Communications Officer

Langara College - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job Title:
Communications Officer

Employee Group:
CUPE

Employee Type:
Permanent

Start Date:
Monday, June 1 2020

End Date (if applicable):
Job Description:
Reporting to the Manager, Communications and Marketing, this position provides integrated marketing communications strategy, planning, and execution for both College-wide and program-specific marketing efforts. Communication Officers (COs) liaise with internal clients to understand their marketing goals and collaborate with our design and digital teams to bring a diverse range of projects to life, including comprehensive advertising campaigns, publications, media relations, events, collateral, web, and other digital projects. COs work with both internal and external audiences to achieve marketing communications goals while strengthening our brand and enhancing the institution's reputation.

Qualifications Required:
Education

Successful completion of an advanced diploma in marketing, communications, journalism, public relations or equivalent. Additional specialized training in one or more areas: digital marketing, project management, copywriting/editing, etc. Bachelors degree preferred.
Minimum four (4) years' of recent related experience as a marketing communications professional including strong strategy and planning, project management skills, client services, writing/editing, social media, media relations, special events coordination, advertising, and publication coordination skills within a computerized Apple Mac environment.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Experience in higher education marketing an asset.
Experience and knowledge of both traditional and digital marketing strategies and tactics.
Knowledge of market research, and government and community relations would be an asset.

Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated ability to:
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
Successfully collaborate with clients, colleagues and suppliers to deliver high quality work.
Manage client expectations within a fast-paced work environment.
Maintain strong working relationships with others using effective interpersonal skills;
Manage multiple competing projects, effectively organizing and prioritizing workload;
Deliver high quality work on time and within project budgets,
Operate related equipment;
Work in complex and/or sensitive situations;
Initiate and control assigned projects;
Work independently and take initiative with a minimum of supervision;
Work as a team member;
Use tact/diplomacy and meet work performance standards set by the College.
Capacity to work harmoniously with others;
Demonstrated ability to manage events;
Advanced proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
Proficient in Google analytics, Google AdWords, HootSuite, web content management systems, email marketing platforms, project management tools, and media databases.
Proficiency in CRM systems an asset.

Hours & Days of Work: 8:30am - 5:15pm. Monday to Friday, however, hours may vary according to the needs of the department.

To obtain the full job description, please contact our recruitment team.

Salary Range:
$31.74 - $37.45 per hour

Pay Grade:
CUPE Paygrade 28

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
35

Hours may vary according to the needs of the department.

Compressed Workweek (Fortnight):
Yes

Closing Date:
Monday, April 27 2020

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials noted on their resume.

We thank you for your interest in Langara College and taking the time to complete an application. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Internal candidates will be given first consideration. Please be advised that due to the amount of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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