Administrative / Marketing Assistant
Superior/MasterBuilt Hotels Ltd
Dunnville, ON
TRAVELODGE CANADA

ADMINISTRATIVE / MARKETING ASSISTANT Southwestern Ontario

Travelodge Canada is one of the country's largest hotel chains, with a long history of offering warm hospitality and exceptional value. We have over 100 independently-owned franchised hotels in great locations across the nation, and take pride in providing comfortable rooms, convenient services and competitive rates. Travelodge is part of Wyndham Rewards, which earns our guests points towards free nights. Our corporate team of 15 individuals has a head office in Calgary, Alberta, and many remote staff across the country.

We are looking for a full-time Administrative / Marketing Assistant who will work closely with the National Director of Marketing and be involved in all areas of marketing, communications and PR, providing national, regional and property-level support. Based in Southwestern Ontario, this position requires a home-office and the ability to commute to Dunnville, Ontario to meet with the National Director of Marketing.

The successful candidate will be an organized person with great attention to detail, who thrives providing excellent customer service to internal and external clients. They should be comfortable working alone and within a team, including with remote team-members, and be able to maintain positive relationships with a variety of internal teams, franchisees and vendors. The ability to prioritize and execute multiple projects and deadlines in this fast-paced role is key. Interest in the hospitality industry and/or marketing is important.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Internal e-newsletter support for monthly communication for franchisees
Property website support, providing content updates for individual property websites
Photo management: connect properties to photography company to schedule property photo shoots and provide ongoing coordination of shoots; review and approve photos when they arrive, tag photos in photo database, ensure photos are distributed to properties, and post approved photos to property websites
Advertising support - Track paid media in annual blocking chart, save visuals of ads
Social Media support – Working with social media agency on content
Public Relations support: track press clippings; update media lists
Brand Collateral: assist with creation of new collateral for properties, working with designer and printer; manage updates and distribute key internal collateral pieces to corporate team; review logo usage by all team members
Charitable Requests – Manage requests from charities; track donations/prizes given
Presentation assistance - Create/update PowerPoint presentations for various meetings
Research/order marketing swag materials as needed; distribute to properties/staff as needed
Assist with planning and logistical support of brand events, including brand conferences and regional meetings, as required
Manage relationships with various subscription websites
Invoice processing
Provide miscellaneous marketing department support as required

QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience Required

3+ years previous administrative experience preferred
Strong project coordination, communication, writing, and reporting skills
Excellent working knowledge of computers, internet and the ability to navigate within a variety of software including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Experience with social media platforms
Past WordPress and Mail Chimp experience is an asset
Ability to speak and write in French is an asset
Mission Critical Competencies

Willingness to work a flexible schedule, travel at least once a week to Dunnville, Ontario, limited travel to Calgary, Alberta, and other locations as needed, and in turn receive job flexibility.
May require occasional weekend and evening work to achieve deadlines and projects
Strong communication, problem solving, decision making and interpersonal skills
An ability to work in multi-cultural and dynamic environments
Skilled at establishing effective relationships with customers and team members, promoting openness, trust and confidence
Energetic, proactive, and perseveres to attain goals
Curious and enjoys learning
Strong time management skills, ability to manage competing priorities
Interest in the hospitality industry and in the marketing function
Desired Education

Diploma or Certificate from an Office Administration, Business, Marketing, PR or Hospitality program, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

TRAVELODGE CANADA OFFERS:
The ability to work from home with a flexible work arrangement
Great time off policies – paid vacation, volunteer days, flex and personal days. Travelodge Canada also closes its offices between Christmas and New Year’s!
A competitive compensation package that promotes goal achievement
A cooperative and entrepreneurial management team committed to your success

TO APPLY:
Visit https://masterbuiltsuperior.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=87 to apply online. We thank all applicants for their submissions, but only those deemed qualified by our hiring manager will be contacted. No phone calls please.