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Digital Communications Support Contract

Location: Work from home office
Company Name: SelfDesign Learning Community ()
Category: Communications

Contract Posting #: SD 0562018AD

Posting Date: June 21, 2018
Submit application by: July 4, 2018

About SelfDesign

The SelfDesign Learning Community is among the largest distributed learning schools and personalized learning programs in British Columbia, Canada. Funded by the BC Ministry of Education, SelfDesign enables learners to complete K-12 by exploring their passions and taking the lead in their own learning and life. With personalized guidance from BC certified educators, learning unfolds at home and within local and online communities. Learn more at www.selfdesign.org.

Position Available

Digital Communications Support

This is a contract position

Contract Overview

Working collaboratively with the Communications & Marketing team, the Digital Communications Support contract is a detail-oriented, tech-savvy communications and marketing role responsible for supporting SelfDesign online communications and marketing activities. The role will require experience using a number of digital communications tools, as well as strong organizational and editing skills.

Contract Deliverables

  • Monitor communications mailbox and provide communications/marketing support to organizational projects, groups or teams as requested

  • Proofread and edit content to ensure that messages are coherent; reinforce strategic communications/marketing plans and adhere to brand standards

  • Prepare and upload content to digital media channels, including SelfDesign’s website, newsletters, email campaigns and social media channels

  • Monitor SelfDesign website content and functionality to ensure it is up-to-date, accurate and properly linked.

  • Organize and distribute email notifications and campaigns

  • Assist in organizing photo, video and brand assets, channels/apps/accounts and guidelines

  • Adhere to and promote appropriate use of brand, writing styles and a coherent approach to document use and files

  • Participate in online weekly team meetings and take meeting notes

  • Other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • 3+ years of experience developing and implementing online communications and marketing activities and materials

  • Demonstrated experience using WordPress, simple HTML, SurveyMonkey, Canva and/or Photoshop and MailChimp

  • High level of proficiency with Google docs/email

  • Hands-on experience working with social media tools including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube, and analytics tools

  • Well-organized, with superb editing skills and strong attention to detail

  • Ability to handle a large volume of emails/files and numerous activities/projects

  • Ability to take direction and work independently, while being part of a collaborative online work environment

  • Strong knowledge and interest in learning new computer software/programs

  • Previous office experience working in a fast-paced environment with daily deadlines

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with team members across the organization

  • Availability at regular times during Pacific time zone working hours

  • Fluency in written and spoken English

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