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Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Full Time (18 month maternity leave contract)

Halton Women’s Place (HWP) provides shelter and crisis services for physically, emotionally, financially and sexually abused women and their dependent children and is dedicated to ending violence against women and their children. It is the only emergency shelter for women seeking safety from domestic violence in Halton Region.

We are looking for a Marketing & Communications Coordinator to join our Development team. Reporting to the Manager, Development & Communications, the successful incumbent will be responsible for marketing and communications including social media and design.

Role SummaryThe Marketing & Communications Coordinator, is accountable for co-developing the marketing strategy and providing a comprehensive range of marketing and communications support services to further the Development Department’s vision to advance the profile of HWP to donors, prospects and other stakeholders to inspire ongoing commitment which will ensure sufficient resources to meet the organization’s current and future needs.

Key Responsibilities:

Marketing and Communication Strategy and Execution

  • Work with Marketing Company to develop and execute a comprehensive marketing strategy that directly supports the operational and strategic plans of HWP including driving traffic to the website, social media and event marketing.
  • Collaborate with Manager, Development & Communications to co-create and update an annual communications strategy that aligns with the overall brand strategy, engages our communities, donors and prospects, and drives significant growth and awareness for the organization

Social Media & Marketing Coordination

  • Develop and maintain a content calendar for social media and email newsletter
  • Strategize, design & schedule content and manage all social media pages, including Facebook, Instagram , LinkedIn & Twitter pages for HWP and assist in the creation and editing of written, video, and photo content.
  • Develop website content and graphics, and ensure that all website content is always up to date
  • Monitor and participate in all conversations that take place on our social media pages.
  • Monitor social media channels for sector trends.
  • Review social media and website analytics and create reports on key metrics that support the strategy
  • Manage all digital marketing initiatives alongside our marketing company.
  • Design all in house and third-party posters, print ads, invitations and mail outs
  • Design and execute effective email campaigns to our donors

Communications

  • Creates and maintains the communications plan for the organization’s Donor Stewardship Journey with the Manager, Development & Communications
  • Monitor and oversee automated donor stewardship communications

General duties

  • Provide support to third party events in collaboration with the Manager, Development & Communications and Development Officer.
  • Support the stewardship of donors and community event organizers.
  • Attend and represent HWP at various community events.
  • We are a small team, so helping out where needed – Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Post-Secondary education preferably in Communications, Fundraising or Digital Marketing Certificate program
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Experience working with Raisers’ Edge and Raiser’s Edge NXT is an asset
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks in a professional manner
  • Proficient in use of all forms of social media
  • Experience with WordPress (basic HTML & CSS), Constant Contact, Hootsuite and Google Analytics an asset
  • Ability to interpret website traffic (Google Analytics) and online customer engagement metrics
  • Strong knowledge of computer software that is related to web design, video editing and graphic design
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, Powerpoint and/or Keynote an asset
  • Available to attend evening and weekend events to support HWP third party fundraisers, in house events
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Two-Step Tuberculosis Skin Test
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or willingness to register to receive this vaccination as soon as possible

Please submit your cover letter outlining your qualifications along with your current resume to Jchambers@haltonwomensplace.com

Posting closes at 5pm on Aug 30, 2021

HWP is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants, however we will only contact qualified candidates selected for further consideration. We are pleased to provide an accessible recruitment process and invite candidate to advise us if accommodation is required at any stage of our selection process.


RELIEF CRISIS INTERVENTION COUNSELLORS

Wage: $ 24.54/hour starting wage
Schedule: 7.5 and 12 hour shifts, includes weekends, AWAKE overnights

Social Service Worker Diploma is minimum. Bachelor of Social Work is preferred.

Previous experience working with and understanding of violence against women, experience in crisis intervention, problem-solving and conflict resolution. Ability to work in crisis situations with multiple demands.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to provide non-judgmental and culturally sensitive support to women and children
  • Willingness to develop knowledge and skills about violence against women and its impact upon children, women and the community
  • Sound knowledge of community agencies and resources
  • Capacity to work in a computerized environment and ability to track stats as needed
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to conduct safety planning and resident care plans with women
  • Ability to facilitate women’s groups both educational/support and house meetings
  • Assist with on the job training of new staff, students and volunteers
  • Current CPR and First Aid is required
  • Current Police Clearance Check required
  • Current TB test required
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or willingness to register to receive this vaccination as soon as possible
  • Knowledge of additional languages will be considered an asset
  • Must be available to work all scheduled shifts as assigned
  • Reliable Transportation Required

This is an SEIU Local 1.on unionized workplace

We thank all applicants and will directly contact only those candidates selected for further consideration.
We are pleased to provide an accessible recruitment process and invite candidate to advise us if accommodation is required at any stage of our selection process.

Please direct letters of application to: Human Resources, Halton Women’s Place.

By Fax: 905-332-1155/ By E-mail: info@haltonwomensplace.com

You have options:

You have options:

IF YOU DECIDE TO LEAVE
  • Call our 24 hour Crisis, Information and Support Line to speak with a trained Crisis Intervention Counsellor;
  • The Crisis Intervention Counsellor will explore your options with you and support you to create a Safety Plan, along with creating an Emergency Escape Plan
  • If you have pets, you can explore safe options with the Crisis Intervention Counsellor.

If you do choose to come to Halton Women’s Place, you and your child(ren) may stay for up to 12 weeks.  Our Crisis Intervention Counsellors will work alongside you on your personal goals, which may include:

  • Accessing community support;
  • Accessing counselling;
  • Obtaining housing;
  • Accessing financial supports;
  • Exploring legal supports;
  • Any other individual goals.

 

Emergency transportation is available to help you get to the shelter.

IF YOU DECIDE NOT TO LEAVE
  • Call the Halton Women’s Place 24-hour Crisis, Information and Support Line.
  • Our Crisis Intervention Counsellors will offer support, counselling, resources and information.  They will also explore your options.
  • Crisis Intervention Counsellors will also offer to support you to create a safety plan for you, and your children, if applicable
  • Crisis support is available on the phone or in person at either shelter.  No appointment is necessary.
WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE SHELTER
  • Safe shelter with staff available 24 hours a day;
  • Clean and welcoming bedrooms;
  • Laundry facilities;
  • Children’s Services, including parenting support, therapeutic groups, children’s activities, playroom;
  • Court support for interim custody and restraining orders;
  • Supportive counselling;
  • Advocacy for you and your children;
  • Support in accessing community services;
  • Support groups;
  • On-Going Safety Planning;
  • Planning for departure from shelter

NEED HELP NOW?
CALL OUR 24-HOUR CRISIS LINES

BURLINGTON & OAKVILLE: 905-332-7892

MILTON & HALTON HILLS: 905-878-8555

NEED HELP NOW?
CALL OUR 24-HOUR CRISIS LINES

 

 

BURLINGTON & OAKVILLE

905-332-7892

 

 

MILTON & HALTON HILLS

905-878-8555

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