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The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB
Marketing
Entry Level
Full-time

Close Date: October 24th at 4:30pm ET

Are you passionate about event planning, coordination, production, and execution?
Are you eager to be on the road promoting the benefits of online education?
Are you ready to be a part of an innovative, ever-expanding organization?

If you answered yes to these questions, we’re interested in you!

At UFred, we’re passionate about helping working professionals achieve their goals through online education, and our Marketing and Communications team is all about helping spread that message. Our Marketing team is made up of numbers-driven, passionate and collaborative people who are dedicated to achieving organizational goals by driving brand awareness. Ambitious and enthusiastic, this team is the community’s first point-of-contact for all things UFred, and they pride themselves on leaving everyone they encounter feeling more engaged and informed.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

The day-to-day of a Marketing Specialist at UFred:

The Marketing Specialist, reporting directly to the Marketing and Communications Manager, is responsible for the seamless execution of all marketing logistics, including tradeshow and event planning, expense tracking, and collateral management. The position is responsible for not only planning, but travelling to all coordinated events, ensuring to leave a strong first impression with our prospective students and/or partners.

As a Marketing Specialist, you can expect to:

  • Coordinate activities for tradeshows, conference, and other external events
  • Liaise with exhibition organizers, contractors, and service providers
  • Coordinate and execute the creation and stock of marketing collateral
  • Assist with the coordination of corporate sponsorships and agency relationships
  • Liaise daily with various stakeholders in order to move projects forward
  • Work with the marketing team as the administrative support on a variety of projects including, but not limited to surveying, proofing and scheduling
  • Be meticulous with departmental expense tracking

What you'll need

Qualifications

Some of the things we look for in a Marketing Specialist include:

  • An undergraduate degree or higher education in marketing and/or project coordination
  • At least 1 years’ experience working in administration, marketing, sales. and/or operations
  • The ability to work effectively within tight deadlines and a constantly changing environment
  • Familiarity with tradeshow planning and standards
  • The ability to work with limited direction once being brought up to speed, and strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with Salesforce and/or Pardot, considered an asset
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and fearless in their ability to bring forward and execute new and innovative marketing tactics

A little bit about us

University of Fredericton

The University of Fredericton is fully recognized as a degree-granting institution by the Province of New Brunswick. Our mission is to provide our students with an exciting, rewarding and affordable lifelong learning path of professional education, with programs scheduled to accommodate both professional and personal lives.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Compensation Package

In addition to your base compensation, joining the UFred team means you will be part of a rapidly expanding organization with a mission to provide quality and affordable education globally. UFred values its employees and ensures they are able to enjoy Wellness and Balance, Professional Development, and Service opportunities.

  • Wellness and Balance: UFred employees start their career by completing a Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace course. They actively utilize subsidized Health and Vision Care, as well as an RRSP Match program. They spend paid time off with those who are important to them between Christmas and New Years, as well as and on their birthdays. The possibility for flexible work arrangements, subsidized gym memberships, and Wellness days are additional benefits enjoyed by our staff.
  • Professional Development: UFred supports both internal and external opportunities to support your development needs.
  • Service: UFred employees actively participate in a wide range of volunteer and fundraising initiatives within and around the Fredericton Community on a regular basis.

Hours of Work

This is a full-time position (35 hours). Work will require extensive domestic and some international travel, with hours falling on the weekend and/or evening. The position is available in Fredericton, NB.

If this sounds like a team that you’re ready to be a part of, please apply here, with a resume and cover letter with the subject “Competition #MKC-003”.

We thank all those who apply!

About UFred:

The University of Fredericton is fully recognized as a degree-granting institution by the Province of New Brunswick. Our mission is to provide our students with an exciting, rewarding and affordable lifelong learning path of professional education, with programs scheduled to accommodate both professional and personal lives.