We’re Hiring: Marketing and Communications Lead

We’re Hiring a Marketing and Communications Lead!

What we are looking for

The Marketing & Communications Lead position is dedicated to promoting the Chamber mission, brand, and activities to the world with a unified voice over multiple communications channels from social media to traditional mediums like newspapers and radio. The successful candidate will combine diplomatic and community building skills with excellent technical marketing skills that are focused on creating engaging marketing materials and the ability to gather and analyze metrics to improve future marketing initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for creating, implementing and measuring the success of a comprehensive marketing, communications and public relations plan for events, advertising, programs, member rewards and member / non member communication
  • Monitor, manage, and maintain the Chamber message in the community
  • Promote Chamber networking events
  • Grow the Chamber’s overall online and offline presence through well thought out marketing and PR strategies
  • Lead on design and placement of all advertising – print and online
  • Lead on bi-weekly eNewsletter (design, execution, software decisions, etc)
  • Lead on website (compiling and updating content, postings, brand look, etc)
  • Tracking mentions of the Chamber and staff in media publications
  • Design of membership and events flyers (member rewards, sales, directory, membership applications, inserts for membership packages)
  • Support sales and leadership team with other projects as needed

Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree or Diploma in Communications, Marketing, or Business, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in marketing, communications or public relations with demonstrated success
  • Excellent writing, speaking, and presentation skills
  • 2+ years of social media marketing for a brand or organization
  • Experience in managing multiple channels of communication both digital and traditional
  • Experience with the following tools or platforms:
    • WordPress / HTML & CSS
    • Google Analytics
  • Ability to negotiate with multiple parties in a diplomatic manner

Extras (Nice to Have)

  • Graphic design experience (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Proficiency in using social media dashboard (i.e. Hootsuite, TweetDeck)
  • Experience using Constant Contact or MailChimp email marketing platforms
  • Understanding of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)
  • Experience with the fundamentals of inbound marketing
  • Not afraid to try something new

Perks

  • Excellent Health & Dental Benefits
  • Use of Chamber issued phone and paid for plan
  • Opportunity to network with thousands of professionals and thought leaders at dozens of events every year

When applying, please provide a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample (blog post, press release, or printed piece will suffice).