Advertising Assistant (Temporary) - Langley, BC | Overwaitea Food Group | | 04/12/14
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Advertising Assistant (Temporary) Contract

Location: Langley, BC
Salary: tbd
Company Name: Overwaitea Food Group ()
Category: Advertising / Branding, Business Development, Marketing / Strategy

The Overwaitea Food Group is a dynamic member of the Jim Pattison Group of companies. Located in Langley, BC, we support over 140 unique stores in 6 banner formats (Save-On-Foods, Cooper’s Foods, Overwaitea Foods, PriceSmart Foods, Urban Fare and Bulkley Valley Wholesale) across both BC and Alberta. With over 15,000 team members, and one of the longest serving team member bases in the retail industry, our team is committed to fulfilling our mission of “Always Customer First” and maintaining our core values of People, Service, Innovation, Fun and Integrity. Our company is also very proud to have been selected as one of British Columbia’s Top Employers in 2014.

We have a temporary full time employment opportunity in our Marketing Department for an Advertising Assistant. This position reports to the Supervisor, Production.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Liaises with merchandising team, layout artists and photographers to obtain copy and photography for print media production.

  • Assists layout artists in proofing print media advertising.

  • Inputs print production information in database.

  • Responds to queries relating to print production process.


  • Previous administrative experience and typing speed of at least 35 words per minute.

  • Proficiency with MAC or PC applications (primarily MS Word and Excel).

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong organizational and planning abilities with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic team environment.

Please note that this is a temporary full time position expected to last for the duration of approximately 12 months.

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