Reporting to the Executive Director, Admission & Marketing, the Communications Coordinator will work with the Marketing team, the Development and Parent & Alumni Relations team, the Admission team, along with members of the Pickering College community to maintain, build and enhance our brand by creating compelling and persuasive materials for internal and external audiences. This position will participate as a de facto member of the Development and Parent & Alumni Relations team.
The Communications Coordinator will serve as project manager, editor, and/or principal writer for a wide variety of print and electronic projects, including articles for The Pillars magazine, PC Connects, PC’s social media, funding proposals for individuals, foundations, and other organizations; annual giving related promotional materials; donor letter templates; capital campaign-related promotional materials; annual stewardship reports for select donors; and project summaries to support fundraising goals.
Types of projects include, but are not limited to, articles, advertisements, formal gift proposals, sponsorship proposals, letters of inquiry, brochures and flyers, direct mail pieces, invitations, web site content, speeches, and event scripts.
This position requires excellent writing, editing, proofreading and communication skills. This must include experience in persuasive writing, proposal development and ability to “ghost write.” The ideal candidate has a post-secondary education, preferably in Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, Corporate Communications or related discipline, along with 3-5 years of communications experience, preferably in an independent school environment and/or a not-for-profit agency. Demonstrated expert communications, marketing, design, media relations, social media and web site skills including knowledge of the best channel for a variety of audiences. Candidates must bring a strong work ethic, organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities. Candidates must have strong computer skills with experience using Adobe Creative Suite an asset. Qualified and interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume no later than February 1, 2019 to:
As a condition of employment, the successful candidate(s) must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request.