Job Descriptions

 

Project Coordinator

Mission:

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for leading Spark’s internal and external clients through numerous marketing communication challenges.

You are the backbone of our project management processes and bring exceptional organization, professionalism and strategic thinking to each and every project. It is your role to ensure all deadlines are met, the team has what they need to complete their tasks and that the client is kept up-to-date on the status of their projects.

You will be actively involved in working with the Spark team to conduct industry research, develop creative solutions, and produce strategic marketing and communication documents.

In addition to client projects, the Project Coordinator will contribute to Spark’s social media and ongoing marketing efforts by helping plan monthly themes, developing content, etc.

Job Duties:

  • Attend client meetings on and off the college campus.
  • Develop client creative briefs, project agreements and summaries.
  • Work with the Creative Director on quoting prospective client projects.
  • Contribute to content development and management of Spark social media.
  • Work in collaboration with the Copywriter to develop marketing and communication strategies.
  • Manage client deliverables with Spark team members to ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Track progress to ensure projects are not going over allocated time or budgets.

Skills & Abilities:

It is expected that the Marketing Coordinator either presents the following behaviour and technical skills, or is open and eager to develop them;

  • Able to persuade and present ideas in a clear, comprehensive manner
  • Work well on a team with other creative thinkers
  • Exceptional organization and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lead a team through a project to completion
  • Professional approach to time, costs, and deadlines
  • Knowledge of various operating systems and softwares such as MacOS and iOS; Google Suite - Docs, Sheets and Slides; Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of management tools such as Basecamp and Harvest is an asse
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and/or Squarespace is an asset

Copywriter

Mission:

Copywriting is the craft of writing persuasively to pitch an idea or sell a product or service. You are the wordsmith who can pull together email subject lines, video scripts, logo taglines and other creative copy, as well as more research-based copy like target market profiles and industry sizeups.

As a Copywriter, you must be adaptable and able to create content for any type of client or topic, for any type of media, while collaborating with other Spark team members.

Job Duties:

  • Conduct research, organize information, and produce clear, persuasive, original content
  • Write copy for Spark and client work, including but not limited to;
    • Headlines and body copy (websites, social media, newsletters, blogs, etc.)
      • Video scripts
      • Training material
      • Marketing and communication strategies
  • Develop creative ideas and concepts, often in partnership with the designers, marketing coordinators and video production team.
  • Understand clients' products and/or services, their target audience and competitors in order to develop creative and strategic communication solutions.
  • Present ideas to Spark team and clients.
  • Plan content, review story ideas by other writers, check facts, offer suggestions for changes and oversee production.

Skills & Abilities:

It is expected that the Copywriter either presents the following behaviour and technical skills, or is open and eager to develop them;

  • Exceptional creative writing skills
  • Must be able to juggle a variety of client writing assignments at once
  • Outstanding critical thinking and reading comprehension skills
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, including grammar and spelling
  • Persuasive writer, always driving the overall strategy of the campaign or company home
  • Knowledge of various operating systems and softwares such as MacOS and iOS; Google Suite - Docs, Sheets and Slides; Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of management tools, such as Basecamp and Harvest is an asset
 

Interested in joining our team in 2019?

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