Director – Marketing & Communications

The National Organizing Committee for the 9th Games of La Francophonie (CNJF) / Moncton-Dieppe 2021 is seeking to fill the position of Director of Communications and Marketing.

Position Profile

Reporting to the Assistant Executive Director, the Director of Director of Communications and Marketing is responsible for all services related to the organization and the successful delivery of the 9th Games of La Francophonie with respect to communications and marketing. The Director is also responsible for generating revenue from the sale of tickets and must maximize all opportunities for merchandise sales. The Director coordinates communications and publications, oversees the branding of the CNJF and provides media, including the host broadcaster, with all necessary services leading up to the Games, as well as raises awareness of the Games in an effort to maximize public participation. The Director of Communications and Marketing is responsible for and supported by the Assistant Director of Marketing and Sponsorship, who is responsible for finding sponsors to meet revenue projections.

Job Requirements

Education

  • University degree or equivalent, paired with a minimum of eight (8) years of experience in communication or marketing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience

  • Experience in a management position with a large-scale organization: experience in event management is considered an asset.
  • Experience in strategic communication, both written and spoken, to a variety of audiences, (media, general public, governments, Board of Directors);
  • Experience coordinating the development of promotional tools and/or the production of merchandise;
  • Experience providing strategic advice to senior executives within an organization;
  • Experience in human resources management (mobilization, recruitment and selection, performance review, conflict resolution, coaching, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a high intensity environment under tight deadlines;
  • Marketing experience, particularly in merchandise sales and financing activities, is considered an asset.

Required skills

  • Ability to work independently;
  • Strong sense of responsibility and respect for deadlines;
  • Advanced planning ability in project management and execution;
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously;
  • Ability to manage teams and work in a team environment;
  • Effective communication with strong leadership skills;
  • Advanced proficiency in French and English, both spoken and in writing;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sound judgement;
  • Strong aptitude for working with personnel, volunteers and funders/partners;
  • Good sense of creativity and innovation;
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite;
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, both during normal working hours before and after the Games, as well as evenings and weekends (mandatory);
  • Hold a valid driver's license.

Salary and Contract Period

Salary: from $3,923 biweekly

Contract period: September 10, 2018 to November 30, 2021

Details to Apply

Résumé details must be in chronological order along with the years and months for training, as well as full and part-time employment. Details must also demonstrate how the candidate meets the job requirements.

Please note that secondment requests from CNJF partner organizations will be considered in the same manner as all other candidates.

Candidates are encouraged to apply by email at the following email address:

info@nb2021.ca

Deadline for applications: Wednesday, July 18, at 12 p.m. (Atlantic time)

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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