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Manager, Marketing and Communications
Seafair Capital
Job Location: St. John's

Are you a marketing professional with a strong communications bent, or a communications guru who can help drive a marketing campaign? Do you live and breathe social media?   If so, you may be a good fit as our Manager, Marketing and Communications at Seafair Capital.  The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to work with a diverse group of people in an ever changing, growing group of companies.  We look for team players with strong social networks who are able to work independently and collectively in a unique environment.  Applicants must be prepared to work in a fast-paced, self-motivated, entrepreneurial lifestyle.

Position Overview:

The Manager, Marketing and Communication’s role is to plan for and create a marketing and communications plan and drive production of all marketing and communications activities required by Seafair.  The successful candidate will work with the executive team to create a Marketing Plan and then execute and control the production of plan deliverables per a budget and calendar using internal and external resources as needed.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing press releases
  • Managing public relations
  • Managing, directing and/or creating content for release on our websites
  • Working with our operating companies on developing and managing multiple communications campaigns
  • Coordinating the efforts of multiple content producers internally and externally
  • Creating Google Adwords campaigns to entice leads to contact us
  • Coordinating all internal communications materials
  • Working with our consultant to create and manage an ongoing content plan for Seafair’s social networks, website, and blog
  • And other duties and tasks that will come up in a young, fun, entrepreneurial organization

Skills Required:

  • Experience with Google Analytics and Google Adwords
  • Understanding of SEO tactics and technologies
  • An excellent eye for design and experience managing and controlling brand standards and voice across communications materials to maintain consistency and quality
  • Ability to create marketing plans and budgets and manage adherence to plan over time and report on progress/status
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with engaging presentation skills and the ability to succinctly and effectively respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, or peers
  • Strong sense of ownership and pride in work
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to plan, prioritize, monitor, and respond to changes quickly
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment with outstanding organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Strong decision making skills coupled with good judgment
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Motivated to achieve results in a dynamic team atmosphere
  • Proactive problem-solver and strategic thinker and doer with solid consultative skills
  • High level of emotional intelligence - the ability to read others well
  • Ability to build both internal and external relationships effectively
  • Above average skill in and passion for using today’s social networking tools

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or five+ years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Minimum of five years business experience including, but not limited to: marketing, business development, communications, public relations, copywriting, digital production, journalism, website content management, and/or social media marketing management
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with the digital and social media
  • Must be able to travel from time to time, as assigned

Compensation: $60,000 - $65,000 per annum, with employer matched health, dental and disability benefits and an employer matched group RRSP.

Candidates may apply in confidence, quoting competition number MMC0703-CB, to: cheryl.laham@seafaircapital.com

 
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