Employer: Small Business BC
Location: 82-601 W Cordova St, Vancouver, BC
Reports to: Manager of Communications
Posting Date: April 3rd, 2014
Status: Part-time, Term Certain Casual
Employment Term: April 21, 2014 – March 31, 2015
Small Business BC is not a government department; however, this position is a part of the BC Government Employees Union.
BCGEU Level: Range 18
FTE: 0.5 (17.5 hours per week)
Salary: $27.09 per hour
ABOUT SMALL BUSINESS BC
Small Business BC exists so that people who start or have a business in BC have the relevant information, appropriate tools and resources they need to achieve a successful and sustainable business. We are British Columbia's premiere resource centre for knowledge-based business products and services.
To coordinate and maintain the content, structure, functionality and marketing of the MentorshipBC website.
JOB DUTIES AND TASKS
Marketing and promotion activities to increase awareness and usage of the Mentorship BC website.
*Social media promotion via Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
*Create Blog Content
*Promotion through eCommunications
*Content Marketing and link building
*Public Relations in response to media requests
*Creation of collateral and attendance at Tradeshows and Events
Activities to ensure that all information on Mentorship BC is up-to-date and accurate.
*Ongoing Content Review
*Answer email inquires.
*Answer inquires and questions from partner organizations and mentorship programs.
*Conduct quarterly and annual reporting requirements as indicated by the Province.
*Respond to any inquiries or requests from the Province.
*Liaise with web development company to make changes to the MentorshipBC website.
Create and maintain contacts using customer relationship management (CRM) database in accordance with established practices.
The successful applicant will possess a degree or diploma in communications, marketing, or content management.
*Minimum two (2) years in managing and producing quality content;
*Minimum one (1) year in project management, planning, coordinating and organizing special projects;
*Experience in web optimization and conversion in a similar service focused organization;
*Experience in online marketing and social media.
*Experience creating press releases and in liaising with media.
*Experience with working in an office environment and managing sensitive issues with tact, diplomacy and good judgment.
*Advanced knowledge of web writing, search engine optimization;
*Strong knowledge and competency in web and online marketing strategy;
*Basic understanding of web server technology;
*Detailed knowledge of browser and user interfaces;
*Knowledge of the concepts and impacts of branding;
*Knowledge in information sharing and collaboration technologies (e.g. SharePoint);
*Some knowledge of intergovernmental structures and issues.
Skills and Abilities
*Impeccable analytical writing, researching and editing skills;
*Strong verbal communication, and presentation skills;
*Ability to multi-task set priorities and work as part of a team, with limited direction;
*Skilled at working collaboratively and flexibly, taking projects from concept to completion;
*Ability to work under considerable pressure and to effectively manage multiple tasks under tight and, at times, conflicting deadlines;
*Expert analytical capabilities and problem solving skills;
*Ability to coordinate activities among staff;
*Strong attention to detail and organizational skills;
*Strong leadership and strategic planning skills;
*Graphic design skills are an asset;
*Ability to work in French language is considered an asset.
Application Deadline: April 13th, 2014.