M-D Canada, a sector of the esteemed century-old establishment, M-D Building Products, stands as a paramount provider of an extensive array of Floor Covering & Building Accessories within the field. Our merchandise holds a dominant stance in various sectors including Flooring Accessories, PROVA Ceramic and Stone Tile Installation Accessories, Weatherization, Screen, Caulks, Sealants, and Digital Levels.
With a steadfast dedication, M-D Canada adeptly navigates both commercial and retail distribution channels, finely tuning product accessibility, tailoring to a wide spectrum of customer requisites, and optimizing the outreach of our offerings. We take immense pride in our capacity to render exceptional customer service while fostering an environment of positivity. As an embodiment of our unwavering commitment to "Customer Delight," we are actively in pursuit of an adept Events and Marketing Specialist (EMS) to enrich our team.
We are currently seeking an Events and Marketing Specialist who possesses exceptional communication skills and excels in collaborating seamlessly with both internal teams and external vendors. Your extensive expertise in trade show and event logistics will be instrumental in ensuring flawless execution, while your solid grasp of event strategy and marketing will make you a key contributor to our cross-functional success. The position offers a hybrid work environment, with 2 days of remote work from a home office and the remaining days in our offices located in Milton, Ontario.
Trade Show Management – In-Person & Virtual
1. Collaborated across Marketing, Sales, Sampling, Customer Service, and Warehouse teams for flawless pre-event, onsite, and post-event execution.
2. Employed advanced MS Office skills to meticulously manage and update the annual trade show calendar.
3. Showcased meticulous attention to detail while tracking contracts, sponsorships, and event timelines.
4. Ensured seamless event delivery from setup to teardown, managing timelines and unforeseen changes.
5. Generated insightful post-event reports on attendance, engagement, and ROI to enhance future strategies.
6. Showcased organizational finesse to craft a cohesive and impactful brand image at trade shows.
Projects and Vendor Coordination
1. Exhibit outstanding time management prowess by deftly overseeing numerous projects and meeting crucial deadlines.
2. Utilize extensive expertise in effectively managing a diverse range of vendors, encompassing tasks such as procuring promotional items, overseeing printing, and coordinating tradeshow services.
a) Under the guidance of the Product Marketing Manager, ensure a consistent stock of promotional items, merchandise, and apparel for customer giveaways.
3. Play a pivotal role in maintaining seamless operations by nurturing positive relationships with vendors.
Forging Strategic Alliances and Mastering Logistics
1. Establish strategic partnerships with the Sales team to shape trade show objectives and requirements.
2. Collaborate with the design team to develop visually appealing event collateral (i.e., booth graphics, digital banners, sell sheets, show promo flyers, etc.) ensuring consistency with the brand's visual identity under the direction of the Product Marketing Manager
3. Manage logistical aspects of trade shows, including ordering, packing, and shipping show materials, hotel bookings, booth staging/creative placement, booth setup, and tear-down, ensuring a seamless experience.
4. Collaborate with service providers to secure essential booth elements and elevate attendee engagement.
Orchestrating In-House and Remote Events
1. Showcase exceptional organizational skills in managing, promoting, and executing all in-house and customer-hosted Product Training Workshops/Special Events.
2. Foster collaboration across Marketing, Sales, Sampling, Customer Service, Technical, and Warehouse teams to maintain the Training Center Facility and optimize event registrations through marketing campaigns.
3. Work closely with the Digital Marketing team to seamlessly integrate event registration processes using Salesforce.
4. Create engaging educational experiences that enhance participant knowledge and brand affinity.
Marketing Team Support
1. Display an unwavering commitment to precision while offering crucial assistance for National Sales Meetings, corporate events, and the requirements of the Marketing Department.
2. Apply your expertise to design-oriented tasks, including the creation of refined PowerPoint presentations, and collaborate with graphic designers on design directives.
3. Guarantee the highest level of data integrity by means of thorough validation. This role assumes a pivotal responsibility in upholding the dependability and confidentiality of our organization's information assets.
4. Perform comprehensive market analyses and product evaluations to furnish valuable insights that steer informed decision-making and strategic mapping for the expansion of the organization.
5. Manage the processing of invoices and purchase orders pertinent to Sales and Marketing functions.
Embracing Versatility and Contributing to Vibrant Success
1. Display a willingness to travel as a reflection of your commitment to event success.
2. Act as a valuable team player, readily embracing diverse responsibilities assigned by your manager.
3. Make substantial contributions to the dynamic success of events and marketing initiatives.
4. Play a pivotal role in creating a vibrant and impactful environment that fosters excellence and collaboration.
1. Time Management and Prioritization: Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to deadlines and maintaining high-quality work.
2. Relationship Building and Collaboration: Skill in nurturing positive relationships with vendors, collaborating across various teams, and forging strategic partnerships with sales and design teams.
3. Attention to Detail: Meticulous attention to detail in tasks such as tracking contracts, managing event timelines, and ensuring data integrity in validation processes.
4. Adaptability and Versatility: Willingness to embrace versatility, travel, and diverse responsibilities, contributing effectively to different aspects of events and marketing initiatives.
5. Leadership and Initiative: Taking ownership of responsibilities, playing a pivotal role in maintaining seamless operations, and contributing to the dynamic success of events and marketing efforts.
1. Event Management and Logistics: Proficiently coordinate internal teams and external vendors for flawless event execution, from meticulous planning to seamless setup and teardown, while generating insightful post-event reports for strategic improvement.
2. Project and Vendor Coordination: Skillfully manage diverse projects, meet deadlines, and foster positive vendor relationships, ensuring consistent stock of promotional items, merchandise, and seamless operations across tasks.
3. Strategic Alliances and Logistics Mastery: Build strategic partnerships with Sales, collaborate on visually appealing event collateral, and oversee logistical details to enhance attendee engagement and contribute to event success.
4. Event Planning and Execution: Organize, promote, and execute in-house and remote events, collaborating cross-functionally to optimize registrations, integrate processes, and create engaging educational experiences.
5. Marketing Team Support: Assist in various tasks including Sales Meetings, corporate events, design-oriented responsibilities, data integrity maintenance, market analyses, and efficient processing of invoices and purchase orders, contributing to the organization's growth and excellence.
1. A degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Event Management, or a related field provides a strong foundational understanding of the principles and practices relevant to the role.
2. Three (3) plus years of proven experience in planning, coordinating, and executing trade show events, as well as other corporate events, showcases the candidate's ability to manage logistics, deadlines, and diverse stakeholders effectively.
3. Previous experience in managing vendor relationships, including negotiation, procurement, and services coordination, is crucial for maintaining smooth operations and successful event execution.
$55,000 - $60,000 Annually
As an Events and Marketing Specialist. This pivotal role involves orchestrating trade shows, managing projects, and collaborating across teams. With a focus on flawless execution and brand impact, the specialist navigates logistics, engages vendors, and ensures successful events. The position, based in Milton, Ontario, offers a hybrid work environment. Qualifications encompass a relevant degree, demonstrated event planning, vendor management, and effective collaboration. The specialist's adaptability, meticulousness, and project management proficiency drive the company's triumphs.
Job Types: Permanent, Full-time
Pay: $55,000.00-$60,000.00 per year
- Casual dress
- Company events
- Dental care
- Extended health care
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- RRSP match
- Vision care
- Work from home
Flexible Language Requirement:
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Milton, ON L9T 2X7: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
- Do you possess experience in managing vendor relationships, including negotiations, procurement for successful event execution? Please answer Yes or No
- Do you possess a minimum of three years experience in planning trade shows and corporate events? Please answer Yes or No
- Bachelor's Degree (preferred)
- Marketing: 3 years (required)
- Organizing Trade Show: 3 years (required)
Work Location: In person