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Field Marketing Communication and Outreach Support Coordinator at 107 - 252 Esplanade W., North Vancouver, BC

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself and be everything she wants to be. As GGC moves into a new era of providing excellent support across the country, we are seeking candidates who will embrace the opportunity to evolve this new way of work.

Are you passionate about helping an organization tell its story? Are you a dynamic marketing and communications professional with a talent for tailoring a brand’s message for local market audiences? If you are these things and you get excited by finding ways to solve problems with words, images and partnerships, then this is the opportunity for you!

Girl Guides of Canada is seeking a

Field Marketing Communication and Outreach Support Coordinator, BC

Reporting to the Team Lead, Field Marketing Support, you will coordinate marketing and communication initiatives and help to initiate partnerships at the regional level. The successful candidate will lead the development and implementation of strategic marketing and communications initiatives that translate national directives into regional activations to support the needs of the local communities and is a natural storyteller and problem solver who thrives on bringing local knowledge to the execution of holistic campaigns.

The Field Marketing Communication and Outreach Support Coordinator is an integral conduit between the National Marketing and Communications team and the BC Guiding community, specifically with volunteers in the PR Adviser role. This role will also work closely with the Member Growth Field role to bring to life messaging that will help to drive girl and volunteer acquisition efforts in the region.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the National Marketing and Communications Department, develop and execute annual marketing and advertising plans for BC while providing local insights and feedback on national initiatives.
  • Collaborate with BC-area volunteers and staff to ensure local marketing and communication needs are met and are aligned with national strategic direction.
  • Working with Member Growth Field role, design, create and place advertisements, and other promotional materials, for girl and volunteer acquisition.
  • Support the coordination of local media and PR opportunities in collaboration with the PR Advisers
  • Assess public awareness and local marketing requests from volunteers in the region and develop appropriate course of action to meet KPIs.
  • Develop and foster any vendor relationships and administer contracts for marketing, advertising or PR initiatives as required.
  • Provide strategic communications counsel to peers in other Field Support Staff in the support of Guiding initiatives and support the message deployment of those initiatives with strong written materials.
  • In collaboration with other Field Support Staff, support the development of strategic partnerships as needed.
  • Ensure all locally-created creative, including merchandise and crests, follow GGC brand guidelines and standards.
  • Act as liaison between BC Guiding community and National Strategic Partnerships and Fund Development teams as required.
  • Build relationships with regional representatives, Guiders and girls.

Qualifications:

  • Postsecondary degree in related field; marketing, communications, PR, or journalism.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a relevant role; agency or non-profit experience preferred
  • Demonstrated experience translating national marketing and PR initiatives to specific audiences
  • Self-driven with ability to work both independently and as part of a national team
  • Excellent communication skills combined with strong listening and interpersonal skills, resourcefulness, critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Highly self-motivated, energetic, with a fast-paced working style
  • Adaptable, flexible and diplomatic with a high degree of comfort with change

Assets:

  • Creative, curious and passionate about telling GGC’s story
  • Knowledge of/experience with Guiding
  • Experience working with a diverse population of volunteers within the non-profit sector
  • French language skills/fluency (and any other language spoken in Canada) 

Logistics:

Must be able to travel within the province

Does this sound like you? Then apply today.

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations by 5:00 p.m. February 7, 2020 to:

Lisa Pereira – Employee Experience Business Partner
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3      
E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

*Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

*Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to People & Culture.

Field Member Growth Coordinator at 107 - 252 Esplanade W., North Vancouver, BC

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself and be everything she wants to be. As GGC moves into a new era of providing excellent support across the country, we are seeking candidates who will embrace the opportunity to evolve this new way of work.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading girl-driven organization in a role that is critical to unleashing organization potential to grow.

GGC is actively searching for a Field Member Growth Coordinator, BC.

This role reports to the Manager, Member Growth and supports membership growth British Columbia through the planning and execution of acquisition activities to drive membership growth. Most importantly, it contributes to a team that helps girls and women across the country to join an exciting movement that allows a girl to be everything she wants to be.

The Field Member Growth Coordinator position will coordinate with volunteers and staff in British Columbia and national office staff to support growth in all acquisition projects, pilot programs and local community outreach plans.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the national and local member growth team, lead the development of annual growth plan for BC with targets and activities and provide periodic reporting on its progress.
  • In coordination with local member team and other field support staff, determine and prioritize areas where there are opportunities for membership growth and undertake growth initiatives in these areas.
  • Collect and analyze information related to the challenges and opportunities for growing Guiding in BC (demographics, socio-economics, other youth programming, volunteerism stats, organizational membership data, etc.).
  • In collaboration with the MarComm Outreach Staff; a.) support the development of partnerships in local areas for member growth initiatives; b.) seek out and participate in local recruitment experiences (school events, community events); c.)  arrange and implement meetings and presentations with community organizations, schools, corporations, educators, and other community constituents; and d.) support the creation of BC-focused marketing collateral and other promotional materials.
  • Execute pilot projects for growth locally, as identified by the national Member Growth Department and provide documentation of these local pilot projects.
  • Support nationally-led growth campaigns that directly benefit the BC council and report on its outcomes.
  • Adhere to internal documented process for record keeping, member registration, volunteer onboarding, and unit support.
  • Support hiring local temporary staff or onboarding volunteers for community outreach and recruitment activities.

Qualifications:

  • A related Degree or Diploma or relevant work experience
  • Outstanding organizational and coordination abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to plan interesting and inviting information events and girl programming
  • The ability to work independently, and with a team
  • Experience working with growth/sales initiatives or targets
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Assets:

  • 2-3 years of Sales experience
  • Non-profit and Volunteer sector experience
  • Knowledge of Girl Guides of Canada

Logistics:

Must be able to work evenings and weekends and willing to travel within the province

Does this sound like you? Then apply today.

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations by 5:00 p.m. February 7, 2020 to:

Lisa Pereira – Employee Experience Business Partner
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3      
E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

*Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

*Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to People & Culture.

Field Program Excellence Coordinator at 107 - 252 Esplanade W., North Vancouver, BC

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself and be everything she wants to be. As GGC moves into a new era of providing excellent support across the country, we are seeking candidates who will embrace the opportunity to evolve this new way of work.

Girl Guides of Canada is seeking a Field Program Excellence Coordinator, BC

The Field Program Excellence Coordinator will support the development of local and girl-driven program for GGCs national program and will support local units in their connections to empowering role models and resources to elevate the in-unit girl experience.

Reporting to the National Program Manager, the Field Program Excellence Coordinator will coordinate program content development and in-unit opportunities at the local level. The successful candidate will engage with girls and Guiders in a variety of ways to get continual feedback to ensure existing program content is reflective of the contemporary needs and desires of girls, and is a natural communicator, has expertise in girl-engagement and possesses a keen interest in being a catalyst for girls empowering girls!

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with local volunteers and staff to ensure local needs are amplified to national program.
  • Work closely with the National Programming Department to provide local insights and feedback on the improvement of non-formal educational program content for girl members.
  • Engage with Girls, Guiders and Units to obtain direct feedback on how to improve program content and accessibility while also developing strategies to keep content relevant to girls aged 5-17.
  • Support the coordination of local opportunities that can be leveraged for experiences at units across the region to elevate the girl experience, such as local women speakers in non-traditional roles.
  • Collaborate with GGC’s Country Wide Program Alignment project lead to support the national alignment of provincial program content and badges.
  • Develop recommendations on programming content based on the interests of local girl members, as well as current issues, trends and local interests such as camping, travel and special events.
  • Collaborate with members on the development of member submissions to ensure member-developed program content is aligned with national program standards.
  • Build relationships and provide program information to regional representatives, Guiders and girls.
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders to host program feedback consultations with volunteers, Guiders and staff, taking care to organize all logistics and present information back to national program team.
  • Work as an integrated member of the national Program team, serving organizational and local needs
  • Prepare progress updates on assigned initiatives for inclusion in regular reports.

Qualifications:

  • Postsecondary degree in related field; ideally youth engagement, education, and/or curriculum design.
  • A creative, highly motivated, enthusiastic person who has a passion for designing non-formal programming for girl empowerment
  • At least 5 years’ experience engaging multiple stakeholder groups in different locations
  • Self-driven with ability to work both independently and as part of a national team
  • Excellent communication skills combined with strong listening and interpersonal skills, resourcefulness, critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Highly self-motivated, energetic, with a fast-paced working style
  • Adaptable, flexible and diplomatic with a high degree of comfort with change
  • Flexibility to travel as required

Assets:

  • Creative, curious and passionate about GGC's program content
  • Knowledge of/experience with Guiding
  • Experience working with girls and young women
  • Experience working with a diverse population of volunteers within the non-profit sector
  • French language skills/fluency (and any other language spoken in Canada) 

Logistics:

Must be able to travel within the province

Does this sound like you? Then apply today.

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations by 5:00 p.m. February 7, 2020 to:

Lisa Pereira – Employee Experience Business Partner
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3      
E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

*Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

*Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to People & Culture.

Field Training and Support Coordinator at 107 - 252 Esplanade W., North Vancouver, BC

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself and be everything she wants to be. As GGC moves into a new era of providing excellent support across the country, we are seeking candidates who will embrace the opportunity to evolve this new way of work.

Are you a creative thinker excited by the prospect of supporting women catalysts for girls empowering girls? Are you an educator keen to build engaging learning programs that impact thousands of girls and women? Are you ready to invigorate and support thousands of adult volunteers?  If yes, then we would love to hear from you!                                                                                                                                                    

Girl Guides of Canada is actively seeking a Field Training and Support Coordinator, BC.

This role reports to the Senior Manager, Learning & Development and will coordinate this highly dynamic, complex and consultative local training program involving multiple stakeholders. The successful candidate will be an independent and creative thinker with a passion for girl-driven programming and stakeholder relations, is naturally diplomatic, a talented facilitator and possesses excellent online and in-person communication skills to ensure projects run smoothly and on-time.

The Field Training and Support Coordinator position will coordinate with volunteers and staff in British Columbia and national office staff to lead the regional delivery of GGC’s girl-driven volunteer training.                                 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with national Program Delivery team and provincial volunteers to design, build and implement online and in-person training events and tools to support adult volunteers.
  • Collaborate with provincial advisers, including for Training, Program and International, as well as the provincial Girl Engagement Coordinator(s).
  • Build relationships and provide coaching to regional trainers, mentors, Guiders and other volunteers
  • In collaboration with the national and local training support teams, coordinate all aspects for the successful roll-out of new training initiatives.
  • Organize and help to host train-the-trainer events and other volunteer learning opportunities.
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders to host group consultations and trainings with volunteers and staff throughout the project, taking care to organize all logistics.
  • Work as an integrated member of the national Program Delivery team, serving both organizational and local needs.
  • Prepare progress updates on assigned initiatives for inclusion in regular reports to the National Board of Directors, Provincial Committees and others as required.

Qualifications:

  • Post secondary degree in related field
  • Proven experience in adult education and facilitation
  • At least 5 years’ experience coordinating multiple stakeholder groups in different locations
  • Experience in coaching and supporting peer mentors and trainers
  • Hands-on experience with planning, coordinating and rolling out training remotely and on-site
  • Self-driven with ability to work both independently and as part of a national team
  • Excellent communication skills combined with strong listening and interpersonal skills, resourcefulness, critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Highly self-motivated, energetic, with a fast-paced working style
  • Adaptable, flexible and diplomatic with a high degree of comfort with change
  • Flexible to travel as required
  • Experience working with girls and young women

Assets:

  • Experience with e-learning and virtual classrooms
  • French language skills/fluency (and any other language spoken in Canada) 
  • Experience with project management
  • Experience working with a diverse population of volunteers within the non-profit sector
  • Knowledge of/experience with Guiding.

Logistics:

Must be able to travel within the province

Does this sound like you? Then apply today.

Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations by 5:00 p.m. February 7, 2020 to:

Lisa Pereira – Employee Experience Business Partner
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3      
E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

*Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.

*Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to People & Culture.

Field Travel and Event Coordinator at 107 - 252 Esplanade W., North Vancouver, BC

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) empowers every girl in Guiding to discover herself and be everything she wants to be. As GGC moves into a new era of providing excellent support across the country, we are seeking candidates who will embrace the opportunity to evolve this new way of work.

Girl Guides of Canada is actively seeking a Field Travel and Event Coordinator, BC.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading girl-driven organization in a role that is critical to unleashing the organization’s potential to deliver exceptional and empowering experiences to girls across BC.

This role reports to the Manager, Special Experiences, and will work in collaboration with both the national office and local adult volunteers and staff to meet their event and travel needs. The successful candidate will be an independent thinker with the ability to execute on multiple demands, work with multiple stakeholders, while creating process efficiencies and improvements, and has a natural ability to understand, anticipate and fulfill customer needs and possesses excellent online and in-person communication skills to ensure projects run smoothly and on-time.

The Field Travel and Event Coordinator will coordinate with volunteers and staff in British Columbia and national office staff to work with local volunteers, staff and third-party service providers to support a multitude of events and travel opportunities offered to girls.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with local volunteers and as an integrated member of the national Special Experiences team to effectively serve local organizational needs with high quality.
  • Build relationships with local travel and event volunteers, staff and vendors.
  • Support the alignment of travel and event experiences with GGC’s girl-driven program with the help of staff and volunteers.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support on local events. This includes, but is not limited to:
    • Working with event leads (often volunteers) to understand and help fulfill their vision as well as provide critical feedback to ensure consistent quality
    • Managing event registrations (e.g. registration software, waitlist and refunds)
    • Working with a communications team to develop necessary messaging for members and event participants leading up to, during, and after the event
    • Supporting the development of event merchandise, collateral and signage
    • Provide ongoing support to members and registrants
    • Working with local venues to secure spaces, negotiate contracts and organize logistics, such as food and beverage, space layouts, rentals and onsite labour
    • Work with evaluation expert staff to conduct an event debrief and evaluate overall event, including event personnel and assets.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to travel opportunities; this includes, but is not limited to, the following:
    • Working with trip leads to develop an itinerary, as needed; this may include sourcing, or vetting, third party trip providers, securing admission to local opportunities or assisting with travel bookings.
    • Helping to ensure the trip approvals process is completed in full (all necessary advisers are brought in, and any follow up actions are supported)
    • Supporting the implementation of risk-reduction measures before and during the trip
    • Work with evaluation expert staff to conduct an event debrief and evaluate overall event, including event personnel and assets.
  • Maintain a constant feedback loop with the Manager to ensure girl experiences consistently leveraging best practice and are continuously improving.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in a related field, such as event planning, travel administration or program coordination
  • Demonstrated experience with working collaboratively and diplomatically with multiple stakeholders, managing competing priorities
  • Demonstrated experience working with various software as it relates to events (e.g. online applications, communication, post-event surveys, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with planning, coordinating and creating and executing agendas
  • Self-driven with ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills combined with strong listening and interpersonal skills, resourcefulness, critical thinking and strong attention to detail
  • Highly self-motivated, energetic, with a fast-paced working style
  • Adaptable, flexible and diplomatic with a high degree of comfort with change
  • Flexible to travel as required

Assets:

  • Experience with youth-serving organizations
  • French language skills/fluency (and any other language spoken in Canada) 
  • Experience working with a diverse population of volunteers within the non-profit sector
  • Experience in risk preparedness and mitigation
  • Knowledge of/experience with Guiding.

Logistics:

Must be able to work some evenings and weekends as needed and willing to travel within the province

Does this sound like you? Then apply today.
Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations by 5:00 p.m. February 7, 2020 to:

Lisa Pereira – Employee Experience Business Partner
Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada
50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3      
E-mail HR@girlguides.ca

*Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.
*Kindly reference the position title in the subject line of your email message.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to People & Culture.