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Position Details:

Current Rate of Pay: Min = 54.79hr, Max = 59.40/hr

Employment type: Full-Time Contract

Duration of employment: 6 Months

Hours of work: 35 hrs/week

Work location: Head Office

Division: Corporate Services

Business unit: Communications, Marketing and Events

Remote Work: Hybrid

About TRCA:

With more than 60 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario, created to safeguard and enhance the health and well-being of watershed communities through the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the ecological services the environment provides.

TRCA works to protect the integrity and health of the rivers and creeks in the jurisdiction, develop a system of green and natural spaces that sustains local ecosystems, and advance sustainable practices that improve people's lives within our growing region.

How you will contribute as part of the TRCA team:

With direction and support from the Senior Manager, Communications Marketing and Events plays a key role in building awareness, understanding and advocacy for TRCA and its programs; engaging key stakeholders; and acquiring and retaining TRCA customers and clients by devising and managing corporate and business-specific marketing and communications programs and projects.

Collaborating with internal clients, TRCA leadership, internal marketing staff and external suppliers, the Manager, Marketing Services prioritizes and plans the execution of marketing initiatives including their budgeting and human resource allocation, and oversees their implementation through supervision of graphic design and print production services, photography and content development and distribution, as well as client input and feedback, and measurement of key performance indicators. This position is also responsible for ensuring that all TRCA communications express the TRCA brand and sub-brands consistently in support TRCA's mission and strategic priorities.

Major Responsibilities:

Project Planning

  • Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value;
  • Organize and lead project status and working meetings;
  • Oversee product and service selections, and ensure that pricing, terms, and conditions for supplier contracts meet TRCA's procurement standards while achieving optimal results.
  • Address deviations from plans and perform delivery planning for assigned projects.
  • Staff Supervision
  • Manage performance of team members by setting goals and evaluating performance, supporting growth initiative and career planning.
  • Mentor and develop team members skills and capabilities;
  • Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work;
  • Leverage organizational resources to improve capacity for project work;
  • Track, analyze and report on team's progress;
  • Project Management
  • Track and supervise daily tasks of each project team ranging from, content creation, implementation, troubleshooting, and client relations;
  • Play a consultative role to help put in place the appropriate people, process, and tools for each project;
  • Coach members of the project team as needed to optimize efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Work directly with internal and external clients and front-line staff to ensure the successful delivery and execution of projects and initiatives;
  • Content Development
  • Liaise with internal clients to identify communications priorities to be supported through content creation.
  • Devise content strategies to support communications priorities.
  • Assign responsibilities to content creators (web team, writers, photographers, videographers, graphic designers, etc) to create strategic content as required.
  • Evaluate and revise content as required.
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Collaborate with internal and external clients (partners, sponsors, etc) to devise and implement communications programs;
  • Plan and oversee effective client communications throughout program/project implementation;
  • Facilitate conflict resolution between clients and communications staff.
What will you need to succeed:
  • Education (degree/diploma/certifications).
  • Three (3) year College Certificate in Marketing, Corporate Communications or related discipline.
  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years of experience at a senior level in progressively more challenging positions within a marketing communications environment planning and implementing integrated marketing communications projects, managing marketing staff, external suppliers and client relationships.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building;
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands and complex projects;
  • Sufficient level of technical background in graphic design, print production and media relations to provide highly-credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues;
  • Thorough knowledge of standard marketing communications practices and techniques to be able to plan and execute effective advertising, media relations, graphic design and print production projects and initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and analyze TRCA business challenges and their communications implications in order to assess internal client needs and provide sound communications counsel.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage marketing communication project budgets.
  • Demonstrated ability to measure and assess the effectiveness of marketing communications projects and initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to devise innovative solutions to marketing communications challenges.
What TRCA has to offer you:

As part of a progressive team you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact to preserving and protecting nature, while maintaining a balance between the natural environment and built environment. Working with experts within our field, you will join a team of colleagues that are committed to TRCA's core values of integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect, and excellence (icare).

You will be part of a diverse and inclusive organization that:

  • Makes a positive difference in the communities we serve.
  • Fosters high performance and collaborative teams.
  • Provides continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits program (including Defined Benefit Pension Plan - OMERS/OTPP).
  • Provides unique TRCA Perks.
  • Provides flexible work arrangements.
  • Offers potential for career growth and advancement.
  • To apply to this posting, click on the ?Apply? icon. Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting job posting TRCA-222-22 prior to midnight on June 20, 2022.

All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a precondition to being hired by TRCA. TRCA will comply with its obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code and any other applicable legislation.

While the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised that successful incumbent(s) may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening and/or driver's abstract check as a part of the final step in the hiring process.

TRCA is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to the TRCA. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.

Personal information you provide through the TRCA recruitment, selection and onboarding process is collected under the authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27. Collection of this personal information is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with TRCA. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Any questions regarding this collection activity should be directed to the Supervisor of Records, 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 5R6, (416) 661-6600 extension

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