Marketing Specialist

Coquitlam, BC

Job Summary

Associated Labels and Packaging is a premium label printing and flexible packaging company located in Coquitlam, BC. Since starting in a small label printing plant in Vancouver in 1981, our plant has grown to over 50,000 square feet, with 24 hour-a-day press runs reaching into the millions. We are one of the largest suppliers of labels in Western Canada and the Pacific North West and are looking to grow our team as we continue to expand.

Enjoy these benefits as the Marketing Specialist:

  • Competitive wage and benefits package
  • Opportunities for growth and career advancement
  • Educational assistance and professional development
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 24 hour employee gym
  • Fun company-sponsored events like bowling, paintballing, snowshoeing, food truck lunches
  • Quarterly shiatsu massages at work

Summary:Reporting to the Sales Manager, the Marketing Specialist is responsible for strategizing, planning and implementing marketing activities in line with company objectives. In this evolving role, the Marketing Specialist will develop new marketing programs to improve our brand image, increase customer awareness, and strengthen our market share.

Who You Are:You are a self-motivated, creative, and digitally savvy Marketing professional who likes a challenge. You come up with a vision and make it happen. You see the whole picture and understand how to implement marketing initiatives to drive sales.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic marketing plan aligned with company objectives, values and goals
  • Assess characteristics of products to be promoted and advise on the company’s promotional and communication needs
  • Conceptualize and implement promotional campaigns appropriate for print or electronic media
  • Manage the company brand image and corporate identity (internal and external)
  • Write informed, accurate and attention-grabbing content for the company website, social media accounts and blog
  • Regularly monitor and update the company’s social media accounts and website content
  • Implement SEO strategies to improve the company’s online presence
  • Conduct ongoing industry research and make marketing recommendations based on findings or opportunities discovered
  • Monitor, evaluate, and report on competitor activities; make recommendations based on findings or opportunities discovered
  • Set, monitor and track marketing and sales specific KPI’s based on marketing strategy
  • Act as the company’s public relations spokesperson
  • Prepare and deliver educational and publicity programs and informational materials to increase awareness
  • Manage marketing contracts
  • Perform other related duties and tasks as required

Important Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Strategic thinking
  • Customer focus
  • Creative outlook
  • Time management
  • Results orientation


  • Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, or equivalent
  • Minimum three years of related experience in a strategic level marketing role
  • Advanced computer proficiency in Apple/PC, including skills in Excel, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Excellent command of written English and copy accuracy
  • Strong understanding and familiarity with brand building and brand management
  • Experience in creating and executing successful digital and direct marketing programs
  • Experience producing marketing content for websites, social media and blogs
  • Strong understanding of social media marketing
  • Experience with WordPress and website management
  • Proficient understanding of SEO, Google Analytics Certified
  • Working knowledge of digital advertising KPI’s and reporting
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Strong analytical and project management skills

Job Type: Full-time

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