MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

Position: Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Salary: $40,000
Start date: September 13, 2021
Hours: 35 hours per week (May require frequent Saturday and Sunday shifts)
Reports to the Executive Director

Bachelor of Public Relations or Bachelor of Commerce-Marketing is preferred. Job experience in public relations and marketing/communications. Strong written, oral communication, social media and event delivery skills; personable and professional presence and the ability to multitask projects simultaneously. Marketing, Communications and Event planning experience an asset.   

Under supervision, coordinate the planning, design and execution of social media strategies, marketing campaigns, events, membership communication and manage the organization’s website.

Position Specifications, Dimensions & Tasks:

Promotions & Membership Services:
1.1         Coordinate the overall promotion of Downtown Dartmouth through program development and delivery
1.2         Coordinate the design, writing and preparation of promotional and information materials about the DDBC and its membership programing (brochures, flyers, posters, PSA’s,   press kits etc.)
1.3         Coordinate the management of social media postings including taking and sharing photographs & create videos
1.4         Analyze communications opportunities and provide recommendations to be incorporated into a communication plan
1.5         Coordinate the planning and execution of events
1.6        Assist in the analysis of corporate partnership/sponsorship opportunities  

Administrative Duties:
2.1         Assist the Executive Director in the executing the strategic objectives of the organization
2.2         Assist the Office Manager in the delivering of membership engagement activities
2.3         Work availability 35 hours per week requiring regular availability on Saturdays and Sundays.  Any overtime accrued will be reimbursed with time off

Disseminate information to the public:
3.1         Ensure timely production of promotions
3.2         Supply accurate information to various electronic and print media
3.3         Develop promotional literature and posters

Knowledge:
K1          Familiar with strategic planning, public relations and communication strategies
K2          Experience in the planning of a wide range of activities and events
K3          Working knowledge of computers and word processing software including Power Point, Excel, PageMaker, and content management websites.
K4          Familiarity with the downtown Dartmouth community and its geography
K5          Familiarity with the goals and objectives of a Business Improvement District (BID)

Ability:
A1          To work within time constraints
A2          To manage several projects simultaneously (multitasking)
A3          To communicate effectively through oral and written communication
A4          To plan and implement public relations and communications projects
A5          To work well with a team
A6          To be self-motivated, demonstrating initiative and imagination
A7          To work remotely and communicate with team members by ZOOM and other online platforms
A8          Possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to navigate city streets in a motor vehicle

Personal Suitability:
PS1         Visionary
PS2         Creative
PS3         Self Motivated
PS4         Personable and Presentable
PS5         Entrepreneurial

Applicants must be a recent graduate from a Canadian post-secondary institution to qualify.

Email cover letter and resume to tim@downtowndartmouth.ca with subject line "ATTN: Tim Risessco" by Wednesday, August 4th, 2020.