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Communications and Social Media Coordinator

Burnaby, BC
Full Time

We have an outstanding opportunity with a professional Association office located in Burnaby for a Communications & Social Media Coordinator. Reporting to the manager of government relations, the successful candidate will be the hub of all communication activities and services with an emphasis on supporting government relations, member education and various marketing initiatives and programs.

The Communications & Social Media Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the development, creation, and execution of the association’s internal and external communications. It will involve a wide variety of communications responsibilities with an emphasis on social media, media releases, a weekly e-newsletter and managing a content generation strategy to enhance membership engagement from across the province.

The work will be challenging and exciting and requires a real team player with a collaborative, pro-active attitude and an individual with a service and solutions-oriented approach. Excellent writing and communication skills are needed to succeed, including the ability to adhere to the organization’s brand and style guide at all times. The successful candidate must also be comfortable working at public-facing events, including tradeshows.

Some of the main responsibilities will be to support the execution of marketing campaigns, social media campaigns by collecting and interpreting marketing analytics - supporting social media monitoring, content development and as required - provincial media monitoring, issues identification, and analysis reports.


Our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Must be able to work collaboratively within a small office environment
  • University degree or similar in public relations, communications, marketing or journalism (or related discipline).
  • Two (2)+ years’ experience in communications and or public relations.
  • Strong communications experience with a high degree of political sensitivity and tact
  • High level of attention to detail, a keen eye for proofing and copy editing
  • Experience working with CRM systems and website interfaces is preferred
  • Technically savvy, can learn new software and applications quickly and has an understanding of best practices for social media platforms
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office with a high level of confidence using Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Proficiency with video and photo-editing software, such as the Adobe Suite
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Exceptional persuasive written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a busy work environment delivering consistent and high quality of work within targeted deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously and prioritize accordingly
  • Ability to maintain a professional attitude and work effectively with others within the office and within the membership of the association
  • Ability to collaborate as a team member or independently while taking initiative

Excellent compensation.  Please send your resume to the attention of Kristel Rundmann.

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