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Communications Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION 2024

General Accountability

 

The Communications Coordinator will be the voice of the Comox Valley Chamber. Utilizing e-news, social media, website and traditional print, radio and on-screen media, they communicate the range of Chamber offerings to raise the profile of the Chamber and support the Comox Valley business community.

 

Organization and Structure of the Chamber

 

The Communications Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director (E.D.) and works among a team of staff.

 

The Chamber’s Board of Directors operates under the policy governance model. This means that only the E.D. is accountable to the board.  All other staff members report to the E.D. and are not directed by any board member.  Tasks are delegated to staff through the E.D.

 

This position requires the candidate to liaise with businesses and attend events local to the Comox Valley.

 

Nature and Scope of the Position

 

The Communications Coordinator has a keen eye for detail and a competency in                       written, visual and spoken communications. They are able to produce specific material on a deadline while keeping the ‘big picture’ in mind. Under the direction of the E.D. the Communications Coordinator manages all public and member communications, staying true to the Comox Valley Chamber brand and values.

 

Regular Duties

  • Developing and promoting a cohesive brand story
  • Conceptualizing the look and feel of graphics and marketing collateral for all events
  • Managing social media and website content
  • Writing articles relevant to the local business community
  • Writing and distributing press releases
  • Maintaining a positive and trusted relationship with local print, screen and radio media
  • Producing regular Chamber newsletters while optimizing uptake
  • Producing documents related to Chamber events – AGM, Meetings

 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge and proficiency with communications technology
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and marketing
  • Impeccable copywriting, graphic design and layout skills
  • Familiarity with member e-newsletter platforms
  • Understanding of website management
  • Ability to build trusted relationships with media

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or marketing or equivalent experience
  • 5 years experience in communications, marketing, or public relations
  • 5 years experience managing digital content
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Established media relations a bonus  

Conditions

The Communications Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director and works collaboratively with other members of the staff team. This is a part-time position of 15-20 hours a week.

Apply electronically by sending your cover letter and resume to executivedirector@comoxvalleychamber.com