Ryerson University

Ryerson University is at the intersection of mind and action. What our students learn in the classroom is enhanced by real-world knowledge and experience. We champion diversity, entrepreneurship and innovation.

The university is located in the heart of Toronto, Canada, the fourth largest city in North America. Here, students can connect with leaders in culture, business, health care or government because opportunity lives at our front door.


Ryerson University Toronto, ON, Canada
Aug 15, 2018
Full time
Communication and Events Coordinator Toronto, Ontario, Canada Posted: August 14, 2018 Vacancy Type: Term Vacancy Notice Start: A.S.A.P. End: July 31, 2021 Department: FCAD, RTA School of Media Position: 20000703 Grade: OPSEU - 9 ($54,022.17 - $64,505.29) Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week Reporting to: Manager, Operations and Administration Return to Home: Guaranteed return to home How to apply Apply online before: Monday August 27, 2018 (4:30pm)   Our culture At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada's leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as part of our DNA - our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.   As an employer, we’re working towards a people first culture and we're proud to have been selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers and one of Greater Toronto's Top Employer for 2015, 2016, and 2017. To learn more about our work environment and innovative educational environment, visit http://www.ryerson.ca , check out @RyersonU , @RyersonHR , and @RyersonEDI on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page . The team The RTA School of Media at Ryerson University is Canada’s preeminent school of media content creation, innovation and broadcasting. Established over sixty years ago as the School of Radio and Television Arts, RTA provides students with an intense and rewarding education in all aspects of media production, art and scholarship. At RTA, students find tremendous opportunities for personal and artistic expression. The opportunity As a member of the RTA School of Media, you will work closely with the School’s leadership to coordinate communication activities; support School communications and outreach initiatives by writing, designing and editing media deliverables for internal and external audiences; ensure that branding and style are consistent and adhere to current campaigns and brand standards; and provide administrative support with School special projects and events.      Qualifications To help us learn more about you, please provide a cover letter and resume describing how you meet the following required qualifications: Candidates qualifying for an interview will be required to submit to portfolio. Completion of a post­secondary diploma in Communications, Marketing and /or a related field, along with a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience assisting with social media, marketing, design, public relations and communication projects is required. Experience writing communications and creating promotional materials, maintaining websites, coordinating events and campaigns and office administration. Extensive design and content creation experience for multiple platforms. Demonstrated knowledge of social media channels, platforms and emerging technologies Advanced, demonstrated knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, social media and analytics tools, proficiency in Office Productivity tools and Google apps Event coordination skills Knowledge of theory and application of graphic design, layout and composition as related to print material, visual communication, typography, computer software applications and the like Strong reporting and event photography skills Strong interpersonal skills Strong oral and written communication skills Research ability to compile reports and interpret data Good client service focus Competency in office software, including databases Demonstrated experience in providing support of financial administration and reconciling costs associated with special events and project-based activities. Must be able to work under pressure and coordinate multiple deadlines   Notes: Candidates may be asked to demonstrate qualifications through an occupational test. Candidates must have demonstrated record of dependability/reliability and a commitment to maintain confidentiality. Applications can be accepted only online through the Ryerson Career Opportunities page.   Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.