Project manager (Marketing)

Do you have a love for comedy, the drive to work in the entertainment business, plus a love of marketing shows? Then we have the job for you. The Just for Laughs Comedy Festival is seeking an enthusiastic, organized, and hard-working individual to join our team as a Project Manager. As a key member of the marketing team, the Project Manager will be assigned to a very specific portfolio of brands, belonging to the Just For Laughs Group. The successful applicant must have strong organizational and communication skills, be able to multi-task and function in time-sensitive and high-pressured situations and be great team player. The applicant should be prepared to work long hour during festival season.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Once the media strategies and plans have been defined:

  • Develop and write the briefs for the creative and production teams
  • Supervise the creation and production process of advertisements and promotional material, in collaboration with the internal studio and external suppliers;
  • Develop the critical path and schedules for all deliverables;
  • Perform administrative tasks with internal accounting (purchase orders and invoice processing);
  • Collaborate in optimizing the media plans in place based on daily sales and strategy;
  • Under the supervision of the Marketing Director, ensure respect for the brand image in every tactic and detail;
  • Ensure that the quality control processes are respected;
  • In collaboration with the Marketing Director, adjust certain marketing actions based on the sales results obtained;
  • Take an interest in and be on the lookout for market trends and competition;
  • In collaboration with the PR team, participate in the organization of special events such as the media previews, conferences, etc .;
  • Other related tasks.

SKILLS

  • Very organized, meticulous, hardworking and independent person
  • Positive attitude, excellent stress and priority management, good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and great writing skills
  • 3 years + of experience in a similar position
  • Experience in the entertainment and humor industry (an asset)
  • University degree in marketing or related studies
  • Bilingual (oral and written) French and English
  • Great knowledge of social media and digital marketing
  • Great knowledge of analytical, marketing and business tools such as: Google Analytics, AdWords, Facebook Ads, etc.

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