|Job Ref:||5038551b||Employer:||Direct Solutions - Canada||Country:||Canada||County/State:||Ontario||City:||Mississauga||Address:||Post Date:||11/10/2016 08:48|
We are looking to hire an entry level Promotional Assistant to join our promotions team!
As a leader in experiential marketing & client acquisitions, we specialize in creating and implementing customized marketing strategies for a large portfolio of clients. By using a personalized approach to brand recognition, we are able to connect brands directly with consumers through merchandising, sales, direct advertising, sampling, promotions, lead generation and special events within local markets and businesses including major retail locations across the globe!
In this entry level role, the Promotional Assistant will use their upbeat personality and extraordinary ability to capture an audience to create excitement with target demographics during promotional events and throughout the duration of promotional campaigns in a variety of settings. The entry level Promotional Assistant will also assist the promotions team with executing any administrative, advertising, marketing and/or sales tasks required.
Develop, setup and publish advertising used to create brand awareness and generate increased attendance during each promotionSet up promotional displays and visual merchandising required at each promotional event to create excitement of featured client brands as well as their products and/or servicesPromote consumer excitement and brand connections through consumer interaction and product/service demonstrations and explanationsBuild product & brand knowledge of each featured brand/product/service being promoted at each event. Educate new employees of product/service benefits, costing, details, NA supplies and inventoryBasic salesMaintain relationships with retail partners, marketing/advertising clients and stakeholders
The ideal candidate will successfully progress from this entry level Promotional Assistant opening into an advanced management training program designed to prepare team members for a management role in one of the many aspects of promotional & experimental marketing including but not limited to:
Brand marketingAdvertisingClient relationsSalesPublic RelationsMerchandisingSales PromotionClient AcquisitionAdvertising & Sales Account ManagementRequirements:
1-2 years of experience in a sales promotion, marketing, advertising or any retail related setting is an asset. Internship experience and previous entry level experience will as be considered as working NA written & verbal communication skillsExcellent organization and planning skillsSelf-motivated and results drivenAbility to work some nights and weekends for events and promotionsExcellent time management skills and ability to adhere to a scheduleEnthusiastic about providing best possible customer service for clients and consumersPositive attitude & eagerness to learn
If you can't wait to become an enthusiastic sales promotions professional and are ready to create and promote product, service & brand hysteria on a daily basis our client would love to hear from you!Must be able to provide social security or a work permit - we are not currently offering sponsorships.