Executive Marketing Assistant (EA)
Epic Inspired is a boutique full-service creative agency specialized in real estate and hospitality sectors. Our clients are internationally recognized brands to local real estate developments. We create value for our clients by crafting brand experiences that are culturally and technologically relevant and beautiful. Since 2001 Epic Inspired has provided multi-disciplinary design services and has become a leader in luxury marketing utilizing the latest design standards ranging from interactive kiosks to traditional embossed printing and everything in between. Headquartered in Vancouver with our digital studio in Seoul Korea, we’re rapidly positioning our firm for growth.
This role is a fast-paced and demanding position that requires a high level of efficiency and effectiveness. Tight deadlines and multi-layered project co-ordination require a sharp individual with superb communication skill and someone who can handle multi-tasking at extreme levels. This role isn’t for anyone who can’t cope with pressure.
Reporting to the Principal, the PM is a tech-savvy, persuasive communicator who can bridge the gap between the services we offer and the value we bring to our customers. A powerful story-teller to help develop marketing initiatives and creative solutions for complex multi-faceted projects while clarifying unclear matters and articulating project objectives through highly convincing communication methods in both spoken and written form.
The PM works directly with upper management to create a result-focused team environment among various parties involved in all projects and ensure that projects exceed the high expectations set by all stakeholders. You will often be amongst industry leaders and industry-leading professionals.
From estimating and job scoping to scheduling and co-ordination to execution, the PM role requires at least 4 years of agency experience dealing with various communication mediums including Print, Web, Advertising and other design-driven initiatives such as presentation centres and trade-show booths. The ideal candidate should have a firm understanding of design processes and various production factors and articulate creative rationale and strategy.
The PM position offers an opportunity to experience the full breadth of our design and branding projects while actively participating in large scale project initiatives; putting your skills to the test. Beyond experience, this role is suited for those who are competitive with a vision to move up into a Marketing Director role.
In this challenging role, you will review materials and information and collaborate with the CEO to determine the various production factors, concept(s) and cutting edge designs. You should have experience in translating and extending marketing and advertising concepts into project briefs and schedules. Working within tight schedules/timeframes and activity coordination should be second nature.
You will be called upon to present project road maps and co-ordinate all aspects of client/vendor side requirements and production-related duties. Concept to completion you will utilize our project management software to guide you through each project while creating work in progress reports. You will support/assist the creative team on a variety of projects related activities as required.
The ideal candidate must posses a keen eye for high design standards, as well as the ability, communicate complex and sensitive business matters to executives. We are looking for someone who is motivated and want to aspire to higher roles.
Excellent presentation skills and comfortable speaking in client/project meetings
Brand development and campaign planning experience
Research, organize and implement effective marketing strategies
Project scoping and the ability to articulate design intent
Organized and process driven
Punctual and timely
Knowledgeable with branding and design
Understands resource allocation
Experience preparing proposals and estimates
Key Computer Skill Must-haves:
Fast with XL, Word & Powerpoint (Mac equal, Numbers, Pages, Keynote is fine also)
Fast Operating System manoeuvrability (Mac/PC)
Knowledge of Adobe products such as InDesign and Photoshop is preferred
Proper knowledge of outlook/Mail related programs
Proper knowledge of calendar/ical use
Proper knowledge of how emails/www/internet works
Other computer/software skills are a plus
Key Soft Skill Must-Haves:
Superb written communication skills with clear articulation capabilities
Superb verbal communication skills including the ability to be my spokesperson
Time management with the ability to oversee time for me
Superb Presentation skill
Capable of aligning with the CEO’s vision and goals at all times
Extended Medical Health Plan
Extended Dental and Vision
Local candidates only:
Agency or Equivalent: 3 years
English, Chinese or Korean Asset
TO APPLY, YOU MUST SEND THE FOLLOWING:
– COVER LETTER STATING ‘WHY’ YOU FIT THIS ROLE
– PORTFOLIO (IF AVAILABLE) WE WILL ONLY CONTACT CANDIDATES OF INTEREST. WE THANK ALL APPLICANTS IN ADVANCE.
PLEASE SEND YOUR CV/RESUME TO CAREER@EPICINSPIRED.COM