Job Posting: Events and Digital Content Coordinator


JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Events and Digital Content Coordinator is responsible for coordinating in-person and digital (or hybrid) events, conferences and webinars for international student initiatives. This position will be responsible for content creation to support iCent app technology and e-learning, including the design and editing digital materials, such as posters, videos, and other digital means of storytelling, learning, and audience engagement.

This position will work with and support a team of Retention Coordinators in developing online and in-person resources and opportunities using online app technology to support international students during their studies at a Nova Scotia university or college. This position will work with EduNova and members to support the goal of supporting and retaining international students in Nova Scotia.

Working in a fast-paced environment with multiple concurrent deadlines and various stakeholders, the Events and Digital Content Coordinator must have a strong client-service orientation, and be comfortable using technology that supports online and in-person programming. The successful candidate will work closely with EduNova staff, international students, Nova Scotia’s post-secondary educational institutions, provincial and federal government departments, mentors, and employers from various sectors across Nova Scotia.

REPORTS TO:
EduNova’s Senior Manager, Student Success and Retention

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Digital content creation for EduNova’s Study and Stay initiatives: design and editing of digital materials such as posters, videos, and other digital means of storytelling, learning, and audience engagement
• Support the use of technology for educational learning
• Create online and in-person webinars, workshops, and e-learning events using the iCent app
• Coordinate international student retention activities and events (in-person and online)
• Manage and oversee all technology used during in-person and online events
• Support other EduNova retention initiatives as required

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Experience and skilled in coordinating live events (online and in-person)
• Experience and skilled in digital content creation including creation of videos and marketing materials
• Comfortable using new technologies and managing documents in cloud environments
• Strong computer skills: highly proficient in Microsoft 365, particularly Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, and Outlook
• Experience publishing content and tracking results on popular social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube
• Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with meticulous attention to detail, organizational and time management skills
• Ability to anticipate issues and risks, with confidence to make independent decisions
• Excellent interpersonal and social skills with a professional and effective manner in working with the public, EduNova members, university staff and faculty and international contacts
• Able to multi-task and work independently in a dynamic and diverse environment with numerous interruptions and constantly changing priorities
• A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel across the province
• Knowledge of app technology an asset
• International student support experience is an asset
• Knowledge of Nova Scotia’s education and training sector is an asset

The ideal candidate will also possess:
• Experience and a passion for working with international students and promoting Nova Scotia as a place to live and learn
• Experience using innovative technology platforms
• Experience in marketing and communications

Salary, compensation and work benefits:
• Full-time contract
• Salary is $50,000 per year, plus competitive benefits package
• Hybrid working environment: in-office and remote working
• A knowledgeable, high-achieving, experienced and fun team
• A diverse work atmosphere

Deadline for application: Midnight on July 4, 2022

To apply: Provide a summary of why you feel you are a great match for this opportunity. Send a cover letter and resume, attached as a single .pdf document to jennifer@edunova.ca by July 4, 2022.

Please note that preference will be given to candidates who most closely meet the knowledge, skills and competencies outlined above. We wish to thank applicants in advance, and only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.