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Based in the Olympic Village/Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver, BC, Product Care Recycling is a not-for-profit industry organization that develops and manages recycling programs across Canada.  Please visit productcare.org to learn more about us.

Product Care is looking for a skilled Communications Coordinator to assist on a full range of communications tactics, including media relations, social marketing, and event planning and execution. This is a contract position ending July 31, 2020, with the possibility for extension at the end of the contract term.

The successful candidate will possess a post-secondary diploma or degree in communications or public relations, along with a proven track record of broad communications experience and a minimum of two years’ experience in this area.

Experience in the following areas are required:

  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading ability, with attention to detail and ability to write for a range of formats, from social media to press releases
  • Ability to use appropriate voice for different target audiences
  • Expertise in social media community management, including writing and scheduling content, responding to followers in a timely and professional manner, growing audiences, and analysing data
  • Experience working with media, including writing press releases, proactively pitching reporters, developing key messages, coordinating interviews, and tracking results of media coverag
  • Experience with a media monitoring tool (e.g. Meltwater)
  • Experience in event planning, logistics and execution
  • Ability to track budgets accurately and manage projects on schedule
  • Experience working with graphic designers and external vendors
  • Strong service-orientation, with ability to work well with staff and stakeholders
  • Some internal communications will be required
  • Occasional evening and/or weekend work will be required for events

Bonus if you have:

  • Experience in extended producer responsibility and/or waste management
  • Experience using Google Analytics
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign & Illustrator)
  • Ability to speak and write French
  • Product Care offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a dynamic, team-based work environment.

Please apply with a resume and cover letter to communications@productcare.org quoting “Communications Coordinator” in the subject.  We thank all that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.