Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Scale Collaborative is seeking a passionate and creative innovator to build increased awareness of a number of programs and initiatives, including the launch of a Vancouver Island impact investment fund. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to utilize your marketing and communications skills in a meaningful role that supports Vancouver Island’s social impact ecosystem.

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator will be responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of region-wide marketing initiatives.  The focus of the work is community wealth building, social enterprise, social procurement, and social finance. This role will support the launch of a new impact investment fund for the region.

Position: Consideration given to full time or part-time, depending on the right fit for the organization and candidate
Compensation: $25-$28/hr
Location: Victoria-based, with a mix of remote and in-office work; Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities focused

Overall Job Description:

  • Administer all company social media accounts ensuring up-to-date content.
  • Manage, create and publish original, high quality content or create, direct, circulate and share content on a day to day basis.
  • Stay up-to-date with new digital technologies and social media best practices
  • Communicate with the followers on social networks, respond to their queries on a timely basis.
  • Planning and executing all digital and traditional marketing strategies to achieve goals      related to specific programs and initiatives
  • Develop program-specific marketing materials, including but not limited to social media graphics, blog content, and media releases
  • Create and publish high quality and SEO driven content for social media and blog
  • Monitor SEO and user engagement and suggest content optimization
  • Identify target audience and grow our email list
  • Design and implement direct email marketing campaigns
  • Write newsletters and upgrade email templates as needed
  • Collate, track and analyze data from social media and marketing campaigns in order to provide reporting and recommendations
  • Prepare weekly and monthly analytics reporting on KPIs and provide recommendations
  • Assist the Scale team with other project-related tasks and programming as required

Engagement Tools:

  • Social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube)
  • Email marketing (Mailchimp, Buffer)
  • Scheduling and Engagement (Buffer)
  • Content creation (Canva)
  • Photography and video editing an asset
  • Analytical skills and understanding of SEO, Google Analytics, is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of content management systems (WordPress, Squarespace)

Qualities:

  • Demonstrated communications and digital marketing experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and work to tight deadlines
  • Research & analytical skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Flexibility and adaptability to rapidly changing priorities
  • Knowledgeable of or interested in the intersection of community and economy and where they intersect, such as social enterprise, social procurement, and social finance

Scale is committed to building a team that brings diverse perspectives. Candidates from across Vancouver Island, and with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This is how we are building a diverse team:

  • We recognize non-Canadian work experience as being just as valid as Canadian work experience
  • We are eager to learn and integrate Indigenous perspectives into the work of building an inclusive economy
  • We value life experience as much as educational background
  • We believe in giving young people the opportunity to do impactful work that combines opportunity and responsibility
  • We understand that people’s lives are dynamic and that 9-5 does not work for everyone; we consider flexibility in terms of place and hours

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Rob Fisher: rfisher@scalecollaborative.ca

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position has been filled.