Career Postings

Annual Development Manager

Are you ready for a career that has it all… professional and personal rewards, and an opportunity to make a difference in your community? Are you committed to improving lives and building community?

United Way of Saskatoon and Area is searching for an energetic, community-minded individual to fill the full-time position of Annual Development Manager. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to lead the execution of United Way’s annual fundraising strategies while at the same time enhancing and building relationships with United Way donors and volunteers.

The Annual Development Manager will be responsible for:
• Developing and implementing annual resource development strategies that lead to the generation of financial resources that will support United Way’s objectives;
• Strengthening and developing relationships with corporate partners, donors, volunteers and staff;
• Delivering and telling United Way’s story in an effective manner that resonates with stakeholders and inspires them to take action and
• Leading and supporting other staff to achieve their objectives.

The successful candidate will have:
• a strong understanding of the Saskatoon and commitment to helping the community;
• demonstrated public speaking ability and strong written communication skills;
• direct experience managing donor and volunteer relationships;
• project management, sales or marketing experience
• the ability to work individually and as part of a team;
• the ability to handle interruptions, multi-task and effectively self-prioritize
• excellent time management, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; and
• the ability to respect confidentiality and be bonded.

Preference will be given to candidates possessing a related undergraduate degree and a minimum of 5-7 years of directly related experience.

United Way of Saskatoon and Area is proud to offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, and the personal reward of being part of a team devoted to building a community that is great for everyone who lives here.

United Way of Saskatoon and Area encourages applications from individuals within identified equity groups, as defined by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission. United Way of Saskatoon and Area relies on section 48 of The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code for this measure.

Qualified candidates should submit their application to:
United Way of Saskatoon and Area
100-506 25th Street East
Saskatoon, SK S7K 4A7
E-mail: office@unitedwaysaskatoon.ca

Application deadline is Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
A full job description is available online at unitedwaysaskatoon.ca.

 

 



Volunteer Reporter
Communications – Saskatchewan

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a volunteer Reporter for the Communications department. Reporting to the Saskatchewan Communications Coordinator, the volunteer Reporter will assist in researching and writing various pieces to appeal to audiences across multiple channels. All materials produced remain the sole intellectual property of the Canadian Red Cross. This position is ideal for students looking for workplace experience as part of a course requirement, or experienced professionals looking to give back in a creative and fun way. The Canadian Red Cross will help to fulfill evaluations and reporting as necessary.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with Red Cross staff to identify, research, and write stories for our website and blog
  • Interview volunteers, research and write volunteer profiles
  • Interview individuals, and research and write stories highlighting Red Cross work
  • Write and edit copy for varying promotional materials

Qualifications

  • Exceptional writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Photography skills
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, Canadian Press Style
  • Ability and desire to work independently
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to write for different audiences and channels including various web and social media platforms

Optional: First Aid Certification (training provided)

            Working Conditions

  • A maximum of 4 hours per week
  • Flexibility to work in the Prince Albert, Regina or Saskatoon Red Cross office during business hours, or remotely on evenings and weekends.

This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record and vulnerable sector check. The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested parties may submit their cover letter, resume, and two sample works quoting the position title in the subject line.

The Canadian Red Cross
Megan Evans
Communications Coordinator
E-mail: megan.evans@redcross.ca

While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.  Please note that relocation funding is not available for this position


Job Description: Digital Content Manager

Location: Saskatoon

Category: Full Time

Department: Marketing

Deadline: June 23, 2017

 

Job Description

OBASA Group of Companies is seeking an energetic, strategic minded candidate to join their Marketing Team as the new Digital Content Manager. Reporting to the VP of Marketing, the Digital Content Manager will be responsible for creating and managing content and tools to further digital communication in support of local and international marketing and sales strategies.

Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Collaborate with the marketing, sales, and operations teams to develop effective content strategies and editorial calendars that reach our target markets through our online assets
  • Manage the production and publication of content for the organization’s digital communication through our websites, social media accounts, direct marketing tools and online assets on a daily basis
  • Develop strategies and content that supports our brands, and helps reach our strategic goals through inbound marketing, SEO, lead generation, direct marketing campaigns, social media engagement, and more
  • Work with colleagues, partners, and suppliers to produce resources ranging from training materials and guidelines to videos to assist our team in supporting our clients and members online
  • Leverage market data, internal data, and trending topics to generate relevant ideas and topics for content creation for inbound lead and SEO programs
  • Track and analyze digital marketing activities to measure the successes, identify gaps, and recommend solutions to improve our digital marketing and communication performance
  • Work with translators to ensure content is accurate and available in multiple languages when necessary
  • Liaise with suppliers, partners, and colleagues on special projects, as required
Job Requirements:
The successful candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • A Degree in Marketing, Business Communications, or a related field
  • 5 to 7 years experience in digital content strategy, creation, and management for multiple brands on multiple platforms.
  • Strong understanding of user experience, inbound marketing, SEO, and direct communication best practices from concept, to planning, implementation, and measurement.
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and committed to deadlines
  • Creative, passionate, and strategic
  • Results oriented, understanding how to manage analytics and tie metrics to actions to support goals
  • Social media expert, with a track record of managing the content, engagement, and analysis of multiple social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and more
  • Proficiency in MS Office, digital metrics such as Google Analytics and Hootsuite, content management systems, and more with an aptitude to easily learn new technologies
  • Excellent written communication and proofreading skills
  • Proficiency in French is an asset
  • Experience in the hospitality industry is an asset

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