As the Communications Manager for RMHC Atlantic, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing our communication strategies while providing dynamic leadership to the organization. You will be responsible for ensuring the organization's messaging and image align with its mission and goals, while effectively engaging with stakeholders and the community.
- Develop and execute comprehensive communication strategies that promote RMHC Atlantic's mission, values, and initiatives.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure consistent messaging across various platforms, including digital, print, social media, and traditional media.
- Monitor industry trends, competitor activities, and best practices to refine communication approaches and maintain a competitive edge.
- Drive the creation and distribution of compelling content, such as press releases, newsletters, articles, and multimedia materials.
Social Media Management
- Oversee and manage RMHC Atlantic's social media presence, creating and curating engaging content that resonates with the target audience.
- Develop and implement social media campaigns to promote events, initiatives, and fundraising efforts.
- Oversee and mange the monitoring social media channels, respond to comments, and engage with followers to foster meaningful interactions.
- Ensure the RMHC Atlantic website is up-to-date, user-friendly, and aligned with the organization's branding and communication goals.
- Coordinate the creation, editing, and publishing of website content, including articles, blogs, and event announcements.
- Cultivate and maintain relationships with local and regional media outlets, journalists, and influencers.
- Serve as the primary contact for media inquiries, coordinating responses and interviews as necessary.
- Prepare key spokespersons for media engagements, ensuring consistent and effective communication.
- Establish and nurture relationships with community partners, sponsors, and stakeholders to enhance RMHC Atlantic's presence and collaboration opportunities.
- Represent RMHC Atlantic at public events, conferences, and speaking engagements, promoting the organization's mission and initiatives.
- Oversee the organization's brand identity, ensuring all communication materials adhere to established brand guidelines.
- Monitor and manage online and offline reputation, addressing any issues or concerns in a timely and effective manner.
Editing And Creative Document Management
- Review and edit various communication materials, ensuring accuracy, clarity, and consistency in messaging.
- Collaborate with design and creative teams to develop visually appealing and impactful documents, presentations, and marketing materials.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related field. Additional certification and education in the communications field will be considered an asset
- Proven experience (minimum 5 years) in communication management, preferably in the non-profit or healthcare sector.
- Strong understanding of communication strategies, digital platforms, and social media trends.
- Experience using Adobe InDesign.
- Experience using social media management tools and media tracking
- Experience with web content writing/updating websites and graphic design
- Ability to act autonomously, comfortably and consistently, exercise discretion, and show good judgement.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to craft compelling messages for various audiences.
- Demonstrated leadership experience, including team management and development.
- Proficiency in media relations and crisis communication.
- Strong project management skills and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
- Knowledge of the Atlantic Canadian community landscape is an asset.
Are you interested?
Salary Range: $66,387- $78,103
- Comprehensive Health & dental benefits (RMHC Atlantic contributes $2500 towards the cost of plan enrollment)
- Matching RRSP contributions
- Paid Wellness days
- Professional development opportunities
How To Apply
- Please provide a resume outlining your qualifications and a cover letter to supplemental information about connection to the cause, career aspirations, and other affiliations in one combined PDF.
RMHC Atlantic is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity, equity, inclusion, access and belonging. We encourage applications from persons with diverse abilities, racially visible persons, persons from the 2SLGBTQ+ community, and all candidates who contribute to the diversity of our community. RMHC Atlantic is committed to providing accommodations to help you perform to the best of your ability. In an effort to honour diversity, equity and inclusion, we invite all applicants to self-identify.
We at RMHC Atlantic appreciate all applications received, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps in the selection process. Your interest in joining RMHC Atlantic is valued, and we thank you for considering this opportunity.