Summary:

Meadowridge is an independent, non-denominational co-educational school offering an IB education for students ages 3 to 17 (JK to 12), in Maple Ridge, B.C. We are accredited by many agencies (provincial, national, and international) and we work rigorously to provide a world class education. More importantly, we seek to help children reach their potential in an environment of care where they are dignified and treated with kindness.

Our mission is to ?learning to live well with others and for others in a just community?.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Director of Communications & Marketing, the Associate will support the development and implementation of comprehensive communication and marketing plans and initiatives that support the School's overall strategic plans and the Advancement Office's departmental goals.

Operational Effectiveness

  • Supports the marketing and communications team in increasing the school's visibility through storytelling, promotional content and materials, social media, brochures, e-newsletters, website blogs, etc.
  • Assists in the development and execution of a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy.
  • Assists in developing evaluation and measurement tools regarding communication activities. This includes managing and evaluating the Pay-per-click (PPC) data to enhance marketing efforts.
  • Monitor the school's social media presence and engage in online community relations.
  • Identify and resolve any issues with promotional content in a timely and professional manner.
  • Supports with gathering and editing content, photos, and video materials for school wide communications.
  • Collaborates with the website specialist with regards to digital/online planning and strategy.
  • Assists in the preparation and distribution of all forms of communication to the parent and alumni communities. This includes collaboration with appropriate school authorities to decide who, where, and when to disseminate information through email communications (primarily through Finalsite).
  • Researches and writes stories for the School's e-newsletter, print publications and online social media channels.
  • Works with various internal staff and faculty to understand their messaging needs for communications and publications, helps them to position their message within the school community and, where appropriate, the community at large.
  • Manages the booking of external adds (i.e. MacLean's Magazine, OurKids booklet).
  • Proofreads, edits and formats communications regularly.

Teamwork/Support

  • Be an effective resource and flexible in adjusting to changing work priorities.
  • Participate fully as a member of a team and contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Support the team by continuously developing knowledge in own area.

Qualifications/Skills/Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent, with a college or university degree preferred, or an acceptable combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of marketing, communications, and public relations activities. Including social media platforms.
  • Must have excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Possess a solid understanding of effective marketing and communication techniques and strategies.
  • Strong understanding of industry trends, benchmark metrics and ways to improve marketing efforts.
  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Computer literacy in word processing, page layout, and online applications.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with internal and external audiences.
  • Strong time-management with the ability to manage multiple projects at a time.

We are an exemplary employer

  • providing a fun, engaging and supportive place to work! Meadowridge School offers a comprehensive total compensation package and the opportunity to work with an exceptional community of professionals.

We thank all candidates for their interest however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

To apply, please follow this link and provide a cover letter, resume and at least two work related references

We are an exemplary employer

  • providing a fun, engaging and supportive place to work! Meadowridge School offers a comprehensive total compensation package and the opportunity to work with an exceptional community of professionals.

Working at Meadowridge

At Meadowridge, you won't just be 'coming to work' each day. You will be building a successful career in an organization that genuinely cares about its employees and their success.

In recognition of your hard work and dedication, you will receive an attractive remuneration package, plus a great range of benefits, including:

  • Free financial planning and advice
  • A personal development allowance
  • Additional 5% of salary for use towards benefits
  • RRSP contributions of 4% of salary
  • RRSP matching of up to 5% of salary after year 1
  • Regular staff celebrations and recognition

This is a unique opportunity to join a team of a community-driven company, at an exciting time. Furthermore, you will enjoy being part of a working environment that promotes personal and professional growth in an atmosphere of trust, respect, and collaboration.

Don't miss this opportunity to develop your skills and experience with our growing organization. Apply today! Please submit a cover letter, resume and at least two work related references.

We thank all candidates for their interest however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Please note, to qualify for this role you must be willing to participate in a criminal background check. This is a full time, year round position.


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Maple Ridge, BC, Canada
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