In your role as the Supervisor, Marketing & Advertising Operations, at The North West Company (NWC), you will take ownership of our advertising campaigns and manage the planning, trafficking and reporting process to ensure outstanding results. If you excel at being part of an innovative and fast-paced team focused on new and emerging ideas to improve marketing and advertising; then you are the right fit to join our team in Winnipeg.
Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.
NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out northwest.ca for more information.
•Understand the complexities of NWC pricing methods;
•Manage and understand the promotional inputs into Power HQ/ AS400 and promotional planning software or templates;
•Provide data updates to Information Services or Pricing departments;
•Manage the creations of product traits and promotion information in Retek for promotional processing;
•Cross-train the Promotional Coordinators to ensure coverage at all times;
•Assist in all promotional planning meetings and monitor the program plans and milestones;
•Improve the accuracy of the flyer processing to reduce errors or changes;
•Monitor the process of collecting pricing from stores and category teams;
•Ensure submissions from the category teams will achieve financial targets or content requirements for promotions;
•Measure and report on promotions and improve performance metrics;
•Update the Marketing and Event Calendar to ensure it reflects changes made throughout the year;
•Collect competitive flyer information for the category teams;
•Troubleshoot flyer delivery in cooperation with supply chain or printer when needed; and
•Plan and schedule the tradeshow bookings and compile store bookings, to provide rebate information to Finance.
Desired Skills & Experience:
•Minimum 2-3 years’ related retail & marketing experience;
•Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in managing a team;
•Post-secondary education with a Bachelor of Commerce specializing in Marketing, or a combination of education and training in a related field;
•Proven organizational, planning, and prioritizing skills;
•Ability to manage multiple projects, tasks, and assignments while adhering to very strict timelines;
•Work exceptionally well independently and able to foster collaboration across a diverse team;
•Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills;
•Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office;
•Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills with strong attention to detail;
•Must possess strong customer service skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships within the organization; and
•Must work well in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization.
Location: Gibraltar House, 77 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Reports to: Marketing Manager