Job Posting - Communications and Events Coordinator Go back

Thursday, June 28, 2018

The Alberta Sand and Gravel Association (ASGA) represents the interests of over 200 member companies that produce and have a vested interest the province’s aggregate sector.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications and Events Coordinator works to deliver on the goals and mandate of the ASGA by providing:

Support to the Board of Directors, Executive Director and Committees
Day-to-day communications coordination 
Drafting numerous written products including, but not limited to:
o Frequent e-mailed internal communications to members
o Quarterly Magazine
o Meeting minutes
o PowerPoint presentations
o Promotional and marketing items
o Website maintenance
Graphic design, using Adobe Illustrator
Public relations
Manage Social media accounts, planning, and content generation
Lead event planning, including a large Annual General Meeting every January
Developing relationships with sponsors
Other duties as assigned 

Education

This position requires excellent graphic design, social media, computer and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate would have: 

A B.A. in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism, or equivalent experience
Additional training in graphic design, web design, and media writing would be an asset
Knowledge of the Canadian Press style guide would be an asset
An understanding of the aggregate industry in Alberta would be an asset
Training and/or experience in MS-Office and Adobe Illustrator
Experience or training in meeting minute taking and copy editing would be an asset
 
The ability and willingness to be a first point of contact for complaints from members, vendors, suppliers, and the public is essential.

Terms:

The Communications Coordinator works from the ASGA office at Suite 308, 10080 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton AB, T5J 1V9. Be advised that this office will be relocated in 2019.

The incumbent works 1.0 FTE (five days a week).

o Occasional evening or weekend work may be needed  
o Salary is based on a range available to the ASGA as well as the incumbent’s education, experience, and skill sets
o Occasional travel within Alberta will be required 

The ASGA thanks all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Please send a cover letter, resume, and references by e-mail to careers@asga.ab.ca before July 13, 2018 at 4:30 P.M. MDT

Aggregate Facts

In the past 60 years, the per capita consumption of aggregate has increased from 3.5 tonnes per year to 12 tonnes annually.