Marketing Coordinator - Victoria, BC | Agropur | | 29/05/15
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Marketing Coordinator Full-Time

Location: Victoria, BC
Company Name: Agropur ()
Category: Marketing / Strategy

Founded in 1938, Agropur is an important player in the North American dairy industry. With sales of more than $4.7 billion, the Cooperative is a source of pride for its 3,473 dairy producer owners and 8,000 employees. Agropur processes more than 5.4 billion litres of milk per year in its 40 plants across North America and boasts an impressive line of products that includes such prestigious brands and products such as Natrel, Québon, OKA, Farmers, Agropur Signature, Central Dairies, Agropur Grand Cheddar, Sealtest, Island Farms, and the Ultima Foods joint venture’s iögo and Olympic brands.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities during the selection process.

You will support the Senior Brand Manager in the day-to-day management of their department and serve as an ambassador for the Natrel brands (primarily Island Farms) in BC.

More specifically, the incumbent will:

  • Manage the donation requests process which includes review and evaluation for recommendation, liaison with contact, coordination with internal staff, preparation of donated goods (gift baskets, etc.);

  • Coordinate the execution of sponsorship programs (including consumer shows, fairs and parades) with both internal and external stakeholders with occasional attendance onsite required to ensure good execution;

  • Collaborate with functional teams and all key internal stakeholders (Sales, Order Desk, Distribution, Production, R&D) to ensure flawless execution;

  • Manage promotional activity schedules for mascots and tent PR use;

  • Provide assistance, as required, in the execution of marketing activities to include digital online and social media, promotions, packaging, online/offline advertising media.

  • Support day to day relationships with 3rd party suppliers (e.g. agency partners, mascots, service providers) as necessary.

  • University degree in Marketing, Public Relations and/or Communications and/or equivalent work experience in a relevant field;
  • Good understanding of digital and social media platforms considered an asset;

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint;

  • Excellent communication skills including written, oral and presentation skills;

  • Organized with the ability to lead others and manage multiple demands;

  • Self-starter with the initiative and ability to make decisions;

  • Passion and enthusiasm for promoting our products, community initiatives and brand recognition;

  • Valid driver’s licence and personal vehicle;

  • Flexible work schedule is required with the ability to work weekends and travel occasionally.

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