OCEAN DIAGNOSTICS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
We strive to live by our values and commitment to advancing ocean technology. We are business leaders, innovators, problem solvers and adventurers who are passionate about the health of our oceans. We thrive on collaboration, curiosity and compassion. We value each others' perspectives and ideas, and we work hard to see our shared vision for an understanding of ocean health come to life.
Ocean Diagnostics Inc. (ODI) is an environmental impact company that develops technologies and services to collect and analyze microplastics data. With sufficient data, regulators can make informed decisions to protect the planet from plastic pollution. In the summer of 2021, ODI will launch its first products to market and, in partnership with Environment and Climate Change Canada, will run a nation-wide campaign to educate and engage Canadian citizens on the plastic pollution problem.
Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Marketing Associate will support the company’s overall strategic marketing plan, product launches and campaigns. She/he/they will develop product materials, including training materials and product guides; oversee digital marketing, including SEO, paid ads, video, email marketing, websites, social media, lead generation and engagement; and pitch to influencers, news media and relevant publications.
The Marketing Associate is strategic, creative and results-driven and has exceptional writing and editing abilities. She/he/they will create inspiring, educating and on-brand written and visual content, develop article outlines and video storyboards, conduct interviews, translate scientific information to easily digestible content, fact check, edit and publish content to a variety of channels.
ODI is a fast-paced start-up environment. The successful candidate will work well independently and with the team, adapt to the changing needs of the company and manage his/her/their own schedule while ensuring that multiple projects and deadlines are met on time.
Certificate, diploma or degree in journalism, business, marketing, English, communications or another relevant field
Legally entitled to work in Canada as a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person who has been granted refugee status
Knowledge of communications and marketing principles
Exceptional storytelling, writing and editing skills
Excellent understanding of and experience with digital marketing
Ability to work well under pressure, independently and with the team
Flexible and adaptable to meet evolving start-up needs
Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects at a time
Familiarity with the Canadian Style Guide
Experience developing marketing and campaign strategies
Experience with project management tools (Asana, Trello, etc.) and editorial calendars
Experience with Hootsuite or other social media management tools
Video, photography and design experience
Media relations experience
About the Position
Full-time contract from July 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021 with the possibility of extension
Flexible start-up environment
Professional development and coaching opportunities available
Preference will be given to Victoria area residents
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, portfolio and salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 18, 2021.
Ocean Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunities Employer.