Reporting to the ELLA (Entrepreneurial Leadership & Learning Alliance) Manager, The ELLA Coordinator works with Innovation York staff to support marketing, planning, and coordination of all ELLA programming and events. The new ELLA program will comprise of entrepreneurial workshops, personalized mentorship, celebratory events, and Mastermind sessions for women entrepreneurs. The position will work closely with the ELLA Manager and with York University staff and Small Business Enterprise Centres to coordinate and deliver multiple events throughout the Greater Toronto Area. The position will oversee and coordinate the related social media accounts and websites and will assist with developing marketing strategies to promote the brand of ELLA.
University degree in Marketing, Communications, or Journalism. Or college diploma plus 2 years of related experience performing the same or similar tasks. Or an equivalent of 4 years recent experience (defined as within the last five years) working at York University and performing the same or similar tasks. The education equivalencies are in addition to the experiential requirements outlined below.
Minimum 2 years demonstrated experience in communications and marketing including maintaining the program’s web presence and social media interactions, developing marketing write-ups and materials, assistance in event planning and related marketing and logistics, experience with Content Management Systems (CMSs) and related internet traffic analysis.
Excellent communicator and creative thinker. Highly organized, punctual, and reliable. Excellent marketing writing skills in English. Knowledge and demonstrated experience navigating the web, updating websites using a CMS system (WordPress preferred), and creating and sending bulk emails using a CRM. Demonstrated ability to strategically use social media for community development. Knowledge of entrepreneurial lifecycle & experience working with entrepreneurs an asset. Knowledge about university based entrepreneurship programs preferred. Experience with graphic design and photo editing. Dealing courteously and effectively with people at all levels, answering inquiries in an informative and tactful manner. Ability to juggle competing demands or conflicting priorities. Proven ability to work under high volume pressure. Meeting short/long term deadlines. Ability to work independently. Good analytical and organizational skills. Exercising good judgment and initiative. Excellent project management skills. Attending accurately to details. Willingness to learn new computer systems.
This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credentials(s), or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of interview. This position requires the successful candidate be willing and able to travel within the GTA to meetings and events. This position requires the successful candidate to have a valid driver’s licence.
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