Join Our Team

Buttonsmith is looking for people to join our team. If your skills match the jobs below and you are interested in a fast paced startup environment please contact us.

Marketing Assistant

Do you want a big job where you get to learn and try new things all the time? Are you looking to get a broad range of marketing experience in a start-up environment? Have we got a job for you!

Buttonsmith is a small American manufacturer (and secret software company). We make the highest quality made in USA beautifully designed products in the world. We have a small storefront and manufacturing space in downtown Carnation, and an additional building up the street where our software team is hard at work. We specialize in making customized products people love, including lanyard, badge reels, dog collars, buttons, magnets, business cards, banners and t-shirts.

We are looking for a dynamic, action-oriented, results-oriented, meticulous person to join our team and work hands on with the VP of Marketing. This person will be actively involved in many of our marketing activities and will get to experience life in a manufacturing company. We are a union shop, so you will get to join the union and have a real voice in the future of the company.

Job duties

Work with VP of Marketing and Sales on a variety of marketing activities including but not limited to:

  • Work on e-Commerce listings for Amazon, Shopify, eBay and other channels including
    • Listing creation using spreadsheets and online interface
    • Uploading photos and graphic
    • Keywording & SEO
    • Marketing copy and bullets
  • Online advertising on Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Google and eBay
    • Create and manage campaigns
    • Track budgets
    • Target keywords
  • Creating graphics & marketing materials – using Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
  • Processing product photos for use in listings and marketing campaigns and materials using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop
  • Building and executing social media campaigns
  • Crafting outgoing lead generation emails and follow-up with incoming sales requests
  • Participate in new product creation from concept to roll out
    • Market research, including competition, pricing
    • Product messaging creation
    • Product graphic creation
  • Work across teams including with Design, Finance, Production and Development as needed
  • Support the VP of Marketing with administrative help and logistics

Requirements & Experience

  • Must be detail oriented and able to follow instructions explicitly
  • Outstanding organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet and anticipate frequent deadlines in a timely manner
  • Highly efficient self-starter and fast learner with the ability to hit the ground running
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately
  • Must be comfortable in a fast paced start-up environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to think strategically, conceptually, and creatively
  • Team oriented; individually driven
  • College degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint a requirement
  • Experience with Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop and InDesign is a plus
  • Experience with shooting and editing video is a plus

Benefits & Salary

  • Salary $30,000 - $35,000 depending upon experience
  • Stock options
  • Health care - including medical, dental and vision

If you are interested in applying for this position please email your resume and cover letter to us.