Job Posting 73387

Student Communication Specialist
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society
Edmonton area
Edmonton, AB
closed 8 days ago (Thu, 29 Jul)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $23

Who we are: Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society is a non-profit organization which provides unique programs and services to Edmonton’s urban Indigenous population. Our Society was incorporated in Alberta in 1994 assisting Indigenous children/youth and families in the Greater Edmonton Region.

The position: The Communication Specialist works closely with the Communications and Promotions Coordinator, to ensure that our agency is promoted effectively to other agencies and community at large. This position has a wide variety of responsibilities and duties to ensure that our objectives are met.

Who you are: A creative, passionate and, collaborative individual who strives to improve their community. You have a background in one of the following: Social Media, Communications, Marketing or a similar field.


· Work alongside the Communications Team implementing the organizations Strategic Communications Plan.

· Assist in marketing campaigns and promotional strategies to enhance the organization brand, build awareness for the cause, and strengthen social impact and financial aspirations.

· Develop and deliver integrated communications campaigns across PR, advertising, direct marketing, digital and social media

· Assist in fundraising, donor relations, and stewardship.

· Prepare internal and external monthly communications to staff, volunteers and the general public via MailChimp.

· Build relationships with key social media personalities or organizations to promote Bent Arrow’s community profile.

· Promoting existing programs to increase involvement from communities not using our services.

· Develop new partnerships to enhance agency programming and participation

· Expectation and accountabilities of this position may be revised, as necessary.

Qualification Requirements

· Enrolled in a relevant post-secondary program in communications, journalism, public relations or marketing.

· A minimum of one year experience in social media, communications and/or marketing.

· Meet the eligibility criteria of the Canada Summer Job Programs such as between 15 years-30 years of age, legally entitled to work in Canada with a valid Social Insurance Number as a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

· Understanding of social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit and YouTube)

· Experience with social media analytics tools

· Experience with Email Marketing (MailChimp), Copywriting, editing, blogging and Storytelling

· Experience in Graphic Design and SEO (SEM) is an asset

· Microsoft365 (Planner, Teams, SharePoint plus basics like Word and Excel).

· Understanding of Indigenous Culture is an asset.

· Ability to be creative and innovative

· Proven experience in delivering effective and engaging communications.

· Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

· Ability to balance priorities and multiple projects and work collaboratively.

· Must provide a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector and Intervention Record Check

Position Details

· $23 per hour

· This is a temporary position for 8 weeks

· Working approximately 34.5 hours per week

How to Apply
You can send your cover letter and resume to  

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