Marketing Coordinator

Position Overview
The Marketing Coordinator position works closely with the Marketing Manager to build equity in the Maizex brand across Canada, support the sales team and dealer network, organize various events and meetings, and communicate corporate and product information to both internal and external stakeholders. This is a dynamic role that presents an exciting opportunity for professional growth and exposure to the agriculture industry with Canada’s premier growing seed brand. The successful candidate will be a part of a focused and dedicated team that enjoys day-to-day autonomy to move quickly and execute at a high level.

Responsibilities

  • Event planning & trade show coordination; the main point of contact for internal and external stakeholders
  • Graphic design for social media, signage, and other projects
  • Assist with the development and execution of the media plan; act as liaison between various publications/outlets and the marketing department; coordinate the development of creative assets needed
  • Post, curate, and interact on all social media platforms on a daily basis; assist in the development of the social media strategy and creative content
  • Support the Marketing Manager and other departments with various communications efforts to both internal and external audiences; coordinate the publication of various communications via the company website, email marketing software, internal emails, and print shops
  • Coordinate the sourcing and procurement of signage/display and promotional items
  • Organize and maintain internal photo and asset library
  • Assist with the maintenance and updating of the company website

Required Qualifications

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and ability to work in Microsoft Office. Most important is the ability to quickly learn and master new software.
  • Above-average written communication skills are required.
  • Experience in developing social media content.
  • English is essential; bilingual in French would be an asset.
  • The ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities is important. The ideal candidate will be one who is an independent self-starter who can effectively organize their workload.

Desired Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in marketing, advertising, communications, graphic design, or related field is required.
  • Experience in agriculture is not required but would be an asset, particularly any experience in the seed industry.
  • At least two years of professional experience in an office environment in a role related to marketing or communications is required.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • The ability to travel on occasion is required.

Location: Tilbury, ON

Position Type: Full-time

Date Posted: Mar 28, 2024

Application Deadline: May 10, 2024

Application Details

Maizex Seeds offers a competitive wage, benefit package and safe work environment. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair and accessible employment practices in a workplace that is inclusive.

Application Instructions
Please send a cover letter and resume to karen.dunlop@maizex.com.