CAREERS

SENIOR MANAGER – MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS, AND EVENTS

Enactus Canada is pleased to announce a Senior Manager, Marketing, Communications & Events role at our National Office in downtown Toronto.

Enactus Canada’s purpose is to ignite the potential of Canada’s future leaders to drive positive social, environmental, and economic impact, by empowering their entrepreneurial mindset.

We are a network of student, academic and business leaders enabling progress through entrepreneurial action. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, the student leaders of Enactus Canada create and implement community-based projects and business ventures in communities. Beyond transforming lives, this experience helps students develop the talent and perspective essential for leadership in our ever-changing world. If you are looking for a career that you can put your personal “stamp” on and an organization you will genuinely be proud to work for, we encourage you to apply!

Core Responsibilities:

  • Brand & Marketing Strategy: Lead the development of innovative brand and marketing plans that are informed by a deep understanding of stakeholder insights, positioning, and organizational objectives.
  • Campaign Planning, Development & Execution: Working with internal and external partners, lead the development and execution of marketing and advertising campaigns that align with Enactus Canada’s strategic imperatives and stakeholder objectives.
  • Event Leadership: Provide oversight, guidance, and strategic insights, operational leadership in the lead-up to, during, and after Enactus Canada’s annual events. We host at least (4) flagship events annually and they are a critical component of our programming as our students compete at these events.
  • Creative Development: Oversee and contribute to the development of creative content for all outbound communications functions. This includes (but is not limited to): press releases, media pitching, annual reports, stakeholder newsletters and emails, event & promotional collateral, video scripts, and social media content.
  • People Leadership: Manage, coach, and provide mentorship to two direct reports: Manager, Marketing & Communications, and Manager, Events. While they execute on a day-to-day basis, your strategic advice and keen oversight are critical enablers of their success.
  • Reporting & Learning: Identify clear KPIs for key marketing and events functions. Following program completion, lead post-program analysis to distill learnings, inform future communications and events strategies, and report on results to key stakeholder groups such as internal committees, global partners, and Enactus Canada’s Board of Directors.
  • Partnership & Collaboration: Act as the key point of contact for internal and external counterparts to facilitate development, review, and drive best practices, shared learnings, and efficiencies.
  • Financial Performance: Work with the leadership team to develop and manage a marketing budget in accordance with industry best practices.
  • Cross-Departmental Collaboration: Work closely with the Director, Partnerships, and Director, Programs to streamline workflows, and support each other’s success.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

If you’re looking to work in an extremely rewarding environment and you enjoy a fast-paced setting, this may be the place for you. We’re looking for an independent, detail-obsessed and hard-working individual who is driven to succeed. Here are a few things we’re seeking in the ideal candidate:

  • College diploma and/or university undergraduate degree in communications, marketing, or a related discipline.
  • Experience coaching and leading a team to achieve growth.
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in a related environment, with at least two years in a management role leading and inspiring staff to excellence
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced working environment.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong leadership skills with a supportive and can-do leadership style.
  • Strong relationship-building skills; we’re looking for someone that can confidently work with colleagues at all organizational levels, vendors, partners, and our Board of Directors.
  • Computer savvy in the MS Office line of products and with CRM systems.
  • Extensive event management experience.
  • Experience in marketing and branding, including advertising.
  • Budget management experience.
  • Experience using marketing tools including Hootsuite, Meltwater, Constant Contact, WordPress.
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills.
  • Experience with the Enactus program while in college or university is considered a definite asset.
  • The ideal candidate is also bilingual: French/ English.
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada.

 

Enactus Canada is currently operating in a hybrid model, with team members working remotely and in the office 1 to 2 days per week. Please note that the number of on-site days will increase leading up to events and may change as our business needs change. Travel to events and meetings with partners is required.

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Qualified, interested candidates, please submit your cover letter and resume to resumes@enactus.ca for a rolling deadline.

While our start date is flexible; please note your availability in your cover letter.

We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Enactus Canada is committed to an inclusive, equitable workplace. We embrace the unique perspectives and experiences within our team. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform us of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any material or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply.

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ACTING VICE PRESIDENT, PARTNERSHIPS (FUND DEVELOPMENT)

~16-month Maternity Leave Replacement with possibility of extension as we may be growing this team.

Enactus Canada is proud to announce an Acting Vice President, Partnerships (Fund Development) role at our National Office in downtown Toronto.

Enactus Canada is a community of student, academic and business leaders enabling progress through entrepreneurial action. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, the student leaders of Enactus Canada create and implement community-based projects and business ventures in communities. Beyond transforming lives, this experience also helps students develop the talent and perspective essential to leadership in our ever-changing world. If you are looking for a career that you can put your personal “stamp” on and a company you will genuinely be proud of working for, we encourage you to apply!

Enactus Canada is currently operating in a hybrid model, with team members working remotely and in the office one to two days per week. The number of on-site days will increase leading up to events and will change as our business needs change. Travel to events and meetings with partners will be required.

About the Role

Reporting to the CEO, and a key partner on the Leadership Team, the Acting Vice President, Partnerships (Fund Development) is responsible for the fund development activities at Enactus Canada. This means leading a team of three staff to manage the existing relationships of Enactus Canada; growing new relationships; expand corporate relationships; advance work with Foundations; grow our relationship with individual donors; support our special events through our relationship with competition judges; and advance opportunities with government. You are a well rounded and experienced fund development specialist!

As we explore what is feasible during your tenure, we are keen to build on our foundation, and with your leadership and skills pursue expansion into new growth opportunities. Therefore, we have outlined the range of activities that are under consideration:

  • Maintain and expand existing corporate, foundation, and individual relationships and create new opportunities for growth of prospective Partners.
  • Explore opportunities for securing support from all levels of government for our work.
  • Research, prepare/review, and submit relevant grant applications.
  • Explore business development opportunities for our existing and potential social enterprise opportunities.
  • Enhance engagement with our Academic Partners, Student Teams, and Strategic Partners for joint fund development opportunities.
  • Work as part of a dynamic and closeknit team, committed to growing social entrepreneurship in Canada.
  • As part of a strong team, you may be required to support the projects of your colleagues.
  • Prepare and/or deliver reports to the Enactus Canada Board of Directors.
  • Travel within Canada and possibly internationally, may also be required.

Qualifications

If you’re looking to work in an extremely rewarding environment and you enjoy a fast-paced setting, this may be the place for you. We’re looking for an independent and hard-working individual who is driven to succeed. Here are a few things we’re seeking in the ideal candidate:

  • College diploma and/or university undergraduate degree in a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years experience in a diverse fundraising environment, including leadership and development of a team.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced working environment.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong leadership skills with a supportive and can-do leadership style.
  • Computer savvy with knowledge of and experience with fundraising software, this role will work with us on our digitization efforts, including the selection of our CRM system.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and superior skills in building and maintaining relationship.
  • Experience with the Enactus program while in college or university is considered a definite asset.
  • The ideal candidate is also bilingual: French/ English.
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Qualified, interested candidates, please submit your cover letter with the reasons why you are the ideal candidate, and your resume to resumes@enactus.ca by April 28, 2023.

While our start date is flexible; please note your availability in your cover letter. We anticipate this contract to run until August 2024 with a possibility of extension.

We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Enactus Canada is committed to an inclusive, equitable workplace. We embrace the unique perspectives and experiences within our team.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform us of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any material or processes used to ensure your equal participation. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply.