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Marketing Coordinator, Special Projects

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is a national Indigenous, non-partisan association. Our mission is to promote, strengthen and enhance a prosperous Indigenous economy through the fostering of business relationships, opportunities, and awareness.

The Marketing Coordinator, Special Projects supports the development and/or continuation of marketing projects, promotional plans, and the coordination of project launch logistics and implementation.

The Marketing Coordinator, Special Projects is responsible for:

Key Responsibilities:

• Coordinates all department project/event requests, organizes marketing/communication critical path, and initiates approved plan;
• Coordinates marketing and communications responsibilities for In-partnership/member sponsored projects and events;
• Organizes content for Annual Report, RFQs, writes and proofs copy, tracks approval process, tracks French translation, and proofs content and design. Ensures deliverable to Board and members by deadline;
• Coordinates and initiates the production of the annual Opportunities Sponsorship Package. Works closely with the Business Development department for package content. Conducts initial proof and tracks editing process and all approvals, coordinates design, French translation, and helps with promotion;
• Assists in planning and executing projects and assignments from beginning to end;
• Collaborates on and initiates graphic design needs for all projects including promotional materials and communication needs;
• Writes drafts, proofs copy, schedules deadlines, communicates project needs, and tracks timelines and results;
• Helps to ensure all marketing assets and materials, including the website, have continuity in language and message, and align with CCAB’s brand;
• Understands the wide scope of CCAB programs, services, membership base, and company brand to help create effective marketing campaigns;
• Participates in the integral role of ensuring the Marketing team achieves the scope of work, deliverables, and CCAB’s annual goals and benchmarks for the benefit of the entire organization, board, CCAB members, and partners; and
• Drafts nominations letters for Executive Office and Senior Staff, as required.


• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, diploma or work experience in Communications, Marketing, or a related discipline.
• A minimum of 2-3 years solid marketing, promotions, and project-based experience
• Must be well-organized with strong attention to detail and follow-up skills.
• Ability to manage multiple assignments, meet deadlines, work independently, and follow through to resolve day-to-day administrative matters
• Excellent verbal and proven written communication skills
• Able to adapt to new assignments, apply best practices, refine written plans, timelines, and communications
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Demonstrated ability to build relationships with key partners including Indigenous businesses, corporate partners, government officials, and members
• Excellent judgment and discretion in handling sensitive data and confidential information
• Computer literacy, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required

Considered an Asset:
• Familiarity with Aboriginal business and relations
• Demonstrated experience working with diverse cultures
• Working in a member-based organization
• Bilingual (English and French)
• Tech savvy with the ability and interest to learn and use technology efficiently and quickly
• MPower, Campaign Monitor, WordPress, Hootsuite experience

How to apply:
Submit your resume and cover letter to hr@ccab.com via email, with Marketing Coordinator, Special Projects in the subject line. No phone calls or agencies. Please note that this is a REMOTE position.

We would like to thank all applicants for applying for this position, however you will only be contacted if your candidacy is being considered. CCAB is committed to an inclusive and accessible recruitment and selection process. If you are invited to attend an interview and require an accommodation, please advise us in advance of our meeting.

We encourage applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit candidates and all other qualified candidates.

For more information about Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, visit: www.ccab.com