Marketing Coordinator - Community Engagement

  • 1427 Ogilvie Rd, Gloucester, ON K1J 8M7, Canada
  • Full-time
  • Location: Home Office

Company Description

At Farm Boy, it is our mission to create a fun, fresh experience for all! Whether you are a team member or a customer, Farm Boy is passionate about creating a unique fresh food shopping experience and ensuring that we deliver on our commitments.

As we continue to grow within Ontario, Farm Boy is excited to welcome new team members that share our passion for providing the best fresh shopping experience!

Job Description

This position is responsible for managing and executing a variety of marketing projects and programs including ongoing marketing campaigns, community donations, sponsorships and promotions. Supporting the Marketing Department Management team, you will ensure that all requirements are delivered in a timely manner adhering to established brand guidelines. The performance of all duties must ensure a quality service approach to all employees, customers and suppliers. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Farm Boy way. 

Major Responsibilities 

  • Support the Marketing Department's initiatives with the planning, executing, and tracking of marketing programs such as seasonal campaigns, events, social media, or content marketing.
  • Assist with developing and managing marketing campaigns and public relations efforts.
  • Coordinate marketing and community events.
  • Plan and execute annual community fundraising campaigns.
  • Administer the corporate donation program, including responding to incoming requests and coordinating donations, tracking all activity and providing weekly update.
  • Support research and outreach to community partners in new and existing markets including food banks and hospital foundations.
  • Ensure timely execution of department administration including budget tracking and reporting.
  • May be requested to undertake other projects and duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Typically requires completion of a post-secondary program with an emphasis in marketing, plus 1-2 years of experience in marketing (preferably with a focus on grocery retail), or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of marketing, project management and event coordination fundamentals.
  • Proven ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and a superior command of English language.
  • Well-developed computer skills, specifically in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Self-motivated, adaptable, and decisive with a hands-on approach.
  • Excellent customer skills including tact, diplomacy, discretion and relationship building.
  • Passion for fresh food retailing and interest in nutrition and healthy living
  • Flexible schedule, including availability during evenings and weekends as required
  • Fluency in French shall be considered an asset. 

Work & Sensory Environment

  • May be required to perform physical tasks, including standing for long periods of time at community and store events
  • Lack of control over pace due to multiple and/or tight deadlines beyond one’s control.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Possible exposure to eye strain from computer terminals
  • Exposure to distractions caused by open office noise and frequent interruptions

Additional Information

Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and employees with disabilities.

 

Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and employees with disabilities.

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