Our client is currently looking for an experienced professional to fill a Market Manager position for a 12 month contract position.
The Marketing manager will work within a team and be responsible for developing and leading the execution of a local community marketing strategy.
This person will also identify and evaluate new initiatives and review existing programs required to support marketing strategies to drive penetration in the target markets.
This role is unique in that there is a key component of building relationships with key stakeholders both internal and external.
If you are a high energy and results oriented individual who is looking for an opportunity to work with a high performing team, we’d love to hear from you.
Leverage command of market knowledge to build, secure alignment, and execute an integrated community-centric market(ing) strategy (including multiple programs cross portfolio, cross channel, cross function)
Understand the community landscape and be a champion for a community-centered marketing approach in working with key stakeholders from across the business
Execute on market strategy to increase penetration of products / services in target markets; be prepared to trial different approaches to uncover the optimal method
Responsible and accountable executing key marketing events, that include both physical and virtual / online events
Build and leverage municipal and local team relationships to inform, shape and steward the market strategy
Contribute to the development of initiatives to establish best in class practices
Support and drive a community level social media engagement strategy
About you :
You are a marketing and / or sales professional looking to demonstrate your natural talent for relationship building and innovation in a series of community markets.
You are energetic, results oriented and not afraid to try new things and will engage your key stakeholders to ensure everyone has input and can learn from different ways of doing things.
People would describe you as affable and structured in your approach.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :
Track record of collaborations leveraging internal and external stakeholder relationships
Have existing relationships or connections within local communities and possess a detailed understanding of the communities
Demonstrate influence and strategy skills; planning and promotion
Demonstrate creativity and problem-solving skills
Ability to present to a large audience
Proven ability to make strategic recommendations on gap closure initiatives, secure alignment and budget
Confidently present ideas to executive leadership
Proven risk management and conflict resolution skills
Excellent leadership, analytical, communication and presentation skills
Ability to develop strong relationships with stakeholders, meet tight deadlines and tolerate ambiguity
Desire to "roll up your sleeves" to get things done
Ability to travel to execute events and activities within your assigned communities
Expertise with executing virtual / online events and digital marketing
Ability to work within a virtual team environment
Ability and desire to engage with local residents and businesses both physically and virtually / online
Desire to learn about technology and generate excitement over products and services
Flexible in your work schedule as part of the role is evenings and weekends
Required Professional Designation / Certification & Experience :
A degree or equivalent marketing and business experience is required
5+ years progressive experience in Marketing, Sales and Business positions
Digital marketing experience is a real asset
Telecom / industry experience and exposure to a variety of marketing roles would be beneficial
Must to have skills :
5-7+ years of relevant experience
1. Relationship building : Ability to develop strong, integrated relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external) as well as with community members
2. Demonstrate influence and strategy skills with the ability to adapt to change throughout the planning and promotion process
3. Strong verbal and written communication skills (Adept at providing clear and simple communications)
4. Ability to travel to execute events and activities within your assigned communities
Nice to have skills :
1. Have existing relationships or connections within local Mississauga / Brampton communities and possess a detailed understanding of these communities
2. Experience with campaign tracking and ability to distill and report on important insights including lessons learned to help improve future campaigns
3. Expertise with executing virtual / online events and digital marketing