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Current employment opportunites:

Marketing/Communications & Recruitment Officer

Location: Weengushk Film Institute, M’Chigeeng, ON

Position Type: Full-Time Position

Posting Date: January 13th, 2022

Application Deadline: February 25th, 2022

Job Start Date: April 4th, 2022

Job Description:

Weengushk Film Institute is looking to hire a dedicated Marketing/Communications & Recruitment Officer to join our team. This person will support our internal and external communications strategy, write and disseminate publicity material, respond to inquiries from the public and media, and coordinate promotional events. This person will also help us recruit new students for our in-house and online programs. If you love meeting new people and are interested in sales and marketing, this might be an excellent role for you.

To succeed as a Marketing/Communications & Recruitment officer, you should be able to think creatively, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A bachelor's degree with experience as a communications officer or equivalent experience in a similar role is strongly desired.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.

  • Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization's activities, products and/or services.

  • Respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews, and act as a spokesperson for the organization.

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists, and maintain a media database.

  • Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required.

  • Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.

  • Setting up booths and presentations at college tours, school visits, and other info sessions

  • Participating in or hosting info sessions for students, school staff, and parents

  • Organizing and distributing recruitment marketing materials

  • Using social media for recruitment marketing initiatives

  • Building great relationships with schools, colleges, and other community groups to promote our programs

  • Meeting with guidance counselors and teachers to promote our school and programs

  • Responding to information requests

  • Providing students with scholarship and bursary information as applicable

  • Researching competitors and their marketing strategies

  • Participating in committees to share recruitment marketing insights and key experiences

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years' relevant experience in a communications role.

  • Proficiency in design and publishing software.

  • Proficiency in social media platforms

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.

  • Good time management and organizational skills.

  • Post-secondary education in Business, Marketing, or another relevant degree

  • Must have a valid Ontario Driver’s License

Successful applicants must consent to complete a Criminal Record Check and meet our organization’s Employee Code of Ethics requirements.

 

Salary/Wages:

$50,000.00 per year

 

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should drop off an application package to Weengushk Film Institute Centre or forward an application package to the address below by February 25th, 2022. Please include the following documents in your application package:

  • Cover letter introducing yourself, and why you are a good candidate

  • Resume or CV, including names and email addresses of 3 references (references must be current/former supervisors).

  • Copy of applicable certifications (e.g., diploma or degree certificates)

We wish to thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Weengushk Film Institute       Tel: (705) 377-6011       Email: inquire@weengushk.com

Tom Peltier Training Centre      5494 HWY 540 Box 357      M'Chigeeng, Ontario      P0P 1G0