Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Key Responsibilities :
In concert with the Divisional Marketing and Communications Manager and Divisional Secretary, Public Relations responsible for developing & implementing an annual community engagement plan.
Liaise with educational institutions, community groups, social clubs, business improvement agencies and volunteer bureaus to solidify partnerships and community engagement initiatives with The Salvation Army in the Lower Mainland
Recruit, train and supervise volunteers and support staff to assist with internal special events and other activities aligning with opportunities for volunteer engagement : Including developing, reviewing, and maintaining our Volunteer Handbook and Volunteer Job descriptions.
In concert with the Divisional Marketing and Communications Manager participate in the implementation of the communications plans for events
Participates in the development of the departmental budget, operates within the approved budget for financial control and ensures optimum utilization of resources.
Develops and maintains an appropriate record keeping system.
Public speaking and presentations
Communication support such as stakeholder correspondence
Social media engagement
Other duties as assigned
The successful job applicant will have a background in one or all of the following areas : project management, communications, event and volunteer management, along with :
Completion of two or more years of community college in a related field.
Three years of related experience, including experience coordinating multiple programs.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Demonstrated knowledge of social media principles and tactics
Flexibility with schedules because this role may be required to work various shifts (including evenings / weekends)
Self-starter who can work independently
Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide :
Background check consent
A clear vulnerable sector screening
A clean drivers abstract
Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training