Communications Coordinator

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Immigrants Working Centre
  • Marketing / Communications / PR
  • Design / Graphics
Full Time
  • Ontario - Hamilton Area - Hamilton
Experienced (Non-manager)$35,000 - 40,0002019-05-152019-06-09

Required Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary education in the areas of Public Relations, Media Relations, Marketing or Communications
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in Marketing and Communications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the community in Hamilton and key stakeholders in IWC’s work
  • Advanced writing skills in English; demonstrated skills and experience writing for PR, website, social media and/or journalism
  • Direct experience developing and implementing communications strategies and tactics  
  • Ability to work independently, identify and respond to communication needs in a timely and effective manner
  • A demonstrated commitment to social justice and equity, and working towards the elimination of barriers to social, economic and civic participation for newcomers

Required Skills:

  • Graphic Design (Adobe Creative Suite)
  • WordPress
  • Writing and Editing 
  • Social media 
  • Skills in video editing and DSLR photography are assets, but not required 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform all activities aimed at meeting the following Marketing Communications goals:
    • Increase awareness of the Centre and its services among newcomers to Canada, local employers and the general public.
    • Promote IWC programs and services to target clients, outreach to engage newcomers who have not yet accessed IWC’s services.
    • Enhance the Centre’s awareness-raising efforts on issues important to newcomers.
    • Encourage Hamilton and area residents to do more to connect with, engage and support newcomers to Canada.
    • Communicate positive images of newcomers in Hamilton to the general public
  • Website content production: Create and update website content, maintaining brand identity and streamlining navigation. Collaborate with Web and Database Coordinator in publishing content and maintaining IWC’s online presence. 
  • Graphic design: Perform all graphic design activities for promotional materials for print, social media and webpage use.
  • Social Media: Manage Social Media channels including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube to ensure organizational awareness to the wider Hamilton community. Promote programs and services to potential clients, clients, and community referral agencies
  • Media Relations: Participate in the coordination media relations, identifying key opportunities to engage the media and build relationships with key media representatives in order to increase coverage of the Centre’s activities and successes.
  • Outreach: Identify opportunities to increase the Centre’s public relations through displays at local events; manage related administrative details and represent the Centre at such events as required.

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