Job Title:  Marketing Specialist

The Opportunity: Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of Canada’s leading conservation organizations, is looking for a uniquely talented marketing specialist; someone with a deep understanding of how brand development leads to success.

For 79 years, DUC staff and supporters have worked tirelessly to conserve wetlands, water and wildlife. The successful candidate will recognize this opportunity as a career-defining moment, where their combination of experience and career goals align with the needs of a truly remarkable mission.

 

Application Deadline: Friday, December 29, 2017

 

Application info: Please visit our online career center to submit your application for confidential consideration. This position will be based from our dog-friendly national headquarters at Oak Hammock Marsh (just north of Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Working for DUC is a career highlight for many staff. Let us know if making a difference is important to you.

 

Job Description: The marketing specialist will be responsible for:

  •  Executing strategies that directly support DUC conservation and fundraising initiatives.
  • You will conduct, and assist in analyzing, market research to determine supporter and customer requirements, habits and trends.
  • A keen awareness of campaign results, engagement and conversion rates will help shape future initiatives.
  • You have expertise in content marketing for traditional, digital and social platforms.

This position will play an integral role in building DUC’s supporter base and promoting the long-term growth of the company.

  • The specialist will have a healthy understanding of how the world works and appreciates the nuances of not-for-profit conservation work.

An affinity for the outdoors, and the lifestyles associated with it, will allow you to better understand DUC’s culture.

  • Meeting deadlines is key. Strong project management and the ability to work creatively with colleagues and external partners is essential

 

 Qualifications:

  • An appropriate education is important, but we recognize it can come from a variety of disciplines. You may have a degree or diploma in communications, marketing, or science. Whatever your academic journey, it has led you to this opportunity with DUC.
  • Demonstrable experience in market research and data analytics (i.e. Google AdWords and Analytics).
  • Exceptional communications and writing skills.
  • Experience with the development and delivery of strategic content marketing campaigns.
  • Solid computer skills, including MS Office and CRM platforms.

 

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment. Learn more at ducks.ca.

While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.