Sask Professional Marketing Association


Learn, share and collaborate with over 175 members, 1,300 email subscribers and 3,000 social media marketing and advertising professionals from across Saskatchewan! The SPMA is a casual and creative group dedicated to organizing professional development events, networking opportunities and promoting marketing excellence in Saskatchewan.

Create a profile today and receive event notifications. Better yet, become a paid member and receive the following benefits!

LEARNING

  • Preferential access to professional development courses and resources
  • Exclusive access to monthly marketing, communications and business development events featuring keynote speakers
  • Exclusive access for partner events and services
  • Right to use association logos on resume and company materials


NETWORKING

  • Networking opportunities with like-minded individuals providing support, mentoring, and knowledge sharing
  • Membership in the online community website including access to a member directory


SAVINGS

  • Discounts on SPMA association events
  • Discounts at partner events and services
  • Discounts on posting your job opportunity in 'Find a Job Friday' emails

 

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Upcoming Events


  • SPMA Now Hiring

    The SPMA is excited to announce new available positions on our Board of Directors. Work with some of Saskatoon's finest marketers, while creating events that push the envelope and re-shape our marketing community. 

     The SPMA recruits every year for several board and committee positions in a variety of different areas of focus.

    Getting involved with the SPMA is a great way to build experience in your industry, connect you to other marketing professionals, and foster valuable networking opportunities. 

    For more information, questions or to express interest in a role, please contact vicepresident@saskmarketing.com with a completed application form

     

    DAY: WEDNESDAY MAY 20th

    TIME: 4pm –  5pm

    LOCATION: Zoom Meeting

     

    Save this link to join:

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3066683668

    Meeting ID: 306 668 3668

     

    AVAILABLE POSITIONS

     

    SPMA VICE PRESIDENT 

    Time:

    ● 3 year term (1 year Vice President, 1 year President, 1 year Past President)

    ● 2-3 hours per month, with greater time commitment surrounding events

    ● SPMA Board meetings (monthly/quarterly/as scheduled)

     

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    ● Strong leadership abilities

    ● Strong interpersonal and communication skills

    ● Task delegation

    ● Ability to work in a team environment

    ● Project management

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    ● Act in the absence of the President

    ● Is an advisor for at least one SPMA portfolio committee (events, communications, membership) and attends the portfolio/committee meetings

    ● Work closely with the FUZE Chair and assist with the planning and execution of the only conference in Saskatchewan solely dedicated to marketing and communications professionals

    ● Serve on the Executive Committee

    ● Learn the duties of the President and keeps informed on key issues

    ● Report to and works closely with the President to assist with his or her duties

    ● Perform other duties as assigned by the President

    ● Prepare to serve a future term as President

    ● Prepare, organize and is responsible for the Annual General Meeting

    ● Manage incorporation activity and procedures

    ● Act as a signing officer for cheques and other documents

    ● Orient the new Vice President

    ● Apply and maintain credit card

    ● Contribute to SPMA social media content

    ● Work with the Secretary to prepare and execute an annual member survey and report findings to the Board

     

     

    SPMA SECRETARY

    Time:

    • 2 year term

    • 5 hours per month, with greater time commitment surrounding events

    • SPMA Board meetings (monthly/quarterly/as scheduled)

     

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Detail-oriented with strong attention to effective task completion

    • Positive and professional attitude and able to work as a team player

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

    • Organizational skills

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Report to and works closely with the President to assist with his or her duties.

    • Assist President, Vice President and Treasurer with governance as needed

    • Perform other duties as assigned by the President.

    • Foster communication and diligence through proper management and utilization of important records such as meeting minutes and the organization’s bylaws.

    • Work with Board of Directors and events committee to brainstorm event ideas, speakers, goals

    • Prepare minutes of all meetings and distribute to the board.

    • The Secretary shall be in charge of the administrative matters resulting from any regular meeting or the actions of the Executive Board.

    • Provide agenda prior to all board meetings.

    • Follow up on action items following board meetings

    • Keep track of and update SPMA passwords and other confidential information

    • Keep Google Drive organized and up to date

    • Order catering for all board meetings

    • Highlight action items for the board – send reminders and follow-up

    • Contribute to SPMA social media content

     

     

    SPONSORSHIP CHAIR

    Time:

    • 1 year term

    • 2-3 hours per month, with greater time commitment surrounding events

    • SPMA Board meetings (monthly/quarterly/as scheduled)

    • Events Committee meetings (as needed)

     

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

    • Organizational skills

    • Writing skills

    • Budget experience

    • Sales experience would be an asset

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Maintain and increase sponsorship commitment with existing sponsors for both SPMA events, FUZE conference, Marketing Directory listing

    • Identify sponsorship prospects that are a strategic fit for the association, and provide them with information on SPMA/FUZE/Directory and the benefits of sponsorship

    • Update and finalize SPMA/FUZE sponsorship package for the year

    • Coordinate execution of sponsorship package by communicating directly with sponsors

    • Prepare and issue sponsorship contracts, including in-kind, and ensure invoicing is accurate and timely

    • Ensure sponsorships meet yearly budget requirements

    • Contribute to SPMA social media content

    • Work closely with Communications Chair and Events Chair to coordinate sponsorship recognition and fulfillment including logo usage (Communications), and event recognition (Events)

    • Work closely with FUZE Chair to ensure sponsorship budget is continuously updated and in-kind needs are sourced where applicable

     

     

    COMMUNICATIONS CHAIR

    Time:

    • 1 year term

    • 2-3 hours per month, with greater time commitment surrounding events

    • SPMA Board meetings (monthly/quarterly/as scheduled)

    • Communications Committee meetings (as needed)

    • Membership programs and events (as needed)

     

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

    • Task delegation

    • Writing skills

    • Social media experience

    • Website management experience

    • Branding and advertising experience

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Coordination of communication activities including execution and/or recruitment of volunteers.

    • Branding: Coordination, development and ongoing enforcement of Association’s brand message to ensure consistency with members

    • Publicity: Work with officers and other chairs to ensure publicity requests, meetings and important dates are submitted and conveyed in a timely fashion to members.

    • Post content on each of the social media platforms – LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

    • Communication: Depending on activity level, you may need to breakdown responsibilities into subcategories such as:

    o Public Relations and Marketing -- event entries, outreach to local media outlets

    o Website Maintenance

    o Content Writing – Coordinate articles to be published, email publications, etc.

    o Social Media

    o Photography

    o Support SPMA events and programs throughout the year

     

     

    For more information, questions or to express interest in a role, please contact vicepresident@saskmarketing.com with a completed application form

    Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 04:00 PM
    Zoom Meeting
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