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Marketing Communications Officer (Two Term Positions)

December 18, 2020

Brett-Young Seeds Limited is a privately owned and trusted production, distribution, sales, and marketing organization with strong local roots since 1934 and a broad international reach. Our goal is to serve the needs of our customers by delivering world-class, differentiated products and market-leading service. Based in Winnipeg we have locations throughout Western Canada and Ontario. We are currently seeking two self-motivated and experienced individuals to join our Marketing team to fill two term positions:

Marketing Communications Officer (Forage & Turf and Professional Turf and Reclamation business units), approximately a one-year term beginning mid-February 2021
Marketing Communications Officer (Crop Inputs business unit), approximately a one-year term beginning mid-April 2021

Reporting to the Director of Marketing, you will:
o Facilitate the development and execution of advertising and media campaigns with the Marketing & Sales team and external agency partners
o Lead the execution of all marketing communication tactics including print, digital and social media to target audiences
o Execute corporate communication tactics supporting the BrettYoung corporate brand internally and externally
o Use your knowledge of overall corporate and market direction, and work closely with Product Managers when executing communication and tactical plans
o Execute 4P marketing plans within established budgets

Your background includes:
o A Degree or Diploma in Business, Marketing, Communications, or related field
o 2+ years in a marketing and/or communications position, ideally within the agriculture industry. Willing to consider a combination of personal and professional experience
o Strong listening, writing, critical thinking, and decision-making skills
o Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office and familiarity with desktop publishing software (InDesign) and CMS platforms are considered an asset
o Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
o Ability to multitask and thrive under pressure in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

BrettYoung is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting a letter of interest and a resume to:
Brett-Young Seeds Limited
Attention: Human Resources
Box 99, St. Norbert Postal Station
Winnipeg, MB R3V 1L5
Fax: 204-478-8370
Email: human.resources@brettyoung.ca