Marketing Clerk- General Merchandise
at The North West Company

Date Posted 2019-03-22

Job Description

Bring your organizational, planning, and prioritizing skills to your role as Marketing Clerk at The North West Company (NWC). If youre highly motivated and looking to join a fantastic team, this role might be the perfect opportunity for you.

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out for more information.

Your Role:

• Complete and submit item file maintenance;
• Submit cost and retail changes;
• Create bookings for Northern Canada Retail and Giant Tiger stores;
• Gather information through report running and creation for the Category Team;
• Coordinate sample routing for future marketing and advertising initiatives;
• Assist in flyer development;
• Prepare a variety of correspondences; and
• Assist with other duties supporting the Category Management team as assigned.

Desired Skills Experience:

• A certificate or diploma in a marketing or administrative related program is an asset;
• Must possess a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
• Demonstrate ability to work within strict timelines while managing multiple projects, tasks, and assignments.
• Must have strong verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service;
• Ability to deliver on highly time sensitive work, requiring superior reliability and punctuality;
• Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and Outlook; and
• Previous general office and/or retail experience is an asset.

Location: Gibraltar House, 77 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB

Reports To: Category Manager, Family Basics Accessories

You may include your resume and cover letter together as a single document. A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Looking for a Rewarding Career Opportunity?

The North West Company (NWC) has a rich enterprising legacy as one of the longest continuing retail enterprises in the world and we can trace our roots back to 1668 with many of our store locations in Northern Canada and Alaska having been in operation for over 200 years. If you’re looking for a new career, consider NWC as we’re proud to offer a broad range of rewarding opportunities that will allow you to develop and contribute to the growth of our organization.

At NWC, our mission is to be a trusted provider of goods and services within hard-to-reach, underserved and less-developed markets throughout Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands and the Caribbean. While our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food, we strive to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Our stores include; Northern, North Mart, Giant Tiger junior discount store, AC Value Center and Cost-U-Less, Inc.

Between our Canadian and International Operations, we offer a variety of career opportunities across a geographically diverse area. From our Corporate roles, Distribution, Canadian Retail to International opportunities, we provide challenge and meaningful work, growth and development and competitive pay and benefits packages.

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