News Category: BMX

9:06AM

We’re Hiring – Marketing Coordinator

Blackout Distribution is now hiring for an in-house Marketing Coordinator position, for its house brands Kink BMX, Cinema BMX and Mission BMX. Blackout is looking for someone passionate in BMX, marketing, and brand strategy to add to the Blackout family of brands! To apply, send an email with your resume and experience to jobs@kinkbmx.com.

Location: Rochester, New York
Available: Immediately
Position: Full Time & In-House
Wages: Competitive
Benefits: Health Care Options, Paid Vacation Time, Bonus Plan, Free Product Allowance

Position Overview
The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for working with the brand, creative, product and sales divisions of the company to develop and implement strategies, campaigns and assets that increase brand awareness, create a strong reputation, and ultimately drive sales growth. Day-to-day responsibilities will include planning, implementing, managing, and reporting on all marketing efforts for the company’s house brands.

Position Responsibilities
• Maintain an up-to-date marketing plan that promotes brand awareness and sales growth
• Optimize marketing budgets for promotions, advertising, events, etc.
• Implement and maintain marketing campaign release schedules
• Develop and coordinate new innovative marketing initiatives and campaigns
• Maintain strong relationships with media and advertising outlets
• Updating social media accounts and website content
• Customer relations and support via email and social media
• Identify and manage important event sponsorship and promotional opportunities
• Create and distribute newsletters, press releases, product releases and video releases across all relevant media channels and outlets
• Copywriting for products, video releases, and brand news
• Track, analyze, and report on campaign success, fan growth, web traffic, open rates, etc.
• Establish relationships with the online community by identifying key influencers and communities
• Raise brand awareness and protect brand equity by creating social marketing campaigns using the most appropriate media channels
• Establish consistent engagement with customers as well as our fans to support our brands
• Creating consumer demand through all aspects of the brand
• Coordinating objectives between sales, marketing, creative and design departments
• Continually improving the customer experience, both B2B and B2C
• Assists in developing and executing promotional initiatives to increase sales, working within budgets
• Coordinating product releases and purchasing practices with marketing initiatives
• Analyze market opportunities and competitors to create better brand strategies and achieve company goals
• Maintain a deep understanding of all in-house product lines
• Staying in the know of the global BMX market, bicycle industry, and all internal projects

Requirements
• Highly reliable, detail oriented and organized
• Excellent time management skills
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to be self-sufficient, proactive and take initiative
• Ability to meet deadlines, accomplish tasks with minimal supervision and provide accurate and supportive work
• Must be a collaborative team player and work well in group environments
• Willingness to learn and do whatever job needs to be done
• Staying in tune with BMX market trends and competitors
• Strong understanding of BMX culture and products
• Strong understanding of different market segments (ex. B2B and B2C)

Required Software Skills
• High proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite (Gmail, Sheets, Docs) and Dropbox software
• High proficiency with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, MailChimp, etc.
• Intermediate proficiency in WordPress / WooCommerce CMS platforms
• Entry to intermediate proficiency in QuickBooks and ACT! CRM desired but not required
• Entry to intermediate proficiency in Adobe Suite desired but not required

Education
• Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required if sufficient experience

Experience
• Minimum 3-4 years of experience in the BMX or a closely related industry

5:34PM

Brock Olive Web Part Online Now!

Kink Australian Team Rider Brock Olive has quietly been stacking away, and pushing hard in the streets of Australia. Enjoy some of the finest, technical and burly street riding coming out of OZ from this beast!

12:24PM

Get Familiar with the new 2019 Kink Bike Collection!

2019 Model Year Kink Bikes are available now in BMX shops and online retailers worldwide! CLICK HERE to get the lowdown on the entire collection, and get yourself or someone you know on a fresh ride…

 

10:28PM

Snaps From On The Road – Kansas City

Some shots from the first few days here in Kansas City. Snapped by Kevin Connors, on the road with us for more DIG BMX coverage to come! Stay tuned…and follow @KinkBMX and @DIGBMX on Insta for more updates daily.

2:18PM

Kink BMX 2018 Spring Promo

 

Subscribe to Kink BMX here on Youtube, and on iTunes for the latest features from trip videos, rider sections, product videos, DVD releases, and more! Filmed and Edited by Darryl Tocco.

2:20PM

Kink BMX Saturday Selects – Episode 29

Check out the Third installment of raw, behind the scenes, and uncut footage from our trip to Argentina from the streets of Buenos Aires and Rosario! Then treat yourself to a re-watch of the full Argentina Trip video below…

 

1:20PM

Friday Night Kink Team ABQ Session!

Come hang with the squad on Friday Night, April 6th in Albuquerque, New Mexico! Kick off that weekend with a session, chills, good times, and giveaways with your favorite Kink Pros!

11:17PM

Kink BMX Saturday Selects – Episode 27

Check out the first installment of raw, behind the scenes, and uncut footage from our trip to Argentina. From the streets of Buenos Aires and Rosario for Episode 27 of Saturday Selects!

11:10AM

Rainy Day Skatepark Session in Argentina!

We spent a rainy afternoon in Buenos Aires, Argentina back in December, shredding some ramps and makeshift setups under a bridge! Enjoy, as the squad takes advantage of the shelter.

10:00AM

Nathan Williams On Kink BMX!

Kink BMX is honored to welcome 2018, and another progressive year for Kink and BMX, with the announcement of Nathan Williams to the Kink Pro Team! Nathan will be repping Kink, continuing to leave his mark on street spots and setups around the world, with a new family and plenty of projects in the works. As always, our focus remains on promoting the best riders in the game, with high quality products, and endless travels with the squad to back it all up! We’re as stoked for the future, as we are proud of the past; stay tuned and stay the course!

Shot and edited by Darryl Tocco.

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