• Regional Marketing Assistant (1-year term)

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    At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.


    Join the momentum. We are seeking a Regional Marketing Assistant for our Vancouver Island and Northern BC region. This position will be based in Nanaimo but occasional travel to other offices will be required. This posting is to fill an approximately one-year maternity leave position with the possibility of extending into a permanent role.


    MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Positioning the firm for success, our Marketing team supports the growth, business-generating efforts and goals of MNP. We develop and deliver creative and strategic programs that translate the firm’s objectives into market-appropriate media, messages and methodologies. We build and protect our brand in new and existing markets, as well as create and sustain market advantage in all service line, industry and specialty groups.



    Performance Expectations

    • Assist the marketing team with the coordination, tactical execution, tracking and day-to-day administration of marketing strategies and initiatives that make up the annual marketing plans
    • Support the Regional Marketing Manager and the region in all areas of marketing including events, sponsorships, advertising, direct marketing, print materials, publicity, digital marketing, social media and business development programs
    • Perform administrative duties specific to the marketing department such as updating and maintaining databases, client lists and preparing materials for distribution to clients
    • Assist with the coordination of client, referral and community initiatives, as well as internal marketing-related projects and events
    • Produce and format documents such as proposals, presentations, project briefs, correspondence and reports
    • Assist with the development of annual marketing plans for the region (including gathering and compiling market research that supports the development of the plans)
    • Assist with tracking marketing expenditures and reporting on the performance of marketing activities and campaigns
    • Maintain marketing materials including brochures, promotional items and tradeshow equipment
    • Conduct other projects and ad-hoc activities as directed by the Regional Marketing Manager
    • Provide incremental administrative support to the regional management team as needed including maintaining schedules, calendars and meeting coordination



    • Successful completion of a post-secondary degree or diploma in Marketing, Communications, Business, Project Management, English, Journalism or related discipline
    • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a marketing capacity and a demonstrated understanding of the marketing process and project coordination is preferred
    • Experience in a professional business environment is preferred
    • Strong oral and written communication skills are essential
    • Strong computer literacy including proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • A valid driver’s license is necessary as travel will be required


    Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
    • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
    • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
    • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
    • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
    • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
    • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
    • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team


    MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our total rewards package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.


    MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.


    Applications are due by 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 7, 2018. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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