NOW HIRING IN CANADA – Special Projects Coordinator

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 educational and development 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 student tour and a national grassroots fundraising campaign
  • 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 ideal candidate is 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, strong 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.

Start date: As soon as possible

Length of employment: 34 weeks, with possibility for extension

Wage: $22/hour, 37.5 hours/week

Funding to support this position has been secured through Young Canada Works, so any applicant must meet their criteria, which can be found here

Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to jbca@junobeach.org, with the subject line “Special Projects Coordinator – Last Name.” The deadline for applications is 25 May 2018. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.