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Red River Mutual

Marketing Assistant

Marketing – Altona/Winnipeg, Manitoba
Department Marketing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

LOCATION: Altona or Winnipeg, MB
SCHEDULE: Full-time
REPORTS TO: VP of Strategy & Business Development
DIRECT REPORTS: N/A

COMPANY PROFILE:

Red River Mutual is a progressive insurance company with a focus on our customers and employees. We believe everyone has a right to feel safe and protected, and to know that someone is looking out for them.  So we treat our employees like family members – we’ll be honest with them, support them, offer a listening ear, admit when we’re wrong and be a positive force in their lives and in our communities.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Marketing Assistant will work in collaboration with the Marketing & Business Development departments. This position is responsible for organizing successful events from conception through to completion. The ideal candidate will also support the day to day administration and operations of both departments to drive open dialogue and partnership between initiatives that align with our corporate goals.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:

 Administrative

  • Undertake daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the Marketing and Business Development department’s activities.
  • Assist with the distribution of marketing and promotional materials including overseeing the administration of corporate merchandise.
  • Preparing, formatting and editing a range of documents.
  • Compose and post online content on the company’s website and social media accounts.
  • Represent the Marketing team on social committee and assist with internal event planning. Communicate directly with customers and encourage trusting relationships.

Event Planning:

  • Plan and coordinate all external Company events within designated time frames and budgets.
  • Liase and build positive rapport with third party vendors utilized for Company events.
  • Organize facilities and manage all event’s details such as décor, catering, entertainment, transportation, venue/location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing department to promote and publicize the events.
  • Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day.
  • Identify event opportunities, gather feedback and propose new ideas to improve event quality.

 

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS:

  • Proven experience as an event planner or organizer
  • Portfolio of previously managed events (weddings, meetings, parties, corporate events) is preferred
  • Post Secondary education in Event Management, Marketing or related field.
  • Valid class 5 driver’s licence.
  • Excellent organization, prioritization and time management skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation.
  • Able to work both independently and as a team.
  • Work well and collaborate with internal teams.
  • Advanced computer and office tool skills; Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, PPT skills preferred.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Strong planning, critical thinking and execution abilities.
  • Problem solving and a take charge approach.

Red River Mutual offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Interested applicants should apply online at: https://www.redrivermutual.com/careers/current-opportunities/

 

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  • Location
    Altona/Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Department
    Marketing
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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