Job Posting 86248

Communications/Outreach Coordinator
Job Skills
Toronto Metro area
closes in 7 days (Fri, 19 Aug)
full time

Communications/Outreach Coordinator

Full-time Opportunity

York Region


Who we are:           Job Skills offers employment solutions connecting the skills of job seekers with the needs of employers to create a more vibrant community.


What we need:      A creative, motivated individual with a high level of energy and a positive attitude who:

  • Has superior oral and written communication skills
  • Has written and verbal communication skills
  • Has in-depth knowledge of marketing trends
  • An in-depth knowledge in direct to consumer marketing
  • Has demonstrated experience in trend analysis, collaboration, communication, managing work, planning and organizing, technical/professional knowledge and skills
  • Has a demonstrated experience connecting with new clients
  • Has is a post-secondary education in marketing/communications
  • Has 2-4 years’ experience managing marketing communications, sales, event planning, and ad campaigns, preferably in the non-profit sector
  • Has excellent organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Is able to work effectively both in a team environment and independently
  • Is proficient in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint
  • Is self-directed and detail-oriented, with the ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
  • Has a solid grasp of marketing campaign development supporting both digital and traditional marketing best practices
  • Has well-developed interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Has a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle


What you will do:  The Communications/Outreach Coordinator supports the activities of the Job Skills Communications department activities by:

  • Aiding in the development and implementation of all JS marketing and communications efforts
  • Coordinating department purchases
  • Completing all departmental reports
  • Developing press releases
  • Editing, proof reading, and ensuring brand integrity
  • Coordinating all promotional and advertising efforts
  • Developing outreach plans to meet the needs of the organization
  • Outreaching directly to the community service agencies, schools, and businesses
  • Establish direct referral partnerships with community agencies, schools, and businesses
  • Liaising with media sales representatives to book advertising spaces
  • Maintaining newsletter subscription database
  • Planning and executing all paid advertising
  • Updating and maintains organization’s website
  • Becoming familiar with the Job Skills’ overall marketing strategy
  • Ordering printed and promotional material
  • Assisting with the creation/revision of marketing materials
  • Attending marketing strategy meetings
  • Aiding in the distribution of marketing materials to appropriate venues
  • Attending events and staffing booths
  • Managing event registration and organizes event requirements with program managers (i.e. staffing, promotional materials, refreshments, etc.)
  • Collaborating with the marketing team on the development and design of printed materials
  • Liaising directly with staff, venues, community partners and vendors
  • Maintaining the organization’s up-to-date schedule of events
  • Assisting with the set-up/tear-down of events
  • Ensuring high quality standards are met in all marketing and promotional products, as per organization and funder guidelines
  • Assisting with ensuring that all events and activities are publicized in the appropriate manner, using approved marketing materials




  • Minimum education requirement is a post-secondary education in marketing/communications
  • 2-4 years’ experience managing marketing communications, sales, event planning, and ad campaigns, preferably in the non-profit sector
  • Must be knowledgeable and comfortable using WordPress



  • Communication Skills (Internal/External)
  • Outcome Management Skills
  • Building Collaborations
  • Project Management Skills
  • Program Monitor & Evaluation Skills
  • Outreach Skills


What you will get: In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary and benefits package!


If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please read on to learn more about Job Skills, how you can apply to this exciting position and become part of our growing Job Skills Team!


Job Skills is a forward thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new Programs to help individuals achieve economic independence. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community. We are ethical, client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our staff, our community and our clients.


As a Communications/Outreach Coordinator with Job Skills, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals. In this role, you will utilize your unique combination of skills and experience in counseling and networking to help clients find and maintain meaningful employment.


Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.


We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate the position title, and job reference number in the email subject line and tell us how you learned about this opportunity in your cover letter.



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