We’re hiring! Join the Climate Positive Campus team as our Communications Officer. Find the job posting here: https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-ON/556462917/

As the Communications Officer in the Climate Positive Energy Initiative, you will be part of a thriving and dynamic team. Reporting to the Director, Strategy and Operations, you will play a lead role in developing and implementing the initiative’s multi-channel communications strategy. You will work with internal and external stakeholders to develop marketing plans to support the business development activities and analyze ROI for marketing initiatives. The Communications Officer will organize and facilitate workshops and seminars. You will write content, develop themes and maintain consistent brand identity for multiple audiences and platforms.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and developing an integrated multi-channel communications strategy independently
  • Fostering relationships with internal and external contacts in the coordination of marketing activities
  • Analyzing data to ensure effectiveness and ongoing ROI for marketing efforts and initiatives
  • Conducting market research and analysis, and designing surveys to support the evaluation of strategies and objectives
  • Conceptualizing and overseeing the format and set-up of focus groups
  • Delivering presentations to promote programs, opportunities and/or initiatives
  • Producing promotional and outreach materials
  • Liaising with vendors on business intelligence research and the creation of marketing materials

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, journalism, a related field or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum five years of relevant communications, media and/or marketing-related activities
  • Experience planning, developing and executing an integrated multi-channel communication strategy with a relevant portfolio of proven outcome
  • Experience writing content, developing themes and maintaining consistent brand identity for multiple audiences and platforms, including presentations, print, online, and digital websites, and social media platforms
  • Experience advising on the effectiveness of digital marketing, social media strategies, and web strategies through reporting on key performance indicators
  • Experience promoting events and programs to target audiences
  • Experience managing communications budget and allocating resources
  • Ability to assimilate, interpret, translate, and distill research from primary sources into compelling, engaging, and enlightening communications for a variety of audiences
  • Superior fact-checking, and proofreading skills with a strong portfolio of writing that is clear, accurate, and compelling
  • Strong time management skills to achieve results and to meet critical timelines in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office, InDesign, Photoshop, LaTex, Mailchimp, ClickUP or equivalent

Assets (Nonessential):

  • Previous experience in a climate or clean technology related position

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Achievement oriented
  • Communicator
  • Diligent
  • Multi-tasker
  • Organized
  • Team player

Closing Date: 04/06/2022, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: USW 
Appointment Type: Budget – Continuing 
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:  
USW Pay Band 14 — $79,404 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $101,547. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol. 
Job Category: Communication/Media/Public Relations

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

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.