AMSSA (Affiliation of Multicultural Society and Service Agencies of BC) Safe Harbour Marketing & Sales Coordinator Contract in Lower Mainland, BC

AMSSA (Affiliation of Multicultural Society and Service Agencies of BC)

Branch Lower Mainland BC CA

Safe Harbour Marketing & Sales Coordinator
Lower Mainland, BC

Safe Harbour Marketing & Sales Coordinator. The Safe Harbour Marketing and Sales Coordinator will possess a strong background in sales and marketing, as well as…

Job Summary

Position: Safe Harbour Marketing & Sales Coordinator

Purpose: Coordinate all marketing and sales aspects of AMSSA’s provincial Safe Harbour: Respect for All program

Reports to: Safe Harbour Coordinator

Classification: Contract

About the AMSSA and the Safe Harbour Program:

Established in 1977, the Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC (AMSSA) is a province-wide association that strengthens its 70+ member agencies, who serve immigrants and build culturally inclusive communities, with the knowledge, resources and support they need to fulfill their mandates. For more information, please visit www.amssa.org .

Safe Harbour: Respect for All is a long-standing, award-winning program within AMSSA that provides diversity training and certification to storefront businesses, institutions and organizations. Employees learn to create more welcoming and inclusive workplaces and communities that support diversity and reject discrimination. Employers sign onto three commitments, demonstrating their inclusive values to employees, customers, clients, shareholders and communities. The Safe Harbour: Respect for All designation allows organizations to demonstrate their inclusive values to their employees, customers or clients, and to their communities. Each certified location is part of a growing network of forward-looking businesses and agencies that embrace the rich diversity of our communities.

About the Position:

We are looking for an innovative self-starter who can provide effective marketing and communications to ensure that the Safe Harbour: Respect for All program continues to grow in recognition throughout B.C. and Canada. The Safe Harbour Marketing and Sales Coordinator will possess a strong background in sales and marketing, as well as knowledge of diversity and inclusion and social enterprise development. Responsibilities include development, implementation and management of marketing tools and resources, coordination of Safe Harbour workshops, and other administrative duties.


  • Development and implementation of marketing plan
  • Development of promotional and marketing tools and resources
  • Market and sales of products to different sectors / communities/businesses across BC
  • Maintain and update all social media platforms
  • Research and write e-newsletter and blog posts
  • Research sponsorship opportunities
  • Organization and coordination of all workshops and webinars
  • Development of online registration and payment systems
  • Oversee and process all registrations, payments, etc.
  • Provide support to workshop facilitators and participants
  • Develop and maintain client management database
  • Develop fee for service structure
  • May include other duties


  • Post-secondary education or certification in marketing and sales
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in marketing and/or communications
  • Experience developing, managing and implementing strategic marketing and communications plans
  • Knowledge of or experience in business development
  • Experience with public / media relations
  • Experience in event coordination
  • Experience in database administration
  • Experience working with different stakeholder groups
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent active listening, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time and resource management techniques
  • Well-developed organizational and administrative skills
  • Computer Literacy – Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Social Media Platforms, WordPress, Database Management Tools
  • Knowledge of diversity and inclusion

Job Specific Competencies:

Community Development

  • Knowledge of community development, preferably in both urban and small communities
  • Experience building cross-sectoral partnerships
  • Ability to motivate and support Safe Harbour Facilitators and Community Champions
  • Knowledge of community resources and services

Groups and Relationships

  • Demonstrated team work
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution techniques
  • Demonstrated networking and relationship building
  • Practiced personal performance management


  • Knowledge of theories and definitions of multiculturalism, diversity and immigration
  • Knowledge of the impacts of discrimination and social exclusion
  • Knowledge of equity and access issues in areas such as human rights
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse groups and communities

Business Engagement & Marketing

  • Ability to engage with different sectors (private, public and non-profit)
  • Proven presentation skills to corporate, government, public and non-profit sectors
  • Knowledge of and experience in social marketing (online and face-to-face)
  • Proven business development and sales experience

Conditions of Employment:

  • Contract dates: July 13, 2015 – March 31, 2016
  • Hours of Work: Full time ( 35 hours a week)
  • Salary: $26.27/hour
  • Eligible for benefits after three months

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Surrey, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-06-28
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