Communications & Social Media Coordinator

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First Peoples' Cultural Council
Published
May 27, 2022
Location
Victoria or Remote Elsewhere in B.C., Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
Established professional
Job Location
Remote
Specific Date (Application Deadline)
06/12/2022

Description

COMMUNICATIONS & SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

Victoria, BC or Remote Elsewhere in BC

The Communications & Social Media Coordinator is responsible for implementing communications strategies through FPCF’s social media platforms and website tools, working  closely with the First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation (FPCF) team and in coordination with the First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) Communications team, to contribute to effective communications and information sharing with our stakeholders, including First Nations communities, artists and arts organizations, partners and funders, and the public.

Who We Are:

The First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation was established in 2000 to support the vitality of Indigenous languages, arts and cultural heritage in B.C.  We are a registered charity that provides grant funding to Indigenous organizations and communities.  We are growing, and this is an exciting opportunity to participate in building our organization from the ground up.

What You Will Do:

  • Writes and implements digital communications plans that align with FPCF’s communications
  • Develops and maintains an editorial calendar for FPCF social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram) and the news section of the FPCF website
  • Writes posts, web stories and updates the FPCF website as needed to support organizational success
  • Designs graphics and visuals for web and social media
  • Manages email campaigns across digital platforms
  • Analyzes Google Analytics and social media metrics to measure and report on success, and identifies trends and opportunities
  • Contributes to the development of online and print publications as needed
  • Collaborates with FPCC communications team members to coordinate social media, website and online initiatives
  • Works with the Executive Director and staff to coordinate all digital communications aspects of the launch, funding calls, donor campaigns and communications materials, etc., including social media, website posts and emailers
  • Coordinates swag designs and orders as required
  • Attends community and leadership workshops, conferences and events throughout the year to provide communications and social media support, coordinates FPCF staff attendance, and to provide general event support, as needed.
  • Provides general communications support and advice to the Executive Director and staff in the development of messaging to promote programs and respond to specific issues
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 What You Will Bring:

Grade 12 supplemented by one to two years of post-secondary training in a communications, marketing or business field, and at least two years of related experience in a social media or digital communications-related role; or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities That Would Help You Succeed:

  •  Excellent writing skills with a communications/social media focus.
  • Knowledge of marketing and social media strategies, content management tools and social media platforms.
  • Experience managing and measuring success on various social media platforms, websites and emailers.
  • Experience with basic design tools to create infographics (e.g. Canva, or other)
  • Experience with Hootsuite or other social media management tools
  • Knowledge of web and social media analytics to measure success
  • Exceptional computer skills, including the MS Office Suite
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong oral communications skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; take initiative
  • Excellent organizational skills, including ability to manage multiple deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond with good judgment to sensitive issues and inquiries in an online environment.
  • Ideally brings an Indigenous point of view to the development of materials that describe the importance of what the Foundation does and the value of Indigenous arts, heritage, languages and cultures.
  • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of First Nations issues in B.C.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with B.C. First Nations, and Indigenous organizations and communities.

 Working Conditions

The majority of work for this position is done on remotely from a home office, with some work done on location from time to time, according to program needs, out of the FPCC offices in Brentwood Bay, Some travel to meetings/events throughout British Columbia is required.

For more information about the First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation, visit: www.fpcf.ca

Please send a resume and covering letter, by June 12th, 2022, to:

PeopleLink Consulting Inc.

Email: resume@peoplelinkconsulting.com

Submissions from applicants with First Nations, Metis or Inuit ancestry are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview. All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.

FPCF values all employees and the communities we serve, and the health and safety of the work environment is a top priority. As a condition of employment, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated or be able to provide a medical exemption.

 

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