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  • Hometown Hockey Coordinator, LIVE (7 Month Contract)

    Job Locations 1 week ago(8/7/2018 3:49 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-20008
    Posted Date
    Account Management & Client Services
    Category
    1 University Ave
  • Overview

     

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    ABOUT MKTG CANADA

    MKTG is a global lifestyle marketing agency. We are pioneers and practitioners of sponsorship consulting and live branded experiences across the world of sports, entertainment, arts and cause. Our outlook on marketing is simple. The more human a brand can be, the more people will connect to it and value adopting it. Our job is to humanize brands and connect them to passionate communities everywhere.

     

    MKTG Canada Corp. is Canada’s leading sponsorship agency, providing strategic counsel and activation solutions to leading brands such as Scotiabank, Canadian Tire, adidas, SportChek, Tangerine, Canada Bread, Sun Life Financial and FedEx. The LIVE team creates market leading activations and consumer experiences that allow our clients to connect with their target market, leveraging their passion points in highly engaging and meaningful ways. Notable programs/activations have included Tangerine’s Community Gym and UNITY Festival activations, Canada Bread’s Global Energy Race, Intact Insurance Raise the Roof event and Scotiabank activations including the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, NHL Centennial Classic, NHL Winter Classic, NHL Faceoff events, NHL All Star Games, Rogers Hometown Hockey, Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada and Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest.  

     

    POSITION MANDATE

    • Assist the Live team for a term of seven months during the fifth national tour of Rogers Hometown Hockey. Qualified candidates will assist the Project Management Team across a multi-city tour, travelling coast-to-coast within Canada. The tour will stop each week in a different city and host a fan festival experience. The festival will include a live broadcast with Rogers personalities and various partner activations. In this role, the candidate will ensure flawless execution of our partner activation and provide additional planning support to the Hometown Hockey Manager throughout the duration of the program as needed.

    Responsibilities

    • Executing brand activations including setup, execution, tear down & transportation of event materials to and from each market
    • Assist Hometown Hockey Road Manager with on-site activations, ensuring all components are setup, tested and functional for consumer engagement prior to and during all event activations
    • Work closely with activation staff (brand ambassadors, etc.) to ensure quality control of on-site activations and ensure all staff roles are fulfilled and that key brand messaging is communicated to event attendees
    • Work closely with the Hometown Hockey Manager in the tracking and documentation of project inventory throughout duration of activation tour; including activation equipment, collateral, prizing, giveaways, etc.

    Qualifications

    TECHNICAL SKILLS:

    • Business degree and/or sport management degree/certificate is preferred
    • Sports Sponsorship, Marketing Agency or Promotional Marketing Experience is an asset
    • Brand Ambassador work is considered an asset
    • Experience with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram is considered an asset
    • Experience in planning or execution of events is considered an asset
    • Knowledge of audio visual and technical equipment is considered an asset

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Assist with executing additional tier 1 events and activations
    • Must possess valid G driver’s license
    • Comfortable driving long distances and able to share driving responsibilities with other members of activation team
    • Ability to lift 50lbs +
    • Bilingualism is considered an asset

    MKTG Canada Corp. is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants to the best of our ability. Please advise if you require an accommodation to ensure your equal participation during the recruitment and selection process.

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