Communications & Project Coordinator - Bilingual Position

by CFOntario

Position Type: Full-time
Location: St. Thomas, ON
Date Posted: Sep 10, 2021
Experience: 3 Years
Education: College Diploma (2 years)

Job Description

The person in this position is responsible for leading communications and supporting a variety of project and committee activities on behalf of the Association, working closely with the Executive Director and the Community Futures networks.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Management of all website and social media content including analytics and outreach strategy implementation, interaction with technical support and vendors
  • Coordination and implementation of social media strategy and content with the 4 Ontario CF networks and the national network, promoting common CF branding
  • Recommending adjustments to outreach strategy based on social media analytics
  • Acting as resource to CF Network of Canada communications activities
  • Responding to public information queries
  • Sourcing content and producing monthly e-newsletters, posting announcements and initiatives, providing government relations communications content
  • Planning, organizing and coordination of the annual conference including workshops and plenary sessions, speakers, facilities, trade show, sponsors and related activities
  • Providing support to committees, and in particular with the professional development committee to identify annual training needs
  • Coordinating translation services, sourcing promotional items

Qualifications/Skill Requirements:

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills in preparing materials for web and social media, and in support to various committees
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines, e.g. developing strategies to organize and complete month-end responsibilities such as statistics, newsletter, social media and web posts, upcoming social media calendar, public, members and committee needs/inquiries.
  • Post-secondary education in a related program, e.g., Communications and Public Relations or equivalent
  • Ability, familiarity or proficiency in use of software applications such as Microsoft Office Word, Outlook and Excel, Adobe Editor, video editing software, Canva, Hootsuite, Joomla web content management system.
  • Demonstrate excellence in customer service and relationship management
  • Experience in a member’s association in a not-for-profit sector environment
  • Self-starter, proactive and organized
  • Ability to work as a team player and also independently with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrate proficiency in responding to inquiries and preparing/reviewing text
  • Ability to travel, use of own vehicle, valid driver’s license
  • Working remotely from the CF Ontario office occasionally may be an option
  • French language skills are deemed a valuable asset
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