Company: Rick Hansen Foundation
Business Unit: Marketing and Communications
Reports to: Manager, Marketing and Communications
Status: Full-time, Term
Term: June, 2021 – March, 2022 with the possibility of extension
Location: RHF Office in Richmond, BC, Remote or Hybrid
Founded on the legacy of Rick Hansen’s Man In Motion World Tour, the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) is a Canadian registered charity with the vision of creating a fully inclusive and accessible world where people with disabilities are living to their full potential. Through our programs and partnerships, we break down barriers for people with disabilities by changing attitudes, creating accessible spaces and inspiring an inclusive society.
RHF is a dynamic, challenging and rewarding place to work. Our success begins with our people. We are committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. If you are interested in being a part of our innovative team and are passionate about making a difference, we hope that you will consider a career with us.
Preference will be given to applicants who are persons with disabilities, and we highly encourage persons with disabilities who are qualified candidates to apply (our office space is fully accessible to people of all abilities). If this applies to you, we invite you to disclose your disability in your cover letter.
The Marketing Communications Specialist is responsible for supporting the work of the Marketing and Communications (MarComm) team including the development and execution of both internal and external communication in support of the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) and its programs and initiatives.
Through a variety of paid, earned and owned communication channels, this position helps to educate Canadians on the importance of improved accessibility and engage them in the movement to remove barriers and liberate the potential of people with disabilities.
Reporting to the Manager, MarComm, the MarComm Specialist works closely with the MarComm team. The Specialist also works with Foundation staff across various business units to support business and communication objectives.
ALL STAFF: KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
As an integral member of the RHF team and as expected of all staff, this position actively participates with:
Education: Post-secondary education in the field of Marketing and Communications or a combination of education and experience.
An equivalent combination of education, experience and skills/behaviours will be considered.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in being a part of our innovative team and are passionate about making a difference, we hope that you will consider a career with us.
Interested and qualified candidates can apply quoting competition #2021-08 by June 1, 2021. While we thank all applications for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.