Marketing & Communications Coordinator – Fergus, ON
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce
Job Status: Permanent; this role is a 0.8 FTE Reporting to: CEO Position Description: Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce is looking for a Marketing & Communications Coordinator to join our team as we promote our members, initiatives, programs, events, and resources within the Centre Wellington business community. In this role, you will strategically develop marketing collateral, manage campaigns, and oversee the organization’s social media presence. Work Environment • Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required, as a condition of such offer, to provide proof to the Organization that they are fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization in accordance with the Chamber’s vaccination policy. The Chamber will consider requests for an exemption from this requirement from candidates who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical or other grounds on a case-by-case basis. Perks/Benefits: • Paid vacation • Mileage will be reimbursed for off-site events & meetings at the discretion of your supervisor • Opportunity to network with hundreds of professionals and thought leaders at dozens of events per year • Opportunity to get involved and make a positive difference in the Centre Wellington community.
Close to Public Transit:
• The Chamber’s hours of operation typically take place Monday-Friday between the hours of 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, operating a 37.5-hour work week. This role is 0.8 FTE, working 30 hours per week. • The Chamber team is currently working a hybrid model (time both in office and working remotely). • The nature of this role (events and other obligations) requires that the successful candidate has the flexibility to work odd hours from time to time
Monday-Friday between the hours of 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
• Salary: $36,000 - $40,000 per year commensurate with experience [30 hours per week represents 0.8 FTE]
Responsibilities: • Developing and posting content for social media, email, website, and other channels that is relevant and helps build capacity. Type of content will include video, blogs, print material, etc.. • Communicating with social media followers, including responding to queries in a timely manner • Creating materials to promote events, programs and initiatives consistently across all promotion channels including Constant Contact and website communications • Staying up to date on best practices and emerging trends in social media • Tracking communications engagement and develop strategies to modify content and design based on data • Performing other duties when needed
Skills & Qualifications: • Post-secondary education, preferably in communications, marketing or social media, or related fields; • 2+ years of experience in marketing and/or communications • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter • Experience creating visual assets for digital publication • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with experience copy writing and proofreading • Experience with Google My Business, Canva, & Constant Contact would be considered an assets • Willingness to learn new technologies • Prior experience in marketing or social media, including planning and managing content in a professional setting • A strong work ethic, professionalism and integrity with the ability to successfully work collaboratively and on multiple projects with minimal supervision • Passionate about creating engaging content • Knowledge of local business community would be considered an asset
How to Apply:
Application Process: • Send Resume and Cover Letter to email@example.com • The job will be posted until the position is filled • While we appreciate all applicants, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted The Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce is an equal opportunity employer and provides employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Should you require accommodations at any point during the application or hiring process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.