Careers

Sherpa Marketing is always trying to find more corporate climbers: like-minded individuals with the determination to do whatever it takes to reach the zenith of their profession. We are a collection of "Do whatever it takes" people that enjoy working together (and with our clients) to deliver the best solution possible. Please submit your CV as a PDF to info@sherpamarketing.ca we keep resumes on file and are frequently looking to add to our growing team.

Account Manager

Account Manager - Kitchener, Ontario

Marketing is one of Canada’s leading technology driven marketing services companies. Our full-service approach allows our experienced guides to lead Sherpa’s customers through the campaign process; from needs analysis, to strategy development, and ultimately to the execution of tactics that drive client success.

A burning desire to do the best you can within established parameters is a key attribute of all successful Sherpas. Sherpa is a growing company and our culture is constantly evolving – creating opportunities for growth, engagement and exposure to leading-edge marketing trends like Augmented Reality development. Our diverse family of marketers, designers, developers, programmers, accountants and managers create a dynamic atmosphere of ‘work hard, play hard’. As a ‘Yeti’, your days will be ever-changing, ever-challenging and ever-cool.

We are looking for a full time, detail-oriented individual with a minimum of 10 years relevant work experience in the marketing, communications or sales.

Sherpa Marketing – Account Manager

As the primary contact for Sherpa clients, one’s that are seeking unique, effective and measurable technology-driven marketing solutions, the Account Manager role holds challenging and diverse responsibilities.

Creativity, clear and strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills are critical to your success. The abilities to think on your feet, to add value and deliver a compelling presentation in person are critical.

Exceptional computer skills give you the best chance to succeed in your day to day work and to move ahead within the Sherpa organization.

Deep experiences in marketing strategy, campaign development and creative brainstorming are qualities befitting of a successful candidate.

You are a relationship-builder who develops trust and credibility with clients, and one who inspires teamwork and creativity within Sherpa Marketing.

Clients don’t tell you what to do, they ask you the question, “What should I do?”

Managing a multitude of projects, great creative account managers keep tasks perfectly organized and tracking toward successful on-time and on-budget completion. You have the ability to pull subject matter experts from different teams together to provide best in class solutions.

Sherpas work occasional long hours and may have to travel to various events, meetings, and client locations. Compensation is commensurate to the volume and value of work.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Summary

  • Ability to be an advocate for both the customer and Sherpa, finding balance for the interests of both parties
  • Strong communication and people skills
  • Have a solid business acumen and a strong technical foundation
  • Ability to gauge and adapt to changing stakeholder expectations
  • Understand what success means to the customer and envision the end results
  • Possess a decisive character to confidently and quickly arrive at results while not having all the necessary information at hand
  • Manage projects from inception to completion and/or assisting as a team player on a larger project
  • Act at a liaison between the account, design and programming teams to glean timely project updates and to deliver instructions and directions at critical junctures
  • Assist in project estimation, project management (including budget and timelines) and proposal writing
  • Possess a number of relationships and experience that will aid in the development of net new business
  • The ability to devise marketing solutions that are inherently measurable
  • Use tools to review available data to provide insights and recommendations to internal and external stakeholders
  • Participate and/or lead the creative process in the form of brainstorming ideas, moodboarding and campaign themes

Details

Relationship-Building

You will serve as the primary (or secondary) contact between Sherpa and its clients and prospects. Delivering the best possible solutions for our clients within their budgets (and that drive their success) will solidify Sherpa’s client relationships.

Business Development

As an Account Manager, an effort must be made to grow Sherpa’s share of wallet with existing clients. You will assist in prospecting for and landing business with new clients. Sherpa will empower you and facilitate your success.

Strategic Planning

  • Learn and know the Client’s products/services, programs, business culture and competitive landscape
  • Understand the client’s data at a high level to uncover opportunities, provide analysis, insight and recommendations
  • Know when to focus on retention or acquisition strategies
  • Understand the need for and how to create appropriate channel strategies
  • Develop the client’s sales & marketing plan and communication strategies
  • Present proposals, creative, timelines, and budgets to the client for approval

Account Management

  • Work with the Sherpa internal teams and assist with the formulation of marketing strategies and campaigns across multiple communication channels and platforms (e.g. direct mail, email, web, mobile, social media, apps and sentiment tracking)
  • Ensure that all strategies and tactics are consistent with the Client’s brand experience, product/service positioning and messaging
  • Communicate the client’s feedback to the creative and technology/development departments
  • Undertake administrative tasks; maintain ongoing status reports, Blue Yeti, etc.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of marketing campaigns and deliver metrics reporting for campaigns

Project Management

  • Assist with the preparation of and delivery of briefing documents, wireframes and initiation of new projects for the client
  • Work with Sherpa team members to oversee the status of marketing campaigns to ensure timely delivery and advise client of delivery and/or delays

Job Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree in marketing/communications or commerce
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant work experience, ideally within an Agency environment and/or Sales & Marketing department
  • Experience in the financial service industry
  • Proficiency at managing the executional requirements of print, direct mail and digital marketing projects
  • Familiarity with direct marketing and online industry best practices and ongoing industry developments
  • Flexibility to adapt to a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
  • Ability to work under pressure, and quickly assimilate large quantities of information
  • Detail-oriented
  • Creative writing skills – e.g. ad headlines, social media
  • An understanding of SEO, SEM, SERP and CRM
  • An optimistic attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal and team skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office products (Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • An understanding of the creative process, application development, web development and cloud services in general

Applications

To apply to this position, please submit your cover letter and resumé to dwestbrook@sherpamarketing.ca. Please, no phone calls. We thank everyone for their application, but only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Accounting Clerk

Accounting Clerk & Office Administrator - Winnipeg, Manitoba

Accounting Clerk & Office Administrator

We are looking for a full time, detail-oriented individual with a minimum of two years Account Receivable and Payable experience. The successful applicant will be responsible helping with accounts payable and receivable tasks as well as generating reports in a timely manner. It will require good judgement, confidentiality, and adherence to company policies and procedures. The applicant should display a positive and proactive attitude, strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work. Must be a strong communicator using written and oral communication as the candidate will frequently deal with customers, vendors, colleagues and management. The successful candidate will work out of the Winnipeg office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Record vendor bills and credit card transactions
  • Responding to vendor inquiries
  • Ensuring that all payments are made in accordance with company policy
  • Ensuring that all payments are sent on time
  • Resolving payment discrepancies and disputes on behalf of the company
  • Reconcile credit card and GL accounts
  • Create and maintain reconciliations in a Spreadsheet
  • Preparing and mailing invoices to customers
  • Follow up with accounts receivables
  • Help with month-end process
  • Light reception duties: greeting guests, shipping packages, and kitchen duties etc.
  • Other duties as required, placing office supply orders etc.

Experience and skills

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel proficiency
  • Experience with QuickBooks Accounting is a must
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and function under pressure
  • Ability to multitask and excellent organizational skills

Applications

To apply to this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to Sharon Knutson at chamindas@sherpamarketing.ca.

Please, no phone calls. We thank everyone for their application, but only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Production Designer

Production Designer - Winnipeg, Manitoba

Sherpa Marketing Job Description
Production Designer - Winnipeg

Sherpa Marketing is one of Canada’s leading technology driven marketing services companies. Our full-service approach allows our experienced guides to lead Sherpa’s customers through needs analysis to strategy development and to the execution of tactics that drive client success.

Your gregarious nature means you are the type of person that people want to be around. Your love of pop-culture and design in general will make a great fit with Sherpa’s culture. You have a keen understanding of the use and application of technology as it pertains to delivering high quality design.

We offer a collaborative, open-concept work environment – sorry, no hiding in a cubicle here. We have a team of designers and staff that are both eager to share their knowledge and learn new skills from you, with projects ranging from small-scale “quickies” to large-scale branding and rollout.

A burning desire to do the best you can within established parameters is a key attribute of all successful Sherpas.

Job Summary & Scope

Reporting to the Art Director, you will work collaboratively with other members of the Sherpa team to create and deliver high quality brand/print/web/mobile/video and application user experiences.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Basic design, production, testing, documenting and deploying high performance creative that drives ROI for Sherpa’s clients using a variety of tools and techniques
  • Working independently
  • Ensuring projects meets company standards
  • Deliver tasks within given deadlines and budgets
  • Be comfortable with a start time of 7:30am

Required Competencies

  • Execute graphic design and production responsibilities in a matter that is both professional and accurate, while adhering to the graphic standards of our clients
  • Work on design projects through creation through production, including photography, separations, press work as well as digital production
  • Work on projects that require advanced layout skills and file preparation with a very high degree of accuracy, and clean files built to industry standards
  • Provide support to other graphic designers on collaborative projects
  • Great portfolio of work
  • Creativity
  • Excellent communication, time management, troubleshooting, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Diligence and commitment to Quality Assurance and self-assessment of your own work
  • User Experience/User Interface Design for Web/Apps
  • Strong typography skills
  • A conscientious, hard-working, team-oriented player – we’re a very collaborative environment, and there’s no room for big egos or showboats
  • A detail oriented multi-tasker with the ability to switch hats as required
  • A problem solver, with the initiative to find new solutions without being asked
  • A level-headed approach to work that can operate under pressure and meet deadlines

Technical Requirements

  • Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, XD
  • Windows
  • MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Bonus Skills

  • Adobe Premiere, After Effects
  • Lightroom
  • Cinema 4D
  • HTML, CSS, Wordpress

Other Duties as Required

  • Employees are expected to help fill any gaps in work as each person’s capabilities allow
  • Occasional travel may be required

Job Qualifications
Education, Skills and Experience

  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in graphic design/digital media
  • Minimum two years of relevant work experience
  • Flexibility to adapt to a fast-paced, deadline oriented work environment
  • Ability to work under pressure, and quickly assimilate large quantities of information
  • Detail-oriented
  • An optimistic attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal and team skills
  • A thorough understanding of the creative process/

Please submit your CV and portfolio to jcampbell@sherpamarketing.ca

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