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Marketing Coordinator Co-Op ( Spring Semester Internship ) in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 12/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We’re looking for a Marketing Coordinator Intern in Vancouver, WA.

Our internship program is designed to cultivate the professional growth of students through a dynamic work environment. You will work on meaningful projects and have opportunities to learn from
industry leaders. We are committed to your development but will also rely on you to bring new knowledge, new ideas and innovation into our rganization!

In this role you will:

  • Assist with the development and execution of various e-blasts and newsletter production and delivery.
  • Assist with website updates using an easily editable platform.
  • Implements marketing and advertising campaigns by coordinating with sales directors to identify market opportunities; planning and organizing promotional presentations; updating calendars.
  • Assist with Company’s social media efforts including producing and placing posts; researching demographics and pricing for campaigns; assisting with social media campaign launches; assisting with evaluating social media campaigns.
  • Prepare marketing reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing sales data.
  • Keeps promotional materials ready by coordinating requirements with graphics department; inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Coordinate with Merchandising Manager on any and all items needed by Merchandising.
  • Plans meetings and trade shows by identifying, assembling, and coordinating requirements; establishing contacts; developing schedules and assignments; coordinating mailing lists.
  • Provide assistance in executing product launches and coordinating with product managers on product launches.
  • Respond to sales team’s requests as needed.
  • Responsible for distribution of press releases and maintaining and updating the press release database.
  • Assist in facilitation and execution of promotional campaigns.

The perfect person will:

  • Be enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade school.
  • Possess strong analytical and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication.
  • Prioritize collaboration and problem solving.
  • Manage multiple tasks and is detailed-oriented.
  • Have prior internship experience (preferred but not required).


Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.