Communications Specialist

We are searching for a Communications Specialist to capture and drive the Plastic Bank story. First and foremost, this person must be an effective communicator. They must also be an experienced and highly versatile writer – capable of switching between professional and creative styles. They will also have demonstrable experience with various social media platforms and video/photo/infographic mediums. Working alongside other members of the Global Marketing and Digital teams, this role will ensure Plastic Bank’s message remains widespread, captivating and well-understood. This person will be part of the Marketing team, working directly with the Chief Marketing Officer, and will have the opportunity to shape and drive Plastic Bank’s voice internationally. This role is based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Play an indispensable role in Plastic Bank’s Global Marketing team in writing, capturing and communicating Plastic Bank’s message both internally and externally across the company’s international presence;
  • Oversee the company’s communications strategy, including social media, PR, customer reports and web copy;
  • Collect, organize and render cohesive the campaign materials produced by Content Producers across Plastic Bank’s country operations; and
  • Serve as a valued story-teller and copy writer on the Marketing team;

Nice to have:

  • Start-up or social enterprise experience;
  • Qualifications in Creative Writing, Public Relations, Marketing, History, Communications, New Media, Law, English or other relevant disciplines;

Requirements:

  • Extensive writing experience (demonstrated through a portfolio containing everything from PR releases to campaign copy);
  • Creative experience (demonstrated through a portfolio) in photo-layout, video-editing and infographic design;
  • Demonstrated success in designing and implementing brand or campaign strategies to a geographically dispersed audience;
  • Track record of working alongside high performing teams, both in marketing and across other business units;
  • Flexibility to go between brand, impact, technical and narrative writing styles, as appropriate;
  • Agility to move and influence within an ever-evolving entrepreneurial business, working with a fast paced team in producing quick but effective campaign-related pieces;
  • Highly creative, organized and self-motivated, with skillful problem solving skills and ability to work independently; and
  • Strongly passionate about reducing ocean pollution, alleviating poverty and growing Plastic Bank's mission into a phenomenal global movement.

Compensation:

  • Salary and commission structure to be discussed in further stages.

Application Method:

Please send your CV to [email protected]

and include job code MKTGCS202009 in the subject line. We accept applications in English only. Please note that due to a high volume of applicants, we will only be reaching out to candidates moving forward to the interview stage, thank you for your understanding.