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Marketing Administration & Merchandising Assistant (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)


  Pacific Wine and Spirits Inc. (

  Greater Vancouver, British Columbia


Position Hiring:  Marketing Administration & Merchandising Assistant

Position Start Date: November 2019.  This is a 6-month contract position with possible extension.

 Company Profile:

Pacific Wine and Spirits (PWS) was founded in 1972 and has remained a family owned and operated company for over four decades.  The corporate head office is located in Edmonton Alberta, with representation throughout Western Canada.  Pacific Wine and Spirits offers an outstanding, broad and premium portfolio of wines, spirits and beer from some of the world’s most esteemed family-owned estates in Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, France, Italy, New Zealand, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

The role:

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, well organized, and willing to roll up their sleeves to get things done. Working under the direction of the BC Operations Manager, he or she will be responsible for assisting with marketing projects and merchandising that support the entire region.

Tasks for this role include:

  • Coordinate printing and distribution for promotional, sales, and event materials including shelf talkers, sell sheets, LTO sheets, etc.   
  • Coordinate press samples for media. Source & record accolades from various sources.
  • Event planning and execution including venue sourcing, collateral, and other supplies as required.
  • Sourcing & distributing product samples from market for upcoming events and supplier visits.
  • Merchandising at retail stores. Support sales team as required.
  • Contributions to the company’s social media platforms.
  • Assist with monthly and quarterly reporting.
  • Receive and distribute POS materials.  Maintain the company’s storage facility.
  • Represent the company and its brands at various tradeshows, festivals, consumer tastings and in-store tastings. 
  • Evening and weekend work will be required.

The successful candidate will show or have the following skills and experience:

  • A preference will be given to wine industry experience with WSET or ISG.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently
  • Excellent understanding of MS Office Suite including Excel, and Adobe.
  • Post-secondary education of certificate, diploma or degree as asset.
  • An understanding of the British Columbia Liquor Board, and Liquor Stores is an asset.
  • Proficient at social media platforms of Facebook, Twitter & Instagram
  • A reliable vehicle and a valid and unimpeded BC Driver’s License.
  • Able to lift and carry more than 40 lbs. on a regular basis

We thank you for your interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience and include business expenses and vehicle allowance.

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