Copywriter and Communications Coordinator - GAiN

Abbotsford, BC, Canada ● Langley, BC, Canada ● Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #209
Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Title:                 Copywriter & Communications Coordinator

Ministry:          Global Aid Network (GAiN) Canada 

Location:         Langley BC, National Headquarters (Abbotsford for future location)

Reports to:      Director of Marketing & Communications / Donor Advancement Team Lead

Position type: Full Time (40 hours/ week) 

 

Ministry Overview

Global Aid Network Canada (GAiN) is a worldwide humanitarian relief and development organization dedicated to revealing hope by sharing God's unconditional love and restoring life by demonstrating the gospel through compassionate action to those who are living in poverty, injustice and crisis around the world. They dream of a world with flourishing communities where people are physically, spiritually and emotionally thriving,

 

Power to Change (P2C) helps people know Jesus and experience His power to change the world.


Position Overview

The Copywriter & Communications  (C & C) Coordinator will have a heart for compassionate activity and humanitarian work. This role will add capacity to GAiN’s marketing and communications and the Donor Advancement (DA) Team by working on various projects and tasks necessary to fulfill organizational goals and objectives. 

Primary Outcomes:
This role will be held accountable to achieve the following outcomes: 

 

Research & Content Creation: 

  • Donors and partners will be up to date and informed with fresh content on the ministry of GAiN
  • Monthly e-newsletters for core strategies are created and distributed, and contact lists are maintained and updated
  • Content is generated and written for quarterly partnership reports, weekly GAiN blog posts, disaster communications, annual reports, external publications, ebooks and whitepapers, media releases, etc. 
  • Printed marketing materials are maintained with current information and photos (LIFE teams brochures, WFLI brochures, GAiN brochures, etc.) 
  • Regular stories are curated and added to the GAiN story bank
  • Staff and LIFE Team participants are interviewed after traveling to the field
  • Consistent messaging is monitored in order to ensure voice is clearly communicated
  • Edit or review other pieces as necessary (internal documents, proposals, etc.)


Social Media: 

  • Copy is written and basic graphics are designed (using Canva or Adobe Spark) for social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram)
  • Up-to-date information and stories GAiN’s work across are shared on all social channels in coordination with other Marketing and Communications team members and the Marketing and Communications Editorial Calendar 
  • GAiN events, campaigns and awareness days are promoted effectively (i.e. weekly posts that encourage engagement with users)

Website Content Management: 

  • GAiN is maintained with up-to-date information, new country pages, water wells, statistics, stories and pictures 
  • Online donor pages are created and updated appropriately for well thank you videos, in coordination with the Marketing Coordinator 
  • Chat messages are replied to
  • Comments from blog posts are monitored

Other:      

  • Weekly Prayer Emails are sent out
  • Logistics and set-up support is given leading up to and during events (i.e. Missions Fest, fundraising events, etc.)
  • Support the Development team in capturing attendee information so they can record it in the CRM 

Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Communications is an asset
  • 2+  years of communications and writing experience 
  • Experience in a non-profit working environment is an asset 


About You

  • You have a growing, personal relationship with Jesus Christ 
  • You are able to maintain confidentiality 
  • You must have exceptional written and oral communication skills to succeed in this role
  • You communicate effectively: able to speak, listen and write in clear, concise terms
  • You possess excellent organizational skills, with the ability to monitor and track goals, details, data and activities
  • You demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • You are proficient with all Microsoft products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and  Google Suite 
  • You foster teamwork to enhance organizational effectiveness
  • You demonstrate strong listening skills 
  • You are proactive, reliable, and consistent work ethic 
  • You are detailed  oriented even under time constraints
  • You are confident and self-assured with a ‘can-do’ attitude

 

What We Offer Our Staff

  • Employer-paid extended health and dental benefits (if 25+ hours a week)
  • Group RRSP contribution options with up to 2.5% matching after 1 year of employment
  • Access to our Employment Assistant Program (EAP) (if 25+ hours a week)
  • Paid vacation
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Weekly Chapel services
  • Semi-annual Day of Prayer participation
  • Discounts at our Resource Centre
  • Free registration in our Weekend Getaway for couples by FamilyLife
  • Warm and uplifting Christian work environment 

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in Power to Change; however, only candidates who closely match the requirements will be contacted directly.  Power to Change requires that all staff have a pre-existing belief and demonstration of lifestyle as outlined in the P2C Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith and abide by the biblical principles outlined in these documents.

To view more career opportunities at Power to Change, please visit www.p2c.com/careers.
 

The mission of Power to Change is to further the movements of Christian evangelism and discipleship. All Power to Change staff members and volunteers work collectively to further this overall religious mission. The successful candidate for this position must have a pre-existing belief and demonstration of lifestyle as outlined in the Power to Change Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith. The successful candidate must agree to, sign and, in all good conscience abide by the biblical principles outlined by these documents. It is a prerequisite of employment at Power to Change that any and all staff members and volunteers sign and abide by these documents throughout their course of involvement at Power to Change. For a copy of the Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith, please contact Human Resources.

Other details

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  • Abbotsford, BC, Canada
  • Langley, BC, Canada
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada