Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo

  • Marketing & Advertising Coordinator - Leave Coverage

    Job Location CA-AB-Fort McMurray
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2018/10/2 11:54 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview


    The Marketing Coordinator plays an integral role as a key member of a dynamic and progressive Marketing Team at the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC). This brand champion is passionate and excited about branding, design and technology and stays on top of current trends. Specializing in creating compelling multi-channel content plans, this contributor applies creative methods to communicate concepts, ideas & solutions bringing RRC brands to life through the execution of sport, entertainment & recreation related marketing programs.


    Position Type: 1 Temporary Full time Position Available

    **Please note this is a leave coverage position**

    Anticipated Start Date: October 20, 2018
    Posted: October 2, 2018

    Closing Date: Open Until Filled





    • Work collaboratively to develop marketing strategies that promote the RRC’s strategic priorities, vision & mission
    • Handle tasks related to communication, digital media, data management, event coordination, project management, & sales
    • Translate marketing strategies into creative direction for digital & print media content
    • Collaborate with internal clients; act a point person on campaigns
    • Assist with the development of strategies based on consumer insights
    • Support advertising sales and perform administrative functions
    • Proactively ensure brand standards are adhered to
    • Contribute to strategies that accelerate growth of the RRC social media program
    • Assist with the email marketing program
    • Manage a CMS & advertising systems
    • Ensure content creation, production & execution timelines are met
    • Monitor progress of projects & provide continuous communication to the Senior Manager, Marketing & Sponsorship regarding on-going project status updates
    • Interact with web developers, graphic designers, photographers, vendors & suppliers to complete collateral projects
    • Other relevant duties as required




    • A background in marketing and communication developed through a combination of education & experience
    • Completion of a degree or diploma in a related field


    Essential Skills & Experience:

    • Demonstrated ability to drive for product leadership with an entrepreneurial style
    • Clear communicator with exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
    • Motivated by deadlines & skilled with bringing projects to successful completion
    • Works independently as well as collaboratively while taking direction from others
    • Employs best practices & values that govern work in marketing, sales and creative services
    • Maintains a portfolio showcasing outstanding creative thinking


    Desirable Skills & Experience:

    • Experience in entertainment &/or recreation industry
    • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
    • Photography skills
    • Experience with Google & Facebook digital ad networks
    • Working knowledge of Content Management Systems




    • This is a full time position with a flexible 40 hour work week (evening & weekend work is required for events)
    • Most of the work is performed in an office environment requiring use of standard office equipment. Occasional lifting up to 50lbs may be required
    • This position may require travel between our various facilities within the Wood Buffalo Region




    This position reports to the Senior Manager, Marketing & Sponsorship



    All employees are responsible & accountable for Regional Recreation Corporation’s health & safety policy. All employees at every level should be familiar with the requirements of the Alberta Occupational Health & Safety legislation as it relates to their work processes.


    The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies & to act as a role model in the adherence to policies.  These statements are intended to describe the general nature & level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties & skills required of this job.  



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