Employee, 40 hours per week, Reconciliation Canada, North Vancouver, BC

Position Overview

Born from the vision of Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, Gwawaenuk Elder, Reconciliation Canada is leading the way in engaging Canadians in dialogue and transformative experiences that revitalize the relationships among
Indigenous peoples and all Canadians. Our model for reconciliation engages people in open and honest conversation to understand our diverse histories and experiences. We actively engage multi-faith and multi-cultural communities to explore the meaning of reconciliation.

The Marketing and Communications Manager will contribute to the development and implementation of Reconciliation Canada’s national marketing and communications strategy that will engage civil society, private/corporate sector, Indigenous peoples, general public and post-secondary education institutions across Canada.

Core Values & Beliefs

  •  ‘Namwayut – We are All One
  • Dignity
  • Hope
  • Openness
  • Understanding
  • Courage

Position Type: Employee, permanent, full time, 40 hours per week
Start date: as soon as possible
Location: Reconciliation Canada Office at 206, 1999 Marine Drive, North Vancouver & remote
Reports to: CEO
Compensation: $70,000/year & extended health benefits

Deliverables & Duties

  • Develop and implement Reconciliation Canada’s national marketing and communications strategy, in collaboration with CEO
  • Manage the implementation and delivery of all Reconciliation Canada’s marketing and communications activities and materials including but not limited to print and online materials, newsletters, fundraising and campaign materials, speeches, and presentations
  • Manage and oversee a team of Marketing and Communications team members (2-4 people) and volunteers
  • Measure the success of Reconciliation Canada’s marketing and communications strategy on a regular basis, escalating concerns and making recommendations for changes as required
  • Manage Reconciliation Canada’s relationships with external contractors, including marketing, communications, branding, public relations and graphic design
  • Manage and coordinate public relations activities, including but not limited to writing press releases, media relations, media clippings, media monitoring and research
  • Develop social media strategy and oversee Marketing and Communications team members on day-to-day social media content and calendar
  • Ensure articulation of Reconciliation Canada’s desired brand, assure consistent communication of image and position throughout the organization as according to brand guide, and assure communication of image and position to all constituencies, both internal and external
  • Steward a strong culture based on our core values and reflective of our commitment to diversity and inclusiveness
  • Support the team with additional duties as required

Skills & Experience
This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with knowledge and interest in marketing and communications management to support an organization on a national level that has already made a significant impact in BC. The successful candidate will support the CEO and will work collaboratively with a high-performance staff team.

Specific requirements include:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of experience in non-profit marketing and communications management
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Experience developing social media strategy and content
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams of paid staff and volunteers
  • Skills in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and/or Illustrator an asset
  • French language skills are an asset
  • High level of intercultural sensitivity and interest in Indigenous issues
  • Ability to effectively work under tight deadlines and manage projects independently
  • Negotiation, interpersonal, organization, planning and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, analyze, and problem solve in a fast-paced organization
  • Confident working with a wide range of social groups
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, flexible, and innovative approach to people engagement
  • Passion, humility, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed

Reconciliation Canada values diversity and is an organization that is welcoming of all cultures, educational backgrounds, age, gender, sexual orientation, and abilities. As an Indigenous-led organization, we recognize and celebrate the diversity of all peoples, and promote cultural competencies of each employee.

We are committed to respecting diversity within our workforce and specifically to increasing the number of Indigenous employees within our organization. As preference may be given to qualified Indigenous applicants, we ask that they self-identify in our recruitment and staffing processes.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume at [email protected] by Sunday, July 18, 2021. Please note that applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

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