Marketing & Event Coordinator in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA at The North West Company

Date Posted: 10/4/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

In your role as a Marketing & Event Coordinator at The North West Company (NWC); you will support marketing function in promotional planning, execution & store communications. If you can identify, assemble, and organize requirements to ensure event success, this opportunity is for you!

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out for more information.

Your Role:

  • Support the planning and execution of corporate events including annual store manager conferences, corporate staff events such as but not limited to holiday parties and golf tournament.;
  • Independently manage event related tasks, coordinating invitations, third party suppliers, and local permits as required;
  • Promotional planning and support for NWC banners as directed by Marketing managers; including grand openings, in-store promotions, and store activations;
  • Support the facilitation of Weekly Information Meeting; edit and prepare documents as required;
  • Support the production and distribution of informational video resources to stores. Work with content experts to determine relevant projects, research content and assist with production when needed;
  • Support Promotional Pricing team as required. Includes data entry, reporting, and management of rebates as required;
  • Track and facilitate requests for translation (French & Indigenous language); and
  • Additional special projects as determined by Director/Marketing Manager.

Job Requirements

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Post-secondary education in marketing or communications;
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a similar role;
  • Knowledge of digital video production and desktop publishing (e.g. Adobe Acrobat, FrameMaker, Photoshop);
  • Proficient with Microsoft office software suite;
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication;
  • Ability to communicate in a variety of media;
  • Superior time management and organizational skills;
  • Ability to multi-task through various different tasks;
  • Ability to work independently and within a team;
  • Clear and concise decision making; and
  • Ability to travel approximately 15 – 25 days a year.

Location:    Gibraltar House, 77 Main Street, Winnipeg MB

Reports to: Director, Marketing & Advertising

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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