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Shoppers Drug Mart / Pharmaprix
Marketing Specialist, Beauty
Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role.
All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.
Location: 243 Consumers Road, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4W8
Take ownership and find more ways to care about our local store owners in a career at Shoppers Drug Mart Central Office / Store Support. Provide great service, specific expertise and actionable advice to support Associate-Owners and their staff in delivering the best health, beauty and convenience services to Canadians.
Why this role is important?
ARE YOU ON-BRAND? You might be. That is, if you're the incredibly talented and lucky candidate chosen to join the Shoppers Drug Mart beauty marketing team.
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Beauty Marketing, the incumbent will be responsible for coordinating, supporting and assisting in the development and execution of ongoing marketing programs that contribute to the growth of beauty at Shoppers Drug Mart. The Marketing Specialist will act as the liaison between internal and external stakeholders helping to shape the brand experience.
In conjunction with the Beauty Marketing team, plan and coordinate execution on integrated beauty marketing programs at Shoppers Drug Mart, while adhering to set timelines.
Act as primary point of contact to category management peers and other internal stakeholders to implement marketing programs with support from the Senior Manager.
Work closely with the internal business contacts to understand and contribute to the evolution of the integration process and to ensure alignment with business objectives.
Working with internal subject matter experts and external agency partners, coordinating and assisting with the development of communication programs to support marketing initiatives.
Working with Senior Manager, category management and vendor partners, supporting marketing strategies to help achieve sales growth of key categories and driving store execution.
Work closely with the Creative team to ensure execution aligns with overall marketing strategies and objectives.
Assisting in the development and execution of the annual marketing plans.
Working with Senior Manager, develop briefs and assist with the execution of the project from concept through to completion.
Develop and manage project work streams including project management and follow-ups, purchase orders and budget reconciliation, store communications, legal approvals, as well as store and event management.
Participate in partnership with our in-house media team to help drive and shape the overall strategy for beauty.
Liaises with Business Analytics to track marketing campaign results. Proactively disseminates vendor results to managers, Category Management and the vendor community where applicable.
Liaise with the creative team to assist with driving and guiding the creative process.
Drive loyalty offers, redemption and engagement.
Responsible for creating Purchase Orders and managing all invoicing, for all programs ongoing, ensuring payments are processed in a timely manner.
Manage inventory of ongoing in-store marketing materials.
Support ad hoc requests related to the greater marketing plans and projects.
Liaises with Finance department to reconcile Marketing Expenses on a month to month basis by providing basic budget forecasts and maintaining the marketing budget.
Ensure that all marketing collaterals and materials adhere with marketing compliance standards and processes
What you'll need:
A passion for beauty, marketing and Shoppers Drug Mart
University or college degree in business, marketing or an equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job
3-5 years of relevant work experience in retailing, advertising, marketing or merchandising environment. Preferably experience in CPG environment.
Strong ability to prioritize multiple projects
Self-starter that takes ownership of their projects from start to finish
Exceptional interpersonal skills in order to effectively source information, obtain approvals and build relationships
Creative problem solver with a strong work ethic and ability to work within a team and autonomously a fast-paced environment
Excellent analytical and negotiation skills
Project Management experience
Key Measures (Performance indicators):
Ability to deliver day to day business administration, timeline management and plan execution
Ability to manage/update budget and report
Successful execution of projects
Contribution to the achievement of brand objectives
Contribution to plan development
Ability to work well with colleagues
Why work at Shoppers Drug Mart?
Acting as consultants, supporting internal customers and the Associate-Owners, you will get experience unique to the retail industry while working for an award-winning national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, competitive pay and online learning through SDMU.
Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your work, co-workers, customers and community.
How You'll Succeed:
At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. , we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.
If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
Employment Type: Full time
Type of Role: Temporary with Benefits (Fixed Term)
Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation's evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct
it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
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