Position: Digital Media and Engagement Specialist
Organization: Rural Ontario Institute (ROI)
Location: anywhere in southern Ontario with monthly meetings in Guelph
Part-time Permanent Position or Service Contract
The Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) is a charitable organization developing leaders and facilitating collaboration on issues facing rural and northern Ontario. www.ruralontarioinstitute.ca
We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative individual to join the ROI team and build awareness and engagement in ROI program activities. Drawing on your proven experience you will: plan, design and implement social media outreach and marketing activities including management of ROI and AALP Twitter and Facebook accounts; co-ordinate event registration and promotions; organize MailChimp campaigns; recruit and post guest blogs; conduct subscriber surveys; create and distribute electronic newsletters; curate content for our website and manage posting processes; maintain and update contact lists and relationship management data; engage program participants and diverse stakeholders to collect and share information which enables ROI to tell compelling stories and collect measures of impact to demonstrate the value of ROI programs and activities.
As a team player you will support and contribute to the development of our communications strategies and plans. As a self-starter you will work independently to execute these plans and research and introduce new platforms, applications or monitoring tools to the organization and our work flow processes. The position requires an individual who is creative and results-oriented, enjoys working in a fast paced, small team environment with minimal supervision, who is organized and able to meet deadlines through multi-tasking.
Currently this is a part-time position (.5 FTE) and as such carries no medical benefits or pension plan. It is foreseeable that the position may become full-time or additional part-time staff may be recruited for communications support. By mutual agreement work hours may be temporarily increased during periods of heavy work load or at critical junctures in program activity. Alternatively, proposals from communications and media management service companies will be entertained.
This is a part-time position and can be accomplished from a home office or remote location. A regular schedule of in office hours for coordination and team meetings is anticipated after COVID restrictions are lifted. Bi-weekly meetings will take place at the Rural Ontario Institute office north of Guelph, Ontario. Travel to the office location will not be compensated.
The Rural Ontario Institute offers a progressive and challenging team-oriented work environment. The compensation range is 25 K to 30 K per annum paid twice a month.
Please apply in confidence by email no later than June 8 2020 sending your resume and cover letter highlighting any relevant personal accomplishments or motivations that reflect your potential success in the position to:
Rural Ontario Institute
We thank all those who apply. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
NB: Proposals from communications services and media management companies should include applicable rates and expertise of all personnel who will be assigned to the contract – changes in assigned personnel will be through mutual agreement and addendum to the service agreement. Mechanisms for quality assurance and proposed methods for project management should be outlined in the proposal.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 22 2020 ID: 56694