Current Opportunities

Senior Marketing Manager, Manufacturing Division (Global), Edmonton, AB – No Longer Available

Our client, a highly successful and well established company, headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, is looking for a savvy and energetic Senior Marketing Manager, Manufacturing Division to help them remain an industry leader within the North American and International market places. Producing a range of specialty products, this highly entrepreneurial and privately owned business has formed a relaxed, integrated and people-based culture that recognizes and rewards talent for their exceptional contributions.  If you are a highly effective and innovative marketing leader, this may be the right opportunity for you.

YOUR TALENTS   You possess a keen ability to deep dive into diverse markets.  Whether it’s the industrial or construction sector, you have a knack for identifying trends, predicting customer proclivities and gaining competitor intelligence.  This has enabled you to develop and execute focused marketing and communications plans that have provided your past employer’s with a competitive advantage. You have demonstrated successes in working closely with R&D/Production and Sales Groups to re/establish brands and launch new products, adding to your capacity to be successful in this new position. Your strong understanding of your “audience” has aided you when developing clever marketing presentations and collateral for trade shows, distributors and customers.  You are tech savvy and well versed in utilizing Salesforce or other CRM software. Keeping up with new marketing methodologies, you have integrated social media, web optimization and other non-traditional vehicles to promote your division’s products and further penetrate the market.

YOUR ABILITIES   Throughout your life people have consistently complimented you on your nimbleness. Your natural dexterity to be equally creative while demonstrating strong business prowess has resulted in your having an advanced capability for adeptly analyzing, developing, planning and executing.  As such, your critical thinking tends to push boundaries and, as much as you are a team player, you also can demonstrate a high level of self-reliance that enables you to lead your area with a level of autonomy, complimenting company and peer objectives. Possessing a genuine sense of curiosity and the aptitude to absorb information quickly has allowed you to maneuver well in past companies and garner a strong grasp of the products you were promoting. Your authentic demeanor and level of intuitiveness has granted you with the ability to influence people and create impact.  As a result, leaders and peers have appreciated your amicable, transparent and direct communication style and they’ll miss you when you leave them for this new position.

WIN THE JOB   Your post-secondary education in marketing, along with 8+ years of progressive experience, ideally working in an industrial marketing position or with a Creative Agency, will heighten you in this competition. Having the competencies to lead and mentor a small team, along with managing vendors, adds to your ability to attain this role. Microsoft Office and experience with Sales Force or a related CRM software is also very valuable. Please note that there is minimal (scheduled) travel that will be required, so a valid passport and the ability to travel to the USA and internationally is compulsory.

THROW YOUR HAT IN THE RING   This is a career elevating position for a creative business-marketing professional who want to step up, apply their talent and lead this marketing department to new levels of success. Success will result in growth and progression. Please send your resume to Cindy Nicholls Smith, Principal, AVID EXEC Ltd., using the applicant submission access provided here or by direct contact at  All information shared is kept in the strictest of confidence in keeping with all applicable laws.

Please note that due to the high volume of candidates responding to this job, only those candidates who possess the requirements will be contacted. AVID EXEC thanks all those that respond and will keep your information for future consideration.  Candidates who possess the ability to work in Canada and currently reside in Edmonton and area will be given priority. Candidates outside Edmonton will be given consideration.

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