• Digital Marketing Specialist

    Job Locations CA-QC-Montreal
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/16/2018 12:36 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services
  • About Us

    BDO. Because relationships matter.
    There are many world-class accounting & advisory firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

    Job Description (EN)

    Position Summary

    BDO’s Downtown Montreal office is looking for a candidate to fill the following position in our Marketing group:


    Reporting to BDO’s East group Marketing Manager, the incumbent will be involved locally in the development and achievement of marketing initiatives for BDO offices throughout the East of Canada. The Digital Marketing Specialist will be actively involved in achieving the department’s objectives for constant improvement of the Firm’s market and internal visibility and positioning.  The incumbent is an energetic and ambitious person who enjoys working in a dynamic environment focused on teamwork, quality, success and results.


    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

    Digital marketing

    • Plan and execute all digital marketing, including SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising campaigns
    • Design, build and maintain our social media presence
    • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
    • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
    • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies
    • Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests
    • Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience
    • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points
    • Instrument conversion points and optimize user funnels
    • Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate

    Marketing, Advertising & Promotional Material Programs

    • Collaborate with the Marketing Manager and the National Office to coordinate Marketing programs.
    • Industry Program: works in collaboration with members of office industry teams and office industry leaders to support the industry program and initiatives.
    • Coordinate the development and distribution of marketing documents, including printed advertising, pamphlets, brochures, publications, posters, banners and bulletins.
    • Coordinates translation, copywriting, infographics and graphic requests, with internal teams.
    • Closely collaborate with the Marketing Manager and the National Office for the coordination of local advertising.
    • Ensure the Firm's national branding standards are met in all publications, distributed materials and office communications.
    • Promotes at all times the brand, internally and externally and helps create an office marketing culture for all level professionals.

    Event & Sponsorship Management

    • Plan and coordinate events for clients and prospects, such as training sessions, conferences, receptions and round tables.
    • Assist in all logistic aspects to ensure smooth running of events, including invitation development and writing, set-up and guest list management, on-site assistance, selection of location and suppliers and contract negotiation as well as budget compliance and post-event follow-up.
    • Proposes alternatives when there are obstacles in the event or sponsorship planning.
    • Collaborate on some office internal key events with human resources and, occasionally, certain committees (Social Committee, Volunteering Committee).


    • Coordinate all the Office internal communications, i.e. Intranet posts, firm wide e-mails, visual materials, etc.
    • Manage the internal newsletter for the BDO Quebec offices
    • Manage the Firm’s Intranet site (SharePoint), i.e. create, approve and share content and images

    Marketing Committees, Plans & Budgets

    • Sit occasionally at some decisional strategic committees.
    • Perform certain clerical tasks for the team; update the database, track invoices, update budget and timeline tracking documents.

    Business Development Programs

    • Collaborate in the request for proposal process: ensure that the general information on the Firm, industry data and statistics are relevant, ensure that branding standards are met, and collaborate with other stakeholders (partners, managers, assistants for statistics and data research).


    • Ability to move easily between the offices in the East.

    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

    • A minimum of 2 years of experience in marketing.
    • University degree (bachelor’s degree preferably) in marketing, business management or a related area
    • Working experience in digital marketing
    • Demonstrable experience leading and managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns
    • Solid skills in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience with CRM (an asset).Experience in a Marketing or Communications Department for a professional services firm (an asset).
    • Solid knowledge of website analytics tools
    • Working knowledge of ad serving tools
    • Experience in setting up and optimizing Google AdWords campaigns
    • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints
    • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement
    • General knowledge of various marketing aspects (event and sponsorship management, brand visibility, marketing tool coordination, internal communications, social media, writing for marketing tools, communications, sales, etc.).
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines, conduct several projects simultaneously and set priorities.
    • Good decision-making and problem-solving abilities.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills, written and verbal (French and English) and detail-oriented.
    • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization, and proven ability to establish collaborative relations with high level stakeholders.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish relationships based on trust with demanding professionals.
    • Excellent client service approach - The incumbent will be required to interact with staff members, managers, partners, and clients.
    • Demonstrate positive leadership and privilege collaboration.
    • Creative, independent and innovative.

    Why Work for BDO?

    • BDO is the 5th largest accounting and advisory firm in the world
    • At BDO, we consider our people to be our most valuable asset; we offer the opportunity to grow and develop in an innovative and collaborative environment.
    • We offer an unmatched degree of flexibility to help you professionally and personally succeed
    • We provide competitive salaries, a flexible benefits package and a matching RRSP option
    • Opportunity to work with like-minded individuals to support career development
    • BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives, FCC’s “Drive Away Hunger”, Children’s Miracle Network and United Way

    Our Vision

    The best professional services firm in the mid-market.




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