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Job Number:  39380
Senior Communications/Graphics Specialist
Job Posted: Wednesday, 1 November 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2018
(84 days ago)
Job Skills
Region: York / Durham area Type: Full time
Location: Newmarket Salary: (not entered)

Senior Communications/Graphics Specialist

Based out of the Newmarket Head Office Location


What we need:


An innovative, creative, goal-oriented individual who:


  • Has College or University Degree or Diploma in Advertising/Marketing/Graphic Design
  • Has a minimum 5 years’ experience in a related position
  • Has the ability to assist with the development, implementation and tracking of Marketing Strategies
  • Demonstrates Project Management capabilities to track various ongoing projects and assists Director with the coordination of staffing/budgetary resources
  • Possesses advanced Adobe Creative Suite skills (including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Dreamweaver)
  • Has knowledge of HTML 5.0 and CSS 2.0
  • Has exceptional Microsoft Office capabilities (especially MS Word, MS Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • Has experience with a variety of Social Media platforms, including content curation/development, policy development and risk management
  • Is analytical and results oriented
  • Has strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail and competent understanding of writing fundamentals including spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Not for profit experience an asset


What will you do:  


Work as part of a Marketing team to enhance the profile of the organization in the community by:


  • Assisting with the development, implementation and monitoring of Marketing Strategies (utilizing digital and other communication strategies) to promote Job Skills’ brand as well as individual programs and services
  • Developing content and creative design of marketing and promotional materials (including logos, print and digital components) as well as manipulating graphics for use in various traditional/digital media
  • Developing and overseeing the creation of web content, graphics and multi-media design for organization’s website
  • Assisting with the project coordination of the Marketing Team to ensure appropriate division of workload, delivery on objectives and meeting project goals
  • Coordinating tracking of marketing efforts to monitor results and make recommendations for revisions/adjustments as needed
  • Ensuring high quality and standards are met in all marketing and promotional products, as per Job Skills’ policies and funders’ visibility and accessibility guidelines; and assists with the development and monitoring of specific Marketing policies and procedures as required


What you will get:


In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary and benefits package!


If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please read on to learn more about Job Skills, how you can apply to this exciting position and become part our growing Job Skills Team!


Job Skills is a forward thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new programs to help individuals achieve economic independence. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community. We are ethical, Client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our Staff, our community and our Clients.


As a Senior Communications/Graphics Specialist, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals. In this role, you will utilize your unique combination of skills and experience to support the Marketing Department to enhance the profile of the organization in the community.


Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and Client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.


We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted.


Please indicate the position title and job reference number in the E-mail subject line and tell us how you learned about this job in your cover letter.


If invited for an interview, please bring your portfolio.



Please reply in confidence by January 31, 2018 to:


JOB SKILLS   Hiring Committee

Job Reference Number:   H110121

14-130 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON, L3Y 2N1



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Please indicate the position title and job reference number in the e-mail subject line and tell us how you learned about this job in your cover letter.
Contact Details:

www:   www.jobskills.org

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