Associate, Communications - Vancouver, BC (Hybrid) | SFU Morris J. Wosk Center for Dialogue | | 08/08/22
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Associate, Communications full-time

Location: Vancouver, BC (Hybrid)
Salary: $56,108.00 to $67,004.00 annually
Company Name: SFU Morris J. Wosk Center for Dialogue ()
Category: Communications, Design, Marketing
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The Communications Associate participates in the development and management of communication and marketing projects, strategies, programs, and initiatives of the SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue. These projects, strategies, programs, and initiatives include: content and branding for SFU Centre for Dialogue-related programs and services, advertising for student engagement; and activities related to internal and external stakeholders, such as faculty, staff, and community partners. The Communications Associate oversees and acts as the copywriting, copyediting, and social media expert responsible for strategizing, managing, and updating content for various marketing materials, as well as creating and implementing email and social media marketing initiatives as required. The incumbent of the position oversees, manages, writes, or creates content (audio, video, and text) for various SFU Centre for Dialogue websites and materials, and works closely with the University Communications team to ensure effective web and digital practices. The Communications Associate provides direction and oversees the activities of coop students, volunteers, and temporary and contract staff.


Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field and one year of related experience in the design, strategy, planning, and execution of marketing/communication plans, with experience working in dialogue and/or engagement or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Excellent knowledge of creative design software tools (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite etc.).
  • Excellent knowledge of print and electronic media, blogs, and social media tools including statistics reporting and tracking.
  • Good knowledge of web maintenance (e.g., AEM, Drupal, WordPress, HTML, CSS, SEO).
  • Good knowledge of performance measurement tools (e.g., digital analytics software) for various online communications and marketing purposes.
  • Excellent copy writing and copy-editing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to rewrite news media and social media content into concise and accessible language for a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Proficient in the use of standard office applications, desktop publishing software, content management systems and survey tools (e.g., MS Office, SurveyMonkey).

Employment Duration: Temporary, Full-time
Bi-weekly Hours: 72
Union/Affiliation: APSA
Position Grade: 6
Assignment end date: April 26, 2024

Applicant must apply via the SFU job portal by Aug. 21, 2022: portal: https://tre.tbe.tale..7&rid=4188.

Please include your cover letter and resume in one attachment.

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