Marketing Specialist – Supply chain/Logistics focus - Mississauga ON | FedEx | | 24/01/13
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Marketing Specialist – Supply chain/Logistics focus Contract

Location: Mississauga ON
Company Name: FedEx ()
Category: Marketing / Strategy

(Note: This position is for a 12 month full-time contract assignment)

Federal Express Canada Ltd. is part of the world’s largest express transportation company and was named as one of the top 10 Best Employers in Canada for 2012 in a study conducted by Aon Hewitt. Our award winning organization puts its people first based on our People-Service-Profit philosophy. We offer a comprehensive rewards package to all permanent employees, which includes: dynamic work environments, competitive salary and bonus opportunities, benefit options including health and dental coverage, pension plan, stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement and a promote from within policy.

As a global leader, FedEx embraces and reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. Our culture fosters an environment where we recognize and reward the contributions of our employees.If these are the types of challenges and rewards you are seeking, FedEx may be the place for you!

General Position Overview:

-Develops & implements programs, including Database Marketing activities, to allow Fedex to capitalize on opportunities within Key Market segments.

-Contributes to the strategic development of the one year & long range Marketing plans.

-Prepares reports & makes recommendations on Marketing activities of competitors.

-Analyzes data regarding customer needs, desires, problems & interests & provides recommendations to address key marketing opportunities. Identifies & analyzes opportunities for Database Marketing Programs in terms of potential profit & impact on Fedex, customers, & competitors.-Assists with the development of program budgets in accordance with overall department budget, & ensures programs are completed within budget.

-Plans & coordinates the activities of both external suppliers & agencies & internal resources during the implementation of approved Marketing programs.

-Identifies potential program problem areas & recommends viable solutions to Management.  Develops & implements monitoring programs necessary for the analysis of program performance & uses computer models to track customer activity to measure return on investment related to specific Marketing activities.  Provides return on investment analysis, alternatives & recommendations for all Marketing programs.

-Prepares analysis & reports for, & makes presentations to, senior management.  Follows up on final recommendations & implementation.

-Monitors & ensures timely processing & maintenance of paperwork & administrative requirements related to Marketing programs, program product inventories, product enhancements, outside contracts, budgets, etc.

Mandatory Qualifications:

-Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in Marketing or Business  Administration.

-Two (2) years of relevant and/or related professional experience in Marketing within a corporate environment.

-Some Knowledge of the 3PL(Contract logistics) and/or Transportation Industry.

-Knowledge of the various modes of Transportation.

-Good quantitative, analytical, research, planning & time management skills required.

-Self starter.

-Project management skills.

-Works with little direction.

-Good communication skills, both oral & written and interpersonal skills.

-Ability to rationalize large amounts of information and detailed focus.

-Good overall computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience in Marketing, Database Marketing, Information Analysis, or Market Research.

-Intermediate PowerPoint skills.

-Some financial experience.

-Knowledge of the various services of a 3PL.

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