Dairy Lane Systems started in 1990 as a Surge milking equipment dealer. Since that time, we have expanded our scope to include automated milking robots, stabling, manure management, plumbing and ventilation services. Most recently, we acquired 2 milking equipment dealerships in Western Canada. In addition to the milking equipment sales, service and installation business, we are also involved in the design, build and operation of renewable energy biogas plants (DLS Biogas), the construction of agricultural structures (DLS Structures) and the manufacturing of dairy farm equipment (DLS Manufacturing).
We have grown steadily over the last 30+ years by focusing on our customers long term success. Today, the DLS group of companies (DLS) employ over 110 team members. DLS is proud to offer the best for our people which is why we hire people ready to grow and excel. We know our people are our greatest asset and we provide the opportunity to have a career, not just a job.
DLS is currently looking for a full-time Marketing Specialist. The position will report directly to the owners of DLS. This position is the ideal fit for a forward-looking person who would like to take on an opportunity with a progressive company and growth potential. This position is responsible for driving improvements in the overall marketing performance of the DLS companies. The position requires some travel for tradeshows.
Ø Develop, maintain, and enhance marketing plan for all DLS companies
Ø Develop annual marketing budget and monitor progress against budget
Ø Work with ownership and sales reps to plan, coordinate and participate in farm/trade shows and open houses
Ø Coordination and ordering of company promotional product line (customer promo clothing, branded giveaways etc.) and vehicle graphics
Ø Literature and sell sheet development, maintenance, and printer coordination
Ø Dealer marketing and strategy support (advertising, promotional items)
Ø Minor graphic design work to upkeep current design files
Ø Marketing administrative related tasks (co-op advertising claims, sponsorships, contracts)
Ø Coordinate and assist external marketing agency with web-based marketing, social media posts and other promotional projects
Ø Photograph and edit DLS parts for the purpose of establishing an internal photo bank
Ø Other marketing and business development tasks as required to ensure the success of DLS
Skills and Qualifications:
Ø 3+ years of relevant marketing experience (must be able to demonstrate how it is relevant to the position)
Ø Completion of post secondary education in marketing. This is considered an asset, but demonstrable relevant work experience also accepted
Ø Trade Show planning and experience
Ø Strong understanding of Adobe Creative Cloud, especially Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
Ø Proficient in Microsoft Office
Ø WordPress and backend website experience is an asset but not required
Ø Extremely strong attention to detail required
Ø Established ability to work independently, take full ownership of the job and set your schedule to meet job requirements
Ø Proven ability to operate as part of a fast-paced office environment/team
Ø Proven ability to manage stress and deadlines with a calm demeanour
Ø Excellent communication and grammar skills
Ø Must be legally entitled to work and live in Canada
Ø Valid G driver’s license with clean abstract and your own vehicle (DLS is not located on a bus route)
Salary commensurate with experience.
DLS is committed to provide accommodation for individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Accommodations are available upon request of the internal or external applicant. If you require an accommodation due to a disability for an interview, please notify Human Resources directly to make appropriate arrangements when contacted for an interview.
We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Job Type: Full-time
- Dental care
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
We have put numerous precautions in place to ensure the health and safety of our employees, customers, vendors and potential employees.
- What programs do you have experience with (ie. Adobe Creative Cloud, Indesigh, Photoshop etc.) and how much experience (# of years).
- Do you have a vehicle, we are not in the city on a bus route, a vehicle is required to get to work.
- Marketing: 3 years (preferred)
- G or G2 drivers license (preferred)