Position title
Marketing and Events Specialist
Description

Dye & Durham is a legal technology company. Tracing its roots to 1874, Dye & Durham has long been an institution in the Canadian legal industry. Today, Dye & Durham is a technological leader in legal services through a unique suite of cloud-based software products.

Employees describe the company as a 145-year-old start-up. Employing over 300 people across Canada and the UK, Dye & Durham uses technology to distinguish itself from competitors and provides a compelling value proposition to its large blue-chip customer base of over 12,000 active law firms, government agencies and financial institutions. Dye & Durham is growing rapidly – expanding its footprint across Canada and the UK and adding to its portfolio of products to provide the most advanced solutions to its customers.

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious person looking to take the next step in their career with a company that’s a leader in its industry and growing quickly!

We’re hiring a Marketing and Events Specialist for a full-time position in our downtown Toronto office. You have a talent for creating content and using that to promote to customers. You also love planning and organizing events and are very detailed focused. This exciting role requires someone who is very versatile, who can handle changing priorities and can manage to tight deadlines. If this sounds like you, please apply!

JOB DESCRIPTION:

In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the execution of marketing strategies. By establishing a close partnership with the business lines, you will support the business and marketing department to better position our brand and products with customers, develop the company as knowledge leaders, and support demand generation activities. The marketing support activities will be very broad in nature and reflect the evolving needs of the business and customer base. As a support to the business, you will develop content for our website, newsletters, social media channels, advertisements, email communications, industry blogs and more. You will have an exceptional command of the English language and impeccable grammar skills. You’re eager to produce messages that bring strategy to life and put the audience first. You will be responsible for working closely with the broader team to understand the context of the communication requirement, creating, editing and scheduling the distribution of content. You will support marketing activities such as webinars, lead generation strategies, marketing campaigns, customer value proposition development, and more. You will also be proactive and identify opportunities to promote our brand, engage our brand in relevant topics and further our position as knowledge leaders.

In addition, you will be responsible for coordinating events hosted by Dye & Durham, including live customer appreciation events, trade-shows, seminars, and webinars. This role will entail creating marketing materials and programs specific and relevant to the target audience for the events, as well as organizing event logistics including registrations, venue sourcing, coordination of attendees and relevant resources, event wrap-up and post-event evaluation/reporting. Event planning requires teamwork and coordination amongst a range of interested internal stakeholders. A few events may take part after standard business hours and will require event management. It’s possible, on an infrequent basis, that travel may be required.

This exciting role requires someone who is very versatile, who can handle changing priorities and can manage to tight deadlines. We are looking for someone who is interested in learning the business, partnering closely with the business line leads and someone who will bring their ideas to the team as well! You have a talent for creating content and using that to promote to customers. You also love planning and organizing events and are very detailed focused. If this sounds like you, please apply!

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Produce compelling messaging / marketing content across all touch points (print, digital, direct, promotional email) that aligns with the brand and overall strategic directive of the Marketing Department
  • Ensure marketing content is current, relevant to the customer, and positions our products as premium offerings.
  • Liaise with the business team and other cross-functional teams to understand business and communication needs
  • Liaise with the design team to ensure the creation of visual assets and layouts to best support content objectives
  • Ensure all content commits to the highest standards of the brand and ladders up to specific marketing objectives; Proof-read and edit all marketing and editorial content
  • Support Marketing Team and Business to coordinate and execute against the company’s marketing strategy
  • Detailed planning of customer events such as trade-shows, seminars, hospitality events, etc. Includes coordination of internal team and organization of all marketing collateral to support events
  • Develop and execute marketing lead generation programs and marketing campaigns and social media updates
  • Other duties as assigned

Your previous experience should show us that:

  • You’re a compelling writer, thinker and editor capable of communicating and simplifying complex ideas for diverse audiences.
  • You craft copy and deliverables that are driven by the product/brand vision and goals.
  • You’re an innovative problem-solver and creative thinker. Your solutions offer tangible and concrete results, beyond the most obvious solution.
  • You have well-developed interpersonal and relationship building skills and an ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with team members
  • You have prior experience developing marketing content and with growth marketing campaigns
  • You enjoy planning ahead and organizing events
Qualifications
  • University or Post graduate degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations or within a related discipline.
  • Impeccable English language skills a must (spoken and written)
  • Prior experience in content marketing and growth marketing
  • Exceptional attention to detail and proven ability to be an excellent writer/wordsmith
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Good eye for design and creative
  • Ability to work with a team and independently
  • Strong working knowledge of major digital and social media platforms
  • Portfolio of work required

Soft skills needed

  • Pride in the work delivered and tremendous attention to details
  • Go the extra mile to deliver on time and to high quality standards
  • Great judgment, positive energy and curious about the business context
  • Self-disciplined, self-motivating, and self-improving
  • Passionate about the digital space and design thinking
  • Ability to work in a highly confidential environment
  • Extremely organized
  • Able to juggle multiple priorities at the same time
Contacts

To Apply:

Submit your application with salary expectations. Thank you for your interest in Dye & Durham; only qualifies applicants will be contacted for interview.

Job Location
199 Bay Street Suite 4610, M5L 1E9, Toronto, Ontario
Employment Type
Full-Time
Duration of employment
Permanent
Industry
Legal Technology
Base Salary
$ 35000 - $ 40000
Date posted
October 25, 2019
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Position: Marketing and Events Specialist

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