2020-05E Coordinator, Marketing and Development

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Greater Victoria Public Library
July 3, 2020
Victoria, Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
Business leader


Greater Victoria Public Library (GVPL) is an innovative library system with one of the highest per capita usage rates in Canada. Our vision is to inspire literacy, lifelong learning and community enrichment for all. Serving more than 380,000+ residents in the Greater Victoria area, we provide library service to 10 municipalities.

This position reports to and is accountable to the Director, Library Services, Planning and Engagement and is responsible for the leadership and coordination of the following: developing, implementing, maintaining and monitoring GVPL’s marketing, communications, and development strategies and tactics to align with the Library’s strategic and operational priorities.

This position supervises and leads a marketing and development team, ensuring the delivery of high-quality internal and external communication, branding and marketing services; as well as donor engagement, stewardship and pursuit of philanthropic opportunities. The Coordinator, Marketing and Development will work closely with the Director and decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective marketing and development solutions to increase the capacity, and demonstrate the value, of the organization. This position will also define and implement procedures and best practices specific to the role.

We are seeking a leader with exemplary skills and experience to join our marketing and development team at the Greater Victoria Public Library.

Be part of an exceptional organization that changes minds for the better.

Every day, more than 150,000 people in communities across Greater Victoria have access to resources they need to learn a skill, pursue a passion or satisfy their curiosity. People of all ages are welcome to explore new ideas and novel perspectives, perhaps through a novel itself or by participating in one of our community-inspired programs. We have earned our reputation as honest brokers, capacity builders and leaders in the cultural sector. We are proud of what we can accomplish in partnership with more than 100 local organizations. Together, we can change minds for the better.

That’s our story. What’s yours?

Applicants may be asked to provide a demonstration of their skills and abilities in addition to the interview; details will be provided to candidates in advance of the interview to allow for preparation.

To apply, please visit: https://www.gvpl.ca/hr-careers/

Applications will be accepted until 4:30 pm Pacific Standard Time on Friday, July 17, 2020.  Applications received after this date and time will not be considered.

As part of the hiring process, a criminal record check will be required.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants considered for interviews will be contacted.

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