Fountain Tire is looking for an experienced Marketing Communications Manager to join the Marketing team in our South Edmonton Corporate Head Office.
What do we offer?
Comprehensive health, dental and vision benefits for you and your family including RRSP matching
Recognition and incentives for your contribution to the organization
Educational Allowances that support individual growth and development
Policies and programs that support a balanced lifestyle, including flex days and an easy commute to our office located close to the Calgary Trail and Southside Anthony Henday
Discounts for you and your family on tires, parts and services at all Fountain Tire locations
The Manager, Marketing Communications will manage Fountain Tire’s Branding, Digital Assets and Marketing Communications to drive and encourage profitable customers to do business at Fountain Tire. Duties will include :
Provide leadership to the communications team through effective performance management and daily mentorship, as well as ensure a continued skill development to achieve success.
Ensure continued skill development to achieve success.
Manage Fountain Tire’s marketing communications plan that supports the overall marketing strategy for all retail and commercial customers.
This plan includes working with Fountain Tire’s advertising agencies and other marketing associates on the communications strategy to improve sales and brand power (incl.
consideration / preference).
Manage the advertising development and media planning. This includes managing joint projects and coordinating the approval of creative development within Fountain Tire.
Develop and manage Fountain Tire’s corporate branding program, which includes designing communication standards, communication tools (templates, letterhead), brand / logo standards (usage and guidelines), interior / exterior Fountain Tire store identification, and vehicle identification.
In conjunction with Human Resources, coordinate the planning and execution of an internal branding / associate marketing program.
Managing, reporting and contributing to the enhancement of the Air Miles loyalty program.
Manage sponsorships, sponsorship requests, and PR initiatives.
Contribute to the development and manage Fountain Tire’s digital roadmap that supports the overall marketing plan for all retail and commercial customers.
This requires collaborating with Fountain Tire’s marketing team, Operations, Learning & Development and Store managers.
Lead through proper project management all developments, improvements and updates to Fountain Tires digital assets by working with various agencies and other Fountain Tire teams.
Continually source and implement by working collaboratively with Information Services, where appropriate, technology that enhances and promotes relevant marketing initiatives.
Create, introduce and leverage new programs, processes or initiatives to drive business results.
Manage marketing initiatives at events and meetings. Lead the planning and execution of Fountain Tire’s annual convention.
Participate, through cost analysis and projections, in the annual Marketing budgeting process.
Work collaboratively with other members of the Marketing team and other departments to accomplish common goals and projects.
Travel to various meetings / conferences as required.
Participate in all safety initiatives, as required or assigned, to guarantee safety at Fountain Tire.
Participate in special projects and perform other related duties as assigned.
The necessary experience, knowledge, skills and abilities required in the role :
Bachelor degree in a related field and min. 5 years of marketing experience.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a lead role.
Knowledge of Marketing concepts with an emphasis on Branding, Digital and Advertising
Well-developed analytical / critical thinking abilities, and negotiation skills
Demonstrated ability to manage / coordinate projects from inception utilizing proper time management, research, budget and resource management, to implementation and maintenance of appropriate documentation.
Strong organization and time management skills to be able to handle multiple priorities with competing demands.
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
Proven ability to develop and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with team members, associates and suppliers.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences.
Demonstrated initiative in recognizing opportunities for improvement and efficiency.
An attitude that encourages a safe, co-operative work environment.
Ability to accommodate travel 5-10% per year.
Why work for Fountain Tire?
We are one of Alberta's Top 70 Employers for 2017 and 2018
We are a Platinum Member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
We are one of the 10 largest independent tire dealers in North America, and recipient of many Customer Service and Best Business Awards
We continually strive to expand our operations in existing markets, as well as new markets and currently, we have over 160 stores from BC through Ontario
Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply on-line. In office resumes will be accepted by reception only.