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COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING OFFICER

Salary and benefits

This is a full-time position with a salary of $58,000-$63,000 per year, plus a comprehensive benefits package, generous paid annual leave, a pension contribution matching program, and more. The salary and benefits are offered in exchange for an eight-hour workday (e.g. 8:30-4:30 or similar) in a pleasant office environment, Monday to Friday. Travel and overtime/weekend work may be required once or twice per year.

Organization name

Transportation Association of Canada

Duties

Reporting to the Director, Member Services & Communications, and working closely with many staff, the Officer will profile and promote the work of the Association, developing tailored and brand-consistent messages and materials in English and French. The Officer will build the Association’s digital and social media presences, as well as be involved in developing, quality control and producing almost all public materials consumed by our volunteers, members, partners and stakeholders. He or she helps plan, promote and deliver the annual conference.

The Officer will be part of a small and inter-reliant staff team that values initiative, ideas, problem-solving and work-life balance and provides an opportunity to help tell the stories of a national, not-for-profit association whose work positively impacts the lives of Canadians. See below for more about the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC).

The position’s main duties are:

Communications, Marketing, Public Relations

  • Write/edit, design and deploy email marketing, including a basic understanding of distribution lists
  • Solicit, edit and write news articles/posts on topics of interest to TAC stakeholders
  • Write/edit TAC website content in English and French
  • Post on and manage TAC’s social media account
  • Involved in developing corporate communication materials, as well as proofreading/editing for style
  • Monitor and summarize basic analytics from TAC’s website, email marketing and social media accounts. Use data from these analytics to inform new/future content
  • Participate in developing marketing/promotional materials
  • Develop/edit and deploy media releases. Maintain media list. Respond to media enquiries

TAC Conference & Exhibition

  • Develop and write scripts/speeches and onscreen presentations for TAC conference events
  • Provide guidance and scheduling for conference photographer/videographer
  • Support conference marketing initiatives, as well as profile TAC’s broader activities at the event

French Management and Quality Control

  • Provide minor, in-house French translations when required
  • Involved in proofreading TAC’s French technical publications for TAC representation/branding, consistency with English versions and proper terminology based on translator and committee input

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bilingual fluency in English and French
  • Extensive experience using MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Minimum of 5 years working in a Communications/Marketing position
  • Degree in a related field or appropriate experience
  • Superior writing abilities, with a clear, effective writing style. Skilled at proofreading/editing in English and French
  • Experience developing and distributing content using digital media, in particular email marketing platforms, websites and social media
  • Experience writing, developing and distributing various corporate documents and media releases

Candidate assets include:

  • Using and understanding analytics generated by these tools, as well as SEO and PPC.
  • Knowledge of Drupal or Wordpress, HTML and/or website design
  • Experience understanding complex content for editing into layperson’s language
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud

 

How to Apply

Please submit a résumé AND covering letter which summarize your experience and suitability for the position online at https://charityvillage.com/app/job-listings/1edaf74e-45ae-e911-80da-14187768272a
 
We are looking to fill this position ASAP and will assess applications, and contact qualified applicants, as we receive them. There is no official closing date for applications. 

Additional comments

The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) is a not-for-profit, national technical association concerned with road and highway infrastructure and urban transportation. Our 500 corporate members include all levels of governments, businesses, academic institutions, and other associations. TAC provides a neutral, non-partisan forum for those organizations, and their thousands of staff, to come together to share ideas and information, build knowledge, and pool resources in addressing transportation issues and challenges. This includes hosting an annual conference for 1000+ leaders and decision-makers in the road, highway, and urban transportation sectors – the largest of its kind in Canada.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) welcomes applications from people with disabilities, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Accommodations are available on request during the hiring process. Applicants are asked to make their needs known in advance.

 

Deadline for applications

08/13/2019