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Education and Communications Coordinator 1.0 FTE

Contract: April 2, 2021 – December 17, 2021

The position is responsible for the following:

  1. Developing and promoting the delivery of HIV/HCV/Harm Reduction educational materials and presentations within the Sudbury and Manitoulin Districts.
  2. Coordinate, maintain and build a strategic and effective communications, public relations, media relations, and social media presence for Réseau ACCESS Network in order to best promote HIV/HCV/Harm reduction awareness, prevention, anti-stigma and educational events.

The successful candidate:

  • Minimum two years’ experience in developing and implementing educational programs and materials.
  • Experience with graphic design, communications, public relations
  • Knowledge of marginalized, addiction, mental health and sexuality issues
  • Demonstrated excellence in written, presentation, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts including addiction, mental health and other health related providing organizations.
  • Proven experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram)
  • Experience with design tools (i.e. Adobe Creative Suite) and knowledge of WordPress.
  • Superior, effective and professional communication skills (written, oral and visual).
  • Ability to question and propose alternatives for communications to be developed and delivered.
  • Ability to learn subject-specific terminology for use in developing written materials; knowledge of when and how to use various channels of communication.
  • Advanced level of proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong project management skills with proven ability to successfully take an assigned task from concept to finish.
  • Creative, self-directed, results focused and team player
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends when required in a variety of social and physical settings.

Bilingual (French/English) candidates or those of Indigenous decent will be given priority consideration for this position if found qualified.

Competitive salary and benefits, including staff development budget

The full job description is located below. Interested applicants are asked to submit a resume with a cover letter by the closing date of Sunday, March 14, 2021, to the attention of the Manager of Programs and Services @ heidie@reseauaccessnetwork.com. Note the position will be filled internally ASAP and then sent out publicly.

Réseau ACCESS Network provides equal opportunity employment and encourages applications from all qualified persons.  Réseau ACCESS Network is committed to the Meaningful Involvement of People Living with HIV and/or Hepatitis C and these are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

We regret that only those candidates selected for an interview may be contacted. No phone calls please.

JOB TITLE        Education and Communications Coordinator

(1 fte – 35 hours per week) Contract: April 2, 2021 – December 17, 2021

REPORT AND ACCOUNTABLE TO:      Manager of Programs and Services

 POSITION PURPOSE:

Develop, and promote the delivery of HIV/HCV/Harm Reduction educational materials and presentations within the Sudbury and Manitoulin Districts.

  1. Coordinate, maintain and build a strategic and effective communications, public relations, media relations, and social media presence for Réseau ACCESS Network in order to best promote HIV/HCV/Harm reduction awareness, prevention, anti-stigma and educational events.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

RESPONSIBILITIES TO:            Manager of Programs and Services

Community Education

  1. Deliver HIV/HCV/Harm Reduction educational presentations within the Sudbury and Manitoulin Districts.
  2. Coordinate the development and/or provision of all educational material (i.e., pamphlets, fact sheets, social media and other marketing materials/media).
  3. Act as a liaison between Réseau ACCESS Network and local community organizations in advancing key affected population prevention initiatives.
  4. Establish, facilitate, and maintain collaborative partnership opportunities with local community organizations and groups that serve key affected population.

Communications/Media Responsibilities

  1. Designs, develops and produces marketing and promotional materials for the agency.
  2. Responsible for the maintenance and content of the Agency’s website and social media.
  3. Initiate and coordinate media coverage for educational, awareness, fundraising and special events, producing media releases, fact sheets and backgrounders.
  4. Work with agency management to develop an education and communication plan to ensure goals and objectives are being met.
  5. Working with the agency’s multidisciplinary team, ensuring responses to social media posts/comments are provided in a timely manner.

Graphic Design

  1. Assist in the production and/or editing of materials such as agency brochures, program posters, or other reports.
  2. Work with agency management to coordinate art direction to all graphic/creative communications projects.
  3. Provide marketing support to the planning of agency-wide events, including fundraising events, to ensure brand requirements.
  4. Ensure agency-wide communication standards, a consistent image, and graphic standards are adhered to.

Administration

  1. Develop and maintain tracking tool including contact information, activities, and evaluation of service delivery.
  2. Ensure that all necessary reports on statistical data (i.e. OCASE, OCHART, Program Plans, etc) are completed and submitted to the appropriate sources by the requested due date.
  3. Work with members of the Education, Prevention and Community Resources department and/the Manager of Programs and Services to develop annual program work plans.
  4. Meet regularly with the Manager of Programs and Services to keep them fully informed on program developments, problems and activities.
  5. Assist with the regular upkeep of Réseau ACCESS Network offices.
  6. Participate in staff meetings and other staff sharing opportunities.
  7. Provide input to organizational reviews.

Other:

  1. Assist in fundraising projects and/or other duties as deemed important and appropriate by the Executive Director and mutually agreed upon.

Qualifications

  • Minimum two years’ experience in developing and implementing educational programs and materials.
  • Experience with graphic design, communications, public relations
  • Knowledge of marginalized, addiction, mental health and sexuality issues
  • Demonstrated excellence in written, presentation, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts including addiction, mental health and other health related providing organizations.
  • Proven experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram)
  • Experience with design tools (i.e. Adobe Creative Suite) and knowledge of WordPress.
  • Superior, effective and professional communication skills (written, oral and visual).
  • Ability to question and propose alternatives for communications to be developed and delivered.
  • Ability to learn subject-specific terminology for use in developing written materials; knowledge of when and how to use various channels of communication.
  • Advanced level of proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong project management skills with proven ability to successfully take an assigned task from concept to finish.
  • Creative, self-directed, results focused and team player
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends when required in a variety of social and physical settings.


Working Conditions

  • Must be flexible to work evenings and weekends.
  • Must be able to work in a variety of settings.
  • 35 hour work week, overtime compensated by time off in lieu.

Updated:          February 2021

 

 

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