SFU’s Communications & Marketing team delivers communications that influence our audience's attitudes, perceptions and behaviours in support of SFU’s vision: to be Canada’s engaged university.
As a member of the internal communications team, the Associate will plan and implement communication campaigns that support SFU in its commitment to creating a university community where all feel welcome, safe and appreciated. The Associate will create content tailored to faculty and staff that centres university priorities including equity, diversity, and inclusion, Indigenization, decolonization and reconciliation. 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.