Overview

Okanagan College Marketing and Communications Specialist, Digital Content and Social Media Full Time in Kelowna, BC

Okanagan College

Branch Kelowna BC CA

Position:
Marketing and Communications Specialist, Digital Content and Social Media
Location:
Kelowna, BC

Under the direction of the Manager, Public Affairs, the Marketing and Communications Specialist, Digital Content and Social Media is responsible for preparing a…

Under the direction of the Manager, Public Affairs, the Marketing and Communications Specialist, Digital Content and Social Media is responsible for preparing a variety of digital and/or electronic communications and marketing materials for internal and external audiences related to the educational programs, services, activities, brand identity, communications and events at Okanagan College.

The Specialist is responsible for managing and monitoring Okanagan College’s social media feeds, providing relevant content that reinforces the institution’s brand and key messages and will manage the day-to-day online presence for Okanagan College, including website content. The Specialist will work with the Manager to ensure brand alignment across all digital platforms, including social media channels and will play a major role in strategic marketing and communications implementation in order to increase visibility and constituent engagement.

Education and Experience
A Bachelor’s degree with a concentration or major in communications, English, or marketing is required. A minimum of 2 years related experience working in electronic communications and/or a social media position is required. Previous experience with HTML / CSS , Content Management System, Bootstrap, Photoshop and other Adobe Creative Suite applications, Hootsuite (or equivalent social media management dashboard tool) is required.

Skills and Abilities
– Understanding of brand identity and have solid news judgment
– Flexible and able to manage a high work volume and competing priorities to meet deadlines
– Ability to work evenings and weekends
– Excellent project management, planning, marketing, promotional and presentation skills
– Superior verbal and written communication skills with the ability to create and deliver key messages to general and targeted audiences
– Advanced writing and editing skills with the ability to draft marketing and communications copy
– Excellent computer skills with proficiency using Microsoft Office and ability to work on PC and Mac platforms
– Ability to build strong relationships with internal and external audiences and clients as well as local and regional media
– Familiarity with Canadian Press style, data collection and reporting, editing and proficiency using a digital camera and editing photos

Core Competencies
– Collaboration & Collegiality
– Continuous Learning & Information Seeking
– Effective Interactive Communication
– Initiative
– Integrity & Accountability
– Student & Service Focus

Job Specific Competencies
– Adaptability
– Analytical Thinking
– Attention to detail
– Expertise
– Innovation
– Organizational Awareness & Commitment
– Relationship and Network Building
– Results Orientation

Preferred Qualifications

Desired Start Date
04/09/2018

Position End Date (if temporary)

Schedule

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate
$50,699 – $57-965

Appointment Type
Support – Regular Full-time

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please note: Shortlisted internal candidates must notify the current Support Staff Bargaining Chairperson and Human Resources if they want a Union Observer during interviews and final selection of candidates.

Employee Group
Support

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Kelowna, BC, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-04
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