Marketing Specialist - Mississauga, ON | Sandvik | FreshGigs.ca | 08/12/16
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Marketing Specialist Contract

Location: Mississauga, ON
Company Name: Sandvik ()
Category: Communications, Graphic Design, Online Marketing

Sandvik Coromant is the world’s leading supplier of tools, tooling solutions and know-how to the metalworking industry. With extensive investments in research and development we create unique innovations and set new productivity standards together with our customers. These include the world's major automotive, aerospace and energy industries. Sandvik Coromant has 8,000 employees and is represented in 130 countries, uniquely positioning us to set the industry standard for high technology manufacturing now and for the future. Sandvik Coromant is part of the business area Sandvik Machining Solutions within the global industrial group Sandvik, a 150 year old company listed on Thomson Reuters’ Top 100 Global Innovators.

Currently, we are seeking a Marketing Specialist for a 14 month contract role.

Responsibilities:

Graphic Design:

  • Advertising and PR
  • Create printed matter when necessary (i.e., brochures, advertisements, calendar, posters, flyers, invites, banners)

Web and E-Marketing:

  • Internal intranet updating
  • External internet updating
  • Maintain and send out E-Newsletters
  • Post to social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter)
  • Video editing if needed

Training and Events:

  • Organizing company meetings and conferences
  • Event coordination, including service orders, logistics, hotels, transportation and dinners
  • Design event display graphics
  • Coordinate meetings, training and communication for new product launches, including ordering and distributing material to sales representatives and customers

Reporting:

  • Send out and post product alerts
  • Tracking of any sales initiatives or promos
  • Tracking of any sales competitions

Administrative Tasks:

  • Arrange transportation for Sandvik Coromant visitors and employees
  • Arrange hotels for out of town guests and Sandvik Coromant employees
  • Arrange company dinners
  • Arrange off site meetings when necessary
  • Ordering of giveaways for sales and events (from Sweden or USA suppliers)
  • Keep track of literature inventory in stock at distribution center
  • Send out literature requests from internal and external employees and customers

Qualifications:

  • Preference for someone with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar marketing role
  • Must be an independent worker requiring minimal supervision
  • Advanced computer skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong computer skills in the following programs: Microsoft SharePoint (for web publishing)
  • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop or Illustrator), Video Editing Software (Adobe or Premier or Similar)
  • Web publishing
  • Monitoring, creating content and posting to social media accounts
  • E-newsletter creation and list management
  • Use of CRM to extract distribution lists for e-marketing activities; also list hygiene
  • Graphic design is a big plus
  • Some event / trade show planning experience
  • Excellent written and communication skills in English (extra consideration may be given to those who are bilingual in English and French)
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to effectively manage time and multiple projects

Education:

  • Degree in Marketing Communications or closely related field, or equivalent experience

Benefits

  • In addition to a competitive salary, Sandvik Coromant will offer medical and dental benefits during the length of the contract.
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