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Marketing Summer Student

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Department: Marketing

Type: Temporary

Min. Experience: Student (College)

Standard Innovation is a world leader in designing and manufacturing high-quality, body-safe, eco-friendly intimate products. Our brands include We-VibeĀ®, creator of the original and signature couples vibrator. The full line of We-Vibe products is available in thousands of retail locations in over 50 countries. Standard Innovation is a Canadian company dedicated to shaping the future of sexual health and wellness.

Our Marketing team has a temporary opening for a Marketing Student - Influencer/Community Marketing for a 16 week summer employment term from May - August 2018. This is a great opportunity to get some marketing experience!

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Influencer/Community Marketing Student will be responsible for completing 2 projects as well as providing support to the Marketing team. Specific responsibilities include:

1. Develop and implement a Digital Influencer Program:

  • formalize a program for digital influencers associated with the We-Vibe brand
  • create criteria and guidelines for brand influencers
  • research and recruit potential Influencers
  • negotiate terms of engagement with each Influencer, including KPIs/metrics
  • administer the Program and monitor results to evaluate its effectiveness;
  • report on Program results 
  • ensure compliance with Advertising Standards Canada and US FTC guidelines and regulations

2. Establish a Consumer Review/Community Engagement Program:

  • establish a Consumer Review Program to promote product reviews across third-party websites
  • identify and contact potential product review candidates
  • administer the program including program set up, shipping products, coordinating and monitoring  reviews, return of product or purchase etc
  • ensure compliance with Advertising Standards Canada and US FTC guidelines and regulations

3. Provide support as required to the marketing team

Qualifications:

  • Completion of at least 2 years of a post-secondary degree/diploma program in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or Journalism; specialization in marketing, digital marketing or social marketing
  • Passion for social media/community engagement  with strong working knowledge of all social media platforms
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English to communicate internally and externally with influencers and consumers; experience writing for web/online
  • Strong research skills
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented, with strong time management skills and the ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • A self-motivated team player with a can-do attitude and the ability to work well independently
  • Some knowledge of regulations related to social marketing, influencer marketing and consumer programs is an asset
  • Proficient with Google Apps (mail, calendar, drive, sheets, docs, forms etc), Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), all relevant social media platforms
  • This position is being advertised under the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) initiative. To be eligible for this position, you must be between 15 and 30 years of age on the start date of the job. You also must have been a full-time student during the previous academic year and be intending to return to full-time studies in the next academic year. You also must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or a refugee under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. You must also be legally entitled to work according to relevant provincial legislation and regulations.

To apply, please submit a resume along with recent transcripts, and a cover letter outlining your studies and your interest in connecting with our community.  To learn more about Standard Innovation visit standardinnovation.com and We-Vibe visit we-vibe.com.

Applications are encouraged from students with disabilities, indigenous students, students who are members of a visible minority group or students who are new immigrants to Canada. 

Accessibility:
At Standard Innovation we are committed to fostering an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible environment. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter once you have been selected for an interview.

Standard Innovation respects individual human rights in Canada including the values underlying the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms as well as other rights including reproductive rights and the right to be free from discrimination on the basis of sex, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, colour, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

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