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Marketing Manager

Job Number: J1122-0046
Job Type: Regular
City, Province, Country: Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Job Category: Communication & Marketing
Number of Positions: 1
Job Location: Hybrid / Vaughan

A leader in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry, and celebrating its 70th anniversary in March 2022, The Master Group has been named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies since 2010 and is the largest privately held HVAC-R distributor in Canada. Today, the company employs 1,300 dynamic and dedicated people who serve the industry in more than 49 branches and 4 distribution centers from British Columbia to the Atlantic Provinces and in 19 branches in the United States.

1. Are you an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Marketing Manager ready to lead a team of marketing professionals in the Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration industry (HVAC-R)?
2. Do you have a proven ability to develop and deliver effective and measurable online and traditional marketing strategies that meet or exceed campaign objectives?
3. Do you have experience building successful vendor co-op marketing programs and have excellent knowledge of the intricacies of B2B marketing?

If you answered yes to all three questions, then this could be the job for you!

Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Customer Experience, you will take charge of driving revenue growth through creative marketing strategies on a regional and national scale as well as develop, from scratch, a robust vendor co-op marketing program that successfully meets the needs & marketing objectives of The Master Group and its partners. You will collaborate closely with internal and external teams to determine optimal use of the marketing budget to help reach the company’s strategic business objectives.

Want to learn more? Typical silos that slow down the Marketing process do not exist at The Master Group. The 5 P’s of Marketing (yes, we went right back to Marketing 101 basics) all operate under the same umbrella. Pricing (Price), Product Management (Product), EBusiness & digital (Place), Marketing -we have our own in-house multi-talented graphic design team (Promotion) & Customer Experience (People) all work together collaboratively to ensure all facets of any campaign are centrally managed. Goals aligned, this team ensures any campaign, promotion, event, or activity is executed efficiently and effectively. We just need you to help manage our growing portfolio!

Reasons why you’ll want this job

• Flexible work location & hours with a competitive salary
• Work independently in a newly created role to help take Marketing at The Master Group to the next level
• Career development opportunities
• We care about our employees and their well-being - great health benefits, French or English language classes & gym membership discounts
• An entrepreneurial environment to utilize your marketing knowledge to develop new ideas, processes, and programs
• Work within an amazingly talented department (that includes the 5Ps!)
• An employee-first company

Principal tasks:

• Develop and execute end-to-end marketing campaigns (regional & national) that promote our value proposition, drive awareness of our brands and generate leads and sales to meet strategic business objectives
• Function as the Eastern (Quebec & the Maritimes) and Central regions Marketing manager to ensure all marketing campaigns, promotions, events and activities are fully executed on time and budget in each region.
• Build a strategic vendor co-op marketing program to maximize the use of manufacturer coop funds to meets the needs and goals of both the manufacturer and The Master Group while providing the best overall customer experience.
• Manage a team of 2-3 awesome marketing professionals
• Promote new products, service capabilities or new features and functionalities aligned with our business.
• Support the production of content to drive engagement on our digital channels
• Use data analytics, reports, and A/B testing strategies when using paid media to provide strong re-turn on investment (i.e., Social media, SEM, digital campaigns, etc.)
• Participate in building marketing strategy, budgets, and forecasts for revenue and expenses.
• Budget management


• BSc degree in Marketing or relevant field, MBA an advantage but not required
• 7-10 years of professional, hands-on marketing experience of which 3+ years in a B2B environment with some exposure to the HVAC-R industry preferred.
• Strong understanding of how current traditional and digital marketing channels function
• Proven track record in delivering marketing campaigns that drive sales growth.
• Strategic and creative problem solver, excellent listener and communicator, with strong project management skills
• Influential, proactive, collaborative, versatile leader, with a strong sense of self-direction, high emotional intelligence, and the ability to lead multiple and challenging work priorities, demands, and changes
• Ability to engage key internal and external partners to achieve objectives
• Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to influence and communicate with all levels of an organization comfortably.

Work conditions:

  • Group insurance from day 1 (medical, dental, short and long term disability insurance)
  • Contribution to a group RRSP upon hiring
  • Employee assistance program (psychological, financial, legal and parental support services)
  • Access to telemedicine with health professionals by chat or secure video session from day 1
  • Contribution to membership in a fitness center
  • Reimbursement of membership or renewal of a professional order
  • Anticipated vacation program