Family & Children's Services of the Waterloo Region Waterloo, ON, Canada
Nov 14, 2019Full time
Event and Community Awareness Coordinator Posted: Wednesday November 13, 2019 Close Date: Thursday November 21, 2019 Posting ID: #017-2019 The Agency currently has the position of Event and Community Awareness Coordinator available within the Development and Communications Team. The Event and Community Awareness Coordinator will be responsible for the planning and implementation of fundraising and related events, public awareness, education and engagement strategies that promote our Agency’s contribution to child and youth safety and well-being and the need for community engagement. This position will play a lead role in overseeing public awareness and education strategies and events and initiatives that promote the engagement and well-being of all members of the agency team. Knowledge and Skills Required : • Community College diploma in public relations, fundraising and communications; • Minimum two years progressively responsible experience in public relations, media relations and fundraising development preferred; • Proven ability in effective special events management and strong project management skills • Advanced skills in computer applications including Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook Power Point and Publisher) as well as graphics and desktop publishing; • Demonstrated ability to manage communications on the Internet; • Experience with Raiser’s edge software an asset • Strong ability to engage, motivate and collaborate with Agency staff, youth, caregivers, donors, volunteers, clients and outside agencies/professionals and other members of the community • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Experience and knowledge in child welfare an asset • Ability to work flexible hours as required Salary Range: $59,583.09 - $74,699.13 per annum Management & Excluded – Grade 11 Family & Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from qualified individuals with varied backgrounds. Application Process Interested external applicants are invited to submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org , no later than 4:00 pm on November 21, 2019 quoting posting #017-2019. Interested internal applicants are invited to submit a resume to email@example.com, no later than 4:00pm on November 21, 2019 quoting posting #017-2019. Resumes will only be accepted electronically. We thank all candidates for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodation at Family & Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the interview or selection process known in advance by contacting the Human Resources Department at 519-576-1329 X3465 . Human Resources will work with the applicant and the interview committee to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation for the selection process which will enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.