💰 DOE 🗓️ Full-time 🏷️ Marketing 📛 No license required
About our company
Born in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, we’ve been growing some of the safest and most thoroughly tested medical cannabis on the market since 2016. Our state-of-the-art facility in Cremona, Alberta, was specifically designed to keep our plants happy, and alongside a meticulous process of harvesting and curing we ensure only the best product arrives at your door.
From seed to sale, each bud is given the care it deserves at the hands of a passionate team that believes medical cannabis should be available to everyone who needs it.
Aurora Cannabis is currently seeking a marketing project manager who is a strategic planner and creative problem solver excited to tackle the complex challenges of managing marketing projects within the regulated cannabis industry. The successful candidate will join our marketing team in Toronto. The ideal candidate will be able to tackle project planning and resourcing for cross-functional marketing programs and projects, communicate clear project status to stakeholders and adeptly manage project pivots and challenges as they arise.
Develop project schedules, workflows and resourcing plans for cross-functional marketing initiatives; inclusive of online and offline activities.
Create, update and disseminate clear project status documents to stakeholders.
Provide timely and clear communication through all phases of planning, execution and wrap up of projects and programs. Escalating issues as appropriate.
Accountable for the timely completion of initiatives, working closely with project. resources to ensure that all projects deliverables meet requirements and are completed on time.
Work with project stakeholders to gather project requirements, complete project charters and briefing documents.
Develop and refine project management processes and tools, to build efficiencies and improve effectiveness of our systems in place.
Collaborate with other project managers to develop PM best practices at Aurora.
Develop quality assurance plans within projects as needed.
Schedule and run effective project meetings.
Assist in securing quotes and managing budget reports for any project external costs.
Assist as needed in vendor selection and freelancer sourcing for projects.
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and manage appropriate cataloguing of project assets.
Effectively coordinate stakeholder feedback and approvals during the project lifecycle.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
6+ years project management experience within a marketing or advertising team
PMP designation or equivalent considered an asset
Demonstrated ability to manage projects effectively from project conception through to execution and wrap up.
Experience developing project plans for integrated marketing communication programs.
Experience managing product and packaging projects with internal and external partners.
Experience working with creative and software development colleagues on effective delivery of projects, including but not limited to; websites, display banners, social media content, print collateral.
Knowledge of the Cannabis Act and how to effectively deliver compliant marketing solutions to meet brand objectives.
Prior experience in resource management, trafficking and asset management.
Ability to manage tight deadlines and juggle concurrent deliverables.
An excellent understanding of project management and communication tools and processes, such as MS Project, MS Teams, JIRA, Smartsheets.
Knowledge and understanding of the Consumer Packaging + Labelling Act.
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please include a link to your portfolio with your application.
Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.