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Life Work Balance

As much as we live and breathe marketing at WJ, we also understand the importance of life outside of work. Employee Flex Days, variable work hours and the option of working from home are just a few ways WJ has embraced an adaptable work environment.

Learn & Deploy

No two days are ever the same at WJ and that’s just how we like it. Every day presents a new challenge that we tackle with passion, and with that challenge comes the chance to learn and grow.

Growth & Opportunity

We believe in long-term partnerships – not only with our clients, but with our employees as well. As WJ continues to grow, so do the opportunities.

Current Opportunities

  • Marketing Strategist Calgary, AB

    A Marketing Strategist uses marketing research and analysis to plan and create marketing strategies and implementation tactics for a client. The Marketing Strategist supports this function with thorough research and analysis, using a variety of primary and secondary research tools and skills. Under the guidance of the Director of Strategy and Senior Strategists at William Joseph, the Strategist will help prepare initial insights to found marketing strategies, develop brands, and create marketing strategies, as well as perform continued analysis of the success of clients’ marketing.

    We all have a voice at William Joseph, and we are all expected to use it. We don’t let our egos get in the way of innovation. At William Joseph, everyone’s opinion matters, and idea generation is the most important product of our collaboration as a team.

     

    Accountabilities

     

    Provide Clients Strategic Direction
    • Writes formal marketing research documents, plans, and brand strategies for clients
    • Creates strategic direction for client marketing, building on research
    • Helps clients devise strategies to increase sales and market share
    • Determines how all facets of clients’ marketing must be changed to align with strategic direction
    • Uses research of the external environment (including competition) to provide further focus for strategic direction of a client
    • Develops strong brand concepts that are authentic, differentiating, and compelling
    • Uses creative language to help craft brands that are poignant, unique, and expressive
    • Finds quantitative and qualitative data pertinent to a client’s marketing situation from a variety of sources
    • Finds tough-to-locate, credible information and data that is directly relevant to clients
    • Performs industry analysis, competitor analysis, and customer profiling and draws useful insights that tie directly into later marketing phases
    • Determines an ideal target audience and segments customers, with support from a senior strategist

     

    Increases Efficiencies in the Strategy Department and William Joseph
    • Reviews project initiatives and measures progress against goals
    • Ensures that all reports are well-written, tactful, and succinct
    • Communicates efficiently and effectively with the rest of the team
    • Manages multiple projects and maintains tight timelines, often working around strict and sometimes sudden deadlines
    • Remains within the predetermined scope and timelines set for a project and notifies Senior Strategists, the Director of Strategy, and/or Account Managers when unable to

     

    Meets with Clients to Understand Strategy Needs and Present Solutions
    • Meets with clients to obtain marketing information and understanding
    • Participate in initial meetings with clients to learn about their business, environment, and customers
    • Acquires qualitative and quantitative information that gives context and insight into a client’s marketing situation
    • Presents reports to clients and receives feedback from them, in conjunction with the account representatives

     

    Maintain a Positive Influence as an Employee and Carries out General Duties
    • Exemplifies the William Joseph Experience through day-to-day actions
    • Logs all hours in Intervals
    • Maintain a positive attitude during periods of heavy workload
    • Demonstrates high attention to detail in their work
    • Demonstrates creative, dynamic, flexible approaches to problems and resolves issues in a timely and professional manner
    • Confirms approaches to client work and changes to company processes and/or frameworks with Senior Strategists and/or the Director of Strategy

     

    Proficiencies and Attributes

    • Excellent self-motivation and adaptability
    • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Good teamwork skills
    • Administrative and organizational skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Positive and professional
    • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong analytical skills and the ability to apply them in marketing contexts
    • A sufficient understanding of business to perform thorough research and analysis, including using various frameworks, such as SWOT, Positioning Tables, and Business Model Canvases
    • Demonstrated understanding and ability to provide research assistance
    • Experience working with Google Analytics and other digital performance software
    • Great knowledge of the Microsoft package

     

    Qualifications

    • A minimum of an undergraduate degree in business, economics, or communications is required as strategy requires a great deal of theoretical understanding; an MBA is preferred
    • Two years of experience in a business (preferably marketing) position is required

     

     

    We all have a voice at WJ, and we are all expected to use it. We don’t let our egos get in the way of innovation. Here, everyone’s opinion matters, and idea generation is the most important product of our collaboration as a team.
  • Client Marketing Advisor Calgary, AB

    As Client Marketing Advisor, the focus of the role is to manage, maintain, collaborate, and develop relationships with William Joseph’s clients. The primary goal is to ensure the smooth, effective running of the marketing services requested and the maximization of revenue through product and program development. The Account Manager serves as the clients’ primary point of contact.

    A Client Marketing Advisor is responsible for being the client’s representative at William Joseph, as well as William Joseph’s representative at the client’s organization. The Client Marketing Advisor must ensure that a client receives the best possible product and service by establishing and maintaining the William Joseph experience on each account.

    Internally, CMA must function as team facilitators and communicate the client’s needs clearly to the entire team. CMA must also develop and maintain a good working knowledge of the client’s business CMA must develop good working relationships with all clients to ensure repeat business, as well as referrals. This position is considered a management position and is overtime exempt.

    We all have a voice at William Joseph, and we are all expected to use it. We don’t let our egos get in the way of innovation. At William Joseph, everyone’s opinion matters, and idea generation is the most important product of our collaboration as a team.

     

    Accountabilities

     

    Client Management and Strategic Advisor
    • Develops deep understanding of client’s business, goals and objectives
    • Understanding client needs and provides strategic recommendations
    • Faithfully observes the William Joseph client service process without exception
    • Monitors projects for scope and amends contracts with client written approval
    • Executes each account’s business, listens to client, responds to calls/emails in a timely manner
    • Ensures all required materials are acquired from the client for project development
    • Provides clients up-to-date information on their projects
    • Finds innovative ways to serve clients who are non-responsive to traditional project steps and processes
    • Provides education and training to client to ensure client understanding
    • Ability to problem solve and provide recommendations and advice to client at every turn

     

    Project Management/Management of Internal Team and Resources
    • Oversees projects to stay on time and on budget and are completed within the assigned timeframe allocated for the project, while managing client expectations
    • Provides clear and concise direction and support to members of the project team
    • Assists in the creation of creative briefs for all projects to ensure all aspects of a project are clearly documented and confirmed
    • Reviews and oversees all proofs that leave the shop and are the last set of eyes from a quality control perspective on a project before it is finalized by the client or a printer
    • Arranges, facilitates and documents meetings between departments to complete client projects
    • Ensures clients understand and sign off on all contracts and amendments before beginning or continuing a project
    • Updates all docket contracts, pertinent changes, revisions and information relevant to the job
    • Ensures Intervals information remains current for client account projects
    • Ensures the Director team is aware of the status of all projects and deadlines
    • Communicates objectives, concerns and any changes to a project status to the Director team
    • Provide departments with client feedback at end of projects
    • Expertly manages client expectations
    • Extremely detail oriented
    • Ensures clients understand project schedule and that delays affect timelines and deliverables
    • Prepares and provides a project brief to the client to ensure all aspects of a project are clearly documented and confirmed

     

    Maintains a Positive Influence as an Employee and Carries out General Duties
    • Exemplifies William Joseph experience through day-to-day actions
    • Acts as company advocate and embodies William Joseph values
    • Formats all documents according to William Joseph brand standards
    • Demonstrates incredible attention to detail, leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the client receives excellence in service, remaining within the scope and timelines for a project
    • Manages multiple projects and maintains tight timelines, often working around strict, and sometimes sudden deadlines
    • Demonstrates creative, dynamic, flexible approaches to problems and resolves issues in timely and professional manner
    • Supports other team members in a fast-paced, controlled chaotic environment, often working long hours and occasionally evenings or weekends to meet deadlines
    • Logs all hours on Intervals

    Proficiencies and Attributes

    • Positive, professional, creative and imaginative in day-to-day work
    • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellence in written and oral communication including outstanding presentation skills
    • Excellence in interpersonal skills, especially in situations involving consensus and team building with strong problem-solving skills related to program and account management
    • Relationship management skills; demonstrated skills in negotiation and leadership
    • Works well independently and as a team; motivated self-starter able to work in a client-focused environment

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree and experience in marketing, communications and advertising
    • 5 years or more experience in an account service capacity
    We all have a voice at WJ, and we are all expected to use it. We don’t let our egos get in the way of innovation. Here, everyone’s opinion matters, and idea generation is the most important product of our collaboration as a team.

See a position that interests you?

Apply today at careers@williamjoseph.com