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Marketing Technician

Communication - Marketing - Sales
Details:
12-month contract
Coordinating
Vancouver
English
June 18, 2018
Updated on
August 1, 2018
Valid until

Reporting to the marketing manager, you’ll be working as part of a 6-person team that exists in our special risk insurance division called Special Markets Solutions.

iA Financial Group is the fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada and offers a wide range of products for all stages of life and to meet the needs of clients across its vast sales network. Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group’s stability and solidity make it an employer of choice that invests in its employees and their development over the long term.

With operations across Canada and in the United States, iA Financial Group and its over 5,000 employees work hard every day to offer the best service to over four million clients.

Description

Purpose and Accountability

Reporting to the marketing manager, you’ll be working as part of a 6-person team that exists in our special risk insurance division called Special Markets Solutions. The team is responsible for creating and implementing marketing strategies and tactics with a particular emphasis on Affinity Marketing.

What will I be doing?

You’ll assist in the execution of annual marketing plans and timelines for Affinity groups and select large Employer groups. This will include direct mail campaigns, development of client specific websites, print advertising promotion, point of sale brochures, e-marketing campaigns, e-newsletter advertising and content creation for social media platforms. This position also assists our regional office staff with some of the above marketing plan components.

Ongoing monitoring and analysis of campaign and program results will be required. You’ll be working closely with our internal print services team to co-ordinate the development of product elements (forms, advertising, point of sale material etc.). These will be developed in compliance with divisional, contractual and underwriting standards as well as corporate and divisional printing standards.

In addition, you’ll coordinate the development and placement of ads in conjunction with affinity partners’ advertising schedules. You’ll update content on the Special Market Solutions website – using a content management system – and assist in market research and analysis. You’ll also need to maintain audit records (forms and website development), maintain our snippet content library, coordinate the preparation of our annual report and track cost centres expenses.

Qualifications

Education:

College Marketing Diploma

Experience:

1-2 years in a marketing role with experience in print production, website development, social media, email marketing, direct marketing campaigns

Experience in marketing or administration of group insurance products is an asset

Skills:

Bilingual (English/French) would be an asset

Excellent organisational and time management skills

Detail oriented with strong proofreading skills

Expertise in Word, Adobe Acrobat and Excel

Familiarity with content management systems and HTML coding

Excellent written communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work efficiently, with minimal supervision