Sr. Marketing Specialist ( Field Marketing - Ontario)

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Do you have a passion for connecting to customers through an array of digital, social channels and events? Do you enjoy aligning with sales teams and other internal audiences to help drive demand and revenue through various marketing activities? If so, then you might be our newest team member! We’re ready for you to make an immediate impact. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless.

What we do
We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live. 

What you’ll do
As a Marketing Specialist you’ll build and execute marketing activities associated with the planning of go-to-market efforts aligned to SAS' overall sales and marketing strategy. You’ll liaise with internal sales and business teams, including taking a lead role in communicating marketing results and strategic direction, upcoming campaigns and key corporate events. You'll be part of a global team, planning and executing global marketing efforts across SAS’ key geographies, as well as for Manufacturing and the Internet of Things within the United States.

We’re seeking a seasoned marketer who must be effective in communication at all levels of the organization, act as a trusted advisor to senior management and be viewed as a valuable marketing partner. You’ll also perform and execute on strategic marketing activities associated with generating leads and the planning of go-to-market campaign efforts. You’ll bring all marketing components together to synchronize digital and traditional marketing channels. Your goal? Ensure SAS gets found more often, more effectively and by more customers.


You'll be responsible for

  • Developing the cross-channel go-to-market strategy for various industry verticals within Ontario, ensuring that marketing programs and initiatives have tight alignment with both sales and customer goals. Primarily specializing in B2B marketing targeting the public sector, telecommunications, retail, insurance and some financial institutions.
  • Developing, leading, and executing marketing programs and campaigns that help drive awareness, education, pipeline generation, and revenue through various live events and digital channels.
  • Creating go-to-market plans for the key initiatives or industry by working collaboratively with global counterparts to build integrated campaigns at each stage of the customer journey.
  • Developing the marketing program details, designing and executing the strategy and communicating the effort accordingly.
  • Analyzing metrics and communicating results, including traffic and conversion statistics, lead generation, pipeline impact and return on investment.
  • Managing sales and marketing alignment by showcasing campaigns, methods and metrics.
  • Working collaboratively to build specific offers at each stage of the customer journey. Offers can extend to many channels, including web, social, search and email.
  • Collaborating as part of a global team representing the growth initiative area, delivering on the initiative's strategic goals.
  • Performing other duties, as assigned.

You will

  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of audiences.
  • Experience working with a multi-national or global organization, collaborating across different cultures, time zones and geographies.
  • Experience working with Account-Based Marketing (ABM) or approaches geared to a segmented account list is a strong plus.
  • Demonstrated project management and meeting facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of marketing communication concepts/functions and software tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, HTML). Plus, experience with marketing tools including sales force automation, marketing automation, and social media tools.
  • Creativity and a willingness to experiment and take risks.
  • Located in Toronto
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Demonstrated understanding of audiences and marketing concepts related to the insurance, government and retail industries is a strong plus. Other relevant industries or initiative areas

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Business, Marketing, or related discipline.
  • At least eight years of experience in demand generating marketing or related function in the technology or other business-to-business industry.
  • Strong track record and understanding of digital marketing concepts.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build strategic working relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to convey in-depth knowledge of marketing metrics, including revenue, pipeline, and leads and be able to tell a story through the metrics.


  • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference. 
  • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.

Additional Information:

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in Canada.

SAS is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience may be considered in place of the education requirement stated above. 

The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience.

Resumes may be considered in the order they are received.

SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.

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