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Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Boyle Street Community Services

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REPORTS TO: Communications and Development Manager

HOURLY RANGE: $18.76/hour – $22.07/hour

HOURS: 20-25 hours/week including occasional evening and weekend work

JOB ID: 19-069BSCS

“Despite great challenges we believe unhealthy cycles can be broken, new opportunities created and, through healing, health restored.”

Would you like to be a part of an organization that works with some of Edmonton’s most vulnerable populations and counts on the professionalism, expertise, insight, and passion of its staff to develop programs and services for the clients they work with? Join us at Boyle Street Community Services.

“We stand with our clients, side by side, patiently and for as long as they want – a constant and consistent caring force”

Boyle Street Community Services (BSCS) is a values-driven organization that believes our clients are the experts in their own life. Your job will be to foster innovation with your team alongside our clients.  If your values are aligned with our values and beliefs listed at: https://www.boylestreet.org/mission-history, please consider joining our team.

Job Purpose:

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator will be support the Development and Communications departments with the creation, implementation, and evaluation of marketing and communications tools for Boyle Street Community Services.  

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create, implement and evaluate of external-facing marketing and communications that supports the organization.
  • Coordinate, edit and optimize materials concerning advertising, branding, and marketing
  • Execute marketing plans, campaigns, and strategies in line with the approve budget
  • Maintain reporting on campaign activities, such as ROI and engagement levels
  • Provision of administrative support, including database management, data input and report generation, as well as public relations document creation, presentations, and technical support
  • Create and maintain organization’s websites
  • Create content and maintain social media platforms on behalf of the organization
  • Work collaboratively with various external stakeholders to deliver key messages
  • Provide support of the Communications and Development departments

Qualifications:

Education: At least 2 years of post-secondary education in marketing, communications or public relations is preferred. An appropriate combination of education and experience will be considered.

Skills, Abilities and Attitudes:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing, demanding, and sometimes traumatizing environment
  • Ability to contribute to several campaigns at the same time; being versatile, flexible, and willing to work within constantly changing priorities
  • Proactive, reliable, responsible, and accurate with excellent attention to detail
  • Impeccable interpersonal and communication skills; communicating clearly, both in writing and verbally, in order to convey innovative ideas, as well as to build trust and cultivate relationships with clients, stakeholders, and donors
  • Ability to achieve results while being resourceful and displaying a strong desire to take initiative.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of graphic design programs (Canva, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Skills in copyediting and proofreading
  • Skills in social media content creation and management

Experience:

  • At least 1 year of experience in Development, Fundraising, Communications or Marketing
  • Experience and knowledge of coordinating marketing campaigns in the non-profit sector
  • Experience working in the inner-city and/or non-profit sector is an asset
  • Experience and knowledge or working with a diverse community, including First Nations, Metis, Inuit, and Indigenous cultures
  • Familiarity and knowledge of issues concerning homelessness, poverty, addiction, and Indigenous communities
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle is an asset
  • Criminal Record and Child Intervention Checks (results will be reviewed on a case by case basis)

Closing Date: January 10, 2020

Boyle Street Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of the communities we serve, and are committed to engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. Boyle Street Community Services welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, differently-abled, and LGBTQ2S communities.

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to: hr@careersforcommunity.ca. Please include 19-069BSCS Marketing and Communications Coordinator in the Subject Line of the email. In the cover letter please state how you heard about this position and why you are suitable for the position.