Position title: Brand Strategist (14-month term)
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Closing date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Language requirement: English
Marketing-communications experience required
Manage the development of our national brand strategy. Working with internal clients and creative partners, you’ll write strategies and recommend concepts. In addition to managing our annual integrated marketing-communication plan, you’ll consult with Brand Business Partners on promotional plan development. You have a degree in administration, commerce, marketing, public relations or English and at least seven years of related experience (or equivalent).
These competencies describe the required behaviours and expectations for the position:
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AgilityAcknowledges both organizational and personal capacity to change, based on what is and is not possible or probable. Knows when to say no. Changes approach accordingly, even though this may entail considerable effort to meet the organization’s needs.
Customer experienceUndertakes a regular exchange of information with customers and/or co-workers for mutual benefit to build a network of trust. Manages these relationships on an ongoing basis to ensure alignment and efficiency of effort.
InitiativeMakes well-thought-out modifications to systems or processes to improve both their impact and performance.
Learning and innovationDevelops a cross-boundary approach to learning by gaining information from multiple sources and encourages this in others as a strategy for continual improvement. Adapts communication for different audiences.
Solution focusAnalyzes relationships among several parts of a problem or situation. Demonstrates resilience by developing personal tactics and techniques to deal with issues and changes encountered in resolving problems.
Teamwork and partnershipMakes sure the practical needs of the team are met. Uses different leadership styles in response to the needs and goals of the team.
Effective communicationAdapts communication strategy and interpersonal approach to a situation. Perseveres in the face of complex, hard-to-handle situations. Effectively conveys both readily apparent and underlying messages to others.
Identifying, planning and executing Initiates activities involving others, organizing work to maximize overall efficiency and effectiveness while ensuring high-quality output. Develops plans to optimize available resources and adjusts decisions as required.
Judgment and decision-makingActively seeks additional insights to refine judgment and support decision making. Develops a thorough understanding of how external forces within a division, organization, marketplace or industry relate to one another.
Relationship buildingDevelops and nurtures contacts with individuals or groups in different parts of the organization or beyond the organization. Establishes broad-based relationships, networks or groups to facilitate opportunities to discuss and share information.
Systems thinkingUnderstands and articulates the need to integrate multiple information sources and differing points of view to develop an inclusive course of action. Understands what is possible and practical within organizational limitations.