22 Jun

Communications Coordinator Jobs Vacancy in University British Columbia Vancouver

Position
Communications Coordinator
Company
University British Columbia
Location
Vancouver BC
Opening
22 Jun, 2018 23 days ago

University British Columbia Vancouver urgently required following position for Communications Coordinator. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Communications Coordinator Jobs Vacancy in University British Columbia Vancouver Jobs Details:

Responsible for developing and implementing content and design for various communication channels. Executes marketing activities including special events to raise the profile of the campus-wide research enterprise.
Organizational Status
Reports to the Manager, Communications and Director, Communications. Works closely with the other members of the VPRIO staff, including Unit Portfolio staff, research faculty and staff, and campus communicators to deliver objectives.
Work Performed
1. Researches, writes, and edits a wide range of communication and marketing materials routed through the VPRIO, including research stories, web copy, briefing materials, funding reports and social media content. Identifies the most appropriate communication channel for communication messages and distributes and implements as needed. Provides research and fact-checking support where needed.

2. Assists with the implementation, management, and development of web-based communication strategies and materials using knowledge of graphic and web design, social media tools, web content management systems, and creating and delivering messages in various web-based platforms.

3. Assists with the project management of new web site creation, using knowledge of web standards and excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with units in the portfolio, UBC IT Services and Communications and Marketing throughout the discovery, development and launch phases.

4. Provides advice and assistance to units within the VPRI portfolio for the ongoing development on maintenance of their web presence. Provides direct technical CMS support and liaises with VPRIO Communications manager and UBC IT Services to develop new web functionality and troubleshoot technical problems for existing sites.

5. Designs and produces various promotional materials to support the needs of VPRIO. Materials include digital and physical signage, presentations, campaign materials, promotional products, and exhibition collateral. Coordinates photo and video shoots as needed at laboratories and other research-related sites. Ensures communication and marketing materials are compliant and align with the UBC brand.

6. Responsible for executing special events in support of the VPRIO's strategic vision and objectives with the VPRIO Communications team and beyond.. Coordinates logistics: creates event website and materials; oversees on-site event logistics and attends functions; troubleshoots problems and authorizes/implements corrective measures.

7. Communicates the research, development, and implementation of communications strategy while at regular editorial meetings with the VPRIO Communications team. Liaising where needed with UBC Marketing and Communications, Public Affairs and other campus communicators. Supports and adheres to the VPRIO's aspirational values as a staff member.

8. Assists the VPRIO Communications team with the capture and analysis of communications metrics.

9. Represents the VPRIO Communications team in a liaison role on various committees and via opportunities that require/request VPRIO representation in support of strategic vision and objectives.

10. Manages budget, accountable for the control of expenditures for all communications and events projects, ensuring projects align to budget
Supervision Received
Reports and takes direction for day-to-day operations from the Manager, Communications and Director, Communications.
Supervision Given
Oversees in part the supervision of the Communications Work Learn student.
Consequence of Error/Judgement
Works under the general direction of a supervisor. Work reviewed in terms of conformance with established standards and specific objectives. Makes decisions regarding the design, writing, and editing of communication and marketing materials. Makes recommendations on appropriate communications vehicles to achieve stated goals. Manages multiple tasks requiring judgement in prioritization.
This position requires a high level of discretion, judgment and initiative. Documentation and information that passes through the VPRIO is often highly sensitive and/or confidential; therefore candidates will be required to show the utmost discretion. Poor judgment could have significant negative implications for the VPRIO and the university in general and could impact relationships between VPRIO and units within the portfolio.
Qualifications
Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. Minimum of four years experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of graphic and web design principles required. Demonstrated experience working with social media tools in an organizational and/or corporate environment to engage audiences. Demonstrated experience using web content management systems, such as Drupal and WordPress. Experience in creating and delivering messages in various platforms using tools such as flip cameras, podcasts, SlideShare, and webcasts. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to adapt writing styles for various purposes, for different media requirements and for different audiences. Ability to effectively use desktop publishing software at an advanced level is an asset (Adobe Creative Suite preferred). Ability to effectively use email, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation software at an advanced level. (Office 2010 preferred). Ability to develop and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships. Ability to deal with a diversity of people in a calm, courteous, and effective manner. Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment. Ability to exercise tact and discretion. Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations and workshops. Ability to compose correspondence, reports, presentations, and other written materials using clear concise business English. Effective project management skills. Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities. Ability to prioritize and work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines. Ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail.
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Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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