Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Accessible Housing Society
Calgary, AB
Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Full-Time (40 Hours per week)

Accessible Housing opens doors for people with limited mobility to enhance dignity through accessible

homes that are appropriate and affordable. By providing a continuum of housing and supports, we work to

ensure that everyone has a home and belongs in community.

For more information about Accessible Housing, please view our website at

Job Overview:
The Marketing & Communications Coordinator responsibility is developing (as required) coordinating,
implementing and evaluating the overall communication and marketing strategies for Accessible Housing.
The successful candidate enjoys marketing and communications, strategy, data and relationship building,
while understanding the vital importance these concepts play in overall fundraising efforts. Your skills and
imagination will support the organization to innovate and engage both internal and external relationships
to ensure Accessible Housing is well known throughout the city.

Duties and Responsibilities:Key Responsibilities:
  • Commit to ensuring that the mission and vision of Accessible Housing is supported by strategic
communication by providing leadership, direction and management of communications and

  • Generate unique, innovative marketing plans that increase and raise awareness of the goals of
Accessible Housing.

  • Work closely with fund development and support fund development initiatives, including editing
funding applications, creating collateral for donor engagement and campaigns.

  • Support annual events and ensure an aspect of fundraising is forefront in any public engagement,
and oversee event volunteers.

Building and Sustaining the Organizational Profile:
  • Manage the organization’s website and social media accounts.
  • Ensure effective brand management and brand consistency in products and presentations,
championing and maintaining brand guidelines and voice.

  • Manage events and events-related communications, including the Annual General Meeting,
fundraisers and other events as needed.

  • Attend and organize community outreach efforts acting as an ambassador.
  • Ensure media coverage is monitored and tracked.
Writing, Design, and Creation:
  • Oversee the production, printing and distribution of various publications, resources and products,
involving liaising with graphic designer, photographers, printers and contractors to determine
requirements, negotiate timelines and establish production terms.

  • Translate information about strategy, programs and impact, into effective communication pieces
for the various audiences. This could include cases for support, proposals, reports, appeal letters,
speeches and thank you letters.

  • Ability to create engaging stories to showcase the successes and challenges faced by the
clients/residents of Accessible, driving the audience to support the organization.

  • Use Accessible Housing’s tone and writing style in communications but able to shift tone/style for
different contexts from newsletter articles to reports. Helps shape organizational writing style/tone
towards continual improvement as communications expectations evolve over time.

  • Work collaboratively with others to create plans for emerging initiatives, programs and
programming including key messages, frequency and communication channels.

Database management:
  • This role will be responsible for establishing and maintaining an effective, organized, and efficient
database for fund development record management as well as other operational items deemed
beneficial for use with a database.

  • Responsible for generating regular reports from the database, including but not limited to reports
for direct mail campaigns, event solicitation, board communication, donor analysis, etc.

  • This position will assist in the identification, cultivation, and stewardship of existing and
prospective major donors, additional projects as needed.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in marketing/communications and/or public relations.
  • Relevant post-secondary education.
  • Experience in event design, coordination and implementation.
  • Experience in social media implementation and digital marketing.
  • Experience in graphic design and website.
  • Strategic thinking and the ability to assess situations (internal and external to the organization)
and understand possible implications and make sound judgments.

  • Ability to adapt to various roles, manage numerous projects simultaneously with numerous
deadlines and changing parameters.

  • Strong project management skills.
  • A passion for building online communities and managing digital audiences.
  • Strong editing and proofing skills.
  • A demonstrated high level of drive and self-motivation.
  • Proven relationship building skills, with the ability to build trust and provide a high level of
customer service.

  • Strong writing ability with flexibility to write in a variety of styles and to different audiences.
  • Ability to work independently but also collaboratively and manage competing priorities.
  • Expertise with WordPress is a requirement.
  • Strong computer skills – MS Office: Word, Outlook required; Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign,
Illustrator or Photoshop if possible.

  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check.
Working Conditions:
  • The Marketing and Communications Coordinator works in an office environment but may be
required to work in various locations. They must have a valid driver’s license and reliable

  • The Marketing and Communications Coordinator works a standard 40 hour work week with the
understanding that flexibility in their schedule may be needed to meet organizational needs. This
may include some evenings and weekends.

Physical Requirements:
  • Sitting for long periods of time.
  • Prolonged computer usage.
Application Information:
If you are looking for a rewarding career at a growing organization, please apply with your resume and

cover letter and cite Marketing and Communications Coordinator in the subject line. Applications can

be sent to

Closing Date for Applications: Until a suitable candidate is found.

We thank all candidates for expressing an interest in this position and we will be in touch with those

candidates demonstrating the best fit for the organization’s needs.

Accessible Housing employees enjoy competitive compensation, extended health and dental benefits, a

matching RRSP after one year of service, your birthday off, and a flexible work environment.