Are you a passionate, driven and creative marketing professional who wants to make a difference?

Do you want to be part of a dynamic team with a diverse marketing communications portfolio?

Are you strategically minded and thrive in a fast-paced work environment?

Do you want to work for an organization that is creating lasting personal and social change?

If the following sounds like a good day at work, then this job might be for you!

  • Oversee marketing and communications strategies for a diverse organization
  • Manage the YMCA of Okanagan brand identity
  • Support with the development and launch of a new Association website
  • Collaborate with divisional leaders and marketing team to create innovative marketing campaigns
  • Support our divisions in their growth and recovery during and after the effects of the current global pandemic
  • Participate in the establishment and maintenance of aligned divisional strategies
  • Analyze results and evaluate campaign effectiveness
  • Assist with execution of recruitment and fund development campaigns
  • Offer guidance and support with internal and media communications in event of a crisis
  • Support the establishment of organizational culture through highly effective internal communications
  • Widely share the Y's impact in our community
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to staff

We'd love to hear from people with:

  • A post secondary degree in marketing, communications, public relations or similar discipline (post-graduate degree an asset)
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive related work experience
  • An exceptional ability to work effectively with people as a leader, a team member and a consensus builder
  • Superior communications skills including presenting and facilitating, along with writing and editing for various audiences
  • Planning, budgeting and project management experience
  • Highly effective tactical execution in a changeable environment and in the face of many competing priorities
  • A demonstrated belief in the power of analytics, with a results-oriented mind set
  • Web and social media experience (HTML, CSS and SEO an asset)
  • Proven stakeholder relations experience
  • internal managers and staff, outsources contractors and media
  • A values-based mindset and strong belief in the mission of the YMCA

The YMCA's Commitment to Trust and Safety:

As part of a trusted charitable organization, you can expect to receive excellent services and safety training throughout your YMCA career. As the first step in your journey, you will be required to:

  • Provide 3 references of a professional in nature (e.g. Employer, Supervisor or Colleague)
  • Provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than (six (6) months) preceding your start date. The YMCA will provide applicable instructions and paperwork.


Location: Association Services Office located at 375 Hartman Road

Schedule: Full-time term position

Compensation: Competitive Salary, Y Membership

  • Benefits

All applications for this position should be submitted through our careers page online. Please include both a resume and cover letter and address your resume to:

Erica Marshall via Isarta

Marketing and Communications Manager

YMCA of Okanagan

Application deadline: January 24, 2021

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Kelowna, BC, Canada
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