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Graduate International Marketing Executive - Canada Placement

Modern Democracy is an award-winning leader in the delivery of election software and services to Local and National Governments.  Established in Derry in 2014, our vision is to become the market leader in Election Day modernisation.  We are a dynamic, ambitious company with a proven track-record of successful delivery.

As a key part of our future growth plans, we are recruiting a Graduate International Marketing Executive.  This role is offered in conjunction with Invest NI’s Graduate to Export Programme and welcomes applications from anyone who has graduated within the last 5 years.

The programme provides a pathway to secure a prestigious Postgraduate Diploma in International Marketing from Ulster University, and an exciting opportunity to work in Canada.

 

The Role

Building on Modern Democracy’s proven track record in the UK, we are exploring International Markets, initially focusing on Canada.

Working with the Invest NI Graduate to Export Programme, we are delighted to offer this fantastic new position, which will give the successful candidate a career-changing opportunity to build their Marketing and Business development experience in a fast-paced, emerging market.

The candidate will start by spending 6 months working in our Derry-based office.  They will become an integral part of our Marketing and Customer Success team; learning about Modern Democracy’s solutions, our customers and opportunities.  

They will then relocate to Canada for the next 12 months, subject to satisfying entry and Visa requirements.

This is an incredible opportunity for an ambitious graduate looking to build their International Marketing and Business Development experience.

Important Information
Date Posted: 3rd May 2022
Closing Date: 15th June 2022
Industry: Technology / IT
Job Type: Full time
Salary: Based on Experience

About the role

Responsibilities

As a brand-new role exploring a new market, no list of responsibilities will cover everything. However, some of the key initial remit will include:

·       Researching entry and growth markets for Modern Democracy’s product suite.

·       Representing Modern Democracy at Trade shows, demonstrations, and other events within Canada and North America.

·       Working closely with our Sales and Development teams to grow business.

·       Conducting Market Research, working with customers and focus groups to help develop future resources.

·       Being the public face of Modern Democracy and our products in Canada.

You’ll be supported throughout your journey by our Derry-based office team, but you’ll need to demonstrate the skills and tenacity to work as a self-starter. Above all, you’ll need to be able to work independently!

 

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What you will need

Required criteria

  • You have Graduated in the last 5 years.
  • You will be available to work in our Derry office initially for 6 months, before relocating to Canada for the next 12 months.
  • Self-starter, confident with owning responsibilities and experienced in seeing projects through from end to end.
  • Team player with a collaborative attitude.
  • Proficient using Enterprise-grade CRM tools like Salesforce.
  • You meet the existing Legal requirements to live and work in the UK.

Desired criteria

  • Can speak French

Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

Developing Strategic Alliances

Developing Strategic Alliances

Presentation Skills & Public Speaking

Presentation Skills & Public Speaking

Persuasive Speaking

Persuasive Speaking

Sponsorship/Exhibitions

Sponsorship/Exhibitions

Modern Democracy

Modern Democracy is an award-winning leader in the delivery of elections software and services to Local Government in the UK. Everything we achieve at Modern Democracy is down to the quality, talent, vision and determination of our people.

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Our vision is to become the market leader in Election Day modernisation, Our award-winning Modern Polling solution has been used by local authorities throughout the UK to improve voter experience and give greater control and visibility of polling stations on election-day. We will achieve this by investing in our products and in our people, while giving them the opportunity to grow their careers with us. We collaborate with our customers and stakeholders and take pride in providing excellent customer service. We work hard to understand our customer’s needs and, most importantly, we deliver. We have a proven track record of enhancing the voter experience through technology designed in partnership with our customers.

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We are driven by one vision: To allow our talented team to deliver solutions that will meet and exceed our customer needs. Our team bring innovation, creativity and determination to build out our products and services whilst striving to consistently exceed customer expectations. Working in an environment of trust, respect and integrity whilst always allowing time for family and fun. This is why we win awards and achieve excellent feedback from our partners and customers. To achieve our Vision we share 6 key values: Transparency > Honesty > Integrity > Respect > Co-operation > Appreciation

Our benefits

We provide all the remuneration benefits you would expect from a large organization but offer the flexibility and creativity of a small business, with real opportunities to progress your career. As we grow you will too!

Vacation/Paid time off

Retirement plan and/or pension

Office perks

Employee development programs

Casual dress

Free parking

Open office

Competitive salary

Graduate International Marketing Executive - Canada Placement

Modern Democracy is an award-winning leader in the delivery of elections software and services to Local Government in the UK. Everything we achieve at Modern Democracy is down to the quality, talent, vision and determination of our people.