Are you looking to make a difference? Do you want to shape the course of the communities we work in? Do you like to have fun and enjoy collaborating with people?  You might consider employment with Big Brothers Big Sisters.

As employment opportunities arise, they are posted below. Qualified candidates are encouraged to send resumes to the contacts provided for each position. Only those candidates who are being considered will be contacted. No phone calls or e-mail follow-ups please.

JOB POSTINGS:

Marketing Coordinator (1 Year Maternity Leave)

Responsible to: Executive Director
Date: February, 2024

About Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters serves more than 400 young people each year with over 200 volunteer mentors in communities throughout Saint John, Kings, and Charlotte Counties. Big Brothers Big Sisters serves young people who face adversity and need an additional consistent and supportive developmental relationship with one-to-one and small group mentoring opportunities. Our mission is to enable these life-changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential of young people by positively impacting social-emotional competence, mental health and well-being, educational engagement, and employment readiness.

As the Marketing Coordinator, you will be at the forefront of shaping our organization’s image, communicating our mission, and engaging our community as well as our internal teams. Your role will involve following and overseeing the implementation of comprehensive marketing strategies, crafting compelling content, and overseeing the strategic priorities to effectively convey our message to diverse audiences.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside the Executive Director, and provide guidance to support staff, to ensure strategic priorities within the Marketing Plan are being implemented and completed.
  • Understand and follow BBBS Brand guidelines.
  • Oversee and assist with social media content planning and content creation
  • Update or create promotional materials such as posters, brochures, or presentations when required.
  • Meet with staff and committees to plan, execute, and communicate information about a variety of campaigns throughout the year. This could involve fundraising and other event promotions, volunteer recruitment, requirements of community partners, and stewardship of funders and supporters.
  • Assist with the preparation of promotional materials for corporate partnerships and presentations.
  • Meet with our board-led marketing committee to review systems and processes for items such as social media, analytics and metrics, recruitment, engagement, and retention plans for volunteers and donors, annual events, and campaign calendars.
  • Design, layout, and prepare program reports and other materials as required using a variety of software and manage the print requirements as needed
  • Assist with the management of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saint John’s agency website and its content.

Qualifications:

  • Marketing, Communications, or related field (Equivalencies considered).
  • 3-5 years’ proven experience in marketing and communications roles, within a non-profit or community-focused setting would be considered an asset.
  • Strong ability to take the lead and initiate priority tasks.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in digital marketing tools and platforms such as Canva, Constant Contact, and Office 365.
  • Comfortable with project management and measuring outcomes.
  • Ability to see the big picture and take small, intentional steps to reach goals.

Why Join Us:

  • Make a meaningful impact: Contribute to initiatives that directly benefit and empower the community.
  • Collaborative environment: Work closely with a dedicated team committed to our shared mission.
  • Flexible Schedule: with the option to work hybrid remote and office.

Interested applicants are invited to forward resumes and cover letters to:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saint John, Inc.
c/o Executive Director
39 King St. Brunswick Square
Saint John, N.B.
E2L 4W3
saintjohn@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca