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Are you self-motivated, proactive, detail-oriented and ready to join a collaborative team working hard to increase recycling and reduce waste across Canada? If so, please reach out to us!

Position Summary:

Product Care Recycling is looking for a Communications & Marketing Specialist for a full-time role. This position offers a hybrid working model, where you will work partly in our office and partly remotely at home or from another workspace of your choice. As an essential part of the communications team, you will collaborate closely with the Communications Director and senior management supporting the development and management of marketing campaigns, helping develop creative materials for marketing campaigns, analyzing the effectiveness of those campaigns, and helping deliver the communication commitments and activities of the organization’s various programs. This position will collaborate with team members in different departments and offices, as well as working independently due to the nature of your tasks and our hybrid working model. Previous experience working within a marketing/ communications department, as a Marketing Assistant or Marketing Coordinator, is an asset.

About Product Care:

Product Care Recycling is a not-for-profit organization working to protect the environment by providing free recycling locations for consumers and businesses to bring special waste products like paint, household hazardous waste, lights, and alarms. Product Care’s members are the manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of these products, who share our passion for recycling and the environment.

The Product Care Recycling head office is in Vancouver, in the Olympic Village/ Cambie area, and we have offices and recycling facilities in Delta, BC, and Toronto and Montreal.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop content calendars for owned channels, including copywriting for blog posts, social media posts, and news releases
  • Overseeing the company’s social media pages, including scheduling of social media content, and responding to comments/messages in a timely and professional manner
  • Manage content updates to Product Care’s website
  • Assist with the development of marketing and communications strategies and creative campaign concepts
  • Support basic graphic design, such as editing/updating of existing creative
  • Liaising with agencies, graphic designers, other programs, industry members, regulators, and external partners
  • Ensuring ongoing communication and collaboration with managers and other department leads
  • Support and develop content for other departmental or organizational communication initiatives such as annual reports and consultation/presentation materials for meetings and webinars
  • Support with administrative tasks such as managing MailChimp notices, processing invoices, coordinating distribution of marketing collateral, member notices and communications

General candidate qualities:

  • Previous communications or marketing experience
  • Strong, professional written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, accuracy, and attention to detail for precise analysis of data
  • Self-starter, with a proactive approach to problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work well with a team and as an individual contributor
  • Accountable and responsible
  • Excellent task and time management skills: prioritizing, multitasking, working with deadlines
  • Knowledge in using Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign and Illustrator), MailChimp, Google Analytics/ Google Analytics 4, WordPress, Meta Business Manager, Twitter Ads Manager
  • Basic knowledge of SEO (meta descriptions, titles, headlines, alt attributes and linking)
  • Strong writing skills. French is an asset but not required.

Product Care Recycling offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a dynamic, team-based work environment and the satisfaction of knowing your efforts are making a positive difference for the environment. Please apply with your resume and cover letter in confidence to careers@productcare.org quoting “Communications & Marketing Specialist”.

We thank all that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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