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Job Posting: 2024/25 Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

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Position: Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

Reports to: Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief 

Closing Date: July 18, 2024 at 10:00 p.m. MST

Terms of Contract: Part-time position from August 1, 2024 to April 30, 2025

Expected hours: Approx. 10-25 hours a week

Hours may fluctuate from week to week

Honorarium: $790.63/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 report to the Executive Director and 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. Coordinate outreach events for campus including the following:
    1. Class talks and student group visits 
    2. Open Houses in both Fall and Winter semesters
    3. Tabling 
    4. Week of Welcome programming 
    5. Events for students, volunteers, staff, and the community
  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 initiatives and schedules
  4. Monitor the success of each outreach initiative and provide analysis.
  5. Contribute to the building and solidifying a consistent branding strategy for The Gateway.
  6. Facilitate social media events and/or giveaways by coordinating with donors and advertising giveaway posts.
  7. Maintain communication with the student body through consultation initiatives such as the creation and circulation of the reader survey and volunteer satisfaction survey.
  8. Collaborate with the Executive Director to solicit local businesses, clubs, and organizations for sponsorship and contra opportunities to build relationships and promote The Gateway.
  9. Regularly conduct outreach to student clubs, services, and organizations on campus to pursue outreach opportunities.
  10. Perform other duties as required by the Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief.


  1. Must be registered in the equivalent of at least one (1) course for credit at the University of Alberta during each term of the Fall and Winter sessions of their term in this position.
  2. Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  3. Has 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 Lily Polenchuk at [email protected]. Applications are due on July 18, 2024, at 10:00 p.m..

Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis, so don’t delay in sending in your application. The interview process consists of a 30-minute interview, five minutes of which are dedicated to a job pitch by candidates.

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