Marketing and Communications Coordinator

  • Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society
  • Professional
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • 12138 Fourth Avenue Richmond
  • 1 position available
  • Accessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on January 15, 2024

Job Description

The Gulf of Georgia Cannery, built in 1894 in the historic village of Steveston, is a living
monument to the people involved in BC’s fishing industry. The National Historic Site is operated
by the Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society, a non-profit society. Collaborating with Parks Canada,
the Society preserves the history of the BC fishing industry and presents it in an engaging and
relevant way.
We are seeking an outgoing and creative individual to join our Administration team who has a
passion for communication and reaching a diverse audience to share our stories. Our team and
working environment exemplify inclusivity and diversity. We pride ourselves in demonstrating
open minds, open hearts and welcoming all who participate in our endeavours. This role plays a
significant part on how the Cannery is represented and is a great opportunity for someone who
can work independently, is organized, and enjoys the camaraderie of a team driven projects.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

 You are passionate about marketing and sharing the stories of a unique historical site.
 You have outstanding relationship building and communication skills.
 You efficiently handle competing priorities and effectively solve problems.
 You can work independently and work effectively in teams as a leader and participant.
 You are highly adaptable and able to make quick, intelligent decisions based on new
 You act with uncompromising honesty, integrity, and ethics.
 You are dedicated to building diversity, inclusivity and fostering reconciliation within our
 You have experience marketing within a not-for-profit setting or similar enterprise.
 Bachelor’s degree in marketing, Business Administration, Digital Media or an equivalent
combination of education and work experience.
 Fluent in English. Fluency in French an asset.
 Demonstrated experience in overseeing marketing materials, creating publications and
digital media, preferably in a non-profit context.
 Knowledge of current marketing industry standards, social media strategies and
marketing plan development is required.
 High degree of familiarity with the tourism industry.
 Demonstrated experience with public speaking and community outreach is preferred.
 Familiar with Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Canva and video editing is an asset.
 Experience with marketing exhibitions, programs, events is an asset.
 Experience with Heritage Interpretation and Museum programming is an asset.
 Exceptional record keeping and communication skills.
 Proven success in leadership and managing people is an asset.
 Access to a reliable vehicle required.
Hours: Full-Time permanent position at 37.5 hours weekly; this position requires a flexible
work schedule that can include evenings, weekends, and holidays to coordinate with programs
and event delivery.
 $45,000 – $50,000 annually commensurate with experience and qualifications.
 Employer paid comprehensive benefits package.
 RRSP matching program up to 5%
 Ongoing professional and personal development.
 Hybrid work opportunities are available for this position.
Please send resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Batista via email to This posting will remain open until filled. We are actively
recruiting for this role and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.
If you are interested in working with us, but see something in this posting that excludes you,
please reach out to us. We are committed to decolonizing our practices and creating an inclusive
working environment that accommodates all backgrounds and abilities. We encourage
applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated
under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, racialization, disability, and identification as an Indigenous person.



Other Perks/Benefits

 Employer paid comprehensive benefits package.  RRSP matching program up to 5%  Ongoing professional and personal development.  Hybrid work opportunities are available for this position

Job Application Process

email cover letter and ressume

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