Director Of Communications

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Job Detail
  • Industry:
    Public Sector
  • Total Positions:
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    16000 USD - 20000 USD
  • Job Location:
    Ontario, Canada
  • Minimum Education:
  • Minimum Experience:
    10+ Years
  • Apply By:
    Feb 22, 2019
Job Description
Our client is one of the most influential Business Associations servicing the Niagara Region. They are excited to announce that they have created a new role, Director of Communications and with this excitement comes the challenge of finding the Region’s strongest influencer, marketer, communications expert and leader.
The core function of the role is to secure the functionality of business and to drive growth as well execute on a well-defined strategic framework. You will report directly to the President & CEO; the Director of Communications will lead the organization’s ongoing operation and marketing activities as well as implementing new business services. 

Preference for this role will be given to a Niagara Region resident.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
Provide leadership in client services and value propositions
Lead the development, implementation, and analysis of communication and marketing strategies
Identify and introduce valued business services for clients
Advance the organization’s strategic objectives when it comes to engagement with all members of the business community, large and small
Monitor emerging industry trends and make strategic recommendations to help achieve growth and program goals
Serve as the subject matter expert on all marketing and communication related activities deployed through various channels
Manage financial and business reports required to monitor the annual operating plan and budget
Manage and facilitate the execution of a multi-year strategic plan to ensure business incentives, communication and marketing initiatives keep pace with market trends, client demand, economic needs and industry trends
Implements and manages all digital and social media marketing and communication strategy that addresses business needs and delivers on growth goals
Initiates systematic review of programs, services, pricing and marketing to enhance the ROI in a changing marketplace
Ensures services integrate with private businesses, public sector and associations to improve the overall services provided to organizations
Formulates joint ventures through sponsorship initiatives, partnerships, and reviewing and assessing alternative options to ensure that the business services are rich and valued by members
Manages a performance-focused team and supports the positive interaction between and among employees and clients to cultivate a professional and dynamic organizational culture
Possess strong financial and business acumen to maximize resources and identify revenue enhancement strategies.
Skills and Attributes:
To be considered for this position, we are seeking a candidate who has the following:
Strategic leadership:
Thinks strategically, anticipates future trends, and incorporates them into the organizational plan
Exhibits superior collaboration and negotiation skills to build consensus
Adept at pulling together the right multi-functional internal teams, supplemented by external experts
Superior understanding of marketing and communication strategies
Leverages data and market perspectives, determines strategic positioning and implements marketing and promotional services
Superior, persuasive communication skills
Strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to clearly and effectively communicate with various interest groups
Exceptional interpersonal skills with internal and external stakeholders

Strategic thinker with a passion for brand marketing, growth initiatives and communication services
Demonstrates the characteristics of a highly effective leader
High-level relationship-building and connecting skills
Brings experience in developing and executing marketing communication campaigns across social and digital channels
Possesses sharp acumen in business matters
Ability to work well in high-pressure situations, handle changing priorities and strict deadlines
Self-motivated and able to work with limited direction
Qualifications and Experience:
Post-secondary degree in Business, Communication and/or Marketing
5 plus years of experience in progressive business-to-business sales management, marketing and communication, or advertising agency
Proven track record of developing exceptional campaigns, implementing new business services and exceeding financial and operational goals

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