National Marketing Manager

Lincoln Electric Company of Canada LP - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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WANTED! One Awesome National Marketing Manager

Who Are We? Lincoln Electric - The Welding Experts® It's more than a slogan, it's a reference to the knowledge we've gained in over 120 years as the global leader in the welding industry. Those 120 years have taught us to think locally, act globally and continually reinvent ourselves through R&D and innovation. We now have 63 manufacturing locations in 23 countries and a worldwide network covering more than 160 countries. Our technologies are everywhere – from buildings bridges, cars and ships to pipelines and wind powers all around the world.

Innovation, quality and integrity are what motivate us to be where we are: #1 in the welding industry. We believe in growth but more importantly, we believe in our people and the passion they share with us every day. We provide opportunities for our team to grow and develop. We strive to be fair and transparent with our team members. At Lincoln, you will not see a special parking spot for the President however you will find open doors to speak to any of our Leaders.

As part of a continuing legacy, working at Lincoln Electric Canada will give you the opportunity to contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to world challenges.

Summary of Your Impactful Contribution:

  • To report directly to the Vice President, Sales and Marketing on an on-going basis and communicate all relevant matters pertaining to the business unit within the company.
  • Establish and maintain the Lincoln Electric brand name as the pre-eminent name for welding, cutting and robotics in Canada through the following mediums:

-Canadian marketing department is responsible for the maintenance and advancement of the website associated with Lincoln Electric Canada

-Digital Marketing- Lead digital marketing initiatives to promote Lincoln Electric products to end users in Canada, and coordinate with Lincoln Electric marketing staff worldwide to promote Canadian made products around the world

-These methods include but are not limited to: Digital ads, Google AdWords, promotion pages, social media updates

-Manage Lincoln Electric's relationship with social media influencers in Canada

  • Trade Publications- to choose the most effective publications to maximize brand awareness in the most cost effective way, and to monitor the results of ad campaigns with the chosen publications
  • Publication of technical articles- to write, research and facilitate the creation and placement of technical articles and interviews in industry magazines
  • Tradeshows- manage Lincoln Electric's participation in tradeshows in Canada, measure their effectiveness
  • Distributor Showroom- be responsible for the implementation and distribution of distributor showroom programs, including display stands, new product launches, promotions, Money Matters and End User Rebates, Lincoln Performance Rewards
  • Supervise and participate in the creation of all advertising materials to assure their effectiveness and adherence to established brand strategies
  • Support the VP Sales and Marketing in Quarterly Business Reviews with Canadian Corporate Distributors
  • Support National, District and Internal Departments in the following areas:

-Establish sales promotion programs; communicate these programs to our Sales, Manufacturing and Customer Fulfillment Departments, as well as, to our Distribution Network ( sales management, salespeople, purchasing and warehousing), and ultimately the End User. The Marketing Department accomplishes this through the creation of sales flyers and sales contests; advertising and press release materials for national and regional trade publications, and special events

-Formulate and maintain financial reports on the outcome of the promotions

-Monitor the effectiveness of all advertising venues to judge their overall value, and pass along all resulting sales leads to the sales department

-Provide creative and logistical support for all sales meetings and training on a regional or national level, and District Sales Office initiatives

  • Support the Canadian Manufacturing Departments, including the Aluminum, Automation, and Retail Divisions in the following areas:

-Provide graphics support for new packaging for the Aluminum, Automation, and Retail Divisions.

-Provide market feedback regarding our products, and those of our competitors to help establish competitive pricing

  • Maintain contact with the Marketing Department in Cleveland, utilizing their resources and maintaining continuity in our programs here in Canada. The National Marketing Manager is responsible for guiding and directing the Senior Graphic Designer, Marketing Assistant, and approved outside contractors. This includes establishing design objectives and styles that are to be used for all projects undertaken by this group.

Who Are We Looking For?

  • University Degree in Marketing ( 3-4 year program)
  • 5+ years of experience in marketing
  • Strong knowledge of the Graphics Software ( QuarkXPress, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop)
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint

REWARD!

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package including an Attractive Pension Plan

If you are ready to start a new pursuit in the stimulating world of marketing please apply by clicking the “Apply Now” button!

Lincoln Electric Company of Canada is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, ancestry, colour, race, citizenship, ethnic origin, place of origin, creed, disability, family status, marital status, gender identity, gender expression, record of offences, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation or any other Prohibited Ground. Lincoln Electric Company of Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

By applying to this position you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit. We appreciate your consideration for this once in a lifetime opportunity, however only chosen applicants will be contacted.

If shortlisted, you may receive a response from our HR Team and/or receive an online invitation via Venterview to complete a short video interview with us. However, please feel free to send us an email at hrcanada @lincolnelectric.com in case you require any specific accommodation or have any concerns over the process

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Marketing: 3 years (Preferred)