Marketing and Communications Coordinator
We are currently seeking an experienced Marketing and Communications Coordinator to handle all of our marketing, design and strategic communications needs. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional organizational and communication skills, demonstrate initiative and creativity and have a passion for environmental issues. They will be an independent, motivated team player.
Reporting to the Program Manager and working closely with other staff and volunteers, the Marketing and Communications is responsible for:
•Coordinating and implementing the ongoing design, production and maintenance of various internal and external materials and publications (brochures, annual report, postcards, etc.)
•Coordinating and implementing all online and digital media activities and projects, including website, social media activities, and online communications (newsletters, blog, event promotions, photos, video)
•Coordinating and implementing marketing and outreach activities, including media relations, advertising sales, and other promotional activities
•Media relations and planning (releases, advisories, media events, tracking)
•Ensuring quality and consistency with regards to brand and messaging
•Assisting and supporting program staff and volunteers as required
•Additional tasks as required
The successful applicant will demonstrate, through a combination of experience, education and/or training the following key skills and assets:
•University degree or certificate in marketing and communications
•Three years’ experience in a similar marketing and communications role
•Creative and technical skills and experience in graphic design and communications, both in print and digital formats (Adobe Creative Suite, Mailchimp, etc.)
•Creative and technical skills and experience in social media, using established and emerging platforms (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
•Website design and maintenance skills and experience (Drupal)
•Experience with and understanding of media and media relations
•Marketing, sales and sponsorship skills and experience
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to act with tact and diplomacy
•Extremely strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and highly effective time-management, as well as the ability to multi-task and work to deadlines
•Ability to work in an independent, self-directed manner, while coordinating with and complimenting a broader staff and volunteer team
•Ability to be proactive, creative, innovative and solutions-oriented
•Experience in a non-profit organization will be considered an asset
This is a full time position, 35- 40 hrs/week. One year contract with possibility of extension. Compensation commensurate with experience. Reports to the Program Manager.
Please send resume and cover letter containing salary expectations, by Monday, April 21st to Melissa Williams, Acting Program Manager melissa [at] yourleaf.org.
LEAF is an equal opportunity employer. We regret that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants are encouraged to apply early; resumes will be reviewed as they are received.