Job Posting 70573

Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Progressive Housing Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby, BC
closed 8 days ago (Wed, 5 May)
full time - term / contract  •  $21/hour

In partnership with Service Canada, Progressive Housing Society is recruiting qualified candidates between 15-30 years of age for the Summer Jobs Program 2021 initiative. The total duration of the position will be for eight (8) weeks.


EMPLOYEE CATEGORY:  Full-time Term position – 37.5 Hours per week


COMPENSATION:  $21/hour.


HOURS OF WORK: Usually Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with the possibility of evening or weekend work.


COMMENCEMENT DATE:  As soon as possible.



  • Strong foundation in digital marketing as well as knowledge of digital technologies, platforms and services.
  • Individual between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment.
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 6.
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.
  • A valid BC driver’s license and access to personal vehicle for business related purposes.
  • Successful completion of a criminal record check.



  • Proactive individual with strong organizational skills and planning skills is essential.
  • Comfortable with various levels of communication and
  • Web design experience considered an
  • Flawless writing skills, strong verbal as well as written communication
  • Strong proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite and latest video editing tools.
  • Customer service experience in challenging
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance and acute attention to
  • Ability to think quickly and work under
  • Ability to deal with information in a confidential manner and respond with
  • Comfortable with working with individuals from all cultures and backgrounds as well as with professional groups and
  • Ability to work flexible


  • Using various communications initiatives, you will touch all aspects of the organization from program delivery to special events.
  • Nurture and engage with our clients and community, create fresh dialogue, deepen relationships and ultimately grow our reach.
  • Administer the society’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Youtube) to brand standards.
  • Generate social media strategies to grow and engage our online community – especially our Housing community to find affordable housing solutions.
  • Facilitate/plan one major fund development initiative to support the work of our Mobile Outreach Program; and respond to relevant funding calls for proposals.
  • Create monthly/daily content calendars and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Assist in the planning of upcoming events
  • Produce graphics and a photo “memory” book of our programs and clients.
  • Proofread content and make changes where necessary.

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