Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Reports to: Vice-President, Marketing and Communications 

Type: 1-year contract 

Purpose of Position:

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator role exists to support the marketing and communications content creation process to support a number of key fundraising and patient programs. The incumbent in this role will work on a day-to-day basis with the Marketing and Communications team as well as national and regional staff to plan and deliver content, communication tools, and metrics reports.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop communications (in various media) to engage and keep departments and regions informed;
  • Develop content and manage updates to the crohnsandcolitis.ca website and create event microsites that support fundraising events;
  • Produce collateral and create graphical assets that will be used in program promotions;
  • Write, edit and publish content through a variety of platforms and applications;
  • Monitor social media and website engagement to grow reach and engagement;
  • Provide backup to digital marketing prime on social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn);
  • Write and edit communications for internal and external audiences, including social media posts, letters, articles/stories, newsletters, press releases, web content and program/promotional collateral;
  • Monitor and collect campaign metrics;
  • Liaise with regional staff and create tools and templates to maximize local media and social media activity and stakeholder communications;

Metrics Reporting and Analysis

  • Lead compilation of monthly website/social media dashboard to report on key performance indicators;
  • Conduct analysis and evaluation of marketing activities to inform future planning and maximize return on investment.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education, preferably in marketing/communications or equivalent experience;
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience with a focus on stakeholder communications;
  • Experience producing events on AKA Raisin fundraising system is preferred;
  • Experience publishing content on a content management system, Kentico CMS is preferred;
  • Exceptional written communication skills;
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a team;
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail;
  • Able to multi-task and work under pressure;
  • Excellent time and project management skills;
  • Solid understanding and comfort level with digital communications including social media;
  • Exceptional computer skills: MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Video editing skills an asset;
  • Bilingualism (French) is an asset.

Working Conditions:

  • Some evenings and weekend work required for meetings and events;
  • Largely desk-based work at a computer.
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada provides a competitive salary and benefits program and a rewarding work environment. Interested applicants are asked to submit their resume and cover letter indicating salary expectations to careers@crohnsandcolitis.ca by May 31, 2018. Please quote "Contract MarComm Coordinator" in the subject heading in your email reply. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Crohn’s and Colitis Canada; however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.
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  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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