Marketing Automation Specialist

In Studio + Remote

job description

We are looking for an experienced, creative, and skilled Marketing Automation Specialist with a passion for digital marketing to join our dynamic team!

The Marketing Automation Specialist is responsible and accountable for the implementation, execution and ongoing management of the Marketing Automation service offerings for clients. 

The successful candidate will have the following skills, if this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

  • You are well versed and experienced with the use of marketing automation softwares (Hubspot being the primary tool).
  • You are results oriented and love to achieve our clients’ business growth goals.
  • You build trust based relationships with clients and with team members across departments to create automated actions and reports to drive business growth.


Candybox Marketing is an award-winning full-service digital marketing agency located just outside of Toronto. We have been recognized as one of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies 3 years in a row and have been listed on the Great Places to Work list for 2021 and 2022. We are a team of innovative marketers looking to make the web sweet!


This is a full-time position for candidates located within drive time of our Studio in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.


Start Date: ASAP
Full-time, Permanent, Hybrid Work Structure [In-Studio + Remote]


  • Work with clients in a variety of different industries to establish a social schedule
  • Provide Marketing Automation management for client accounts
  • Administrate our Marketing Automation marketing and sales automation system, including reporting, data clean-up, tracking and deployment of sales enablement and marketing programs and activities that align with our business goals and objectives
  • Plan, build, and optimize Marketing Automation portals (Hubspot primarily, but may include Salesforce, Campaign Monitor, Mailchmip and other industry recognized tools)
  • Create lists as requested using marketing segmentation, creating buyer personas, buyer journeys, lead scoring, etc.
  • Execute successful Marketing Automation onboarding that lead to long-term client relationships
  • Work with Marketing Hub, Sales Hub and CMS
  • Drive digital transformation, business growth and utilisation of Marketing Automation
  • Conduct effective data entry of information
  • Maintain and manage all information in CRM systems
  • Ensure all communication activities are entered into the system, and information is up to date
  • Manage our Marketing Automation system, including all platform updates and on-demand reporting / dashboard creation
  • Create templates and activate Marketing Automation modules to ensure the sales and marketing tools are fully utilized to optimize results for the client
  • Ensure confidentiality protocols are following when working with sensitive data for clients
  • Maintain knowledge of department processes and procedures to ensure adherence
  • Create dashboards and automations
  • Conduct ads analysis with Campaigns Team at Candybox
  • Perform ongoing SEO work within Marketing Automation
  • Track and analyze leads and revenue on marketing channels
  • Create marketing and sales related reports
  • Onboard new team members into the Marketing Automation system and train on the use of Marketing Automation and marketing automation tools
  • Continuously improve the overall user experience of our Marketing Automation workflows and processes
  • Keep up to date with industry trends and best practices in marketing automation CRM functionality
  • Stay up to date with new strategies and case studies
  • Maintain up to date Toggl and Monday Boards as per department process requirements
  • Manage and provide monthly reports to clients

requirements for the role

  • Be legally eligible to work in Canada
  • Marketing Graduate or relevant experience
  • Hubspot Certification
  • Dashboard-building and reporting
  • Strong analytical skills and communication skills
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Data visualization skills
  • Easily learns new software (Reporting, tracking etc)
  • Proficient in an Apple and Google Drive environment

what we are looking for in a successful candidate

  • Acts with Integrity
  • Self-Managed
  • Accountable 
  • Problem Solver
  • Do what you say you will do
  • Consistently demonstrates positive behaviour
  • Takes Initiative
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Punctual
  • Engages positively with others 
  • Builds Relationships
  • Effective Listener
  • Effective Communicator (sensory, written and oral)
  • Creative
  • Results Oriented
  • Achievement Driven
  • Analyze and Predict
  • Effectively Manage Conflict
  • Work well under pressure
  • Positively acts on Feedback

what we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Health benefits (dental, eye care, physio, medical, massage, and more)
  • Quarterly bonus eligibility based on performance and company success
  • Group RRSP Participation
competitive salaries
It’s not all about the benjamins, but they sure don’t hurt.
work from home privileges
business on the top, sweatpants on the bottom.
RRSP contribution matches
we invest in our people.
health benefits
we're too sweet not to have dental coverage.
day off on your birthday
go party like its your birthday!
team & culture events
teamwork makes the dream work.

Please use this link to apply! Please submit a resume along with a cover letter addressed to Darrell Keezer (he writes the cheques). We would love to see anything else you would like to provide us.

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