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Marketing and Communication Assistant
Our client is a retail company
Position with further opportunity of development
About Our Client
Our client is an international company in the retail industry.
The key responsibilities of the role are support the Head of Sales & Marketing
Assist in the research/preparation/updating of slide presentations
Support scheduling and preparation for customer marketing and trade show events
Interface with vendors to update collateral and develop promotional materials. Ensure proper inventory levels at regional team offices and shipments to trade shows in a timely manner
Coordinate key promotional opportunities for trade shows with designer and delivery of artwork to vendors
Handle annual holiday gifts and cards distribution to customers
Assist with meeting all advertising, event program and sponsorship deadlines as outlined in the yearly Marketing/Communications Plan
Coordinate print and online advertising with designer, oversee copy deadlines, obtain all necessary approvals
Coordinate the scheduling of interviews with trade publications
Maintain and cultivate press contact list and maintain digital photo library and fulfill requests for images, logos, etc
Int. and Ext. Communications
Monitor and assist with maintenance of company's intranet and Corporate Communications page.
Support preparation, drafting, editing and distribution of int. and ext. communications including press releases, articles, announcements, invitations, bios, etc
Assist in ensuring that all company external and internal communications are integrated and consistent
Participate in the development and completion of the Annual Report
Assist with creation and execution of strategic electronic and print communications that enhance the company's profile with the external community
Manage logistics and deliverables for the annual Board Meeting, special events and trade shows.
Coordinate vendors, volunteers, materials and logistics for the quarterly town hall meetings.
The Successful Applicant
Bachelor's degree preferred in PR, Communications, Marketing, or related field
2-3 years business communications experience in corporate environment
You must demonstrate a strong ability in both oral and written communications
Strong planning and execution skills with high attention to detail and ability to effectively juggle multiple deliverable
English and French must be fluent
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