Social Media/Communications Specialist

Community / Organization: 
Baillie Strategic HR
Posting Date: 
Monday, March 29, 2021
Closing Date: 
Monday, April 5, 2021
Victoria, B.C
Job Status: 
Full Time

Social Media/Communications Specialist  

Our client is a not-for-profit organization, who is solidly funded and does not rely on fundraising or government grants. There is an immediate opening for a Social Media and Print Communications Specialist. This is a permanent, full time position, based in Victoria.  


Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Develop a communication plan that integrates social media and printed materials, including writing/producing a quarterly newsletter. Create a monthly communications calendar 
  • Monitor and post events, meetings, etc on social media accounts including, public and private Facebook pages, and Instagram 
  • Media Monitoring report (monthly media monitoring report of relevant news related to key word searches)  
  • Develop scripts, record, edit and post short videos on relevant topics 
  • Attend Various Committee meetings including a monthly creative brief with Marketing Team (follow-up with written report to Manager) 
  • Ensure that all communications are consistently branded, with consistent key messages 
  • Prepare presentation materials for stakeholder meetings using Microsoft office programs  
  • Participate in communications strategy meetings with PR consultants and management 
  • Provide culturally sensitive lens to all communications materials, and activities 
  • Monthly Communications Report to Manager  


Education and Experience 

  • 2 years post-secondary school in Communications 
  • 2 years experience writing and editing 
  • 2 years maintaining and responding to social media posts:  including face book group and Instagram 
  • Experience with Face Book- Live and Simple Podcasts in a professional environment 
  • 2 years experience creating PowerPoint presentations 
  • 2 years experience public speaking 
  • Familiarity using Dropbox, Canva, Facebook live, podcast 
  • Familiar with Microsoft office suite (PowerPoint, excel, word, outlook) 
  • Strong writing, reading, copy-editing skills 
  • Valid Driver’s license and vehicle (some local travel required) 

Compensation /Benefits; 

  • Competitive starting salary, based on experiencesalary review after completion of six month probationary period 
  • Excellent benefits, including extended health and dental, 2 week’s vacation 
  • Free coffee (post COVID) 
  • A diverse working team 
  • Virtual team events (we work hard and like to have fun!) 
  • Allowance for mobile phone 
  • Mileage allowance for work-related travel 
To apply please send your resume and a cover letter to: Shannon Baillie at Baillie Strategic HR
Type of opportunity: 
Job Posting
Job Sector: 
Not for profit