Position title: Director, Marketing Programs (bilingual)
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Closing date: Monday, January 21, 2013
Language requirement: Bilingual
Marketing management experience required
Lead a high-performing team that delivers hundreds of customer events to farmers and ag business owners across Canada. With your focus on customer experience and results, you’ll use public speaking, networking and relationship-building opportunities to drive business to the corporation. Use your in-depth understanding of marketing strategy, trade shows, program innovation and business development practices as you elevate FCC’s profile throughout the agriculture industry. In this high-profile position, you’ll rely on your event management experience as you lead the team that manages customer-focused FCC learning and industry events. You have an MBA and at least 10 years of related experience (or equivalent). Fluency in both official languages is required.
These competencies describe the required behaviours and expectations for the position:
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AgilityUnderstands the need to anticipate and respond actively to change and is prepared to suspend personal preferences to align with organizational direction. Has a clear sense of what is needed to instil agility in others, recognizing their own capacity.
Customer experienceNurtures customer, partner and/or co-worker relationships over time by seeking information about real underlying issues, and develops a basis for future interactions by building rapport and trust.
InitiativeCompletes analyses and sets priorities to meet and exceed highly challenging goals. Focuses on what is required today, as well as what will be needed in the future.
Learning and innovationDoes things that are new or leading-edge by making a systematic effort to apply what has been learned from diverse sources. Adapts style, mode and tone based on audience reactions and the issues being addressed.
Solution focusUses a variety of analytical and conceptual problem-solving approaches and perseveres to overcome obstacles. Maintains a focus on resolving problems, even in the face of uncertainty and resistance, based on a realistic assessment of all sides of a situation.
Teamwork and partnershipHas a genuine belief in teams and partnerships and continually and consistently communicates this to team members and partners in ways that generate excitement, enthusiasm and commitment to their mission.
Conceptual thinkingClarifies complex information or situations. Assembles ideas, issues and observations into a clear and useful explanation.
Customer business senseFosters a comprehensive understanding of local markets, industry practices, etc., and their relationship to building and sustaining long-term and stronger customer bonds. Develops business-based perspectives specific to a customer’s situation, taking into consideration both tangible and intangible issues.
Development and capability focusFosters a learning environment and thinks strategically about future talent needs, long-term organizational direction and learning needs of staff. Monitors business capability, identifies strengths and gaps within the division or team and creates learning and development strategies to leverage and/or address them.
Effective communicationUses alternative or combined communication skills. Clarifies information and concepts in terms that are appropriate. Is conscious of the impact of what is being communicated. Can adapt communication and respond to others, searching for win-win solutions in situations that may be charged with dissent.
LeadershipInspires a clear and compelling vision of the future that generates excitement, enthusiasm and commitment. Speaks to the needs and aspirations of others to engage their passions and potential. Effectively shifts leadership style to transform the organization.
Process improvementCreates new approaches by anticipating business needs and considering multiple perspectives. Builds a vision that evolves based on business needs, and steers implementation of new processes.