Marketing Manager, International

Marketing Manager, International

Position: 18 Month Contract (Strong potential for extension, depending on the growth of division)
Location: Head Office in Chilliwack, BC (However, if you are based in the Vancouver area, there is the flexibility for this role to work remotely and work from the Chilliwack Head Office 1-2 days a week)
*This position is best suited for someone who lives in the Fraser Valley or Metro Vancouver, British Columbia.
Compensation: $68,000 – $90,000 Base (Depending on experience) + 20% Bonus + Benefits

Our client is a rapidly growing, premium pet food company and the people who work there are fun, outgoing, active, and love pets even if some don’t have them. They are currently seeking a Marketing Manager, International to join their fun-loving team!

The Role:

  • Develop, lead and oversee the effective execution of our client’s annual International marketing strategy and plan
    • Gaining an in-depth understanding of existing and potential international markets through market research and market visits
    • Monitor internal and external trends to identify existing and potential opportunities for growth and revenue generation
    • Oversee strategy and execution of digital marketing plans in select strategic regions
    • Represent the voice of international consumers in new product innovations and marketing campaigns
  • Collaborate with international distributors and the internal export team
    • Act as a key conduit between International sales, distributors and marketing
    • Drive increased brand recognition and penetration for our client and their international distributors
  • Support sales effectiveness
    • Develop launch strategies for new products into International markets
    • Ensuring our client’s brand is professionally and consistently managed in International channels
    • Act as a key marketing support for the International division and our client’s distribution partners
  • Personnel management
    • Supervise and support the staff of the International marketing team

Required Qualifications:

1. Must Haves:

  • 5+ years’ experience in progressive marketing roles; with experience in international marketing, people management coupled with a post-secondary degree/diploma
  • Ability to build relationships with international distribution partners
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • A proven track record in of being a recognized leader and expert in marketing principles and practices; with the ability to develop, lead and execute strategic marketing plans.
  • Ability to travel internationally: 10% (3-4 weeks throughout the year to meet with distributors)
  • Ability to be at the Chilliwack Head Office 1-2 days per week

2. Desirables:

  • Second language skills are an asset
  • Experience managing, directing and leading employees is an asset
  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in international business, marketing, communications or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • A can-do attitude
  • Motivated self-starter, ability to juggle priorities
  • Highly analytical with excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Exemplary time management skills and an ability to work well in a self-directed, independent environment

Summit Search Group has recruited for this company for many years and whoever gets this role will be ecstatic about their new career and direction. This is going to be a great role for the right person!

To apply, please email your resume to Wynne To at wynne.to@summitsearchgroup.com. Please note that only those candidates who meet the criteria will be contacted.

Job ID

WT150

City

Chilliwack, BC

Remuneration

$68,000 – $90,000 Base (Depending on experience) + 20% Bonus + Benefits

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Marketing Manager, International

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