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Marketing Coordinator (Volunteer)


  • Virtual Opportunity
  • WHEN
    Short-term

COVID-19 notes:

  • We have relaxed criteria for posting volunteer opportunities due to the urgent need for COVID-19 Response. Volunteers are responsible for confirming the legitimacy of the group or organization(s) they are working with. Never hand over money or confidential information to groups looking for volunteers.
  • Please confirm that the organization you want to volunteer with can ensure your safety.

DESCRIPTION

Key Responsibilities:
Social media and Communications:
•Create, draft, and edit letters and communications (mailed letters, newsletters, and electronic communications).
•Work to increase the awareness of dystonia and DMRF Canada online, by enhancing digital and social media channels, including the enhancement of DMRF Canada YouTube Channel, Facebook, Twitter, and online via the leveraging of a Google Grant;
•Post updates and promote news articles via social media channels using Hootsuite.

Website Management:
• Responsible for managing the website in English and French;
•Creating content on website for associated programs, support, research, advocacy.

Event/Campaign Planning:
• Assist with the development of a promotional and marketing plan for education and awareness events;
• Development of promotional and marketing materials;
• Preparing sponsorships and proposals;
• Communicate with related parties, vendors and groups for planning and execution of events and campaigns.

Administrative:
• Utilize high degree of creativity in the development and design of marketing and promotional material including PowerPoint presentations, flyers/brochures, and other material;
• Other mailing and administrative duties.

This job provides an opportunity for a diverse learning environment, including:
• Obtaining first- hand knowledge of the inner workings of a Non-Profit Organization;
• Collaborate with support group volunteers across Canada;
• Gain some knowledge on medical research on dystonia, a neurological movement disorder;
• Manage projects effectively and efficiently with weekly status meetings and project management tools;
• Website content management including updating content and images;
• Digital marketing including Social media, Email and database segmentation.

Digital skills will be enhanced through the use of various systems and software such as:
• Integrated CRM - E-Tapestry (Used mostly for charitable organizations);
• Microsoft Office - Includes Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, Forms, Word and Excel;
• Marketing and digital media platforms like Google AdWords, Hootsuite, and Survey Monkey;
• Task/project management software.

Skills & Qualifications Required:
• Experience with and strong working knowledge of computer-based systems;
• Experience with Microsoft Office suite;
• Good interpersonal and problem-solving skills;
• Able to be diplomatic while ensuring policies and the intent of guidelines are applied;
• Able to complete work and respond to requests and queries in a timely manner;
• Enjoy working as part of a team
• Enjoy the challenge of performing disparate tasks simultaneously;
• Self-motivated and proactive;
• Maintain confidentiality at all times
• Basic French knowledge is nice to have

Honorarium:$500 may be provided at the end of term (3/4 months with a min. of 360 hours worked). Signing of a privacy & confidentiality agreement is required. Apply: Email your cover letter and resume to info@dystoniacanada.org

Who You'll be Assisting

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Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Canada

The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation was founded in 1976 by Samuel and Frances Belzberg of Vancouver, after their daughter was diagnosed with generalized dystonia.

The mission of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Canada (DMRFC) is to advance research for more treatments and ultimately a cure; to promote awareness and education; and to support the needs and well being of affected individuals and families. DMRFC is a registered non-profit Canadian charity governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

DMRF Canada works in partnership with the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation in the United States to ensure funding of the best and most relevant dystonia medical research worldwide and partners with the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) and other like-minded research organizations to fund excellent dystonia research in Canada.


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Who You'll be Assisting

organization logo

Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Canada

The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation was founded in 1976 by Samuel and Frances Belzberg of Vancouver, after their daughter was diagnosed with generalized dystonia.

The mission of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Canada (DMRFC) is to advance research for more treatments and ultimately a cure; to promote awareness and education; and to support the needs and well being of affected individuals and families. DMRFC is a registered non-profit Canadian charity governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

DMRF Canada works in partnership with the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation in the United States to ensure funding of the best and most relevant dystonia medical research worldwide and partners with the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) and other like-minded research organizations to fund excellent dystonia research in Canada.