COMMUNICTION AND GRANT SPECIALIST

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  • Job Category:

    Sales & Marketing
    • City:

      Calgary
    • Province:

      AB
  • Status:

    Open
  • Types:

    Perm
  • Job Id:

    30065086

Description

Our client Calgary is looking to add an experienced Communication and Grants Specialist to their team on a permanent fulltime basis.  The successful candidate will oversee grant research, presentations and applications as well as develop relationships with community-based groups, to create programs that promote the organization and community mission. If this sounds like something you would excel in, please apply today!

Job Description
  • Research and access alternative funding sources through formal and informal presentations and completion of grant applications
  • Coordinate the planning and preparation of grant proposals, provides guidance and assistance in the interpretation of funding regulations and requirements
  • Prepare and compile all components of grant submission, ensuring that the proposal is formatted, packaged, and submitted in accordance with granting agency requirements
  • Work and develop relationships with community-based groups, leaders, and staff to create programs that promote the organization and community mission
  • Support the creation of the Marketing Communications planning, budgeting, and related tactical execution
  • Maintaining communication with vendors and partners, and different suppliers
  • Develop resources that are culturally appropriate and relevant to the Indigenous community
  • Develop and create collateral for effective campaigns utilizing all mediums including social media and community engagement
  • Create a digital/social media strategy and roadmap for launching Rescu into indigenous communities by building impactful campaigns that deliver our social purpose and engaging the community to protect vulnerable youth
  • Develop and create the high-impact content, including articles, webinars, videos and graphics for online COVID support materials
  • Develop unique and specific messaging that acknowledges jurisdiction boundaries, which complicate the existing response

Candidate Qualifications
  • Diploma or degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field
  • Five to ten years’ experience in Marketing, Communications, or related roles 
  • Experience working with Indigenous Communities in Canada
  • Proficiency in PC environment, with Windows and MS Office literacy
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Premiere Pro, After Effects) and good design skills
  • Working knowledge of Wordpress and experience in web content management and social media management (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, others)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a proven track record to meet tight deadlines with multiple/changing priorities
  • Dedicated to quality output and highly driven to always find the best way to get the work done


People are the heart of every business. At BOWEN, we support that truth every single day. We champion inclusive cultures and harness diverse talent. We encourage applications from all, including people of any ethnic or national background, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, Indigenous Peoples and persons with disabilities.


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