Job Posting: Field Marketing Manager, popchips, Toronto and Vancouver (2 positions)


Title: Field Marketing Manager
Location: Vancouver, B.C. and Toronto, ON (two positions available).

Description
Popchips is looking for two passionate marketing, promotional and event professionals to join its team as field marketing managers for both the Vancouver and Toronto areas.   


This person will drive marketing and support sales initiatives within the greater Vancouver/Toronto areas. The ideal candidate will have a vast social network, and knowledge of major retailers, promotional opportunities and events throughout the region.

Company Background
Popchips is an all-natural line of snacks that launched in May 2007, and is well on its way to becoming something special. The company makes a delicious, healthier line of chips, sold in the many leading national and regional retailers, including Whole Foods, Safeway, Target, Costco and Jamba Juice. Media and bloggers are continuing to take notice, and popchips is gaining acclaim (and awards) for its innovative line of great tasting chips (www.popchips.com/press).

Key Marketing Responsibilities Include:
  • Help identify, develop, manage and support regional events, partnership initiatives and other marketing opportunities to help bring the popchips brand to life, and to drive trial and sales.
  • Leverage and build candidates’ social networks to execute and support influencer marketing initiatives, including seeding key celebrities, tastemakers and other local VIPs, through delivery of product and/or other marketing opportunities.
  • Execute in-store marketing and merchandising opportunities on a store-by-store basis, including demos and store promotions, and co-ordinate execution of marketing programs in all key accounts.
  • Track local expenditures to ensure p&l compliance on an ongoing basis and allocate funding as needed to meet marketing budget and sales goals.
Key sales responsibilities include:
  • Work closely with distributors to assist sales force in building existing and new accounts.
  • Maintain a high level of interaction with key trade customers to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Conduct store audits (with distributor management when possible) to ensure merchandising standards are adhered to and promotional programming is being executed. Report findings to distributor management.
  • Complete weekly sales and marketing reports, detailing active and pending sales, and marketing opportunities. Develop a tracking mechanism to ensure execution against all promotional programs.
Summary of experience/qualifications
  • At least three years of experience in marketing, events, and promotions, with demonstrated success and extensive contacts within the greater Vancouver/Toronto markets, along with sales experience in the food and beverage industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written/oral communication and presentation skills, including full competence with the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Powerpoint, Word and Outlook).
  • Efficient, productive individual with enthusiasm for rapidly scaling a steep learning curve.
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or equivalent work experience.
  • A sense of humour, a passion for working hard toward a common goal, a sense of excitement about building a brand, and, of course, a love for snacking.
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Job Posting: Homesav.com

One of our newest clients is Homesav.com,  a rapidly expanding, e-commerce flash sale website. Homesav provides members-only access to designer home products and services at highly discounted prices.

It’s really awesome.
They are looking for a smart and dynamic social media addict for a Social Media Associate position.
We pass this amazing opportunity onto you. Only serious (and qualified) applicants should apply. Good luck!

THE POSITION


The Social Media Associate will be instrumental in assisting senior management drive innovation in social media and keep Homesav at the forefront of the social media space.

The Homesav team is tasked with entrepreneurial expectations, such as rapid expansion, providing a dynamic vision and offering the unexpected as we advance the Homesav mantra of making individuals houses into their homes. Check us out by joining at Homesav.com.

Responsibilities 


• Drive social media efforts and increase brand engagement.
• Creatively utilize Facebook and Twitter and other social media tools to facilitate organic membership growth and awareness of the company.
• Administer Facebook and Twitter campaigns, manage tab features/functionality, and create/monitor Wall posts.
• Partner with internal and external experts to create, produce, and distribute engaging and immersive content for our members on a regular basis (internal content, user-generated, etc.).
• Perform required basic programming and digital picture editing to support your efforts.
• Work directly with founders and senior management on the implementation and administration of social media support strategies and in implementation of the companies international social media expansion strategy.
•Own social media effort & brand engagement.
• Establish and maintain reporting across social channels to understand ROI and growth opportunities.

Qualifications 


• The Social Media Associate should have hands on experience in a wide array of social media channels be well-versed in social media vocabulary, tools, processes, analytics, emerging trends and best practices.
• 2+ years of online marketing experience.
• Bachelor’s degree not required but a plus.
• Verifiable track record of social media campaign development & performance analysis.
• Experienced in social media monitoring tools, and versed on industry trends and innovations.
• Expertise with sourcing and managing content development and publishing.
• Functional knowledge of HTML/CSS/FBML (administration of FB pages), Adobe CS.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Experience managing projects (manage timelines, deliverables, etc.).
• Excellent vendor and partner management skills.
• Must possess creativity and demonstrate self immersion in social media.


Job Posting: Are you the Shopgirl we’re looking for?

Shopgirls Gallery Boutique is hiring!
Shopgirls is a creative retail space featuring all Canadian artists and designers, located in the heart of Parkdale. And, well, they rock!
This fashion-forward boutique is looking for friendly, energetic, creative, beauty-loving, team-playing, flexible holiday staff to start ASAP. 
If this sounds like you, send proof to Shopgirls owner Michelle Germain at info@shopgirls.ca, and she will get back to you with more details about the position.
  
Shopgirls Gallery Boutique
1342 Queen Street West, Toronto
416.534.7467

Job Posting: Fashion Consultant

If you’re looking for a career change, want to get into the fashion industry or love helping people buy great wardrobes, this posting just might be for you.

Retail Sales – Ladies Fashion Sales Consultant – flexible hours 

Better Styled is a Toronto-based fashion consultant company, catering to corporate businesswomen.  Service and style are paramount and at Better Styled, you’ll enjoy the chance to combine your retail experience, body/fit knowledge and classic style with confidence in a setting and a company whose elevated standards reflect your own distinguishing good taste.   
Job Activities:
          Client contact and appointment booking
          Product presentation to client, determine the product that best suits the client 
          Client checkout, POS entry and payment processing
          Sales calls to potential clients, attendance at networking events, etc. to help build client base 
          Participate in product knowledge seminars
          Participate in season ending brainstorming sessions to evaluate the season
Qualifications:
          Ladies’ fashion and/or sales background
          Image-conscious individual with a sense of style
          Organized, focused and results-oriented
          Good listener with superior deductive skills
          Understands customer service concepts
          Self-starter, able to manage their own time
          Outgoing personality and positive thinker
          Post-secondary education – college or university
Compensation will be negotiated individually, depending on applicants’ experience, qualifications and previous employment history.
How to Apply:
Please send resumes directly to erin@betterstyled.com or fax to 416-485-5101.
We appreciate all expressions of interest, however as a practical matter we will contact only those select candidates whose backgrounds best match our requirements. All resumes are retained and treated confidentially for consideration against future opportunities.