Marketing Manager in Bellevue, Washington, US at The North West Company International

Date Posted: 11/20/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As the Marketing Manager, at The North West Company International (NWCI), you facilitate Procurement and Marketing’s accountability in providing robust merchandising and promotional support to Alaska Commercial Company (ACC) and Cost-U- Less (CUL).

Joining NWCI 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.

NWCI is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighborhood 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:

  • Manage and support the flow of information for flyers to all process owners and stores;
  • Maintain a work back schedule for all promotional vehicles;
  • Maintain ad theme calendar and store participation for ACC & CUL;
  • Create, change, and update templates for the category teams to plan and submit items;
  • Oversee competitive markets advertised pricing and promotional activity, to analyze, and establish improvements to the banner performance;
  • Coordinate flyer proofing to ensure standards and quality of flyers are maintained and support the facilitation of banner flyer meetings forum and agenda;
  • Analyze all promotional vehicles, providing insight and direction to improve company performance;
  • Provide timely communication to Operations/Stores of relevant marketing and promotional programs;
  • Support the planning, scheduling, and creation of tradeshow books for annual manager’s meeting.
  • Coordinate Customer Insights/Loyalty research and report insights and recommendations;
  • Plan and facilitate Ad Planning Meetings and review Food Ad submissions to ensure items are appropriate for themes; and
  • Coordinate the creative look of the flyers in conjunction with Marketing Services and obtain artwork from vendors when required.


Job Requirements

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ related retail & marketing experience;
  • Post-secondary education (University preferred) or a combination of education and training in a related field;
  • Proven organizational, planning, and prioritizing skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, tasks, and assignments while adhering to strict timelines;
  • Work exceptionally well independently and able to foster collaboration across a diverse team;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills with a high attention to detail;
  • Must possess strong customer service skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships within the organization; and
  • Must work well in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment.


Location:     Bellevue, WA

Reports to:  Marketing Director

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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