Job Posting 76255

Marketing and Communications Manager
pointA
Toronto Metro area
closed 2 days ago (Sun, 24 Oct)
full time  •  45,000-50,000
ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW
pointA (pointa.ca) is a non-profit that envisions sustainable transportation options for everyone. Our goal is to connect people to the places they want to go. We aim to give people and businesses transportation options that benefit the environment, the economy and the well-being of our communities. In collaboration with our funders, members and partners, we facilitate transportation demand management programs and advocate for sustainable transportation. Our core activities include developing, launching and monitoring transportation demand management (TDM) programs for medium-to large-sized organizations. We promote a menu of options for commuters, such as transit, ride-matching, shuttle buses, vanpooling, telecommuting, cycling and walking. The pointA Board approved the adoption of UN SDGs 3, 11, and 13 in 2019. Since then, pointA has focused on gathering supporting research for the UN SDGs and is now ready to position itself and its programs and work publicly with the SDGs. In doing so, we hope to attract more like-minded clients and supporters and to also ensure that our programming and work are measured to help Canada achieve its SDG goals.
 
POSITION OVERVIEW
Reporting to the Executive Director, you will work closely with the Programs team to lead all aspects of marketing and communications within pointA.
You have a strong design and project management background and experience in marketing and communications with a passion for sustainable transportation.
 
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
•Lead brand awareness of pointA and its programs by developing and implementing strategic and tactical marketing, communications, and outreach plans.
•Draw on strong project management skills to work with the Programs team to develop and implement creative individualized marketing programs and campaigns for a variety of audiences and communication channels(online and in-person).
•Manage creation, design and distribution of all communications, marketing materials, and promotional pieces (e.g., social media assets, commuter options guides, newsletters, e-blasts, media releases, graphics/print materials, promotional messaging, internal/external presentations).
Programs used: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, MailChimp, Canva.
•Oversee blog posting, facilitate team brainstorming for new topics, coordinate with volunteer blog writers, write and edit blog post submissions, track and measure results according to pointA KPI dashboard.
•Manage and maintain the pointA websites(WordPress)and social media channels (Twitter, LinkedIn, Hootsuite)
•Advise Executive Director on proposals, reports, news releases, and other external messaging as needed.
•Coordinate, track and maintain marketing budget.
•Manage and collaborate with Communications and Programs Coordinator.
•Liaise with external vendors for printing needs and promotional items, obtain quotes and coordinate delivery of materials as needed
 
QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate has a combination of relevant experience and education for the responsibilities outlined above, particularly inthe area of graphic design and marketing. Non-profit experience is considered an asset. This position requires a willingness and ability to travel to sites within and around North Toronto and Vaughan areas (access to a personal vehicle is not necessary for this position).(Note: Most of our work is currently virtual due to COVID-19 but may be required post-pandemic.)
 
WHAT WE OFFER
•We are a small, passionate team where innovative thinking and creativity are valued.
•Flexible hours and work arrangements.
•Competitive vacation and benefits package.
 
HOW TO APPLY
Please direct your cover letter to Dorinda So, Executive Director. Please email your cover letter and resumé in a single PDF to no later than 11:59 pm EDT on Sunday, October 24, 2021. Please include ‘Marketing and Communications Manager’ in the subject line. Applications sent to any other email address or in any other way will not be accepted. We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
ACCESSIBILITY
Depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be required to work from home. Otherwise, you may be working in a general office environment with sit/stand desks. Work hours will be scheduled between 8am-6pm, Monday through Friday. You can find accessibility information about our office on our website: https://pointa.ca/contact/pointA welcomes applications from persons of diverse backgrounds. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. If you require accommodations during the application process, please contact Sivan Alshek at call 647-920-3751.

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