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Job Number:  46687
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Job Posted: Friday, 27 July 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 12 August 2018
(73 days ago)
Small Business BC - Canada/BC Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

SMALL BUSINESS BC – Marketing and Communications coordinator

Posting Date: Friday, July 27, 2018
Status: Permanent, Full-time Employee
Location: Vancouver, BC
Application Deadline: August 12, 2018

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Marketing and Communications Coordinator who naturally enjoys identifying compelling stories to match audience interests; is an exemplary writer; understands how and when to use digital media; and knows how to build and maintain communications plans.

Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager, this position will responsible for recommending approaches, planning, implementing and evaluating high-quality communications materials on behalf of SBBC.



Media Relations

·         Develops strategies to maximize SBBC’s brand exposure in the media;

·         Prepares responses to and/or responds directly to media inquiries with relevant, accurate, and timely information;

·         Track and compile press coverage for regular media reports that are distributed to the company;

·         Coordinates communications activities with both Federal and Provincial Public Affairs Bureaus in accordance with SBBC’s contribution agreements.

Social Media

·         Work with the Senior Marketing Manager to design and implement social media strategies that align with business goals;

·         Generate, edit, publish, and share engaging content daily (e.g. original text, photos, videos, and news).

Email Communications

·         Work with Senior Marketing Manager to develop the current email communications strategy;

·         Write all content for all company updates and newsletters;

·         Analyze campaign performance and suggest improvements.




·         Coordinates communications activities related to events;

·         Works with the Senior Marketing Manager to source, secure, and manage external speakers;

·         Manage the planning and execution of various speaker related logistics, including the creation of speaking notes for presenters and emcees.


Other tasks

·         Proofread all content and communications published by SBBC, to ensure brand consistency;

·         Assists the VP Operations and CEO with the compilation and editing of quarterly and annual reports for external stakeholders of SBBC;

·         Performs miscellaneous job-related duties, as required.


·         A diploma or degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or Marketing, or an equivalent combination of education and business-related experience.

·         Minimum two to three (2-3) years of direct related work experience.

·         Experience in working for a Not-for-Profit organization is an asset.

·         Demonstrated experience working with professional groups, government agencies, special interest groups, and service providers.

·         Proven and working knowledge in developing, managing, implementing, and evaluating communications and public relations strategies.

·         Knowledge of local (BC) traditional and online media relations.

·         Exceptional writing, editing, and oral communication skills.

·         Strong public speaking skills.

·         Ability to work in French is considered an asset, as well as additional languages (Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, or Farsi).



·         BCGEU Level Range 18, step 1 $2012.57 bi-weekly (non-negotiable). Small Business BC is not a government department; however, this position is a part of the BC Government Employees Union.

·         Full benefits package after 3 months.

·         Benefits include 100% premiums paid for MSP, Extended and Dental health, Group RRSP contributions, and one paid day off, ‘Flex Day’ every three weeks.

·         Being part of a supportive, young, and dynamic team who work hard to making a difference within the small business community.


How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
• To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to . No phone inquiries please.
• Application Deadline: August 12, 2018.
Contact Details:
Small Business BC - Canada/BC Services Society
54 - 601 W. Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC, V6B1G1


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