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ARK Marketing and Communications Director

Position Activity: Board Member, Marketing / Communications, Promotional, Public Relations, Social Media, Writing / Editing / Proofreading

4-12 hours / Flexible / Monthly
ongoing
Varies, Calgary, AB, T2C 3Z8 [Map]
Suitability: Adult
We're seeking a hands-on, strategic and inspiring volunteer Marketing & Communications Director to join our Board. This person will work to expand awareness of ARK, helping us to further our mission of meaningfully assisting children with disabilities. The Marketing & Communications Director will be responsible for developing effective strategies to reach new supporters, engage volunteer trade professionals, identify potential recipients, and develop the community of existing ARK supporters. This person will lead ARK's Marketing & Communications Committee, and will oversee the continued development of ARK’s branding, messaging, marketing and communications. 

The ideal candidate understands the nuances of audience targeting and story-telling. They must be a compelling and proficient writer, with great analytical and people skills. The ability to both create the marketing plan and oversee its execution is essential. 

Duties and Responsibilities
•	Collaborate cross-functionally with other directors to design and implement an overall marketing + communications strategy. This evolving strategy will achieve brand awareness, community engagement, fundraising, and volunteer support goals
•	Ensure quality, consistency, and cohesiveness across all content and communications (i.e. aligned mission, brand positioning in a consistent style and voice.)
•	Optimize ARK’s content for all relevant channels including online, social media, email, mobile, video, print, and event support
•	Lead, inspire, and manage the performance of the communications team
•	Drive engagement with donors, volunteers, and trade professionals who can assist us with renovation projects for ARK recipient families
•	Oversee content strategy and content development, including recruiting and supervising social media specialists, writers, graphic designers and photographers
•	Be a great copywriter yourself 
•	Develop and maintain a content, marketing and communications calendar for all of ARK’s activities
•	Other duties as required