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Communication and Fundraising Coordinator
***Applications for this position have now closed***
Full-time Temporary Position
Term: Commencing immediately until November 1, 2024
Salary Range: $28.08 - $35.14 per hour (Level 15 – UPSE)
Bi-weekly hours: 75 hours bi-weekly
Closing Date: Friday, November 25, 2022 @5:00pm
Acting as the central public interface for the Foundation, this key position coordinates the Foundation’s overall communication and marketing strategy, aiming to broaden its impact and brand identity. The position is also charged with developing and carrying out the Foundation’s membership and fundraising strategies.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communication and Fundraising Coordinator coordinates the museum’s messages respecting the Foundation’s changing daily activities to inform the public, other departments and membership about our programming, educational and curatorial activities and events at all of the Foundation’s seven sites.
- Developing a communications and marketing strategy in collaboration with the Executive Director;
- Working with PEIMHF staff, graphic designers, printing companies and advertising providers to create and distribute marketing and promotional materials;
- Responding to or coordinating media requests;
- Assisting in the promotion and marketing of PEIMHF’s gift shops, online store, and publications;
- Developing a membership and sponsorship strategy in collaboration with the Executive Director;
- Ensuring communication and providing updates to our Membership and other community cultural partners;
- Coordinating and preparing institutional reports such as the Annual Report;
- Coordinating and promotion of the Annual General meeting, “Members Only” events and other special events;
- Coordinating PEIMHF social media strategy including maintaining a social media calendar, monthly media reports, writing, researching and posting content for social media posts, and directing PEIMHF’s social media team;
- Managing all content on PEIMHF website and social media accounts;
- Coordinating production of the PEIMHF podcast – “The Hidden Island” and assisting with development and execution of other digital projects as well as researching and applying for available funding;
- Developing digital partnerships and opportunities such as digital collaboration with other organizations;
- Supervising contract digital staff including conducting performance reviews;
- Other duties as required.
- University undergraduate degree in journalism, communications, marketing, arts fundraising or a related discipline OR a related college diploma with considerable experience in one or more of these fields
- Experience working with institutional or promotional social media accounts, working with a range of Microsoft Office tools and in customer service. Some experience with public relations
- Demonstrated equivalencies will be considered.
- Superior verbal and written communication skills, and ability to produce accurate communication documents
- Knowledge of working with marketing and advertising service providers
- Adherence to dealing with and protecting confidential information
- Highly motivated with proven ability to prioritize and manage competing priorities and deadlines independently
- Strong organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work flexibly within a changing and dynamic team environment
- Knowledge of media content management considered an asset
- Some experience working in a Museum or other cultural environment and knowledge of PEI history and heritage considered an asset
- Written and spoken French considered an asset
Please Note: Preference will be given to UPSE Civil Employees as per the UPSE Civil Collective Agreement.
Please ensure the application clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants will be screened based on the information provided. The successful candidate will be the only individual receiving written notification of competition results. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
How To Apply
To apply online, you must register with the Jobs PEI website. If you are not already registered, click on the link below for instructions on how to do so.
Once you are registered, click on the link below - it will bring to the external competitions page of the Jobs PEI website. You will find the current position listed there.
If you would rather not apply online, simply return an application form quoting Competition Number :154484-1122ECTO
Paper applications can be mailed to the following address:
PEI Public Service Commission
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Applications may also be sent by fax to 368-4383. Due to the fact that receipt of applications by fax cannot be guaranteed, applicants transmitting their applications by fax may wish to confirm receipt by telephone or in person prior to the closing date to 368-4080.
About the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation
The PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation is an integral part of the Prince Edward Island community. We operate seven provincial museums and heritage sites across Prince Edward Island, providing Islanders and visitors alike with an opportunity to discover our province's heritage and culture.
The Foundation is responsible for the provincial collection of more than 100,000 artifacts. Our staff provides professional conservation and collection services to outside groups, individuals, and organizations. The Foundation publishes its official journal of PEI heritage and culture twice a year: The Island Magazine. The Foundation also has an official podcast, the hidden island, which shares stories about the hidden heritage in our province and discusses why that heritage is still relevant today.
Our mission is to preserve the heritage of Prince Edward Island for present and future generations.
The PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation is stronger and most effective when we reflect the diversity of the Island population we serve. We are dedicated to building and promoting a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce, representative of our Island community.