Position Overview

The Social Media & Marketing Coordinator is the key marketing & public relations position in the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, you will further the Vision and Mission of the Terry Fox Humanitarian Award, which started in 1982 and has a well-established reputation as one of the most prestigious scholarship programs in Canada. The Social Media & Marketing Coordinator is a remote position tasked with managing the organization’s social media, newsletter, and print channels. It provides support to the agenda and campaigns of the Executive Director, and acts as the frontline contact for social media, newsletter, website and press queries. The position engages a variety of stakeholders including award recipients, alumni, applicants, printers, government officials, the press, Board of Directors, as well as the general public, including high schools, universities and others.

The position is approximately 20 hours per week, with the very occasional need for overtime hours. The office is closed between Christmas and New Year’s and during all statutory

Salary and Benefits

  • $25-35/hour
  • Extended health
  • Two weeks annual holiday
  • Remote (with potential for hybrid)
  • Flexible work schedule

Social Media & Marketing

  • Produce content and maintain online presence: social media, website 
  • Prepare marketing materials, posters, newsletter, pamphlets, cards, general
  • correspondence, reports, and presentations 
  • Design materials for and implement events and marketing as well as fundraising campaigns
  • Prepare press releases
  • Graphic design

General Office Duties

  • Reception support (answer phones during vacation of other team members)
  • Provide all around high standard of service
  • Maintain files and records
  • Correspond with students and other stakeholders
  • Maintain databases and spreadsheets
  • Correspondence with donors, thank you messages, etc.
  • Provide support for special events, meetings, and Annual Board of Director Meetings 
  • Evaluate applications and assist with Provincial Interviews
  • Participation in campaign and software development
  • Attend regular team meetings via Zoom
  • General support as needed

We are interested in applicants who have:

  • Superior attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written, with advanced writing skills and a solid command of the English language (and French preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – with intermediate to advanced skills WordPress, Adobe, Mailchimp
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making skills, tactful, and capable of weighing and prioritizing responsibilities on a day-to-day basis
  • Highly professional conduct and appearance, and acts with integrity and caring
  • Self-directed, enjoy working on their own and as part of a remote team
  • Quick learner and attentive to discussions and directives, asking questions as appropriate
  • Solutions oriented, logical, analytical, problem solver, with a knack for anticipating and preparing for varied outcomes
  • Ability to multitask and juggle multiple deadlines as well as keep on task
  • Flexible, and adapt readily to change
  • Positive, keen, and easy-going – in outlook as well as attitude
  • Able to work independently yet get along well with a variety of personalities

Education and experience:

  • Must have graduated high school, strong preference for university degree and/or equivalent experience in a professional setting
  • Must have working experience in an organizational or corporate setting
  • Demonstrated experience in social media, website, graphic design, online newsletter, and print media

We welcome qualified applications via email, please send your resume and cover letter with, Attn: Social Media & Marketing Coordinator in the subject line to admin@terryfoxawards.ca

We thank all applicants in advance, however, due to the volume of applications, we will only be able to contact applicants being interviewed.
*Please do not contact us if you are a recruitment agency.