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Talking to people about keynote speakers is one of the best parts of our job. In many ways, it’s our only job. We listen carefully and answer any, and all, questions you might have. We are friendly, experienced, thorough, and we offer honest advice and creative ideas — ideas you won’t find anywhere else. 
 
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Marketing Writer

Toronto | Full-Time

The Lavin Agency is the largest intellectual talent agency in the world. And probably the only one. We represent the world's leading thinkers, doers, writers, artists, and scientists. We represent Pulitzer Prize winners, Guggenheim Fellows, TED Prize Winners, Nobel Laureates—people who want to make the world a smarter place. And we think that’s good. Smarter people make better decisions and make the world a better place. Maybe. That’s debatable. And real debate is good. Have you stayed up all night debating politics, music, art, or the economy? A real debate where you agree about a lot, and what you disagree about is interesting? Yes? Then maybe we’re a good fit for you.

 

We have 35 staff and we’re growing. We’re interesting, engaged, and curious people working globally from downtown Toronto. This job is for the engaged and engaging, the curious and the opinionated. 

 

Job Summary:

 

The marketing writer is responsible for assisting the marketing team in executing strategy, maintaining the website, and building brand awareness of The Lavin Agency.  This includes writing blog posts about our speakers; copyediting e-newsletters and catalogues; updating speech topics and biographies on the website; as well as transcribing video footage and conference calls. This individual promotes content across Lavin’s social media platforms, and also assists the team with administrative and miscellaneous marketing tasks. This includes but is not limited to: data management, mailings, and website upkeep. The Marketing Writer reports to the Marketing Manager. 

 

Job Responsibilities:
1.    Shares content across social media, focusing on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube
2.    Assists with updating speaker bios and speech topics on the website as requested 
3.    Writes and copyedits: e-newsletters, catalogues, letters, blog posts, video titling, and Instagram captions, etc.
4.    Assists in overall marketing strategy and miscellaneous marketing projects 
5.    Keeps up-to-date and maintains sufficient knowledge of the company’s speakers and industry marketplace, best practices and trends
6.    Works independently, as well as part of a team to establish project deliverables
7.    Performs other tasks and responsibilities as assigned and required

 

Job Qualifications & Experience:

•    Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in communications, marketing, literature, or related field 
•    At least two years of relevant work experience
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
•    Demonstrates curiosity for a wide-range of ideas and topics
•    Meticulous attention to detail 
•    Excellent organizational skills
•    Creative thinker with proven ability for innovation
•    Ability to multi-task, prioritize the tasks at hand based on value to the company, meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment
•    Strong familiarity with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and related social media platforms
•    Understanding of marketing extensions such as MailChimp, Pardot, Google Adwords and Analytics preferred
•    Knowledge and efficiencies in digital applications such as Adobe Creative Suite preferred 
•    Familiarity with customer relationship management databases preferred, particularly Salesforce 

 

If interested, please send us a fascinating cover letter as well as a worn-out resume. We will not consider applicants who do not send in a custom cover letter!

 

Send letters and resumes to careers@thelavinagency.com. Title your emails: “Marketing Writer.” No calls or visits please; only emails will be accepted.

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Account Manager

Toronto | Full-Time

Account Manager - Corporate (Canada)

The Lavin Agency - Toronto, Ontario

Commensurate with Experience

Regular Full-Time

 

Who We Are:

The Lavin Agency is the largest intellectual talent agency in the world. We represent the world's leading thinkers, writers, artists, and scientists including Pulitzer Prize winners, Guggenheim Fellows, TED Prize Winners and Nobel Laureates. We represent people who want to make the world a smarter place. We are 35 diverse, engaged and curious professionals working globally from King West in Downtown Toronto.

 

For a glimpse into our workplace culture, check out http://www.thelavinagency.com/about.

 

The Role as a Whole:

We have a unique opportunity for a highly experienced business development professional to navigate through large organizations with the objective of cultivating long-lasting relationships. The Account Manager is responsible for representing the company’s roster of speakers with the objective of matching talent to upcoming events being planned and organized by major corporations. The Account Manager will work intimately with cross-functional groups such as Marketing to exceed corporate objectives.

 

What We Look For:
 

Intellectual prowess as demonstrated by education, experience and interests.

A driven and competitive stance on life with a proven ability to seal the deal.

Strong verbal and written communicator with a knack for problem solving.

5 to 10 years of experience in nurturing business relationships.

Exposure to interacting with VIP clientele considered an asset.

Polished phone etiquette and affinity for CRM software.

A near foolish sense of curiosity.

 

What We Offer:

Professional development, comprehensive health insurance, boutique gym membership, peer nominated awards, monthly social activities, birthday celebrations and a kick ass workplace.

 

How To Apply:

If this role tickles your fancy, please submit an original cover letter and a worn-out resume to careers@thelavinagency.com with the subject “Account Manager” by May 31st, 2017.

 

In your cover letter, please touch on the following: What is your favourite book and why?

 

We appreciate your interest; however, due to the high volume of applicants, only select candidates will be contacted. As such, we are unable to entertain phone calls and office visits.

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Account Coordinator

Toronto | Full-Time

Account Coordinator - Corporate (Canada)

The Lavin Agency - Toronto, Ontario

Competitive Base + Commission

Regular Full-Time

 

Who We Are:

The Lavin Agency is the largest intellectual talent agency in the world. We represent the world's leading thinkers, writers, artists, and scientists including Pulitzer Prize winners, Guggenheim Fellows, TED Prize Winners and Nobel Laureates. We represent people who want to make the world a smarter place. We are 35 diverse, engaged and curious professionals working globally from King West in Downtown Toronto.

 

For a glimpse into our workplace culture, check out http://www.thelavinagency.com/about.

 

The Role as a Whole:

The Account Coordinator is responsible for finding, securing and optimizing new opportunities for the company’s speakers through consultation with corporations, associations, meeting and event planners. By matching talent to buyer’s needs, the Account Coordinator will close deals for the firm while managing relationships throughout the sales cycle.

 

What We Look For:

 

Intellectual prowess as demonstrated by education, experience and interests.

1 to 3 years of experience in nurturing business relationships.

Exposure to fast-paced, multi-tasking work environment.

Superior phone and email etiquette.

 

What We Offer:

Professional development, comprehensive health insurance, boutique gym membership, peer nominated awards, monthly social activities, birthday celebrations and a kick ass workplace.

 

How to Apply:

If this role tickles your fancy, please submit an original cover letter and a worn-out resume to careers@thelavinagency.com with the subject “Account Coordinator” by May 31st, 2017.

 

In your cover letter, please touch on the following: What is your favourite book and why?

 

We appreciate your interest; however, due to the high volume of applicants, only select candidates will be contacted. As such, we are unable to entertain phone calls and office visits.

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