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Communications & Marketing Specialist

North Bay
Full time, Permanent
Closing Date: Please have your resumes submitted by April 30, 2018. We may start interviewing prior to the closing date based on the response and may also make employement offers before if a suitable candidate has applied.

The ideal candidate will have a wide range of experience in business, social and print communications and have the marketing skills required to prepare communications that are accurate and effective. Projects will range from communications plans, content creation, marketing collateral, print ads, websites, social media posts, social ad campaigns, etc. Tasks may include:

  • Prepare various forms of communication; letters, social media content, advertisements (radio, newspaper, digital), marketing collateral, website content, agendas, emails, notes, and reports as required
  • Identify, design, and implement both internal and external (client side) communication programs to promote key areas of business, research reports, specific areas of expertise, and other initiatives through various media outlets
  • Work closely with external public relations contacts and internal spokespeople to coordinate responses to press inquiries, develop press releases, plan media tours, and manage agenda of PR efforts
  • Define and assess perceived client needs for marketing initiatives
  • Determine effective marketing and communications solutions
  • Ensure brand and messaging consistency
  • Analyze client market to derive strategic insights
  • Develop internal marketing strategies and seek opportunities for growth

Skills / Qualifications / Experience:

  •       3-5 years of industry experience
  •       Relevant post secondary education
  •       Research & organizational skills
  •       Excellent communication abilities
  •       Critical thinking
  •       Excellent understanding of media, marketing, social networking and business communications
  •       Corporate social media management experience

Job Description:

After 20 years in business, VS Group continues to grow. Within our head office in North Bay, we are currently looking to hire a Communications Specialist with technical skills, experience and interpersonal skills to assist with projects within the Marketing Division.

You will be a key player within the VS Group team and it is important that we find the right candidate to fill this role. We have a great work environment and a great team and we are looking for someone who is positive, outgoing and a team player, who will complement the atmosphere we have created. VS Group offers a number of benefits to its employees, such as opportunities for profit sharing, bonuses, health benefits, flexibility, travel, professional development and opportunity to grow.

If you believe you have the skills, knowledge and desire we are looking for, please apply online. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.