Communications Coordinator

Deadline to apply: March 4, 2021 at noon (12:00pm)

TransSask is looking for an engaged, creative, and dynamic individual to fill a one year term position as the Communications Coordinator. The Communications Coordinator oversees and administers all advertising and communication activities for TransSask Support Services including online, print, member, and stakeholder communication, and will work to advance 2SLGBTQ+ equality across the province. 

Hours: Part-time, 20 hours/week
Compensation: $24,960 annual salary ($24/hour)
Term: March 15, 2021 March 31, 2022
Download full posting here: Communications Coordinator – Posting

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advertising and Promotion: Manage print and digital communications in the areas of advertising, promotion of events, programs, research initiatives, sponsor recognition, volunteer recruitment, and community engagement. Includes communication with membership.
  • Media Strategy: Develop and implement a sustainable media strategy that supports the advocacy initiatives of TransSask, write and distribute press releases and organize public relations in regard to promoting events and conferences.
  • Communications: Manage the TransSask website through coordinating event updates, tracking members and contacts, and ensuring that all material is responsive and relevant. Create and distribute updates to membership, including newsletter or other communications.
  • Graphic Design: Oversee the design and layout of TransSask resources, brochures, posters, and advertising, online, website and in print.
  • Administrative tasks associated with invoicing, letter preparation, contracts, and stakeholder correspondence.

 

Qualifications & Experiences:

  • Strong and comprehensive understanding of trans, non-binary, Two Spirit, and gender diverse communities, people, and issues including lived experience.
  • Two-four years of experience in a related role and an undergraduate degree in a relevant field (social sciences, communications, marketing, etc.). Note that equivalent combinations of experience and education may be considered, including an e-portfolio. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of anti-racism and anti-oppressive practices and principles, particularly as these apply to communications and media.
  • Fluent in all online social media and communications platforms, including website management systems.
  • Expert in basic office programs including excel, powerpoint, google drive, word, and other related programs (i.e piktochart, canvas, prezi, trello, slack, etc.).
  • Valid driver’s license.

Working Conditions: This is a provincial position which will primarily work from home until Covid-19 guidelines reflect otherwise.  

 

To apply, please submit the following to treasurer@transsask.ca:

    • Detailed cover letter indicating why you are the right candidate for the position (applicants that do not include a cover letter will not be considered). Please indicate if you are Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada. TransSask is committed to providing any accommodations needed for candidates in the hiring process and throughout employment. We will prioritize applicants that are diverse in gender, sexuality, culture, and race, and encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter if they so choose. Please also indicate if you would be willing to be considered for other TransSask job postings and/or board positions.
    • Resume highlighting relevant education and work experience. 
    • Contact information for two references.
    • Please ensure that your first and last name are in the file name of any documents you send (ex: Jenn Bergen – Resume – Feb 2021).

Interviews will take place remotely the week of March 8-12, 2021. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Deadline: March 4, 2021 at noon (12:00pm)