Marketing & Sales Coordinator
Eddi's Wholesale Garden Supplies, Ltd. - Langley, BC

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Marketing & Sales Coordinator

Eddi’s Wholesale Garden Supplies Ltd. is Western Canada’a largest lawn, garden and pet distributors. We are looking for an energetic and creative marketing and sales coordinator to assist the general manager in executing marketing and sales programs. The role will provide support in terms of design, delivery and execution of a wide variety of projects and therefore will demand flexibility, versatility and a positive outlook. This is a junior position with a terrific opportunity to build a broad base of knowledge.

  • Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following: *
  • Assist in execution of new product development, product improvement, and line extensions for in house brand
  • Develop and deliver sales programs and presentation deliverables (brochures, price lists, and related) for internal and external use
  • Help with design and develop of two annual catalogues (including copywriting). This will require working with other staff members and an external graphic designer
  • Demonstrate exceptional sales team support, customer service, inside sales support and teamwork skills
  • Develop new, and maintain existing vendor relationships
  • Monitor, respond to and distribute incoming communications
  • Regular communication with outside sales (program feedback, product feedback)
  • Further development and maintenance of co-operative vendor advertising program
  • Maintain website and web ordering system (custom system: no experience necessary, training will be provided)
  • Develop and maintain new website homepage utilizing creativity and a keen eye for design (no web design experience necessary - user friendly interface - training will be provided)

Other duties:

  • Become well versed in Eddi’s product lines by reviewing product catalogues, observation, taking notes and asking questions
  • Assist with general telephone customer service
  • Order entry assistance may be necessary during busy season
  • Perform special tasks and projects as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 1-2 years office experience, preferably in a marketing or sales role
  • University Degree or Diploma in Business, Marketing, Communications or related field
  • Highly proficient in MS Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Project management skills (multi-tasking, planning, time management, interpersonal skills, efficiency)
  • Self motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and/or proficient in basic image editing
  • Keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in a cross functional environment
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat an asset, but not required

Competitive Salary and Benefits. This role is Monday to Friday.

Application Deadline: July 24th, 2012

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those deemed qualified for this position will be called for interviews regarding this opportunity.