Position: Design & Communications Manager (Parental Leave Contract)
Organization: Embark Sustainability Society
Location: Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Surrey, Burnaby, and Vancouver (alternating locations) + Online
Compensation: $23 - $24.50/hour + benefits, paid time off, and transit pass
Hours of Work: 30-35 hours per week
Work Term: 12-month contract
Start Date: November 2021 - ideal candidate should be able to start no later than November 22nd
Application Deadline: October 17th at 11:59 pm PST
Embark Sustainability is an independent, student-led not-for-profit based out of Simon Fraser University that catalyzes student sustainability (un)learning journeys for the next generation of leaders through grant, advocacy, and student-designed programming. Our work is supported by the 35,000+ undergraduate and graduate student members that we represent.
At Embark Sustainability, we strive to support staff in being themselves and exploring what that means within the context of our work. We do this by fostering a work culture that enables self-expression and exploration and honoring individuals’ understandings based on the combination of their background, claimed and unclaimed identities, and experiences.
This is important because we believe perspectives that forward multiple truths will strengthen sustainability solutions while challenging normative assumptions of who possesses knowledge and which approach is best. We assert that systems change requires various ways of thinking. If you share these values, we strongly encourage you to apply to be part of our team.
The Design & Communications Manager (DCM) is responsible for the management and development of all strategic communications and design at Embark Sustainability while supporting student-led initiatives. The DCM approaches design and communications with an intersectional lens, and prioritizes justice, equity, decolonization, diversity, and inclusion (JEDDI) in their work.
This role is well-suited for a visionary strategic thinker with the talent to articulate the branding and communication vision of Embark Sustainability across diverse audiences. The DCM will be leading our communication strategy and further enhance our brand awareness and relations with our membership, and collaborators. This position reports to and works closely with Embark’s Executive Director.
You will be responsible for managing high volume and fast-paced delivery of quality design work and vision for all digital marketing (campaigns, social media, video, newsletter), together with digital experience projects (including website updates, blog writing, and YouTube). As part of a team in a small organization, you will also be supporting Embark with occasional administrative duties as needed.
The DCM acts as a mentor and is responsible for the growth and development of the creative team and blog writing volunteers. You will be working with each of them to achieve their individual project goals in alignment with Embark’s three-year strategic plan, while highlighting opportunities for growth through personal one-on-ones. It's important that you have strong interpersonal skills and to first and foremost lead with empathy.
Design & Visuals
Team Management and Support
ACCOUNTABILITY AND REPORTING
Ideal candidates are:
Compensation benefits include a 2-zone transit pass
Two weeks of vacation
Extended medical coverage
A NOTE ON HEALTH AND SAFETY AT EMBARK
All our staff are currently exploring a hybrid work model and we provide staff with a computer. We encourage virtual meetings and currently offer virtual programming whenever possible due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We strictly follow provincial health orders, guidelines, and recommendations and aim to keep each other safe when in person by wearing a mask in shared spaces
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Applications will be accepted until October 17th at 11:59 pm PST.
We will be in touch with successful applicants by October 31st, 2021 to schedule a virtual interview via Zoom. Shortlisted candidates are invited to complete a pre-interview task prior to their interview time slot. As an appreciation of your time, we will be sending shortlisted candidates a $25 grocery store gift card upon completion of the pre-interview task.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Sep 27 2021 ID: 61448