Senior Email Marketing Specialist

Vega is a high-growth, natural health food and supplement company on Profit Magazine’s Profit 100 list of fastest growing companies the last five years with a passion for people. Our premium, award-winning brand is at the forefront of the plant-based, whole food revolution. Vega has been named one of the Best Workplaces in Canada and has been recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Women. We honor a triple bottom line approach to business placing emphasis on people, planet and performance. Join a great team atmosphere with a driven, vivacious group of people.


An exciting and challenging position exists as a Senior Email Marketing Specialist at Vega’s head office in Burnaby, BC. Reporting to the Manager, eCommerce + Digital Marketing you will be responsible for working closely with the Digital Marketing and Vega’s in-house Creative Team to lead and manage the email marketing program. Day to day, you will develop and manage the email content and testing calendar, collaborate with the Creative team to brief and review email content assets, and manage external automation agencies to implement email automations and personalization.

You take email marketing seriously, but still have fun at work with your Vega team. You show initiative in everything you do and are always looking for ways to improve.  You are open to new ideas, and you know that feedback from others helps you grow and allows you to thrive. As a performance-driven individual, you create solutions for your team and show up every day ready for a new adventure. You believe in contributing to culture – not just talking about it – and you live (and love) the Vega culture: health, fitness, and striving for always better.


  • Develop, manage and continuously optimize monthly email content marketing strategy and calendar that aligns with business product, revenue, sponsorship and marketing content calendar priorities
  • Develop, manage and analyze A/B testing strategies and apply testing results to email program to continuously improve email marketing performance
  • Manage Salesforce CRM lists to build email segments for email targeting
  • Analyze email performance results including engagement, traffic and sales driven to optimize email programs
  • Provide monthly email program results to stakeholders outlining email activities, enhancements, engagement and sales performance, subscriber list growth and opportunities
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with Digital Marketing, eCommerce, Customer Experience and Creative Teams to develop creative and launch emails to promote products, launches, and content to drive ecommerce sales
  • Lead the strategy for email subscriber acquisition and growth
  • Lead the management of external automation agencies to build and optimize email automations and dynamic email personalization content within email templates and automated journeys
  • Provide additional support to digital marketing and ecommerce team as required


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience B2C email marketing including building and automating emails
  • 2-3 years experience with enterprise email automation platforms, Salesforce Marketing Cloud is preferred
  • Proficiency with HTML, SQL and CSS
  • Experience analyzing email performance via email automation platforms (ie. Salesforce Marketing Cloud) and web analytics platforms (ie. Google Analytics)
  • Demonstrated success in building, launching and scaling email marketing programs through segmentation and automated journeys
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills as well as the ability to multitask among a multitude of projects and responsibilities
  • Strong analytical skills – ability to report concisely, analyze results to optimize all efforts
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • A self-starter with ability to problem-solve in a fast paced environment
  • Understand importance of branding and functions within Marketing Department
  • Strong knowledge of digital marketing best practices and industry standards
  • An enthusiasm for the latest digital and ecommerce trends and technologies
  • Performance-driven with a desire to take on a high level of responsibility
  • Displays strong professionalism and ability to work well with others
  • Proven ability to work in a deadline driven and fast paced environment, while maintaining accuracy is essential

VEGA Must-Haves

  • You have an unrelenting desire to achieve
  • The outdoors isn’t just the place between your car and house
  • You have a sense of humor and passion for health and wellness
  • You love to have fun, but take your responsibilities seriously
  • You live the Vega brand

Benefits of Working for VEGA

  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Open Book Management
  • Annual bonuses
  • Alternative refreshment options that go beyond coffee
  • On-site kitchen with in-house Vegan Chef offering plant-based food and snacks
  • An optional plant-based lunch program
  • In-house gym and meditation room
  • Dogs in the office – Woof!
  • Bi-Monthly product to try so that you can perform at your best and promote the Vegatopian lifestyle
  • MSP – 100% coverage
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Extended Health Plan
  • Parental Leave top-up
  • Green Transit incentives
  • Referral bonus program incentive
  • Fitness Subsidy
  • Education Fund
  • Employer matching RRSP Program

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