Content Marketer - Community Futures Okanagan Similkameen

The  Content  Marketer  is  responsible  for  improving  the  brand  awareness  of  the organization  by  connecting  with  and  telling  the  stories  of  local  business  and  social entrepreneurs in the region of Summerland to Osoyoos, and west as far as Princeton. Reporting  to  the  General  Manager  and  working  closely  with  the  Business  Training Manager,  the incumbent  will  have  the opportunity to develop digital  and  social media marketing, facilitation and training skills.
 
Community  Futures  Okanagan-Similkameen  is  a  not-for-profit  with  the  mission  of assisting the entrepreneurial success of individuals through training and financing. We work behind the scenes directly with entrepreneurs to make their life and launching their business or social enterprise as easy as possible. As a member of a network that spans across Canada and has been in existence for 35 years, you'd be working on the front lines of grassroots economic development hand-in-hand with entrepreneurs.
 
Responsibilities
•    Lead digital and print media content creation and distribution, including, but not limited to:
o Monthly email newsletters to clients and volunteers
o Press releases
o Digital and print advertisements
o Social media posts
•    Monitor the success of content in terms of overall inbound marketing strategy
•    Develop and maintain organization’s digital content library and knowledge base
•    Ensure routine engagement with organization’s online community through social media
•    Keep  current  with  clients  and  partner  organizations  to  identify  and  act  on opportunities for cross-marketing updating organization’s customer relationship management software
•    Work with the team to respond to inbound calls, emails and social media messages in a timely manner
 
Qualifications
•    Two years of content creation and marketing experience engaging the public and individuals
•    Have portfolio of content examples proving capability
•    Experience with cloud computing software such as Microsoft Office 365, Google Apps or similar
•    Experience with social media platforms Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn
•    Experience with email marketing tools such as Constant Contact or similar
•    Access to reliable transportation as travel to clients and events is required
•    Access to iOS or Android smartphone with 4G LTE connectivity and 8 megapixel camera or better required
 
Compensation
The position is part-time with the potential to become a full-time employed position. Full- time employees are entitled to participate in the organization’s RRSP program, training program, and health and dental benefits after the six month probationary period.
 
Travel expenses are reimbursed at Government of Canada Treasury Board rates. The incumbent will be provided with a laptop and reimbursed 50% of their mobile data. They are expected to utilize their own smartphone for work-related purposes.
 
Availability
Work schedule is generally Monday to Friday and is flexible to accommodate employees’ lifestyle and personal commitments. The incumbent may be required to work weekends from time-to-time and is expected to be in-office for weekly team meeting and available either in-person or virtually for daily standups on workdays.
 
How to Apply
Please  review  the  job  description  for  an  understanding  of  the  responsibilities  and qualifications, as well as additional employment information.
 
If you believe that you meet the expectations outlined, and are interested in applying for the position,  please  submit  your  cover  letter  outlining  how  the  Community  Futures’ mission aligns  with  your  personal  mission,  and  resume  or  link  to  LinkedIn  profile  to Anthony Mondia, General Manager at amondia@cfokanagan.com. You can call for more information at  250-493-2566 prior to applying.
 
Applications  will  be  accepted  on  an  ongoing basis, however  target  date for making a decision is May 25, 2018 with start date in June or July depending on availability.