February 04, 2019
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This is an excellent position for a tech-savvy, experienced communications coordinator with strong CMS, digital design and publishing skills, the ability to work well with others, and experienced with events, in order to enhance and support a province-wide community of physiotherapists.  

Located between the Kitsilano and South Granville neighborhoods of Vancouver, the Physiotherapy Association of BC (PABC) provides practice support and services for its 2400+ members and is the voice of physiotherapy in BC. Our purpose is to lead the physiotherapy profession by fostering excellence in practice, continuing education and advocacy. Together, we inspire healthy lifestyles.

About the Position

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Marketing & Communications Coordinator will provide design, web and administrative support to the PABC office team. This includes attending meetings, effective information handling and website maintenance. This is a four day a week position, Mon - Thursday, with a possibility of increasing to full time by agreement.

This is an excellent position for a tech-savvy, experienced communications coordinator with strong CMS, digital design and publishing skills, the ability to work well with others, and experienced with events, in order to enhance and support a province-wide community of physiotherapists. 

Responsibilities

  • Assist with website CMS, communications projects & events as required.
  • Execute on-brand, engaging assets for email, web, digital and print.
  • Coordinate and support the administrative functions and flow of information PABC and CEO’s office.
  • Triage information of a sensitive and confidential nature, ensure accurate and timely delivery of administrative
    services and keep the CEO and team apprised of issues and activities.
  • Interact with PABC staff, members, board and key stakeholders across the organization to convey information in a consistent, positive and respectful manner.
  • Professionally represent the interests of the organization and communicate with professional integrity at all levels.

Experience

  • Solid background in CMS platforms, with solid knowledge of Drupal. HTML and CSS skills an asset.
  • Strong, creative skills with Adobe Creative Cloud, primarily inDesign Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Premiere.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize projects.
  • Self-motivated and able to work towards tight deadlines.
  • Expertise in the use of desktop computer applications to create a variety of documents and presentations, Word, Excel, PP etc.
  • Considerable judgment, tact and discretion in preparing, disclosing and handling organizational information.
  • Exceptional ability to liaise in a professional and courteous manner with PABC team, members, senior leaders, and the public to gather and disseminate information.
  • Strong ability to communicate in a compelling, clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent time management skills to prioritize and complete assignments in a manner that optimizes departmental effectiveness and contributes to organizational success.
  • Care and thoroughness when maintaining, monitoring, calculating and summarizing data, records and budget information.
  • Ability to collaborate with staff to ensure administrative systems and processes are consistently followed and monitored for effectiveness, ensuring gaps are addressed and resolved when identified.
  • Experience working in the healthcare sector and effectively with a small but mighty team.

Minimum requirements

  • Diploma or university degree in design, communications, marketing or related discipline, plus considerable related experience OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Minimum 5 years’ experience.
  • Must have advanced word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, desktop publishing, and database software skills.
  • To be eligible for this position, you must legally be permitted to work in Canada at the point of application.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!  Please email your cover letter and resume in a single Word or PDF file by February 18th, 2019 to communications@bcphysio.org.

Some applications may be processed prior to the closing date. The start date would ideally be March 4th, 2019.

Be sure to include the position title in the subject line.  

We kindly ask that applications be sent by email only—no fax or mail applications please—and request that you do not phone.  Due to the high number of applications we receive, only applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted. 

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in PABC.