Community Relations Coordinator

Peninsula Co-op - Victoria, BC (26 days ago)

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About this Position

The Community Relations Coordinator works out of our main office in Greater Victoria. The role involves coordinating Co-op community events, representing the Co-op in the community, supporting our team of volunteers, coordinating our community donations program, overseeing our social media and web presence, and related administrative tasks. This is a full-time role, requiring some weekend and evening work, especially during the Spring, Summer and early Fall. This position reports to the Marketing & Community Relations Manager.

We are looking for someone with the following characteristics:

  • Friendly, outgoing personality and can proactively interact with the community.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organization and planning skills.
  • Flexibility in terms of scheduling to be available to attend community events on the weekends and in the evenings.
  • Resourcefulness to resolve problems and respond to issues independently.
  • The ability to lift and carry up to 23 kilograms (50 pounds), for example, the Co-op mascot costume, tents, etc.
  • The ability to drive yourself and others to and from events using the Co-op Community Vehicle. A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record is required and applicants are asked to provide a Driver’s Abstract.
  • Software proficiency. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint are among the programs you will need to know.


We offer a full benefits package at 3 months of employment, including extended health, dental, disability, life insurance and a pension plan. Co-op team members enjoy flexible hours, profit sharing, fitness memberships / reimbursements, social activities, volunteer opportunities, and opportunities for professional development. We reward hard work, dedication and results.

Deadline to apply: Sunday, November 24, 2019

If you have any questions about this position please contact Lindsay in Marketing (250-544-2950) or Toni in Human Resources (250-544-2941).

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to Human Resources by Sunday, November 24, 2019:

Via the link from this website, or

Via the Employment page of the Co-op website (, or

By mail: Peninsula Co-op, 1 – 2132 Keating X Road, Saanichton, BC V8M 2A6. Attention Human Resources

By fax: 778-351-1110

Job Type: Full-time