Corporate Marketing & Event Coordinator (Maternity Leave – 14 Month Contract)

Corporate Marketing & Event Coordinator (Maternity Leave – 14 Month Contract)

This Corporate Marketing & Event Coordinator role is based out of our Head Office in Vernon, BC. You will be supporting all seven locations, reporting to the Director of Marketing. This is a temporary position to provide coverage during a maternity leave.

Some Things You Should Know About Us:

  • We live the Okanagan lifestyle, we work hard and play hard all year-round
  • We strive to do better, not just to do what’s been done before
  • We appreciate involving our teams in the decision-making process before moving forward
  • We take our jobs seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously
  • We’re passionate about wellness, sustainability and food. We talk a lot about food

Do you thrive on inspiring and educating people about healthy lifestyle choices? Are you accomplished at building partnerships and engaging brands through online event-based marketing initiatives? If you are a self-starter with a flair for making memorable moments, we’d love to hear from you.

What To Expect?

You will be responsible for overseeing and managing events that take place within all seven stores and online, as well as working cooperatively with the Marketing team on corporate initiated events. This fun, dynamic position builds and enhances the in-store customer experience, drives store traffic through events, and engages with community partners to increase brand visibility and awareness.

  • Maintain an up to date annual events calendar and manage event supplies, signage, and POS material
  • Generate enthusiasm and excitement with customers and staff about upcoming in-store events
  • Support planning and execution of in-store and online events, such as our wellness talk series, webinars, and corporate sales, working with a Head Office Marketing team to ensure the event vision is achieved
  • Project management of event materials, in-store support, online campaign execution, and social media marketing promotion
  • Ensure adequate stock with Purchasing Department if a product will be featured during the event
  • Collaborate with Head Office Marketing to organize and execute promotional material
  • Collect feedback from vendors, colleagues, and customers about the event experience to be used in future negotiations and relationship building with key stakeholders
  • Daily assistance to store level demo and event coordinators by providing resources, materials, information, and assistance in a timely and professional manner
  • Technical support and execution of online wellness events using webinar software, social media, and other relevant online event platforms. You should be comfortable facilitating events online or in-person and being the customer-facing brand representative
  • When required, be present and hands-on from preparation and set-up through teardown to ensure adherence to planned format, compliance with regulations, cooperation between vendors, resolution of issues, and overall satisfaction of participants and sponsors
  • Perform post-event tasks promptly such as post-event feedback, coupon tracking and sales reporting, and provide information to valued vendors
  • Work independently with excellent time management skills while engaging with store and Head Office teams on execution
  • Assist the Director of Marketing and Marketing Manager with other projects as needed

Experience We Like To See:

  • 2 or 3 years event-based experience in a marketing, retail or community-based role
  • Business or marketing degree or certificate, or equivalent work experience is required
  • Demonstrated experience working with digital mediums such as social media, WordPress and email marketing platforms is a major plus
  • Excellent written, presentation and verbal communication skills, experience within a corporate environment is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to lift up to 15 kg, bend, and stand for several hours a day
  • Ability to support evening and weekend events if required
  • Knowledge and passionate about local, organic, and sustainable products and lifestyle
  • High energy personality with the proven ability to positively influence behaviours and achieve results

Your Career at Nature’s Fare Markets:

  • Be part of a fun team that believes we are better together
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, dental, EAP)
  • An amazing team member discount

Did you check all the boxes above? Then you must be awesome and should definitely apply to