Senior Marketing Specialist

Branding, Marketing and Recruitment
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Closing date: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Full or part time: 
Competition status: 
Job description: 

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Senior Marketing Specialist is responsible for coordinating the planning and implementation of all corporate marketing and media initiatives.  

Working closely with the media agency and marketing team, the Senior Marketing Specialist will be responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of all components of the integrated marketing mix in order to support the ongoing growth of the University while qualifying market positioning and refinement.

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or related field and
  • A minimum 5-7 years marketing and/or advertising experience – advertising agency experience is an asset
  • Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail
  • Strong customer service background
  • Ability to plan, write, develop and execute coordinated marketing and promotional activities, briefs and plans
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Motivated and flexible and enjoys a multi-task, high paced work environment
  • Ability to effectively work under tight deadlines and manage projects independently
  • Resourceful in problem solving
  • Superior professionalism and judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to present marketing campaigns to clients
  • International marketing experience an asset
  • Google analytics & adwords certification an asset 
  • Strong work ethic
  • Proficient in use of PC (all Microsoft Office products)
  • May require working occasional evenings and weekends or some overnight travel
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
Application submission information: 

This is a regular full-time position working 37.5 hours per week.  The role is positioned within Grade 4 with a recruitment salary range from $55,841 to $69,801 per annum.  The University is also pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: with a subject line of:

17-096-P0248 – Last name, First name

Or mail to:

Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2

Fax:  (250) 391-2570 Tel:  (250) 391-2511

The competition began on September 21, 2017 and will close on October 5, 2017; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

Your personal information is collected under the authority of the University Act and is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Your personal information will be used to record and track your application for this competition and will not be disclosed to any other external third parties unless we are directed to do so by you.  For more information regarding the collection and use of your personal information please contact Royal Road’s University’s Privacy Officer at (250) 391-2600 (Extension 4178) or via regular mail at 2005 Sooke Road, Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf. format.