IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada’s leading diversified wealth and asset management companies with approximately $271 billion in total assets under managements. The company provides a broad range of financial planning and investment management services to help more than two million Canadians meet their financial goals. Its activities are carried out principally through IG Wealth Management and Mackenzie Investments
Under IGM Financial’s unique business model based on leading brands and multi-channel distribution strategy, we’re IG Wealth Management. For over 90 years of business, we have grown to become one of the largest most respected companies in Canada. We are a leader in providing the best advice, experience and outcomes for our clients, personalized throughout their lifetime.
At IG Wealth Management, our vision is to inspire financial confidence.
This is your opportunity to build a career with a leading organization where you can learn, grow and thrive both professionally and personally. We are proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for empowering our employees with the tools to thrive while working remotely, while also providing resources to ensure physical and mental wellness were put front and center.
You will join a team that believes our success starts with the success of our clients, while working together as a team to realize our greatest potential. You will join a team that strives towards excellence while developing and sharing skills and knowledge. You can make a difference for our clients, the world around us and be part of a team that cares. We are dedicated to offering a hybrid work environment when applicable.
IG Wealth Management is a diverse workplace committed to doing business inclusively – this starts with having a representative workforce! We encourage applications from all qualified candidates that represent the diversity present across Canada – including racialized persons, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ community, gender diverse and neurodiverse individuals, as well as all who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
IGM Financial Inc. is currently looking for a creative, thoughtful, idea-driven Production Specialist to join our Marketing Services and Operations department located in Winnipeg. The department is responsible for best-in-class digital, print and video materials that support and elevate the brands within the organization along with shared operational services including translation, financial governance, marketing projects and traffic and media buying.
The ideal candidate is a nimble and agile problem solver, a committed collaborator, and an analytical thinker, with a strong project management and production skills.
From kick-off to final approval, you’ll be working alongside a team of talented designers, production designers and marketing specialists, to help bring IGMs brands (IG Wealth & Mackenzie) to life across all media. This role calls for a self-motivated, highly organized individual who can prioritize a variety of projects on tight timelines. You must also have a strong and articulate point of view when it comes to copy, and be flexible when working alongside internal client-partners across multiple lines of business, to review and revise work.
Manage the execution of projects initiated through Production, through the development of workback schedules, resource management (assigning work based on capacity and skillset), and prioritization. This involves multi-faceted coordination to ensure timing needs of the designers, editorial, translation, planning & strategy, compliance, and digital, are met. This work is the foundation for each project, and is heavily impacted by effective negotiation to ensure workloads are balanced, and individual project needs are met.
Project lead specific initiatives. This involves building and following workbacks, and procuring appropriate approvals from editorial, design, compliance, and various internal partners.
Right size each request by ensuring absolute clarity on each job to deliver in the most effective way.
Initiate and lead creative briefing meetings, to ensure everyone is aligned to the deliverables and timelines.
Ensure projects and information move between designers, planning & strategy, editorial, digital, translation and the rest of Production in a timely fashion, and are recorded on project tracking software (by each team member)
Follow up on key dates to create accountability and ensure that projects stay on track.
Lead and/or actively contribute to effective bi weekly Production meeting where a) all upcoming deliverables are discussed b) potential issues on projects are discussed, and c) new initiatives are discussed. Effective preparation and knowledge of all active jobs, is key to the success of this.
Oversee the production of printed collateral from file prep to delivery to ensure quality materials delivered on time and on budget.
Partner with aligned marketing team to have complete alignment on not only all current projects, but a strong understanding of future initiatives. This will help prevent rush jobs, as well as ensuring we have jobs scheduled into our workflow well ahead of time. The strength of this relationship will also enable Production to keep projects moving in the case of absence by project owner.
Partner with vendors and leverage their knowledge to ensure a) we get the most value out of every job we produce – both cost wise and production wise b) ensure materials are delivered on time and c) increasing our own knowledge to add value to projects.
High Proficiency in:
Workfront, Excel, Word
Adobe Acrobat, PowerPoint
Conceptual Understanding of:
Adobe Creative Suite
Print Production Knowledge
Please visit our career page by clicking on the following link: https://www.ig.ca/en/careers
We thank all applicants for their interest in IG Wealth Management; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
IG Wealth Management is an accessible employer committed to providing a barrier free recruitment experience. If you require an accommodation or this information in an alternate format at any stage of the recruitment process, please reach out to the Talent Acquisition team who will work with you to meet your needs.
Please apply by March 7, 2024.