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Job Number:  37824
Communications & Community Engagement Coordinator
Job Posted: Friday, 1 September 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 22 September 2017
(60 days ago)
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $21 per hour

We are looking for a Communications & Community Engagement Coordinator who understands how to bring people together for a common purpose, has excellent written and oral communication skills, and is savvy with savvy with digital tools and social media platforms.


The role will implement PIRS’ communication strategy and coordinate PIRS volunteers. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position works closely with the Program Manager, Office Administrator and PIRS committees.


This is a part-time position with the possibility of a job share with another non-profit organization. The position is 20 hours per week at a rate of $21 per hour.


Main Responsibilities

  • Build PIRS’ profile, presence and dialogue on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
  • Collect stories and create engaging content that demonstrates the impact of PIRS' work for a variety of different audiences, including but not limited to donors, program funders, and participants.
  • Prepare and send quarterly newsletters.
  • Monitor & analyze communications campaigns and contribute creative ideas for engagement and outreach.
  • Support the work of the Strategic Communications and Organizational Impact Committee by coordinating meetings and communications, recruiting ‘knowledge philanthropists’ and attending meetings.
  • Develop and maintain volunteer coordination systems including volunteer work descriptions and recruitment materials, while also ensuring that proper documentation is completed for all volunteers.
  • Recruit, interview and assess prospective volunteers, then place them appropriately.
  • Assist in planning, organizing and facilitating logistics of agency events (AGM, volunteer recognition, fundraisers).


Desired Qualifications

  • Education in a related field or equivalent combination of experience and education, including communications, marketing, fundraising or volunteer management or other similar
  • 2+ years’ experience in a non-profit context with immigrant &/or refugee women and families of various backgrounds and ages is preferred
  • Demonstrated strong writing and editing skills and ability to communicate PIRS values, mission, and impact
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills and is detail-oriented
  • Proficient in a wide range of software and digital tools including Hootsuite, Wordpress, Mailchimp, and eTapestry (or other CRM), Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with programs like Adobe and InDesign is a bonus


We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from First Nations peoples, women, LGBTQ-identified people, people of colour, and people with disabilities.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To apply, send resume and cover letter in one PDF document (3 pages maximum)

Thanks to all who apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Contact Details:
Mariam Bouchoutrouch
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society
1874 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC, V5N 2S7

Tel: 604 298-5888
Fax: 604 298-0747
www:   www.pirs.bc.ca

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