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SQUISH Candy PUBLIC RELATIONS & EVENTS MANAGER Full Time in Montréal, QC

SQUISH Candy

Branch Montréal QC CA

Position:
PUBLIC RELATIONS & EVENTS MANAGER
Location:
Montréal, QC

Knowledge and understanding of social media trends and innovations. Develop media relations strategy, including coordinating with digital and social media…

SQUISH Candy

Montreal-Head Offices

Do you love to be challenged and express your creativity?

Would you like the opportunity to grow with a Montreal based candy company?

If yes – then we are looking for you!

By joining our fun and dynamic team, you will play a key role in Montreal’s upcoming candy success!

Founded in Montréal in 2014, SQUISH is an artisanal candy company with multiple retails locations in Canada. We seek out the highest quality ingredients, the most innovative candy makers and the most exciting flavours on the planet. With over 100 flavours of gummies we are committed to being the ultimate gummy company.SQUISH fosters an environment of creativity, continuous learning, excellence and diversity. We are a group of dedicated professionals with a strong desire to succeed as a team and a commitment to promote from within.

We are looking for a vibrant and professional individual to join the SQUISH team!

SQUISH is seeking an enthusiastic Public Relations, Outreach and Event Manager to nurture a strong industry network, increase awareness through partnerships and events and develop a leading brand image by developing and executing effective communication and media relations programs.

Our ideal candidate will also be able to provide outstanding customer service and organize memorable events that meet the intended goals and expectations both creatively and consistently. The abilities to multitask and prioritize are essential, as this role involves overseeing partners and collaborating with our retail stores.

Above all we are looking for a dynamic leader who understands marketing and promotion techniques. We want to see enthusiastic candidates with fresh and innovative ideas!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

PR

  • Follow overall marketing communications plan including strategy, goals, budget and tactics
  • Develop media relations strategy, including coordinating with digital and social media channels
  • Coordinate all public relations activities
  • Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts
  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests
  • Create content for press releases, byline articles and keynote presentations
  • Monitor, analyze and communicate PR results on a quarterly basis
  • Evaluate and manage opportunities for partnerships and sponsorships on an on-going basis
  • Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them
  • Coordinate and prepare seasonal sample mail outs
  • Manage & upkeep the overall PR outreach list

EVENTS

  • Ability to work well within time limits to plan, resource, and oversee the events
  • Ability to see the “big picture” and meet objectives in all stages of event planning
  • Develop, Support and Manage store-associated events program throughout the chain
  • Coordinate with external and internal clients, identify their needs, and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Commitment to comply with all insurance, legal, health, and safety obligations
  • Enthusiasm regarding collaborative work with marketing and other departments to promote and publicize events
  • Follow-through and conduct pre-and post-event evaluations, reporting on the outcomes
  • Keep abreast of industry trends, competition, and new opportunities
  • Excellent people skills are a must!

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS / BA degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications in Event Management or related field
  • Experience in acting as a company spokesperson; comfortable and skilled in both broadcast and print media interviews (preferable but not required)
  • Proven track record designing and executing successful public relations campaigns at both a local and national level
  • 5-10 yrs. experience in events planning and public relations
  • Superb time management and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Sales skills and an aptitude for building productive business relationships
  • Ability to oversee multiple projects independently
  • Awareness of key PR avenues & outlets
  • Innovative tactics and creative mindset
  • Knowledge and understanding of social media trends and innovations

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • An opportunity to learn and develop in a growing company
  • A positive and respectful work environment
  • Overall success and personal growth
  • Industry standard benefit package
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Employee discount on our products

So if you’re into working on a fun, dynamic and professional team who shares a love of candy… what are you waiting for? For further details or to apply, get in touch with us at Squish Candies.

Job Type: Full-time

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2018-02-11
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