We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support our mission of creating pathways out of poverty for individuals and families in Edmonton and area by providing support to our Community Engagement team and our annual United Way workplace campaign.
In this role you will support volunteer activities including Community Engagement Days of Caring, Poverty Simulations and our Speakers program by attending volunteer and speaker events, at these events, you will deliver the United Way message and assist with registration activities. You will also take photos, share events and activities on social media and conduct follow up surveys. On the communications side, you will support and implement a social media plan and develop social media content including text and visual assets.
Qualifications include experience working with digital technology and all social media platforms and superior writing skills with an understanding of effective social media engagement. Mobile photography and videography skills (for social content) is considered an asset. You also have excellent planning, organizing and analyzing skills and can work well independently and with cross functional teams. A valid driver’s license and vehicle are required as travel is involved in Edmonton and surrounding areas.
Qualified candidates will be aligned with our behavioural core competencies - Mission Engaged, Personal Accountability, Teamwork and Collaboration, Service to Stakeholders, Innovation and Embracing Change, and Results Focused.
This is a full-time temporary position commencing late August until the beginning of December, 2019.
Please submit your cover letter and resume to: email@example.com
This position will be open until a suitable candidate is found.
For decades, Edmonton and area’s corporate and public sector have generously supported the annual United Way Campaign by providing funds or secondments to sponsor the Campaign Representative Program. Successful Campaign Representatives have been at multiple career stages (early, transitional and later).
United Way of the Alberta Capital Region works with the largest network of partners in the region, bringing community members together to create pathways out of poverty. With a focus on lasting solutions, local impact and measurable results, we can move closer to the vision of a poverty-free community.
United Way of the Alberta Capital Region is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that reflects our diverse community that we serve. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and those who may need accommodation to apply to join our team. By incorporating a variety of experiences and perspectives, we create opportunities for innovative solutions and maximize the impact of our work.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those being considered will be contacted.