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Communications Coordinator

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Professional Occupations in Public Relations and Communications (5124)
NOC Job Title: Communications Specialist
Expires in 1 days
Expires: 2021-09-18
Last Updated: 2021-09-02

Job Number: 693939

Job Location(s)

1080 Lucas Avenue
Victoria, British Columbia
V8X 3P7, Canada

Job Description

Reporting to the Communications and Marketing Manager, the Communications Coordinator promotes the St. Margaret’s School vision, programs, activities, and events. The role supports a communications strategy aligned with the school’s Strategic Plan and responsive to emerging needs and trends. Content creation is the Communications Coordinator’s core deliverable.

Core Competencies

  • Writing
  • Collaboration
  • Attention to detail
  • Planning & organizational skills
  • Social media
  • Web editing and digital platforms

Job Duties


  • Write clear, concise and effective content for a variety of media including advertising, print, web and social media.
  • Provide proofreading and editorial expertise for a variety of written content.
  • Support school staff to develop engaging written content for the website, e-newsletter, social media and other communication channels.

Design & Production

  • Coordinate the production of a variety of strategic communication and marketing materials, including advertising, promotional materials, publications, and videos
  • Coordinate technical specifications for design projects to be outsourced
  • Oversee publication/print production schedules
  • Take photos/shoot video at school events

 Planning, Processes and Standards

  • Maintain and implement communications standards, templates, processes, and procedures
  • Maintain the school’s brand guidelines
  • Ensure consistency of graphic standards
  • Develop communication plans and materials to support and promote school events.
  • Support the philanthropy and development with writing and communications strategies

Web / Social

  • Maintain and update website
  • Coordinate a content calendar  
  • Manage the school profile on various external websites


  • Support marketing initiatives
  • Coordinate photo and video shoots of campus, students, events and activities for marketing and promotional purposes.
  • Produce electronic artwork for school advertisements

Public Relations

  • Identify opportunities to highlight the successes of the school
  • Identify school news and events of interest to the media and pitch stories
  • Support community engagement events

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant field coupled with more than two years’ professional communications experience (equivalent education will be considered)
  • Advanced writing skills
  • Experience with web content management systems
  • Experience managing social media channels
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to set strategic priorities, identify plans of action and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Facility with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft applications
  • Some photography experience is an asset

Work Conditions

  • The work schedule may include evening and weekend activities/duties
  • Busy office setting, fast-paced environment
  • Intermittent physical activity including walking, standing, sitting, and lifting

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How to Apply

Expiring: Sep 18, 2021