Special Projects Coordinator

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail pour une carrière vouée au patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Special Projects Coordinator
  • Nom de l’organisme : Juno Beach Centre Association
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Burlington, Ontario
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2018-06-11 à 2019-02-08 (34 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 22,00 $

Would you like to gain experience working with a national heritage association? Do you have interest in a career working in Canadian History? The Juno Beach Centre Association (JBCA) is looking to expand its Canadian team with a Special Projects Coordinator; the successful candidate will play a lead role in coordinating programming related to the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Duties include:

" Coordinating special programming related to the 75th Anniversary of D-Day Initiatives, including the development of a national grassroots fundraising campaign and student tour initiatives

" Coordinate the promotion of the special programs through media relations and communications

" Initiate outreach campaigns nationally to spread awareness of these programs to educators, donors, community leaders, veterans, other like-minded organizations

" Planning events and assisting in national media and advertising strategy

" Assisting with the creation and development of website content, social media content, blog posts, video content and other promotional materials

" Addressing general inquiries about the projects

" Other administrative duties as assigned

The successful candidate will be creative, driven, and self-motivated. They are connected with like-minded organizations in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Other expectations include:

" A completed degree in history, social sciences, education or other relevant education and experience

" Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of Canadian history is considered an asset

" Strong writing and communications skills, basic understanding of social media networks

" Ability to take initiative and work independently to surpass expectations

" Excellent organizational, time management and research skills

" Team player and demonstrated strong interpersonal and communications skills

" Ability to think creatively and strategically in order to develop new approaches to achieve desired results

" Experience working within not-for-profit environments will be considered an asset

" Flexible and easily adapt to change

" Proficient in Microsoft Office and willing to learn and adapt to new systems

" Valid driver's license

Fluency in French is an asset but not mandatory, though basic knowledge of French is required.

The position is an 8-month contract beginning in Spring 2018. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to jbca@junobeach.org, with the subject line "Special Projects Coordinator - Last Name." Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The JBCA is a Canadian charity that owns and operates the privately-funded Juno Beach Centre, located in Normandy, France. Our mandates include the commemoration of and education about Canada's role in the Second World War. For more information, please visit www.junobeach.org.

Our Canadian office is located in Burlington, Ontario, and accessible via public transit. Candidates must be willing to travel to the office on a daily basis.

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