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Employment Opportunity

International Communications Coordinator

International Marketing & Recruitment
Faculty of International Education & ELC
Competition Number: 14-3002
Appointment Type: Temporary Full-time
Subject to CUPE Joint Job Evaluation

Subject to funding
Start/End: As soon as possible up to January 30, 2015
Workload: 35 hours per week
Employment Group: Cupe 6
Position: 00754
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Reporting to the Director, International Marketing, Recruitment and Business, ensure the accuracy, quality, timeliness and consistency of communications with prospective students. Oversee the Faculty's messaging functions in response to requests for information and act as a liaison among the service areas that provide information, advice and guidance to enquirers.

Review and plan improvements to communication channels. Monitor and collect analytics regarding student inquiries. Develop systems to improve responses to student enquiries. Provide support to the updating of the IE portion of the VIU website. This includes content, design and strategy. Assist in the development and display of various marketing campaigns.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, public relations, or related field, from an appropriately accredited institution. One to three years' related experience.

Knowledge and experience in design, development and implementation of digital communication platforms. Experience in a cross-cultural environment and/or working with diverse populations.

Excellent verbal and written English communication skills. Strong technology competencies related to privacy protection, information organization, and digital communication etiquette and management.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working and/or studying at VIU.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: January 07, 2014 - January 15, 2014
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.