Job Posting – Communications & Administrative Coordinator, Vancouver Local Immigration Partnership
The Vancouver Local Immigration Partnership (VLIP) is an Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada funded community collaborative focused on developing and implementing local settlement strategies that coordinate and enhance service delivery to newcomers while promoting innovation and efficient use of resources. The VLIP goal is to activate strategies to assist newcomers in integrating into Vancouver life by supporting the sharing of community-based knowledge and local strategic planning, improving accessibility to services. The VLIP will engage stakeholders with a concerted interest in supporting newcomers in Vancouver including employers, school boards, health centres, boards of trade, levels of government, professional associations, ethno-cultural organizations, faith-based organizations, and the community and social services sectors.
Reporting to the Vancouver Local Immigration Partnership (VLIP) Co-Managers, the VLIP Communications & Administrative Coordinator will support the development and execution of communications plans and perform administrative tasks to support the VLIP project. The Communications & Administrative Coordinator will support the Co-Managers to foster community relationships, prepare website materials, support public awareness campaigns, and provide communications support for VLIP both internally and externally. Through social media and direct communications, the Coordinator will reach out to stakeholders, businesses, and the public to build awareness and visibility of VLIP activities and initiatives and broaden the overall reach of the project. This person is also responsible for supporting logistics, planning and execution of meetings, events, conferences, workshops, and database administration. A self-driven person who excels in written communications and appreciates the value of cultural diversity will thrive in this position.