IKO Industries Ltd. is a market leader in the manufacturing of roofing and building materials. IKO is a Canadian owned and operated business with production facilities worldwide and has many years of unparalleled success in the roofing materials industry. Quality, integrity, and trustworthiness are the values that underlie this success, and we have built this company by hiring people who hold these values. People like you!
As a member of the IKO North American Marketing Services team, the Marketing Services Manager is responsible for program management and execution of all marketing work related material. (BU)
Essential Job Functions
Act as primary internal point of contact for all marketing work for their assigned business unit.
Work at the direction of the Marketing Services Director to identify BU goals, conduct discovery and cull out insights to assist with developing strategy and budget for their BU, to ladder up to the overall IKO marketing plan.
Recommend ongoing marketing channel tactics that meet strategic marketing goals for their BU, including but not limited to, tradeshows, advertising, public relations, social media, events, direct mail and sales literature.
Oversee and manage execution of entire marketing plan, including development and management of project schedules, resources, vendors and budget.
Coordinate work with Creative Services department and print production vendors, including development of briefs, timelines, status sheets and other project documents.
Oversee content development to ensure consistency of key messages pertaining to their BU.
Act as internal ?traffic? liaison, utilizing internal project management systems (InMotion) and department SOPs to ensure projects stay on time and on budget.
Manage inventory and fulfillment of all printed materials developed for their BU (outsourced to third-party vendors), as well as maintain print and electronic libraries of all produced marketing materials.
Partner with other business unit managers within the greater IKO marketing organization for collaboration and planning.
Understand, implement and enforce corporate brand guidelines.
Research and communicate BU success stories, projects, products and innovations.
Evaluate program performance and recommend optimizations against strategic plans.
Manage coordination, execution and follow-up analysis of related customer events and trade shows.
Manage relationships with internal teams and external agencies and suppliers. Oversee delivery, service and channel feedback as required.
Ability to deal effectively with people at all levels of the organization
Ability to work under time constraints and adapt to change
Strong attention to detail and project management skills
Organizational skills and project management experience
Self-driven to achieve goals independently as well as work well in groups
Ability and flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities
Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and networking skills
Strong team building skills including cross-cultural abilities
Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Leadership and Influence
Work is generally performed in an office environment.
Ability to lift up to 75lbs on occasion
Up to 25%
Between Canada and the US
BA in Communications/Marketing, Journalism, English or related focus preferred
5+ years successfully performing the planning, directing, executing of communications to internal and external stakeholders
Ability to direct in-house and agency resources via established production tools and processes to achieve strategic objectives (creative briefs, workflow software, work in progress meetings, etc.)
Proven communications skills with a demonstrated ability to research, analyze, plan and execute in the areas of: message development, copy development, employee communications, customer communications, meetings management, and communications effectiveness measurement
Excellent written and oral communication skills; Strong writing skills, able to adapt for the medium and the audience (e.g. writing for social, the web, brochures, etc.).
Project Management Skills
Ability to plan strategically
Strong oral and written communication skills
Must be authorized to work in the Canada
Benefits of Employment: IKO recognizes that its success is due to the strength of its employees. A primary goal of IKO is to promote individual employee's sense of accomplishment and contribution so that employees enjoy their association with IKO. The Company invests in its employees so that they are the most knowledgeable in the industry, and undertakes great efforts to nurture loyalty to, and teamwork at, IKO. We are pleased to offer competitive compensation, health care, a progressive and challenging workplace and a commitment to teamwork and integrity.
Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment: IKO Industries Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. IKO Industries Ltd. encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.