*full time position | This particular role is located in Calgary, AB
As one of Calgary’s leading communications and public relations agencies, we are looking for an exceptional Communications Coordinator to join our team.
We are looking for a candidate who can work with a tight-knit team, and who thrives in a high-touch, fast-paced, agile environment.
In this role, you support the execution of a multitude of digital and traditional marketing and public relations campaigns. You have an internal drive to deliver high-quality work and complete projects in a timely fashion. You are well organized and excel at keeping track of all ongoing activity for internal and client purposes. You work tirelessly to create and write engaging content for consumers and media purposes. You manage assignments efficiently and effectively, and have an exceptional ability to deliver best-in-class work.
You will join a passionate team with a deeply-rooted local presence with reach across the country, with one shared goal: to work together to slingshot our clients to places they never dreamed possible.
CHARACTERISTICS OF A COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR:
Drive to deliver best-in-class work in a timely fashion
Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal
Pays meticulous attention to detail
Strong networking and relationship building skills
Has begun developing relationships with the local media and influencer community
Ability to remain calm under pressure while helping manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
Self-starter who takes ownership and can adapt and thrive in an ever-changing industry
Must be fun to work with, appreciate staff outings to National 17 and possibly have a cute dog to bring to work once in a while
Liaise with Account Directors on a daily basis with confidence and efficacy
Have an ongoing and strong understanding of the client’s business needs and our role
Support the execution of frequent social and PR campaigns from start to finish including outreach, execution, tracking, and reporting
Write monthly content for multiple clients including content packages, blogs and e-newsletters
Publish monthly content for multiple clients and assist with digital campaign optimization, tracking, and reporting
Support Account Directors in the creation and distribution of media materials, PR plans, work back schedules and facilitate targeted pitches to traditional and non-traditional media
Assist Account Directors in drafting client proposals, strategic plans by conducting research as required
Communicate ideas passionately and effectively internally amongst the account and design teams
Manage and stay on top of updating media and influencer database
Act with a sense of urgency and authority to facilitate quick, thoughtful decisions with short lead times
Coordinate logistics for client events with media and influencers as required
Assist team in staying on-top of emerging trends and innovative new media strategies
Bring fresh, new, marketing and PR campaign ideas to the table for team brainstorming
1 to 2 years of PR and media relations experience in a marketing, public relations or communications role
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field
MS Office proficiency (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Experience working with web, social media monitoring and publishing tools (Hootsuite, Facebook Business Manager, Wordpress, Planoly, Sprout Social etc.)
Passion for retail, hospitality, tourism and lifestyle brands
Experience helping manage projects in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment