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Project Coordinator - CONTRACT - Edmonton, AB
Project Coordinator - CONTRACT - Edmonton, AB

SDI Marketing delivers services designed to help solve our clients’ toughest business issues. Our unique combination of resources include: sports marketing services, brand awareness, loyal programs, and communication strategies. SDI is recognized as one of the largest sources of integrated marketing solutions services in North America.

POSITION: Project Coordinator - CONTRACT
LOCATION: Edmonton, AB (home office based)
STATUS: 8 month contract
START DATE: Immediate
REPORTING TO: Account Manager
CATEGORY: Experiential

PROFILE
You excel working in a fast-paced and exciting environment. You are a problem-solver who is very detail-oriented and highly organized, having the ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously while working independently. You are trustworthy, accountable and have great communication and interpersonal skills, which allows you to integrate and work well with clients and team members at all levels.

PURPOSE
The main purpose of this position is to contribute to the growth and success of the assigned programs(s) within the Experiential Division. The Project Coordinator will support the account team remotely with the administration and execution of various events in Edmonton - including but not limited to, coordinating program logistics, being a direct source of support in the organization of suppliers and vendors, managing and motivating a team of field representatives to ensure all targets are being met and acting as a liaison between the field and account teams – including Account Supervisors, Account Managers, Client Service Managers and Client Service Directors.

RESPONSIBILITIES
▪ Assist with project management by consistently demonstrating the ability to successfully communicate and use problem solving skills when challenges arise
▪ Support in the management of assigned account financials. Including but not limited to building budgets, tracking expenses, cost benefit analysis and proactively searching for efficiencies
▪ Effectively own client relationships, ensuring all feedback is being clearly articulated for the client and expectations are being met or exceeded
▪ Manage premium requests including sourcing, presentation, payment and delivery logistics
▪ Network and develop relationships as well as trust among internal and external clients
▪ When required, and in accordance to the HR/Recruitment policies & procedures, assist with the recruitment, onboarding and training of Brand Ambassadors nationally – including but not limited to: resume screening and conducting interviews;
▪ Manage teams of program Brand Ambassadors and commit to being on-site, as required
▪ Provide continued supervision and training while running a successful program execution
▪ Proactively manage the planning, development and execution of programs while ensuring all targets are being met
▪ Coordinate program logistics- including but not limited to: scheduling; storage; shipping, travel; payroll, expenses, inventory etc.
▪ Collect data from activations and prepare client facing analysis reports
▪ Attend and participate in all required team meetings, including brainstorming sessions and actively provide creative ideas and feedback
▪ Enthusiastically embrace coaching and mentoring from members of the account team
▪ In accordance to the Finance/Payroll policies & procedures, responsible for completing, and submitting the payroll and expenses for Brand Ambassadors on a timely basis;
▪ Work well with and demonstrate respect for colleagues at all levels of the Company to consistently contribute to a positive work environment and culture
▪ Follow all Company Policies & Procedures and uphold SDI’s corporate vision and core values

SKILLS
▪ Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility and commitment to corporate vision
▪ Excellent planning, organizational, verbal and written communications skills
▪ Flexible and able to multitask; can work with an ambiguous, fast-moving environment
▪ Goal oriented, task driven
▪ Strong client service skills and client relations at all levels
▪ Strong problem-solving & client service skills
▪ Superior analytical thinking
▪ Quick learner that is detail-oriented & results driven
▪ Ability to motivate, encourage and develop a team of Field Representatives
▪ Works very well independently and within a team - always contributing to a positive work environment
▪ Excellent computer skills in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
▪ Social media savvy

QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
▪ Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Business/Commerce or Marketing;
▪ 1 - 2 years’ direct work experience working on experiential marketing programs/events;
▪ Flexible work schedule, with the willingness to work occasional weekends and long hours at certain times of the year
▪ Commitment to be on-site for every Edmonton Oilers home game at Rogers Arena for the 2017-18 season;
▪ Able to work remotely with full accessibility to the Toronto team via email and smartphone
▪ Valid driver’s license and own transportation

TO APPLY:
Send resume in Word or PDF format directly to: Peggy Conderan, Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition at SDI Marketing at: pconderan@sdimktg.com

Deadline for applications: 5 p.m. EST, Wednesday, October 11, 2017

SDI Marketing is committed to providing an accessible recruitment process. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process

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