COSTI Immigrant Services Toronto, ON, Canada
Sep 19, 2019Full time
CORPORATE MARKETING AND EVENTS MANAGER COSTI REQUIRES A CORPORATE MARKETING AND EVENTS MANAGER FOR ITS HEAD OFFICE LOCATION COSTI is a multicultural organization providing social services, settlement, employment, and language training services. For more information about COSTI, please visit our website at www.costi.org. Duties: Responsible for the successful implementation of internal marketing, communication, and media strategies for COSTI programs and events, and supports the execution of agency and partner marketing and advertising campaigns, including the production of radio, print, television, and electronic/social media public awareness campaigns. Designs, develops, prepares, and manages production of print and electronic communications, publications, and marketing materials for agency programs and services; including social media content, newsletters, brochures, flyers, fundraising and other promotional materials, in collaboration with other communications staff. Reviews and endorses marketing materials produced in-house to ensure output is consistent with agency brand standards. Supports agency brand identity in all aspects including monitoring of logo, messaging, content distribution and other key elements. Monitors internal and external resources to execute on different aspects of COSTI’s communications efforts including social media, graphic design, web maintenance, and promotion and events; effectively engaging target audiences. Responsible for implementing internal agency events and special functions, including but not limited to the Annual United Way Employee Campaign, Golf Tournament and Program/Service-specific events. Chairs Agency Special Events Committee and works with management staff and committee members to ensure consistent and successful implementation agency-wide. Writes, designs, prepares, and distributes event materials including fact sheets, news releases, media advisories, annual reports, event displays, speaker and media kits, etc. Identifies and assists with engaging strategic partners, donors, members, corporate partners; develops and maintains positive working relationships with broad-based media and other stakeholders; assists the Director of Marketing & Communications on annual marketing & communications plans. Establishes relationships with media; solicits and negotiates advertising and editorial space including media event sponsorship; media buys, and administers list plans for all event, print, email and social medial promotions. Works with management and administrative teams in implementing program-specific media planning and outreach awareness campaigns, including advertising and direct marketing promotional activities. Works with the Development Office in the delivery of agency fundraising programs and events; and ensures maintenance of all records for corporate fundraising programs, including donor data base and solicitation records. Oversees, creates and updates content for website, social media platforms and intranet content. Provides communications and public relations support to the Communications and Development Offices and assists in the development and implementation of special projects. Drafts acknowledgement letters and generates donor reports; organizes mailings for all public relations and fundraising material. Assists in the recruitment and training of volunteers committed to corporate events and fundraising initiatives. Qualifications: Post-secondary degree or community college diploma in Communications, Marketing, or equivalent. Three years related marketing and communications experience (previous work experience in non-profit fundraising environment is an asset), with proven ability in maintenance of efficient communications office operations, including information management. Two years related experience in media relations and web design, content management, and written content for websites and social media platforms. Previous experience in coordinating special events an asset. Typing skills: minimum 55 words per minute. Demonstrated advanced knowledge and understanding of web design, structure, position, and search engines; including website administration, editing and writing, working with content management systems; and editing tools such as HMTL. Demonstrated experience working with Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, or other design and publishing software. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word; HTML; Adobe Photoshop; and/or knowledge of various fundraising software systems and donor database theory an asset. Demonstrated ability to produce high-end multimedia presentations. Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills, copyediting and research skills. Experience working with printers, web and graphic designers, and other external suppliers. Experience with coordinating social media and website management tools Content Management Systems, opt-in email services, and social media management tools. Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills, with particular emphasis on attention to detail. Demonstrated success in contributing to effective teamwork, coupled with the ability to work independently, make decisions, and respond to multiple priorities and to meet deadlines successfully, under pressure; experience in coordinating projects with multiple internal and external stakeholders. Ability to speak and write in French is an asset. Willingness to work flexible hours. Car is mandatory. Location: 1710 Dufferin Street, Toronto Start Date: October 14, 2019 Starting Salary Range: $58,043 to $64,900 per annum + Benefits Posting Date: 2019-09-18 Closing Date: 2019-10-02 Notes: This is a full-time non-union position scheduled to work 35 hours per week** Please note that a written and technical assessment will be administered to demonstrate both written and planning skills as well as proficiency with desktop publishing applications, MS Office applications, design and Outlook at an advanced level. If you are interested, please quote Reference #97-19 and send your resume with a covering letter to: Manager, Staffing and Orientation COSTI Immigrant Services 1710 Dufferin Street Toronto, Ontario M6E 3P2 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 416.658.6590 "We thank all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please." COSTI encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community. COSTI is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and when requested, will make reasonable effort to accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes when filling positions.