SFU’s Communications and Marketing team is comprised of consultative problem-solvers who deliver strategies that help inform our key audiences and influence their attitudes, perceptions and behaviours in support of SFU’s vision: to be Canada’s engaged university.
As part of the internal communications team, the Associate will support a number of key university priorities including equity, diversity, and inclusion, Indigenization, decolonization and reconciliation. The Associate will plan, develop and implement operational and strategic communication campaigns that support SFU in its commitment to creating a university community where all feel welcome, safe and appreciated. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in social justice (preferably with lived experience) and a solid understanding of principles of equity, diversity and inclusion.
The Communications Associate develops and maintains relationships with communications and administrative leads across the university; and proactively develops content on a broad variety of topics and in diverse formats for SFU's main communications channels. The Associate prepares SFU faculty and administration members for interviews and serves as the first point of contact for internal communications related inquiries. The role is responsible for developing and executing strategic communications plans; developing communications content; provides communications consultation and advice for university staff and faculty; and performs project facilitation activities to deliver communication strategies.
Assignment End Date: December 24, 2021