Careers

Current Openings

Sales Associate

 We are looking for an experienced Sales Associate to join our team. The Sales Associate creates an exciting, fun, and friendly customer experience offering the best options for customers. The Sales Associate shares the latest trends and promotions with our customer keeping them informed on all the current styles. As a SA, you should showcase excellent communications and negotiation skills. You should also act proactively to address clients’ needs and facilitate the sale process from beginning to the end.

  • Supports a great customer experience by servicing every customer
  • Always acts in a respectful manner to customers, managers, and peers
  • Is able to work independently
  • Is self-motivated
  • Efficiently executes all sales tasks within the arranged deadlines
  • Demonstrates knowledge of merchandise trends, current marketing campaigns, and in-store promotions and consistently executes marketing, promotional and visual best practices
  • Education and Experience
  • At least 2 years of experience

BS in Business Administration, Marketing or relevant field

Customer service experience in the equine industry

Job Type: Commission

Experience:

  • Sales: 2 years (Required)

Send resume to media@oqha.com

 

Marketing & Communications Associate

Description:

The Ohio Quarter Horse Association, a state affiliate of the American Quarter Horse Association and host of the All American Quarter Horse Congress, is searching for a Marketing & Communications Associate to creatively champion OQHA/All American Quarter Horse Congress and cover a broad spectrum of social media and marketing activities.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the company’s social media presence with up-to-date, relevant, and engaging content, including assisting with developing, maintaining and executing an internal social media and digital calendar in conjunction with marketing, brand and sales functions.
  • Develop copy for all in-house marketing and digital collateral, provide copy for company websites and develop advertorial/editorial copy. Ensure content is consistent in messaging and aligning with the company’s brand image.
  • Assist with sales action plans and campaigns to achieve and drive revenue ensuring the achievement of all revenue goals.
  • Assist with generating statistics and data reports gathered from social media reporting tools, data analytics and websites.
  • Assist in producing marketing material on behalf of OQHA and the All American Quarter Horse Congress.
  • Collaborate with Marketing Director for digital asset generation and copy/image updates as needed on company websites.
  • Assist with digital marketing strategies, including direct email marketing, search engine optimization, social media promotions, and dissemination of company information related to programs, promotions, and outreach.
  • In coordination with Marketing Director, develop and oversee design, preparation, and distribution of print materials.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications, marketing, or design
  • Experience and knowledge of the equine industry is essential
  • Proven experience executing social media marketing campaigns
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience creating original content and artwork
  • Proactive and creative
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, basic video and photography skills
  • Very strong knowledge of all social media platforms
  • Great attention to detail, and work well under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • Able to work independently and/or cross-functionally in a team environment

Send resume to media@oqha.com

 

OQHA Marketing and Publicity Internship

Summary

OQHA's Marketing and Publicity internship reaches into all aspects of the equine industry, regardless of discipline. Qualified candidates will be challenged to write press releases about the American Quarter Horse and related activities; manage several social networks; assist in script writing for events; help with OQHA events and functions; and assist with various promotions and advertising and marketing programs. This position is located at OQHA's international headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, and travel to specific events might or might not be part of the internship.

Responsibilities Could Include:

  • Write and disseminate press releases and news releases
  • Develop and maintain list of media contacts
  • Develop and/or update various marketing material
  • Help plan and coordinate special events that promote the Quarter Horse and related activities
  • Assist with planning and executing OQHA's marquee events, including the All American Quarter Horse Congress
  • Assist with OQHA's presence social networks
  • Write original blog posts
  • Manage press room activities
  • Write scripts for banquets, ceremonies and presentations

Send resume to media@oqha.com

 

OQHA Communications and Digital Marketing Internship

Summary

OQHA's Communications and Digital Marketing internship reaches into all aspects of the equine industry, regardless of discipline. Qualified candidates will be challenged to create search-engine-optimized blog posts about a variety of horse topics; create email newsletters; manage several social networks; help with OQHA events and functions; and assist with various promotions, advertising and marketing programs. This position is located at AQHA's international headquarters in Amarillo, Texas, and travel to specific events might or might not be part of the internship.

Responsibilities Could Include:

  • Implement search engine optimization strategies on OQHA websites; conduct keyword research
  • Write and/or manipulate website content for maximum engagement
  • Develop creative ways to market and promote AQHA's products and services through online content
  • Create email blasts for a variety of departments
  • Assist with OQHA's presence on social networks
  • Coordinate social marketing campaigns
  • Track website and e-newsletter performance
  • Write original blog posts
  • Assist with management of the showing section of OQHA's website, compiling coverage and information from throughout the horse industry, including alliance partners and affiliates.

Send resume to media@oqha.com