Details: Part-time continuing. Projected start date April 26, 2021

About Us: United Way Thompson Nicola Cariboo, based in Kamloops BC, is looking for a Marketing Communications Coordinator to join our team. This person will coordinate United Way TNC’s local marketing and communication activities.

Role: To implement and execute the key marketing and communications tasks serving the community outreach, engagement, investment and development teams.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Marketing collateral and materials
    • Create and update marketing materials for our team.
      • Some examples include: documents for our workplace campaigns, signage, design for swag items, event materials, and annual reports.
    • Coordinate advertising for fall campaign including newspaper placements, digital ads and PSAs.
    • Support leadership and all departments with any marketing related projects and deliverables.
    • Maintain relationships with marketing suppliers and coordinate print and collateral orders.
  • Communications
    • Maintain key messages and speaking points for all key stakeholders.
    • Schedule and post regular social media; manage engagement and monitor social media channels.
    • Update and maintain United Way website as well as managing news stories and blog content.
    • Write and deliver United Way’s monthly newsletter.
    • Write and send press releases
    • Support all teams with email communications and digital projects.
    • Photography and video creation for impact stories and local events.
    • Assistance with public relations, announcements and media list maintenance.
  • Branding
    • Maintain United Way branding library and guidelines to ensure integrity on all materials, digital channels and website.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree from a recognized institution in Business Administration, marketing, communications, or graphic design and/or project management.
  • Experience working in a related position
  • Understanding of and passion for the non-profit, charitable and social services sector at a local, regional and provincial level.
  • Experience working or volunteering for non-profit organisations in a related capacity considered an asset.
  • Project management skills and ability to coordinate multiple projects and timelines.

Core Competencies:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge and skill in desktop publishing or graphic design software. Skills with Adobe applications like Illustrator and InDesign are highly preferable.
  • Knowledge of email marketing software. We use Constant Contact!
  • Knowledge of technical needs for meetings both in-person and virtual.
  • Ability to perform on a targeted timeline.
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to take initiative, work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • High level of professionalism, tact and open-mindedness.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and general computer skills, internet research etc.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
  • Flexibility in hours of work – availability to work regionally, or on evenings and occasional weekends as work demands.
  • Clear criminal record check.

If you want a fulfilling job and wish to make a difference in your community, we would love to hear from you.

Please apply with your resume and a cover letter to office@unitedwaytnc.ca explaining your motivation for applying and how your skills fit the above descriptions. Please reference “MarCom Coordinator” in the subject line. Closing date is March 30th, 2021. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To get a feel for our work in the community and learn more about us, please visit us at unitedwaytnc.ca.

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