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Administrative Marketing Assistant

April 3, 2019

Administrative Marketing Assistant

We are looking for a Marketing and Administrative Assistant to support our Association in its primary
member services, marketing and administrative areas. This position will appeal to business, marketing or
agri-business students with a working knowledge of the Farm Equipment Industry and/or have a farm
background.

As this is a Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP), applicants must be enrolled in a
Certificate, Diploma or Degree program at a post-secondary institution. The position start date is on or
about May 1st through August 31st.

The Western Equipment Dealers Association’s (WEDA) primary mission is to support our dealer
members with programs, products and services to help them be more successful. Our retail farm
equipment dealer members are located across Canada and represent mainline brands such as John
Deere, Case IH, New Holland, AGCO, Kubota and CLAAS along with numerous short line manufacturers.
Our office is located in NE Calgary just south of the airport near McKnight Blvd and Barlow Trail.

Core Competencies
• Proficient at Microsoft Office
• Bright, outgoing, coachable, well organized
• Great attitude with a high customer service orientation
• Strong verbal and written communication and people skills
• Ability to work in a team setting as well as independently with minimum supervision

Core Position Duties
• General administration in an office environment
• Inbound email and telephone inquiries and outbound calls with dealers
• Assist with social media support as required (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
• Assist in organizing events, including outbound eNewsletters and general communication with
members
• Support four team members in various areas and other duties as assigned

Please reply in confidence to Larry Hertz, VP Canada at lhertz@westerneda.com