Senior Marketing & Communications Specialist

Senior Marketing & Communications Specialist

Job Type:

Full Time

Position Details:

Be a part of the movement at Bandstra Transportation!

Bandstra Transportation is a leading transportation & logistics company in western Canada, established in 1955. We offer to our customers general freight, logistics, flat deck & heavy haul, container drayage & transload, resource & project services, and warehousing & distribution services. Bandstra employs a team of 400 dedicated employees across 10 company owned locations.

What are we passionate about? Our people & culture, safety & productivity, customer experience, giving back to the communities we live and work in, working with our indigenous partners in meaningful ways, equity & inclusion and more!

Bandstra is a Top Fleet Employer of Distinction per Trucking HR Canada.


We are currently accepting applications for an experienced Senior Marketing & Communications Specialist based out of our Abbotsford, BC office.

Job ID: 457-23

Start Date: As Soon As Possible


The successful applicant will have at least 2-3 years of professional marketing experience. The role is diverse and provides a lot of day to day variety.

The ideal candidate will be well organized, take initiative, be strategic, have a sense of urgency, and can deliver a high quality of work.


In order to be qualified, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum 2-3 years marketing experience in a reputable business
  • A strong copywriting skillet for marketing & communications is required. (newsletters, website, social media, print ads)
  • Experience with WordPress CMS is preferred to be able to manage an online store and company website updates.
  • Ability to create content calendars for all platforms and proactively compile required content from internal/external sources. Go find the story and share it with a clear CTA linked to our conversion goals.
  • Experience managing social media communities, creating engagement and growing our follower counts.
  • Experience managing multiple job boards in support of recruitment.
  • Experience working with non-profits, chamber of commerce, corp. donations & sponsorship programs, indigenous relations, the mining industry is a bonus.
  • Be approachable and personable and a good liaison – able to build relationships with Bandstra staff in a positive, inspiring way, ensuring we deliver on the marketing mandate.
  • Willing to get your hands dirty and package up boxes, label items, do up occasional shipment paperwork, count inventory, pickup orders, tradeshow prep work.


  • Diploma or Degree in Marketing, Advertising or Communications preferred.
  • Be well organized and able to juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Experience with Office 365, Adobe (such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Canva, WordPress, Mailchimp, and all leading social platforms.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full benefits (medical & dental)
  • Matching RRSP

Bandstra is always looking for talented individuals who thrive in challenging environments. If you feel that you are the right person for this job, we would love to hear from you!

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care



  • Day shift


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Abbotsford, BC V2T 6K4: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


Work Location: In person


31015 Peardonville Road Abbotsford BC

Start Date:



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