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Position: Marketing Manager
Organization: Second Harvest
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status: 12 month contract

About Second Harvest

Rescuing and delivering fresh, surplus food since 1985. Second Harvest is the largest food rescue program in Canada. Since 1985, Second Harvest has been picking up donated, surplus food, which would otherwise go to waste, and delivering that food to community agencies in Toronto. Currently, Second Harvest delivers rescued food to over 225 social service agencies.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Marketing Manager will be responsible for crafting and delivering the Second Harvest message across all channels, specifically: assist in developing the strategy and managing the execution of all Second Harvest web properties and e-communications; supporting the direct marketing fundraising program and leading other integrated marketing campaigns. The purpose of the communications department is to increase awareness of the brand in support of our fundraising, food raising and volunteer goals.

Job Responsibilities:

Project Management

  • Manage the production of all print, online, television, radio, and out of home collateral ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Maintain internal communications calendar
  • Lead editorial council meetings, soliciting content ideas and needs from all departments
  • Maintain marketing collateral, photo and logo libraries
  • Coordinates media and PR opportunities

Content Development

  • Write copy for print, online, television, radio, and out of home collateral for fundraising and event campaigns
  • Edit, proofread, design and approve materials
  • Draft and release e-communications
  • Maintain brand integrity and strategy

Fundraising Support

  • Support the direct marketing fundraising program including: contributing to strategy, copywriting and editing, creative development, project management, production
  • Monitor, analyze and report on direct marketing programs to measure impact and improve results

Website & Social Media Management

  • Maintain up-to-date content on websites
  • Engage and grow supporters through social media strategies utilizing Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Instagram and Flickr

Administration & Reporting

  • Maintain contact information and communication data in the database
  • Analyze and report on e-communications and website metrics
  • Maintain and build external vendor relationships
  • Coordinate volunteer and intern projects
  • Position manages direct reporting of Communications Associate

About Second Harvest:

Second Harvest is the largest food rescue program in Canada. We have been rescuing donated, surplus food, which would otherwise have gone to waste, since 1985 and delivering it to community agencies across Toronto. We currently partner with 225 agencies supporting 591 programs, providing enough food for 25,000 meals a day for hungry people in the city.

To Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume on or before Friday, August 25 via email to:
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We would appreciate no phone calls. In addition, we would like to thank all applicants for applying for this position. However, you will only be contacted if your candidacy is being considered further.

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GoodWork ID: 42211       Date posted to Aug 11 2017