Careers at Guardian

Careers at Guardian Chemicals Inc.

Careers

Sales and Marketing Coordinator

Guardian Chemical Inc. is a privately-owned Canadian researcher, developer and manufacturer of innovative specialty chemistries. Based in Sturgeon County, Alberta with the core focus of creating better chemistry for a better future, Guardian drives towards creating impacts across a diverse set of industries. Through the continual improvement of our impact on efficiency, the environment, and the customer experience we will create a better future for our community and all stakeholders.

Scope

This is a fulltime 1-year temporary placement that will support the Vice President of Sales in the coordination of all sales and marketing activities. Your primary function will also include focus on supporting and working closely with our outside sales team.

What you will do:

  • Fully support VP of Sales and Sales Directors in day to day operations.
  • Finalize all written company communication and formalized quotes for the VP of Sales for Guardian and its subsidiaries
  • Respond to routine requests from our outside sales team
  • Application support for entire sales team
  • Gatekeeper for all RFQ’s/proposals. Responsible for ensuring all information is gathered and all deadlines are met.
  • Manage marketing materials and archives, including company photography
  • Year-end support for sales budgets
  • Oversee company cell phone and modem programs (billing, tech support, E-ordering, activations/deactivations)
  • Coordinate tradeshows and manage organizing all events and details for the Annual Sales Conference
  • Manage ad novelties stock, including filling orders, tracking stock and year-end inventory count.
  • Tracking of customer documentation and sending information when requested
  • Manage travel arrangements
  • Company staff event organization
  • Paper product ordering (business cards, invoices, cheques)
  • Setup all sales and management meetings/calls, attend and record notes
  • Administration of sensitive information
  • Manage website content (product lists, new documents, new EHS certs)
  • Legal agreements, patent, and trademark administration
  • Tracking of sponsorship initiatives
  • Various other tasks as they occur throughout the day

Support the Mission, Vision and Core Values of Guardian Chemicals Inc. *Safety First, EH&S Awareness, follow QEHS programs including Quality and EHS Policies*

What you will bring:

  • Knowledge of software programs such as: Photoshop/Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and Publisher
  • Understanding of HTML
  • Ability to navigate SharePoint and SAGE X3
  • Post-Secondary education with a degree/diploma in Business Administration, Marketing, or equivalent work experience. An understanding of the chemical manufacturing industry and/or experience in a similar role would be an asset.

Essential Skills

Team player with strong interpersonal and collaboration skills. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.  Understanding of quality management principles and sharp attention to detail. The ideal candidate must demonstrate strong initiative and organizational skills, be self-sufficient, patient, and flexible.

Interested applicants can forward a cover letter and resume to careers@guardianchem.ca

We thank all those who apply but will only contact applicants selected for an interview.