Marketing Coordinator (Ref. #:2018-009)


Sunwest Aviation Ltd. is the leading Western Canadian operator of jet and turboprop charter aircraft. Our fleet consists of a wide variety of jets, turboprops and piston aircraft. Based on fleet diversity, Sunwest is able to offer excellent opportunity for advancement. With over twenty-five years of safe operation, we have established a solid reputation in the aviation industry. Operating from a modern facility in Calgary, our aircraft are available for charter to thousands of destinations not served by scheduled airlines.

We currently have an opportunity available for a Marketing Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Business Development, this position is responsible for performing the duties and responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, the following:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To increase exposure/awareness of Sunwest, aircraft utilization, revenues and profitability while adhering to the safety and ethical

standards of Sunwest Aviation.

The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications and competencies. In addition personality profiling will be required of all candidates granted an interview for this position.

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies:

  • Responsible for defining, developing and implementing the brand strategy for Sunwest Aviation which will include specific services, business lines and the overall company profile.
  • Applies consumer insights and market intelligence to the process of developing and maintaining brand identity for Sunwest and its services.
  • Oversees the analysis and evaluation of market statistics and customer requirements to define product strategies and identify opportunities to expand market share.
  • Develops strategies and plans for the overall effectiveness and execution of marketing events such as trade shows and customer related events.
  • Monitors the research and analysis of Sunwest’s markets, competition, product/service mix and pricing.
  • Manages the company’s graphics, photography, technical illustrations and other printing
  • Manages the content and effectiveness of the company web site.
  • Evaluates and implements the expansion of the company social media presence where appropriate.
  • Post-secondary qualifications in related field an asset
  • Prior marketing experience required.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in similar role
  • Sound understanding of marketing principles
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Computer proficient with Microsoft Office, Adobe, Photoshop
  • Well organized and self-motivated
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Professional and presentable
  • Capable of working with a team or independently
  • Able to work within tight timelines and pressure
  • Confident and outgoing personality

Type of Employment: Full-time

Location: Calgary

Position Shift: Mon - Fri


Competition Deadline: 2018-03-15

Date Posted: 2018-02-23

Sunwest offers a competitive, performance-based salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including dental, extended health, life insurance, AD&D, short-term & long-term disability, an Employee & Family Assistance Program, and Group RRSP plan matching. Offering a safe, diverse and innovative environment, Sunwest is respected for integrity and is committed to taking care of our customers, our employees, our partners and our community.

Sunwest Aviation is committed to employment equity and will consider the qualifications, education, knowledge and experience of all candidates. We encourage all candidates to apply and the most qualified candidate will be offered the position.