Job Posting 102215

Manager, Communications
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Victoria, BC
closing tomorrow (Thu, 18 Jul)
full time  •  $82,000-$86,000

About IAF

IAF delivers programs and services to support a thriving agriculture and agri-food sector in British Columbia. With more than 25 years of experience, IAF is recognized as the leading provider of high-quality and cost-effective program delivery services for this sector. Since 1996, we have facilitated over 2500 projects and delivered more than $250 million to industry on behalf of the federal and provincial governments.

Position Overview 

Join our progressive team as the Manager, Communications and play a pivotal role in shaping the success of our programs! You will collaborate with diverse teams and funding partners to ensure our initiatives are effectively communicated, expertly managed, and consistently exceed IAF’s goals and objectives. In this role, you will be at the forefront of implementing our communications strategies, upholding our brand standards, and delivering outstanding customer service to our clients. As an integral team member, you will embody our company values and adhere to our processes, driving excellence in all communications endeavors.

This position is hybrid working out of IAF’s Victoria office. It is a full-time position, 37.5 hrs per week. The salary range is $82,000-$86,000.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Execute IAF’s Communication Strategy; providing oversight, monitoring and corrective management to ensure the strategy is effectively implemented to IAF Brand standards
  • Plan, manage, and coordinate communication activities and materials, i.e. reports, newsletters, news releases, website, and portal management
  • Develop and manage marketing and communications campaigns and projects from start to finish, including social media marketing strategy and content marketing
  • Provide leadership, assistance, and expertise to industry partners (clients) executing Funding Acknowledgement Guidelines
  • Support IAF Staff in communication with clients and stakeholders and identify and resolve issues
  • Support the Director, Communications & Programs to plan, develop, and implement service delivery models, and monitor customer service including continuous improvement processes

What You Will Bring

  • Degree in communications, public relations, business administration or related field and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience – equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Experience at a manager-level in communications and/or work setting requiring program reporting and presentation on synthesized information
  • Experience running all aspects of a campaign or project cycle
  • Excellent English writing, oral and presentation skills
  • Ability to compile, interpret, and report complex information in a concise and clear manner, both written and oral, while using discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to effectively work with and support a dynamic and diverse group of professionals and maintain strong relationships

IAF is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive, barrier free recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.

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