Jobs at Breyer


We are always looking for motivated people to join us! We are especially interested in people who share our love of animals (especially horses), share our interest in nature, our passion for quality and our desire to make a difference. We are often looking for people with a toy industry or collectibles background. Reeves International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you're interested in pursuing a position with us, please send your cover letter, resume and salary history to [email protected].

We currently have one position available in our Pequannock, NJ office:

Breyer Community Coordinator

Breyer Animal Creations®, founded in 1950 is America's premier consumer horse brand. In addition the world's finest model horses for play and collecting BreyerFest is the world's largest celebration of horses and model horses.

We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Breyer enthusiast with a broad knowledge of horses and the model horse hobby to join our Marketing Communications team as Community Coordinator. This position manages our Breyer collector communities online, at events, and assists in brand-building and social media outreach and retention activities designed to increase engagement and drive sales. This individual is a social media expert who is comfortable both in front of and behind the camera. Creative, yet efficient, they understand the necessity for creating and adhering to a social media calendar, the tracking and analysis of results and the further development of new and effective acquisition and retention strategies.

Key Responsibilities & Objectives

  1. Blog Moderator - Engage and update Breyer fans and collectors on BreyerHorses.com forums with timely responses and engage them with lively, up-to-date postings on Breyer products and happenings, along with the real horse world news that inspires Breyer products and marketing activities. Monitor fan feedback and comments to achieve highest level of fan engagement.
  2. Facebook Management & Trend Analysis - Monitor Breyer's Facebook page daily as well as model hobby and equine pages & groups to remain current and on trend.
  3. Create, Curate and Share Social Media Content - Create and share fun, appealing content to drive consumers from social media to BreyerHorses.com on a daily basis. Update assigned news sections, blogs, etc. on BreyerHorses.com.
  4. Coordinate with Ecommerce team for timely posting of promotions and new releases
  5. Connect - Be the primary point of contact for Breyer fan base. Monitor model horse hobby and horse industry. Be the expert for Breyer in all areas of our fan base and what's happening in the digital arena.

Qualifications

  • Must be a Breyer and model horse hobby enthusiast with good working knowledge of horses and the model horse hobby
  • Strong writer with a knack for spotting good stories and repackaging them for social media outlets and the web.
  • Possess strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and the ability to learn and master new programs.
  • Min 2 - 3 years previous professional experience in marketing, public relations, social media, brand management or a related field.
  • Be able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with a creative marketing approach. Be organized and detail-oriented with a passion for accuracy.
  • BA/BS in Marketing, Communications or related field; or 4 plus years of related professional experience.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package in a pleasant, suburban work environment. Some travel is required (approx. 20%).

Please respond with a cover letter, resume and salary history to [email protected]

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - SALES

Reeves International, Inc. is a privately held New Jersey corporation distributing high-end toys, gifts and collectibles since 1946, including Breyer Animal Creations, the world's finest model horses and accessories (www.BreyerHorses.com). We are dedicated to creating, developing and marketing children's toys, gifts and collectibles that are beautiful, engaging, enduring and fun!

We are seeking a talented, experienced and enthusiastic Sales Administrative Assistant to support the Director of Sales in a fast-paced environment. This is a terrific opportunity to be an integral part of successful presentation, selling, and management of exceptional toy and gift brands to nationally ranked retailers.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • General clerical/administrative support
  • Create Sales Presentations
  • Reporting and analysis including assisting with sales trend analysis and development of sales forecasts and plans
  • Work hand-in-hand Marketing and Creative Services to assist in the creation of account specific sales and product programs and materials
  • Organize and coordinate travel and arrangements for meetings and trade shows
  • Manage Key Account Quotation Process and Documentation

Qualifications:

  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and a quick learner
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment both independently and as part of a team
  • Clear communicator with strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized, deadline-oriented individual with exceptional time management skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word and Power Point with ability to learn and master new programs.
  • Prior experience in Toys, Gifts, Collectibles or Consumer Goods Industry a plus.
  • Bachelors Degree preferred.

 
Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Please respond with a cover letter, resume and salary history to [email protected]

Assistant Marketing Manager - Breyer Equestrian Lines

Breyer Animal Creations® (www.breyerhorses.com) has been making the world's finest model horses since 1950. We are a privately owned business based in Northern New Jersey, and are dedicated to creating toys, gifts and collectibles that are beautiful, meaningful and fun.

We are seeking an Assistant Marketing Manager for our marquee model horse line, Breyer ® Traditional®, as well as accessories, holiday and ecommerce consumer programs.  In addition to managing  the daily development activities and providing recommendations to grow  the current product line, this position would also be responsible for developing additional products focused at the equestrian marketplace, as well as recommending and executing marketing programs, trade promotions, and support sales/marketing efforts within the equestrian channel. Working in a fast-paced, exciting and creative environment, the Assistant  Marketing Manager for the equestrian-focused product line will share responsibility for the growth and success of the equestrian trade channel and product line within the Breyer brand.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the daily product development activities for several categories. Interact with design, creative services, manufacturing and more to ensure development is on time, within budget and on strategy.
  • Write dynamic and effective marketing and sales copy for product lines, to be used in catalogs, brochures and sales powerpoints. Create product content for social media and PR purposes. Concept both retailer and consumer driven promotions.
  • Analyze the product line for sales performance, pricing and margin, overall size of line, distribution channel universe and penetration, key accounts, competition, opportunities, reflection of real horse world trends
    • Shared responsibility for product sales and gross margin performance against company goals
    • Forecast recommendations for all products in specific categories to meet sales and inventory goals
    • Ensure proper time management of important milestones in the product development timeline
    • Perform post-mortem analysis on all products and programs and provide recommendations
  • Participate in strategy development for product line to achieve successful growth by indentifying and assessing all opportunities for line extension, as well as developing successful concepts and new, innovative avenues with appropriate brand partners and horse owners.
  • "Own" the equestrian channel as brand ambassador, champion and authority. Determine how to maximize placement in the channel and interact with and challenge team to achieve required results.
  • Actively make and maintain industry contacts in a variety of breeds and disciplines, research and attend horse fairs, conventions and the latest equine trends to keep abreast of equine trends worldwide.
  • Some travel required, both domestic and foreign

Qualifications

  • Four-year degree in Marketing or business-related major
  • Minimum of 3 years of line management, product marketing skills and development timeline experience.

Equine experience necessary

  • Independently motivated and goal-oriented with a strong business acumen and a marketing mind
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and presentation skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel. Ability to learn and master proprietary programs.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package in a pleasant, suburban work environment. Please respond with a cover letter, resume and salary history.

Salary


Career Level Required

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Experience Required

3+ Years

Education Required

Bachelor's Degree

Job Type

Employee

Job Status

Full Time in New Jersey office

 

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package in a pleasant, suburban work environment. Travel is required (approx. 20%). Please respond with a cover letter, resume and salary history to [email protected].

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