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Job Posting: 2021/22 Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

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Position: Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

Reports to: Editor-in-Chief 

Closing Date: August 29, 2021 at 10:00 p.m. MST

Terms of Contract: Part-time position from September 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022

Expected hours: Approx. 10-25 hours a week

*note: these hours may fluctuate from week to week

Salary: $687.50/month

Job Summary:

The Marketing & Outreach Coordinator will be charged with ensuring the effective on-campus branding of The Gateway and its expansion. The Marketing & Outreach Coordinator will follow the wishes of the Editor-in-Chief, and must operate in accordance with the bylaws and policies of the Gateway Student Journalism Society at all times.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Attend campus events and network on behalf of The Gateway.
  2. Hold outreach events for campus including the following: 
    1. Class talks and student group visits 
    2. Open Houses in Fall and Winter semesters
    3. Tabling 
    4. Week of Welcome programming 
    5. Students events such as photo shows, card sales, reader appreciation parties, etc. 
    6. Events for staff such as Campus Cup, incoming and outgoing parties 
    7. Events for volunteers such as movie nights and the year-end party with awards
    8. Community events such as Gateway to Cinema
  3. Create an annual marketing and outreach plan and schedule in coordination with the Editor-in-Chief, which will include:
    1. In-person and online programming for the year
    2. Social media schedules
  4. Monitor the success of each outreach initiative and provide analysis.
  5. Submit a timely report to the Board of Directors 72 hours in advance of all meetings.
  6. Contribute to the building and solidifying a consistent branding strategy for The Gateway.
  7. Facilitate social media events and/or giveaways by coordinating with donors and advertising giveaway posts.
  8. Maintain communication with the student body through consultation initiatives such as the creation and circulation of the reader survey and volunteer satisfaction survey.
  9. Collaborate with the Executive Director to solicit local businesses, clubs, and organizations for sponsorship and contra opportunities to build relationships and promote The Gateway.
  10. Regularly conduct outreach to student clubs, services, and organizations on campus to pursue outreach opportunities.
  11. Perform other duties as required by the Editor-in-Chief.

Qualifications: 

  1. Must be registered in the equivalent of at least one (1) course for credit at the University of Alberta for the Academic year during their term in this position.
  2. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  3. Demonstrated campus project management (planning, coordinating, and taking projects from concept to completion).
  4. Previous marketing experience.
  5. Professional social media management experience is an asset.
  6. Experience with graphic design and the Adobe Creative Suite an asset.
  7. Must be self-directed and demonstrate effective time management with minimal supervision.
  8. An interest and understanding of The Gateway’s editorial vision and mandate on campus.

​​Please submit a resume and cover letter to Editor-in-Chief Mitchell Pawluk at [email protected] Applications are due on August 29, 2021, at 10:00 p.m.

Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis, so don’t delay sending in your application. Applicants must present a five-minute platform pitch that they would implement if hired by The Gateway. This will be followed by a 30-minute interview.

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