use of quantitative analysis, data mining, and database marketing. The position will seek to understand customer behavior, marketing results, and business performance through detailed customer level information residing in the corporate marketing database.



Essential Functions:

  • -Design, implement, analyze and report on all marketing tests. Maintain the testing plan.
  • -Perform merchandise analysis as it relates to customer behavior and provide learnings and recommendations to merchandising team
  • -Analyze and report on the effectiveness of all marketing programs, both digital and print
  • -Develop customer segmentation for targeting and marketing purposes.
  • -Develop, maintain and publish the key customer metrics that describe the health of the housefile
  • -Use the housefile to forecast company sales
  • -Provide timely analysis on any promotions that are done for either channel with recommendations on findings
  • -Do ADHOC reporting as needed
  • -Support business with analysis on new business ventures
  • -Exhibit professional conduct in all business relationships, actions and communications
  • -Other duties as assigned


Education, Training and Skills Required:

  • -Bachelor's degree preferably in Marketing, Finance, Statistics, Economics or related field; or equivalent experience which provides required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • -Four or more years related experience, with at least 2 years of experience in database marketing, quantitative analysis and customer segmentation
  • -Strong analytical, problem solving, interpretive skills
  • -Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills required
  • -Proficiency with Excel, Access and PowerPoint required
  • -Proficiency with database marketing tools such as SAS, SPSS, Tableau, or Smart Focus preferred

Norm Thompson Outfitters offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a work environment that encourages initiative and fosters respect. To discover more about the Norm Thompson Outfitters team, please visit our brand sites at normthompson.com, sahalie.com, solutions.com and goldviolin.com.


For consideration, email your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations (include req. #114-14) to hrweb@ntobrands.com.

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Buyer

Department: Merchandising
Location: Corporate Campus (Hillsboro, OR)
Status: Full time
Req.# 102-14

Norm Thompson Outfitters is seeking an outstanding Buyer.


The Buyer is responsible for setting merchandise strategy for specific classifications and selecting/developing product that meets financial goals. Coordinates and contributes to product presentation and merchandising strategy to meet strategic and financial goals. Ensures product presentation enhances the Brand while achieving sales.


Norm Thompson Outfitters' mission is to inspire discovery through break-from-the-pack brands and uncommonly rewarding work. As a leader in the multi-channel retail field we fulfill this mission through our brands - Norm Thompson, Sahalie, Solutions and Gold Violin. Additionally, Norm Thompson Outfitters is part of a growing family of companies known as Orchard Brands which is a leading multi-channel marketer of apparel and home products focused on serving the needs of the rapidly growing market segment of women and men above the age of fifty-five.



Essential Functions:

  • -Responsible for assortment planning, product selection, development and sourcing for assigned product category
  • -Assist in executing assortment and merchandise plan for catalog and web
  • -Analyze past product performance to determine or predict future success. Conduct research and business analysis regarding market/consumer trends, demographics, merchandise sales levels, competitor performance, etc.
  • -Work closely with inventory planners to negotiate all facets of product purchase, terms, price, quantities, etc.
  • -Work closely with the Creative department to ensure accurate and most advantageous catalog representation; assist in item presentation in catalog(s), including layout, text, photos and art
  • -Disseminates product information to quality assurance
  • -Aid in the development of product specifications, as needed. Work with product technicians to assure quality and consistency in finished product
  • -Travel to trade shows, markets, and factories and visit vendor facilities to meet vendors and negotiate merchandise purchases
  • -Exhibit professional conduct in all business relationships, actions and communications
  • -Other duties as assigned


Education, Training and Skills Required:

  • -Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience which provides required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • -Minimum 5 years direct marketing buying experience with some experience in product development and design
  • -Understanding of domestic and overseas vendor base; international sourcing experience preferred
  • -Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including excellent negotiation skills
  • -Strong analytical skills and ability to conduct analysis, problem solve and make decisions
  • -Able to multi-task and work effectively to meet deadlines
  • -Strong sense of style and ability to carry out a strategic vision
  • -Proficient PC skills and ability to work with computer applications and programs


Norm Thompson Outfitters offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a work environment that encourages initiative and fosters respect. To discover more about the Norm Thompson Outfitters team you could be a part of visit normthompson.com.

For consideration, email your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations (include req. #102-14) to hrweb@ntobrands.com.

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Copywriter-Norm Thompson Brand

Department: Creative
Location: Corporate Campus (Hillsboro, OR)
Status: Full time
Req.# 113-14



Norm Thompson Outfitters is seeking an outstanding Copywriter.


In support of the Norm Thompson brand, the Copywriter is responsible for the creative execution of copy direction for various media according to the merchandising concepts developed in assigned area. Writes copy for various sources to promote sales and services and to communicate the company's tradition and business philosophy to target markets for both web and catalog.


Norm Thompson Outfitters' mission is to inspire discovery through break-from-the-pack brands and uncommonly rewarding work. As a leader in the multi-channel retail field we fulfill this mission through our brands - Norm Thompson, Sahalie, Solutions and Gold Violin. Additionally, Norm Thompson Outfitters is part of a growing family of companies known as Orchard Brands which is a leading multi-channel marketer of apparel and home products focused on serving the needs of the rapidly growing market segment of women and men above the age of fifty-five.


Essential Functions:

  • -Develops product identity, concepts and themes
  • -Works closely with merchandising staff to enhance brand identity through all communication materials
  • -Utilizes desktop publishing software to write creative, descriptive and accurate copy for all types of merchandise and all media, including catalog and web
  • -Sells assigned products for multiple brands by writing informative and interesting copy that emphasizes the products' benefits
  • -Edits, fits and proofs copy for catalog, eCommerce and additional collateral
  • -Executes and/or oversees production of copy from concept through completion of project
  • -Responsible for content and accuracy of copy
  • -Ensures all deadlines are met
  • -Works with web graphic designer to conceptualize and execute electronic mail ads, website concepts and all website copy
  • -Exhibits professional conduct in all business relationships, actions and communications
  • -Other duties as assigned


Education, Training and Skills Required:

  • -Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Advertising or Journalism or equivalent experience which provides requisite knowledge, skills and abilities
  • -Excellent written communication skills, including grammar, spelling, punctuation and syntax
  • -Ability to write creatively in order to sell products persuasively
  • -Understanding of keyword use for SEO. Basic understanding of HTML a plus
  • -Ability to read, write and speak English
  • -Working knowledge of Mac environment desktop publishing design programs, including MS Word and InDesign
  • -Ability to proof read and edit print and electronic written material
  • -Excellent attention to detail
  • -Must be able to work independently
  • -Ability to multi-task and have the versatility to adapt to an ever changing environment
  • -Ability to work well in a collaborative environment


Norm Thompson Outfitters offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a work environment that encourages initiative and fosters respect. To discover more about the Norm Thompson Outfitters team, please visit our brand sites at normthompson.com.


For consideration, email your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations (include req. #113-14) to hrweb@ntobrands.com.


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Associate Product Technician

Department: Product Development & Quality
Location: Corporate Campus (Hillsboro, OR)
Status: Full time
Req.# 117-14



Norm Thompson Outfitters is seeking an outstanding Associate Product Technician.


Under supervision, the Associate Product Technician ensures that all assigned products meet Brand quality standards and conform to government regulatory requirements such as CPSC and FDA and FTC. The person in this role communicates requirements with vendor partners, manages and tracks samples, meets calendar deadlines and follows established policies, procedures and practices. The person in this role also supports and works closely with the Merchandising and Product Development team members.


Norm Thompson Outfitters' mission is to inspire discovery through break-from-the-pack brands and uncommonly rewarding work. As a leader in the multi-channel retail field we fulfill this mission through our brands - Norm Thompson, Sahalie, Solutions and Gold Violin. Additionally, Norm Thompson Outfitters is part of a growing family of companies known as Orchard Brands which is a leading multi-channel marketer of apparel and home products focused on serving the needs of the rapidly growing market segment of women and men above the age of fifty-five.


Essential Functions:

  • -Review and process top of production samples (TOPS) ensuring that product meets all brand requirements and government regulatory standards. Work with vendor partners to obtain product specifications for all products
  • -Maintain tracking report for all assigned products
  • -Manage to seasonal product process calendar while meeting all due dates
  • -Review preproduction samples for quality and functionality. Communicate needed improvements with vendors
  • -Identify and research elevated return rates. Work with manager and merchants to develop and implement action plans for improvement
  • -Act as liaison between merchants, quality control inspectors, customer center and vendors regarding all product quality issues. Manage resolution of all issues
  • -Communicate all brand and government regulatory standards to vendor partners. Review all product components, packaging, and inserts for compliance with vendor compliance guidelines and all federal and state governing regulations, including but not limited to, FTC, CPSC, and FDA
  • -Manage and track all required product testing following Brand specific testing protocols. Ensure that all product specification information for all apparel and soft accessories is completely and accurately entered into all appropriate systems
  • -Exhibit professional conduct in all business relationships, actions and communications
  • -Other duties as assigned


Education, Training and Skills Required:

  • -Bachelor's degree or a minimum of 1-3 years equivalent experience which provides required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • -Basic knowledge of quality apparel construction methods and fabric characteristics and/or knowledge of construction and characteristics of hard goods
  • -Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • -Ability to manage workflow and meet tight deadlines
  • -Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • -Good negotiation and problem solving skills
  • -Ability to work in a collaborative environment and demonstrate flexibility to meet business needs
  • -Proficient computer skills in Excel, Word, Outlook


Norm Thompson Outfitters offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a work environment that encourages initiative and fosters respect. To discover more about the Norm Thompson Outfitters team, please visit our brand sites at normthompson.com and sahalie.com.


For consideration, email your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations (include req. #117-14) to hrweb@ntobrands.com.


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