Corporate Marketing Advisor - Mississauga, ON | Desjardins | | 12/09/13
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Corporate Marketing Advisor Full-Time

Location: Mississauga, ON
Company Name: Desjardins ()
Category: Business Development, Marketing / Strategy

Desjardins General Insurance Group (DGIG) is the general insurance arm of Desjardins Group, the leading cooperative financial group in Canada. DGIG is one of Canada's largest and most successful direct home and auto insurance providers. We have almost 4,000 employees, $4 billion in assets, over 2 million policies in force and $2 billion in premiums.

Named the Top Corporate Citizen in Canada by Corporate Knights magazine, selected as one of “Canada’s Top 100 Employers” and honoured with “Canada’s Top Family-Friendly Employer” Award, Desjardins recognizes and draws upon the talent, work and skills of each one of our employees. Because of our strong growth, DGIG is currently looking for dynamic individuals to join our insurance team. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, excellent training and career development opportunities and a fast paced work environment where work-life balance is a priority.


Gather, analyze and integrate information in order to recommend and write proposals for a variety of marketing and corporate sales activities and projects, including action plans and strategies.

Work closely with Business Developers and Account Managers to develop creative event marketing strategies (events, sponsorships, trade show, seminars for Group and Individual product lines, and other promotional material such as articles, advertorials, and other ad hoc requests).

Liaise effectively with current and prospective sponsors.

Plan and supervise the implementation of all activities pertaining to event marketing campaigns (supervision of design, writing of copy, production schedule, incentives, booking space, telephone follow-ups etc.)

Evaluate the performance of event marketing programs and recommend improvements as needed

Develop, manage and write persuasive sponsor presentations and business proposals for the Group Business, working closely with Corporate Sales, Insurance and the Distribution teams.



Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field like Marketing, Communications

Minimum 5 years experience in Corporate Marketing.

Extensive knowledge of planning, marketing, corporate sales, event management and copy writing.

Ability to create professional quality presentations and write proposals.

Experience with Budget management.

Proficiency in the use of MS Word with emphasis on Powerpoint.

Excellent communications skills in English, both written and verbal.

Working knowledge of French would be an asset.


Customer Focus

Problem Solving

Effective Time Management

Show autonomy, initiative and solid organizational skills

Able to work as part of a team

Action and Results Oriented

Independent thinker

Sound & Timely Decision Making Skills

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