Essentia Water - Careers

WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT ESSENTIA

“Since my first day, I noticed the very open and inclusive environment where everyone’s points of view are respected and appreciated. The dedication, passion and competitive spirit of the Essentia family is like no other! I couldn’t be
prouder to be a part of it!”

ANTONIO
Field Marketing Director

“Once I started, I was immediately invested in all the great aspects of Essentia. The people gave me energy, passion and made me feel lucky to be a part of a team. That energy, passion and gratitude hasn’t wavered for even a moment during my time here.”

NICOLE
Graphic Designer

“I love representing a product/brand that everyone loves and if they don’t yet, I know that they will. I get to help improve people’s lives one bottle at a time. Not a day goes by that I don’t hear a testimony from a customer/family member/friend on why they drink Essentia.”

JESSICA
Regional Sales Manager

Essentia - Best Marketing Social Campaign Award 2018

BEST MARKETING CAMPAIGN
2018 GLOBAL BOTTLED WATER AWARDS

Essentia - Best Label Design Award 2018

BEST PACKAGE LABEL DESIGN
2018 BEVERAGE DIGEST AWARDS

Essentia - Best Functioning Water Award 2018

BEST FUNCTIONAL WATER
2018 GLOBAL BOTTLED WATER AWARDS

At Essentia, we’re always on the lookout for positively charged people who can bring passion and energy to the team. As the #1 ionized alkaline water brand in the nation, we’re enjoying explosive growth, and that means we need like-minded individuals to join our team.

Integrated Marketing Manager

location:

Bothell, WA

Department:

Marketing

Type:

Full Time

Minimum Experience:

Experienced

+ expand

Essentia is hiring an Integrated Marketing Manager to assist in building strategic marketing plans and contribute ideas that generate enthusiasm about and demand for our brand and our overachieving water. This position requires a self-starter with superior creativity and project management skills for integrated campaign development. You will provide the leadership and vision to drive demand generation, acquisition and awareness campaigns across all marketing channels.

The Integrated Marketing Manager will engage with our functional marketing Directors and their marketing staff, as well as, our lead agencies and in-house creative studio to help conceptualize programs and then bring them to life. We're a small, tight-knit marketing team at Essentia and this role requires a person passionate about facing new and interesting challenges every day, and who prides themselves on being a great team member and leader. This is a full-time position within a fast-paced environment.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Support the Senior Director of Integrated Marketing with strategy, campaign development, ideation and execution of best-in-class integrated marketing solutions
  • Practical marketing experience (with experience in traditional online and offline advertising, CRM programs, campaign management and measurement, etc.)
  • Develop creative briefs that clearly articulate communication objectives and success criteria in order to inform and direct agency and partner creative development
  • Working cross-functionally, drive/manage specific aspects of campaign work as assigned (advertising, digital marketing, corporate website projects)
  • Oversee execution of effective, innovative, and results-driven media plans as assigned
  • Utilize channel-specific methods to optimize distribution of marketing/content assets: targeting, segmentation, and personalization to effectively and efficiently connect with customers
  • Ensure all campaign and project plans make a measurable impact and are consistent with overall brand and product strategy

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required (in business, marketing or relevant field)
  • 5+ years-experience in marketing with expertise in driving integration and in-depth knowledge of advertising, digital marketing (including CRM)
  • Ability to assess and implement successful, focused, integrated marketing plans
  • Knowledge of marketing processes
  • Proven track record of igniting and running initiatives over the goal line
  • Master collaborator cross-functionally and with agency partners
  • Ability to forge strong relationships with stakeholders, engendering trust and developing collaborative partnerships that support mutually beneficial business goals
  • CPG and/or lifestyle consumer brand experience a plus
  • Experience working with creative and media agencies
  • Budget management experience desired
  • Self- starter with a proven track record of taking initiative to get the job done

Executive Assistant, Marketing

location:

Bothell, WA

Department:

Marketing

Type:

Full Time

Minimum Experience:

Experienced

+ expand

Essentia Water, the #1 supercharged ionized alkaline water in the premium bottled water category, is looking for a talented and passionate individual with a “go-getter” approach to join our growing team. Based in our Bothell, Washington corporate office, the Executive Assistant (EA) will report directly to the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and will provide high-level administrative support to both the CMO and Marketing leadership team. The EA will be the key administrative support with core responsibilities including but not limited to calendar and travel management, report preparation, and presentation development.  Additionally, the EA will be responsible to manage ad hoc information requests and will be on point to receive high-level visitors and interface with all departments across the company as appropriate.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage executive communications, including taking calls, and responding to emails
  • Coordinate and book travel (national and international) and prepare expense reports through Concur
  • Outlook calendar management including scheduling meetings and providing meeting recaps
  • Prepare internal and external corporate documents for team members i.e. reports, presentations, and follow up actions
  • Maintain an organized filing system of paper and electronic documents
  • Perform general and executive office duties as required
  • Manage and execute on special projects as assigned
  • Provide support with tactical marketing projects and traffic coordination as needed

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience as a top-notch Executive Assistant reporting directly to executive management and supporting senior level staff
  • Experience working in a Marketing department or agency
  • Proactive and motivated self-starter who drives for results
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Proofreading skills
  • High level of confidentiality, professional judgment, discretion and diplomacy
  • Exemplary planning and time management skills
  • Extreme attention to detail, follow through and ability to prioritize tasks while working independently
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, communications and relationship management
  • Ability to anticipate needs of the executive team and senior level decision making skills
  • Friendly and professional demeanor
  • Productive working in a collaborative, team environment with minimal oversight
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) with the ability to become familiar with proprietary programs and software

OUR EMPLOYEES:

Our employees are the face of Essentia. They’re pivotal in helping us further our mission to improve people’s lives through better hydration. They help us create those moments of genuine connection with our customers and they’re passionate about helping people be their best. At Essentia, we’re always on the lookout for positively charged people who bring their special skills and passion and energy to our growing team and culture. 

As the #1 supercharged ionized alkaline water brand nationally, we’re enjoying explosive growth and need community-minded individuals to join our team. People who bring diversity, big ideas, positive work ethic and dedication to everything that we do.

Quality Assurance Technician

location:

Mesa, AZ

Department:

Operations

Type:

Full Time

Minimum Experience:

Experienced

+ expand

Essentia Water, the #1 supercharged ionized alkaline water in the premium bottled water category, is looking for a talented and passionate individual to join our growing team. Based in our Mesa, Arizona quality assurance corporate office, this position will be responsible for all laboratory testing, equipment maintenance, testing procedures, and reporting. The person in this position must have a proven track record of successfully working in a self-led position and must be very analytical minded to implement good testing procedures, report data trends and results accurately, and escalate any deviations promptly. This position offers a chance to drive the growth and success of product quality success within Essentia, and is the starting point for a career within our rapidly growing organization. This position will grow and evolve in the future as the company expands to include additional responsibilities of the quality assurance department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists Director of Quality Assurance with all laboratory and departmental activities.
  • Performs all day to day duties of the corporate laboratory, including equipment upkeep and calibration, analytical testing, packaging testing, organoleptic testing, investigative testing, and data reporting.
  • Routinely sends samples to external laboratories and works to coordinate testing protocols.
  • Reviews 3rd party testing results to ensure compliance to state and federal regulation.
  • Manages and updates a testing schedule to ensure all samples are analyzed in a timely manner.
  • Interprets and implements technical testing procedures and governmental regulations.
  • Reviews daily factory quality records and documentation. 
  • Confirms product and packaging conformance to specifications.
  • Correlates results from laboratory testing for scorecard reporting.
  • Responding to and troubleshooting for product defects and dispositions.
  • Help to maintain current versions of plant documents, including 3rd party audit certifications, Kosher accreditation, and supplier approval documentation.
  • Routinely sends samples to external laboratories and works to coordinate testing protocols.
  • Reviews 3rd party testing results to ensure compliance to state and federal regulation.
  • Manages and updates a testing schedule to ensure all samples are analyzed in a timely manner.
  • Interprets and implements technical testing procedures and governmental regulations
  • Confirms product and packaging conformance to specifications

 

What your bring to the role:

  • Must have an excellent work and attendance record.
  • Must exhibit attention to detail, high level of organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task.
  • Self-Motivated; must be able to work successfully with minimal supervision
  • 4-year degree in a science field: chemistry, biology, or food science background preferred.
  • Laboratory Experience in a food, beverage or CPG environment preferred but not required.
  • Ability to obtain any needed food safety certifications, such as HACCP and PCQI
  • Routine lifting of product cases; ability to comfortably lift 50 pounds
  • Statistical data analysis proficiency
  • Proficiency working with Microsoft office, specifically Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Good command of business mathematics with strong analytical skills
  • Some overnight travel required on an as-needed basis or for training purposes, <10%

Area Sales Manager

location:

Austin, TX

Department:

Sales

Type:

Full Time

Minimum Experience:

Experienced

+ expand

The Area Sales Manager (ASM) is the key street-level sales person in an assigned geography.  He/she is responsible for executing a go to market strategy that includes both Direct Store Delivery (DSD) and direct routes to market.  An ASM works as part of a team, reporting to a Region Sales Manager in his/her territory.  This position offers a chance to drive the growth and success of Essentia, and is the starting point for a career within our rapidly growing sales organization.

Responsibilities:

The ASM is responsible for growing sales and market share by identifying and creating new business, and increasing the customer base within the region.  This is accomplished by:

  • Implementing sales strategies to deliver annual volume objectives of the region, expanding account and package distribution to maximize sales
  • Continuously monitoring and reporting competitive activities, and keeping abreast of market trends
  • Monitoring the performance of distributors within the area, identifying issues, and taking action to deal with them.
  • Working with distributor personnel and retailers to ensure sales, distribution and merchandising objectives are met.
  • Training and developing distributor sales personnel on brand standards to optimize sales performance.
  • Rolling out and championing Essentia’s brand platform across all market segments
  • Effectively leveraging Field Marketing resources with local retailers, and supporting key retailer sales calls with the RSM and Field Marketing Managers as required
  • Establishing sales budgets for the region, in conjunction with the RSM
  • Using the ShelvSpace App daily to record account calls, accomplishments and opportunities

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years’ relevant sales experience or equivalent education. College degree preferred.
  • Experience working for or with Direct Store Delivery (DSD) Distributors a must.
  • Account sales experience is a plus.
  • Proficiency working with Microsoft Office products, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good command of business mathematics with strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Productive working in a collaborative, team environment with minimal oversight
  • Ability to comfortably lift 50 lbs.
  • Some overnight travel required

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