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Sysco Product Marketing Coordinator - Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E) in South Plainfield, New Jersey


US2160 Sysco Guest Supply, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

2 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:


Who We Are

Guest Worldwide is a leading global manufacturer and distributor to the Travel and Leisure industry, providing products to over 25,000 hotels in 109 countries. We manufacture personal care amenities and a full range of textiles, and, we distribute nearly everything else you find in the hotel public guest areas in the hotel room. Guest Worldwide is also a wholly owned subsidiary of Sysco. Sysco is a 54 billion dollar, industry leading, global food and beverage distribution company, employing thousands of employees worldwide and home to the 13th largest sales organization in the world. For more information, visit

Position Summary:

This position’s overall purpose is to provide a strong level of support to the lead of the category (Senior Product Marketing Associate or Manager) in all aspects including, but not limited to, overall maintenance and execution of product category content, reporting, and the coordination of supplier support. This role will also play a key part in assisting the research, development and roll out of any needed marketing process & subsequent documentation. In addition, the role will be responsible in supporting the execution of category review process and any subsequent reporting, research, and content needs.

This individual will work with partner suppliers, corporate marketing & various internal departments to ensure accurate, consistent, and successful category or program content.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support all category and product content creation and maintenance across all internal and external platforms to ensure adequate, consistent, and accurate category representation

  • Customer touch points (catalog,, brochures and external collateral site, order form guides, etc.)

  • Website Maintenance (ERP (PeopleSoft), Product Information Management (PIM), sales reporting programs (Phocas), SKU Rationale, intranet, image library, Salesforce, etc.)

  • Support and update pricing guidelines (High, Low, Target). Investigate competitive intelligence and market trends

  • Assist in trade show execution with product recommendations and sample requests

  • Document business processes or workflows as needed

  • Perform additional marketing/sales support related tasks as required or assigned

  • Routinely review product content to ensure all information is accurate, complete and consistent across all internal and external touchpoints. Strive to enhance product content across all channels and to improve user experience

  • Assist in the development and rollout of category sales tools & training materials

  • Submit digital brief and review the returned creative for all production needs of category across design services

  • Research category and segmented product opportunities (i.e. Green, etc.)

  • Evaluate and support inquiries and requests for new or different products, tools and training materials

  • Manage and maintain any category sampling needs for successful category or product rollouts

  • Maintain any product marketing needs for internal teams and vendor/partners

  • Respond to internal Sales, Corporate Accounts and Customer Service requests. Convey established segment POV and information needed for RFPs and price matching exercises

  • Partner with the Procurement Team to ensure appropriate products are current in the system

  • Align with Business Services team regarding contracts and rebates when relevant, including confirming rebate details with supplier partners

  • Manage vendor and supplier partners with any content updates, changes, or corrections across all internal platforms

  • Support the rollout and execution of category growth plans

  • Develop communications for successful program or product rollouts

  • Align with senior associate on goals and project timeline to effectively hit all deadlines

  • Manage inquiries from sales or other internal stakeholders on any new product or program rollouts

  • Research as needed on industry trends and insights for successful and effective rollouts

  • Engage with Suppliers to develop promotional campaigns to drive sales growth

    Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, related field, or equivalent years of experience.

    Minimum Experience:

  • 1-3 years of work experience in a marketing, merchandising, or content management function.

  • Experience in Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E) preferred.

    Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and professional interactive skills are necessary to perform at a high degree of proficiency.

  • Effectively presents information and respond to questions from suppliers, customers, management, and inter-department staff.

  • Successfully engages in individual and team discussions and meetings. Understands team dynamics and works well within a team structure. Capable of working with internal staff from other departments in a proactive and constructive manner.

  • Strong organizational and project management skills, including the ability to plan, prioritize and execute multiple initiatives/deadlines autonomously and shift priorities as necessary. Uses time effectively.

  • Customer Service - Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance as needed. Follow up as needed.

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Develops alternative solutions.

  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.

  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner. Reacts well under pressure.

  • Detail Oriented – Attention to details and accuracy.

  • Proficient use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook). PeopleSoft ERP and Adobe experience preferred.

  • Copywriting experience preferred.


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COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.