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JOB – Marketing Assistant, Danica

Danica is an industry leader and established designer and wholesaler of quality home textiles and housewares. We’re seeking a full time Marketing Assistant to join our team in driving sales growth, brand awareness and customer engagement through a variety of marketing initiatives. Centrally located in Vancouver’s East Side, Danica offers a design-centric collaborative environment where you’ll be working with our Creative Team to support our marketing efforts. This position reports to our Marketing Supervisor.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and improve our wholesale e-commerce site.
  • Create email marketing.
  • Maintain, grow, and segment our customer database.
  • Maintain our online image gallery and catalog gallery.
  • Create social media content.
  • Coordinate catalog mailings.
  • Create press releases.
  • Help measure success through marketing analytics.
  • Provide assistance to our graphic design team as needed.

Skills

  • Knowledge of marketing principles and experience with marketing techniques.
  • Familiarity with email marketing software such as MailChimp.
  • Familiarity with e-commerce platforms.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • Proficiency in Excel.
  • Superb communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Willingness to collaborate in a team environment.
  • Ability to analyze and manipulate sales data and customer lists for market segmentation.
  • Understanding of social media platforms and how to apply them to marketing principles.
  • Analytical skills and familiarity with Google analytics.
  • An eye for detail and appreciation of branding consistency.
  • Superior organizational skills.
  • A willingness to learn new technologies and platforms.

Education/Experience

  • Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma, ideally with a focus in marketing.
  • Experience working within a team of creative people.

That extra something special

  • Genuine interest and enthusiasm for design, decorating, cooking and entertaining.
  • Photography skills.

Application

To apply, please email your PDF resume and cover letter, as well as a PDF portfolio of your marketing and/or graphic design work to design@danicaimports.com

Job posting: http://www.danicaimports.com/marketing-assistant

Website: http://www.danicaimports.com/

JOB – Junior Designer/Marketing Assistant, HaiCo

The Mission of the Haida Enterprise Corporation (HaiCo) is to generate a diverse, functioning and sustainable economy on Haida Gwaii, for the long term well-being of the Haida People and culture. As employees of the HaiCo organization, we are constantly challenging ourselves to find innovative ways to build an enterprise that creates and develops new opportunities for our shareholders, the Haida People and the economy of Haida Gwaii.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Junior Designer/Marketing Assistant contributes to HaiCo’s goals by supporting a broad range or marketing activities. Assist in the development of marketing material including web, social media, collateral and other print items. Provides support to advertising and communication programs designed to promote the products and services of HaiCo’s various business enterprises.

Key Responsibilities

  • Blogging and Content Writing
    • Develop and revise text for online communities including press releases, email newsletters, web articles and video blogs. Engage with consumers and customers to retain their attention over time.
    • Edit copy to correct errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar and syntax. Polish and rewrite copy as necessary to clarify meaning or conform to style guidelines and editorial policies.
  • Social Media
    • Act as a brand representative on online social communities by interacting with customers and fans on various web platforms to foster a sense of community involvement. Duties may include initiating, moderating and monitoring live online conversations; creating or editing online content; sparking discussion on various social networking sites; and reporting usage data.
  • Design
    • Translate complex concepts and information into simplified, compelling visuals that can be used for thought leadership, marketing materials, media outreach, etc.
    • Graphic design of marketing & operational print materials, signage, forms and more
  • Marketing Support
    • Participate in special projects as required
    • Support marketing team with roll-outs and daily activities
    • Assist with event coordination such as trade shows, sampling events etc.
    • Basic website updates and maintenance
    • eMarketing-related data entry, research and asset management
    • Maintain inventory of collateral and marketing supplies
  • Other related duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Requires strong writing skills, creativity, attention to detail, marketing knowledge and the ability to write for various formats. Requires an eye for detail and expert knowledge of grammar and style.
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Intermediate skills in MS Office
  • Strong graphic design skills, including experience preparing files for digital and print application
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
  • Must be an active social media user and experienced account administrator
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and how they can be leveraged in different scenarios, and experience with online monitoring and measurement tools.
  • Possesses good online customer service skills
  • Proficient in photo editing & optimization
  • Able to perform basic website updates, basic html proficiency preferred
  • Photography & video skills would be an asset

Training, Education and Experience

  • Diploma or degree from an accredited graphic design program or a minimum of 2 year’s graphic design experience.
  • Previous experience or education in marketing.
  • Experience in hospitality and tourism would be an asset.

Critical Success Factors

Enjoy working within an entrepreneurial environment that is mission focused, results driven and community oriented.

How to Apply

Deadline for applications is October 7, 2016. Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@haico.ca or apply online at www.haico.ca under careers.

Official Job Description: http://www.haico.ca/media/documents/jobpost/jobposting-sept2016-hjrdesigner.pdf

JOB – Graphic Designer, Form3

HIRING: FULL-TIME ENTRY-LEVEL GRAPHIC DESIGNER

We’re looking for a graphic designer who can support our team in the following ways:

1. Project Work

  • Layouts for presentations of project deliverables (InDesign, Photoshop, possibly 3D renderings)
  • Applied graphics to products – logos, patterns, (Illustrator, Photoshop, possibly 3D renderings)
  • Infographics text/icons for input functions (Illustrator)
  • Product packaging
  • Product Use Instructions (InDesign, Illustrator)

2. Form3 Promotional Assistance

  • Layouts for Form3 promotional presentations and proposals (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • New company website – concept development, execution and management, likely on a CMS. CSS experience and strategic knowledge (marketing, analytics) are not required.

Salary

Dependent on skill level and experience.

How To Apply

Email your resume and portfolio (website link/digital files) to:
Alex Feldman, Partner
alexf@form3.com
604-709-3676, ext. 230

Application Deadline

Open for applications until position has been filled.

Company Background

Form3 is a group of highly trained, dedicated and experienced industrial designers developing products since 1997. Our team includes graduates from ECUAD (Emily Carr), UBC, Carleton University, Royal College of Arts (London, England), Politecnico di Milano (Italy), The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and Tunghai University (China).

We’re proud to have completed a wide variety of projects from different sectors such as Consumer Electronics, Sports and Fitness, Medical and Green Technology. Gaining insights from very different project contexts expands our knowledge base and allows us to cross-pollinate ideas. This appeals to companies and entrepreneurs looking for innovative solutions to challenging problems.

We collaborate as a team on projects and our designers have enjoyed seeing many products successfully make it to production and reach the marketplace. These valuable experiences provide us with the confidence to explore new ideas and resolve the design work with the greatest attention to detail.

Our goal is to continue to improve our ability to generate better, innovative products, with a longer useful life and reduce obsolescence.

Office location: 405 Railway St, Vancouver
www.form3.com

JOBS: Production Coordinator & Graphic Designers

Organika Health Products has 3 job openings:

2 Graphic Design positions
1 Production Coordinator position

Organika Health Products Inc. is a privately held company celebrating 25 years of positively impacting people’s health—and happiness—through our supplements. Once a small Canadian company with a big vision, we now lead globally in clinical research and formula development. We offer over 540 NPN approved health supplements so safe yet effective, naturopathic doctors recommend them. We’re a world-class manufacturer and distributor with our supplements going out to 28 countries. Come celebrate our 25 years of positively impacting people’s health and be part of the team.

Western Canada’s Next Home Stylist

Western Canada’s Next Home Stylist is a search for the next big name in design, entertaining and all things lifestyle. Presented by Urban Barn and Western Living magazine, the winner of Western Canada’s Next Home Stylist will serve as the official spokesperson at this fall’s home and design shows in Calgary, Vancouver and Edmonton, while earning media coverage, important contacts with Western Living and a $1,000 shopping spree at Urban Barn!

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No.3 Road Art Columns Artist Call

2015-2016 Request For Qualifications (RFQ): Small Monuments to Food

The City of Richmond Public Art Program invites artists residing in Greater Vancouver to submit applications to exhibit two-dimensional artwork on three Canada Line Art Columns. This is an excellent opportunity for artists working in two-dimensional media including: photography, painting, drawing, printmaking, illustration, and graphic design. The Art Columns are located at Aberdeen and Lansdowne Canada Line stations on No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC. This exhibition will focus on the influence of food (production, consumption, manufacturing, and natural resources) in the development of Richmond’s cultural, social, and political identity. Six (6) artists will be selected. Terms of reference for the project can be obtained from the PDF copy of the RFQ document downloadable from our artist opportunities page. Read more…

Okanagan Fest-of-Ale: Logo Contest

One logo will be selected by the Society Board of Directors to be used for the ongoing promotion of the annual event. Along with bragging rights, the creator of the chosen logo will receive two (2) complimentary tickets per day to the 20th Annual Fest of Ale and $250 cash. In addition, two (2) complimentary one (1) day tickets to the event will be awarded for the following four (4) years.

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Logo Contest: Not for Profit

One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Canada enhances education for Aboriginal youth by providing students with technological tools designed for creative, innovative, self-empowered learning. To date, OLPC Canada has provided laptops and tablets to more than 6000 Aboriginal children 6-12 years of age in rural, remote and urban communities. The program is currently active within more than 30 Aboriginal educational initiatives located in 9 provinces and 2 territories.

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70th Annual Steveston Salmon Festival – Logo Competition

The Steveston Salmon Festival is fishing for a special logo to celebrate its 70th annual festival in
2015!

In 1944, a group of neighbours came together and organized a July 1st Dominion Day sports day
fair to raise money to build a children’s playground in Steveston. The event was so successful
that it immediately became an annual event, Read more…

PLEASE NOTE: Halloween Costume Contest is now on Oct. 31, 2-4pm