Digital Communications Coordinator

Wolfville, NS

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Job Description
Acadia University is one of Canada's leading primarily undergraduate institutions. For over 175 years, Acadia has been providing students with a learning environment that ensures they have every opportunity to succeed in life. Our graduates emerge with the tools required to be global citizens and community leaders. Acadia's faculty and staff are key to our institutional success and share a commitment to provide our students with a high quality post-secondary education. Located only one hour from Halifax in Nova Scotia's beautiful Annapolis Valley, Wolfville offers residents an affordable lifestyle, outstanding recreational opportunities, internationally acclaimed restaurants, a healthy economy, and the best weather in the Atlantic Provinces.

Digital Communications Coordinator
Office of Advancement

The Opportunity

Acadia seeks a Digital Communications Coordinator in the Office of Advancement to fill a two-year term contract to deliver creative and tactical planning, implementation, project management and evaluation of integrated digital communications strategies, plans and initiatives to support the Office of Advancement's goals.

The incumbent will be responsible for developing a digital content strategy, ensuring the creation of compelling content, accuracy and a dynamic user experience while managing the day-to-day web content creation and maintenance.

In addition, the incumbent will manage social media planning and execution in partnership with Advancement colleagues and partners to integrate and leverage content across a range of online channels.

A detailed job description is available upon request.
Job Requirements
The Candidate

We are seeking a candidate who has experience in writing, editing and developing creative digital and print communications for multiple audiences along with strong knowledge of social media trends and platforms, analytics and current/emerging technology.

Completion of a bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, journalism, media studies or public relations is required.

Applicants must be highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Creative Suite, and with content management systems (Contao/Word Press).

The role will require someone who has strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, who is effective in their work, flexible to changing demands and works collaboratively, fostering teamwork.

Experience working with alumni/donors or membership-based audiences will be considered an asset.

The Rewards

Acadia offers a comprehensive benefit package in addition to a starting salary of $42,000 - $44,000 per annum.

To Apply

Forward your resume & cover letter, quoting competition #18-16-CB in the subject line, via:

Post: Jennifer Veinot – Staffing Administrator, Acadia University Box 17, Wolfville NS B4P 2R6


Fax: 902-585-1075

Consideration of applications will begin on 4 June 2018.

For further information, please contact Jennifer Veinot at 902-585-1253 or To see more information on why Acadia is an employer of choice, please visit our website at

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Acadia University is committed to employment equity in the workplace. We thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The University reserves the right not to fill this position.