Digital Marketing Specialist (Creative)

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Location: Vancouver, Canada | Department: Marketing | Job Type: Full-time contractor


We are looking for a creative marketer who loves the design process. The ideal candidate should have the ability to bring their thoughts to life. Although they will be working alongside our graphic designer, intermediate knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop is a must. They should also be well-versed in the art of creating engaging emails, social media, and designing intriguing ads.

Who we are

Burst SMS is a global messaging provider, and one of the fastest growing technology companies in Australia. We pride ourselves on providing an easy-to-use online SMS platform with a focus on SMS marketing, improving CX, AI messaging, advanced SMS API solutions, and developing new mobile messaging innovations.

We have offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Manila, and Vancouver. This position will be based in our Vancouver office inside the new WeWork.

Company culture

We are curious individuals who believe in five core values: teamwork, innovation, initiative, flexibility, and diversity. Every person is respected as a valuable contributor no matter their role. We always try to help our clients and each other in the most responsive way possible. We listen to feedback and action good ideas. We embrace new technology and are not afraid to implement change. Our goal is to enable all people to communicate with clarity. Instantly, anywhere, anytime.

 

Key responsibilities

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Working with our designer to create fresh design concepts

  • Managing our email newsletters, and email/SMS automation sequence

  • Creating new marketing, sales, and support documents/presentations

  • Making design adjustments via Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Copywriting for our blog, which may include topics such as: New service features, how-to articles, industry trends, SMS templates, and seasonal articles.

  • Maintaining our social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn

  • Monitoring and creating new Facebook ads and Twitter ads

Skills, experience, and qualities:

  • 3 years of experience in digital marketing

  • Intermediate Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop skills

  • Experience with monitoring Facebook ad and Twitter ad campaigns

  • Experience with a marketing automation CRM such as: Active Campaign, Campaign Monitor, Constant Contact, HubSpot, Infusionsoft/Keap, Marketo, Salesforce, or Zoho.

  • Genuine passion for the mobile marketing and messaging space

  • Exceptional writing skills (both technical and creative)

  • Experience with monitoring Facebook ad and Twitter ad campaigns

  • Be able to work well in a small team setting

The nitty gritty

  • Job type: 12 Month contract (extension likely upon annual review)

  • Compensation: $59,000 - $64,000 per year (CDN)

  • Time off: 4 weeks paid vacation. 10 sick/personal days. Australian holidays only.

  • Working hours: Sunday-Thursday (11:00am-7:30pm)

  • Location: 2025 Main Street, Vancouver (Inside the new WeWork)

  • Amazing benefits: You will be part of global team, which has helped Burst SMS become one of the fastest growing tech companies in Asia-Pacific. You will be reporting to inclusive managers, who use an open-minded agile approach. Your voice will be heard, and you will have the opportunity to grow and make impactful decisions.

    In addition to this you will also have:

    • Monthly team building activities

    • An office arcade with 2,000+ games to get those great ideas flowing

    • Unlimited micro-roasted coffee, full leaf teas, fresh fruit water, and craft beer/cider on tap

    • 24hr access to our WeWork office, and a global lounge pass

      • New WeWork space: 43,000sqf across 2x floors (opening April 1, 2019)

      • 7 lounges, wellness room, community bar, and 14 conference rooms on-site

      • On-site showers

      • Secure bike storage

      • Dog-friendly

    • Free monthly workshops and social events via the WeWork network

    • Great location with lots of lunch options

    • 12min walk from the water

    • Close to transit:

      • 1min walk from multiple bus stops

      • 10min walk from Main Street station

      • 15min walk from Olympic Village station


Let's get in touch

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate, if this sounds like you: