Communications Coordinator

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Communications Coordinator

Calgary Pride

Position: Full-time
Duration: June to September 2024
Deadline for applications: May 10, 2024

Reporting to the manager of communications, the communications coordinator is responsible for assisting the development and dissemination of public-facing communications. In addition, our ideal candidate will ensure consistent brand voice within the organizational storytelling, interacting with the members of the public via social media, and with community and corporate partners, on behalf of Calgary Pride.

The ideal candidate will also support raising awareness of Calgary Pride programs while playing a role in stakeholder communications (internal and external) that fortifies the organization’s strategic direction. As part of a fast-moving and compassionate team, you will bring creativity to our circle while playing a leadership role in the organization.


  • Assist the manager of communications in developing content for social media and advertising campaigns for the 2024 Parade and Festival from June to September 2024.
  • Oversee and assist with company social media advertising and organic marketing campaigns.
  • Support managing Calgary Pride’s online communities to ensure respectful and appropriate engagement; responding to comments and direct messages.
  • Formulate high-quality written and visual content for social media campaigns and press releases.
  • Assist in making updates to Calgary Pride’s website.
  • Monitoring and ensuring a consistent brand across the organization’s social media and other public-facing media.
  • Building brand awareness by engaging relevant influencers and business partners.
  • Proofread public-facing text to ensure it aligns with Calgary Pride’s brand and voice. Edit and polish existing content to improve clarity and readability.
  • Identify organizational and community needs and recommend new content to address gaps in the organization’s current content.
  • Assist in the developing and delivering marketing, communications, and social media for stewardship of Calgary Pride Partners such as the Partnership proposal.
  • Work to connect corporations and individuals into Calgary Pride opportunities via compelling written partnership proposals and presentations, storytelling, and impact reporting.


  • Graphic design, information design, public relations, copywriting, marketing certification and/or equivalent experience considered an asset.
  • Comfort working with Canva, Notion, Mailchimp, Facebook Business Suite and social media scheduling programs is considered an asset.
  • Writing or copywriting experience, familiarity with web content and SEO writing.
  • Extremely comfortable working with and learning new software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and initiative, ability to build productive internal and external relationships with staff, donors, volunteers and vendors.
  • Flexible schedule but ability to set core hours and availability to spend time attending community events.
  • Possess a passion for the community and demonstrate an understanding of current challenges and opportunities faced by gender and sexually diverse communities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Aptitude to critically think, work within complexities, adapt, evolve and prioritize changing organizational, stakeholder and community needs.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to prioritize competing deadlines.
  • Understanding of, including a diversity, equity and inclusion lens into social media, fund development and marketing campaigns.

Calgary Pride is an equal opportunity employer, is strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourages applications from gender and sexually diverse candidates, racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to organizational diversification of ideas.

Applications will close Friday, May 10, 2024, at 11:59PM MT.

This is a full-time, temporary position that will start in June and conclude in September.

Please visit to apply via the application form, and for full descriptions and details of each role available.

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