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Coordinator Marketing - Discount

Requisition ID:  163629 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Discount Marketing 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario  

City: Mississauga

Location: Tahoe Office 

Postal Code: L4W 0C7 


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



The Brand Marketing Coordinator – Discount is a brand steward for the Discount banner brands: understanding and supporting brand standards, acting like a brand champion through marketing activations, and supports our stores by being the key point of contact for our network of franchisees.

Job Description

•    Develop, brief in, proof and deploy weekly digital assets in a timely manner
•    Support with planning, execution and maintenance of store programs, in collaboration with Merchandising and Operations
•    Main point of contact for Franchisees, managing Store Owner inbox, supporting, responding to or fielding questions in a timely and friendly manner
•    Assist with Store Operation requirements, such as store owner changes, third party support and other areas as needed
•    Develop and optimize relevant marketing materials as required, ensuring established standards and guidelines are met
•    Support with planning and execution of digital and social media content, providing input and feedback
•    Maintain accurate and relevant information on owned assets 
•    Gatekeeper of all coupon related activity 
•    Upkeep of 52- week marketing calendar, ecosystem and other relevant documents, working closely with Merchandising 
•    Assist Brand Strategy & Planning team with strategy development and implementation 
•    Participate in project specific planning sessions related to campaign development
•    Review all staging links and proof assets against the copy deck and/or flyer and final creative before it goes live
•    Coordinate materials and asset delivery to internal/external agencies
•    Coordinate internal/external meetings as required
•    Coordinate all administrative duties as required
•    Assist with monthly budget tracking and invoicing

Job Requirements

•    Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
•    Meticulous attention to detail
•    Highly organized
•    Ability to adapt communication styles based on audience
•    Ability to manage multiple on-going tasks and prioritize, with guidance in a fast paced retail environment
•    Ability to read and interpret marketing and research data (Customer Insights reports, Business Intelligence reports, etc.)
•    Retail marketing/operations knowledge or experience, a plus
•    Proficiency in Microsoft office suite / Office 365
•    Bilingual English + French or Hindi or Punjabi or Cantonese or Mandarin is an asset
•    Adaptable, flexible and eager to learn and grow 

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.


We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.