The Marketing Associate – Awards & Communications is responsible for the Awards program (which coincide with CCAB events – Toronto Gala, Indigenous Women in Leadership Award, Calgary Gala and Vancouver Gala) and external communications.
Awards program includes 5 National Awards; responsibilities include but not limited to; nomination criteria and process, jury selection, stakeholder relations, award recipient relations, logistics, etc.
Communications responsibilities include, but not limited to, social media, magazine (CCAB Aboriginal Business Report – 3 issues annually) development, e-newsletter, PR Agency relations, maintaining website.
Review of nomination criteria and process to ensure ease of submission(s)
Communication plan to promote each award and encourage nomination submissions
Selection of Jury for each award
Set-up and execution of nomination selection
Announcement of award recipient(s) – media advisory, social media, e-newsletter, etc.
Award Recipient logistics – transportation, accommodations, unique requirements, filming of award video, creation of award, etc.
Working with Marketing Associate – Events, to ensure all logistical criteria are met
Participate in the creation and editing of communication initiatives including e-newsletter, press releases,project plans
Social media – Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook
Assist in the development and execution of CCAB’s Aboriginal Business Report magazine – 3 issues annually
Develop story ideas
Work with publishing company to execute stories – journalists, interviews, photos, photo shoots, etc.
Copy edit/proof read
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Manage internal stakeholder approvals of content and support senior management in crafting key messages, maintaining project plans and editorial calendars
Posting of content to CCAB’s website
Other copy writing as required – such as web copy, internal messaging and articles for various audiences
Formal Education and Experience
Minimum 5 – 7 years proven experience in communications
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Events or related discipline
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
Must be well-organized with strong attention to detail and follow-up skills. Ability to manage multiple assignments, meet deadlines, work independently and follow through to resolve day-to-day administrative matters
Exceptional command of the English language, preferably previous experience in a role with strong emphasis on writing and editing
Excellent oral communication and presentation skills
A strong team player with a desire to learn and collaborate
Able to adapt to new assignments and apply best practices to refine and improve work processes and procedures;
Demonstrated ability to build relationships with key stakeholders including corporate partners, volunteers, Award recipients and members
Excellent working knowledge of the media landscape, understanding of social media activation and community engagement
Excellent judgment and discretion in handling sensitive data and confidential information
Computer literacy, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required
Considered an Asset
Familiarity with Aboriginal business and relations
Working in a member-based organization
Bilingual English and French
For more information about Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, visit: www.ccab.com
Please submit your resume and cover letter to HR@CCAB.com on or before October 29, 2018 via email, with“Marketing Associate – Events” in the subject line. We would appreciate no phone calls or agencies.
We would like to thank all applicants for applying for this position, however you will only be contacted if your candidacy is being considered. CCAB is committed to an inclusive and accessible recruitment and selection process. If you are invited to attend an interview and require an accommodation, please advise us in advance of our meeting.