Direct Marketing Specialist

About us.

Lightship is a field operations platform that is revolutionizing the way that local government, emergency response, and large industry use data to increase efficiency and improve safety.  It connects workers, managers, data, and sensors into one easy to use application for web, iOS, and Android.

About you.

We’re looking for a Direct Marketing Specialist to join our team. Ideally, you’ll have sales or related business experience and a knack for finding creative ways to prospect new business. Mapping prospective accounts around organizational structure, people, and existing technology is exciting to you and it showcases your ability to drive new business.

We are looking for someone who excels at researching and identifying target audiences, as well as developing email and marketing campaigns. Successful candidates must be able to conduct high-level conversations with managers and senior executives about their operational needs.

You’ll be part of a fast-growing, venture-backed company. We prefer someone primarily based in Western Canada for this role. Full and part-time positions are available.

Please note: applications must include the information outlined in the “How to apply” section to be considered.

What you'll be doing.

As a Direct Marketing Specialist, you will be conducting business research and creating sales opportunities for the closing team.

Other core direct marketing specialist duties include:

  • Managing and maintaining a pipeline of interested prospects
  • Leverage CRM tools to look into specific geographic territories and sectors
  • Engage executives in targeted prospect accounts
  • Orchestrate discussions with managers and senior executives around their business needs

Things to keep in mind.

You’ll be working as part of a team that is going through a high growth period. Here are some things to keep in mind:

Teamwork;

We’re a growing team and we need to work together. There’s no room for those who are dismissive or pretentious.

Challenging;

You’ll be working as part of a team that is going through a high growth period. Here are some things to keep in mind:

Teamwork;

We’re a growing team and we need to work together. There’s no room for those who are dismissive or pretentious.

Challenging;

This is not a good position for someone that had a fast-paced job and is looking for something more relaxed. It’s a great work environment, but expectations are high and the work is challenging (but very rewarding).

What this job offers.

What this job offers.

A fantastic team and working environment; free lunches; coffee from a very fancy espresso machine; beer o’clock Fridays; competitive pay; stocks options and bonuses; and great medical benefits.

How to apply.

Please answer the following questions in a cover letter:

  1. Why do you want to work as a Direct Marketing Specialist at Lightship? In other words, what about this job and Lightship stood out to you?
  2. How did you find out about us?
  3. Would you rather fight 100 duck-sized horses, or 1 horse-sized duck?
  4. Tell us about an experience that you think showcases your skills.

Email everything to careers@lightshipworks.com and include the job title in the subject line. If you attach a resume, please send it as a PDF file. Feel free to get creative with your application, but make sure you’ve followed all of the rules mentioned here. We look forward to hearing from you!