Marketing and Engagement Coordinator
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
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Competition Number: MEC-2301CB

Marketing and Engagement Coordinator
Job Description

The Marketing and Engagement Coordinator is responsible for supporting entrepreneurship programs and communications across the organization and in our community. Within this role there will be a wide range of projects including internal communications, workshop facilitation, event management and innovative marketing campaigns. In this role, you should be an excellent communicator with strong attention to detail.

Responsibilities

  • Draft and edit communications (i.e., press releases, social media posts, blogs and e- newsletters)
  • Assist in developing and designing promotional materials and campaigns to support brand identity
  • Lead generation and business development activities such as emailing, prospecting, and handling email management systems such as Mail Chimp; and project management systems such as Microsoft projects/planner
  • Research and develop content in order to write summaries, blog posts, email campaigns, and social media content
  • Assist in monitoring active online marketing programs and developing ways to improve campaigns across social media platforms
  • Assist digital marketing areas such as social media marketing and management, SEO & website optimization
  • Conducting questionnaires with clients and prospective businesses to help business development
  • Leverage, highlight, and celebrate the accomplishments of CEED and its clients in innovative ways
  • Suggest ideas for experimental marketing programs designed to enhance the online presence
  • Coordinate event logistics including communication support
  • Provide administrative support to programs and internal teams
  • Update databases and track projects and media exposure
  • Facilitate effective internal communications
  • Co-develop and facilitate training, presentations, and reports

Qualifications

  • A proven ability and desire to use public relations to create new connections and build existing relationships
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills as well as computer literacy
  • Understanding of media relations and digital media strategies
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite; familiarity with design software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite) considered an asset
  • Experience and/or education in the areas of teaching, facilitating, business and/or entrepreneurship
  • An understanding of learning styles and their impact on participants' ability to participate.
  • English/French bilingualism an asset but not required.

Competencies

  • A strong work ethic and a drive to excel.
  • The ability to prioritize and accomplish tasks in a timely fashion.
  • The ability to adapt to change and embrace innovation.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining a high degree of professionalism
  • Reliable, trusted and takes pride in following through on commitments.
  • Self-driven, creative and organized
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Solid editing and researching skills.
  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit

Additional Information:

CEED is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome applications from Indigenous People, African Canadians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If this applies to you, you are encouraged to self-identify in your cover letter.

This is a full-time position offering a competitive benefits package and RRSP matching. A typical workweek is Monday to Friday, from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. This position is dependent upon program funding availability.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes and cover letter. Your cover letter should provide a written explanation as to why you are the ideal person to fulfill this position and state your salary expectations. If a cover letter is not supplied, your candidacy will not be considered.

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