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Marketing Coordinator
Argentia Management Authority, Placentia, NL

Argentia Management Authority Inc. (AMA) is a private not-for-profit corporation operating within the municipality of Placentia. AMA’s mandate is to provide effective stewardship of the seaport and adjacent industrial property at Argentia to enhance the region’s economic vitality and quality of life. The organization’s strategic vision is for Argentia to be the premier heavy industrial seaport in Newfoundland & Labrador.

AMA is currently seeking a Marketing Coordinator to market Argentia, manage existing tenant and other stakeholder relationships, facilitate new business development, and provides advice and support to the General Manager.  Key areas of responsibility include marketing communications planning and execution, provision of business development supports to existing and prospective businesses, developing beneficial relations, partnerships, and economic development projects with community groups, agencies and other organizations in the AMA operating environment, and provision of advice and support to the General Manager in the areas of business development, public relations, and tenant communications.

The successful candidate will have a current knowledge of marketing, business and economic development practices. This knowledge will normally be acquired through an undergraduate degree in business administration or economic development coupled with at least 5 years of relevant experience. Knowledge of existing tenants, project opportunities, and stakeholders in the Argentia operating environment would be an asset. The position requires excellent verbal and written communications skills, keen organizational abilities, and a team work ethic. The successful candidate will be comfortable in an environment characterized by continually changing priorities.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply to:
AMA Marketing Coordinator Recruitment
P.O. Box 95, 12 Marquise Ave
Argentia, NL  A0B 1W0

or by confidential email to:

Please note: Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, July 25, 2014 at 12:00 Noon.

Welcome to Argentia!

We are delighted that you have taken the time to visit our web site and learn more about the tremendous advantages and opportunities available at Argentia.

Formerly occupied by the United States as a military base, Argentia has been returned to the local community and under the leadership of Argentia Management Authority Inc. (AMA), is redeveloping Argentia with a diverse group of port users and tenants involved in marine transportation, construction, manufacturing, steel fabrication, information technology, oil & gas, mining and other activities.

Argentia is a port and industrial site located on the southeastern portion of the Island of Newfoundland, in Placentia Bay. Argentia is situated within the municipal boundaries of the Town of Placentia. For further information on Port Argentia and Placentia Bay, click on

The Marine Atlantic ferry service in Argentia commenced June 15, 2012.

For further information on the Marine Atlantic Ferry Service from North Sydney, NS to Argentia, NL, please click

With a strategic location in the center of the world’s major shipping lanes, Argentia offers well-maintained infrastructure, a highly skilled local workforce, and significant cost advantages.

Argentia Management Authority and its subsidiary Argentia Port Corporation are mandated to manage, market and develop Argentia as a catalyst for the economic growth of the Placentia area.

We encourage you to browse our web site and learn more details about the Argentia Advantage.

Why Argentia?

These are just a few of the reasons why you should choose Argentia as the location for your business venture:

*Strategic Location – A superb location in the centre of major North Atlantic shipping lanes and access to the world’s most affluent markets.

*Ice-Free-Port – One of the finest ice-free deep water ports in Eastern Canada.

*Industrial Land - 900 hectares of developed, flat land zoned for industrial use adjacent to the port.

*Skilled Workforce– A highly skilled and motivated workforce on the Avalon Peninsula.

*Government Incentives – Major Federal, Provincial and Municipal Government Incentives.

*AMA Team - A professional business development team to support your start up at Argentia.

*Cost Savings – Port fees and land lease rates positioned favourably to compete with other port and land authorities.

These key selling points combine to provide a compelling value proposition for your company.

Argentia wants your business. Talk to us about your business needs today, and you can have the “Argentia Advantage” working for you too!

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