Under general supervision, performs a variety of duties including: support of the Marketing Director and marketing team through social media management and content creation, educational programming oversight, and marketing promotional management. *Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.*

Essential Functions

  • Create and identify meaningful, informative, relevant content with platform, audience, and brand voice in mind
  • Manage consistent social media postings with consideration given to variety, mission and values, and store needs
  • Initiate and execute strategic product and educational promotions in collaboration with Marketing Director and store leadership to accomplish overall goals of store profitability, new vendor introductions, contests, giveaways, influencer marketing, and internal and external events
  • Oversee branding of events, classes, and The Beet; point of contact for in-person and virtual educational engagements
  • Manage promotion and execution of classes, and events through social media and in-store promotions
  • Oversee and manage The Beet Event Coordinator, as necessary* pending occupancy of position
  • Identify, create, and foster relevant relationships with the various food, farming, sustainability, and wellness communities
  • Remain current on health wellness, and natural foods trends, as well as our ever-changing local practitioner and partner landscapes
  • Support store managers in the creation and execution of in-store signage
  • Maintain store branding while aligning with individual departments’ templates and product promotion needs
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related/other duties as assigned


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Store Product Knowledge
  • Creative, friendly, and outgoing demeanor
  • Exceptional public speaking skills
  • Customer Service skills
  • Attention to Detail

Physical Demands

The employee must have the ability to: speak and hear, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach with their hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must have the ability to stand for prolonged periods where wet and dry processes are used, wear protective footwear, wear personal protective equipment (including gloves and a mask at all times), and work in extreme temperatures. The employee must have the ability to frequently lift and move up to 30lbs.

Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position Monday- Friday 8am-5pm; nights and weekends may occasionally be required with advanced notice.

Education and Experience

  • College Degree in Marketing or related field - required
  • Minimum one-year of work experience assisting with the management of a marketing department (preferably in the food industry)- required
  • Event planning experience - required
  • Ability to operate website maintenance through proprietary CMS - preferred

When responding to this posting, please include your resume.

The employees of Ellwood Thompson’s are a proud, knowledgeable, and diverse group of down-to-earth, talented, quirky and inspired individuals who are dedicated to a clear mission. Because of this and because we are a locally-owned and independent market, we don’t take the hiring process lightly. We only hire people who are as passionate and dedicated as the rest of our team.

Our full-time employees enjoy a benefits package that includes eligibility for comprehensive health and dental insurance (with an individual option at no premium cost), short-term disability and life insurance provided at no cost to them. All of our employees are offered store discounts as well as discounts from local businesses and other organizations we partner with, plus more.

If you believe you’d be a great addition to our team, be sure to browse the open positions listed below and follow the instructions on how to apply. Once you send us your application, there’s no need to follow up with a call – we’ll definitely let you know if you’re what we’re looking for.

If you are interested in this position please email your resume and cover letter or download and complete an application from our website.

Ellwood Thompson’s offers a great benefits package including group health and dental coverage with an option for health/dental insurance at no cost to the employee, STD and Life Insurance 100% paid by company, accrued paid time off, profit sharing, employee discounts, 401K after one year, and more!

How to Apply

  1. Come into our store! We love putting faces to names. When you get here, walk up to our Customer Service desk and ask the Manager on Duty for an application. You can fill it out in-store or at home, but be sure to take your time. You’re free to attach your resume to your application – we love seeing resumes, too! Once you’re done, return your application to the Manager on Duty or anyone at the Customer Service desk.

    Download your Ellwood's Job Application (PDF) and fill it out, taking your time to make sure you give us everything we’re looking for. After you’re done email it to Jobs@Ellwoodthompsons.com or bring it in! Hand it to the Manager on Duty or anyone at the Customer Service desk.

Remember, most of our positions get filled quickly and we are looking for the best, so make sure you shine!

And again – no phone calls – you can bet we’re on top of it!

Thank you for your interest!

Ellwood Thompson’s Local Market is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We love all walks of life.

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