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Hiring: CEO - The Sustainability Action Fund

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Deadline to Apply-October 18th, 2019 at 11:59 PM. Please submit a cover letter, CV in one PDF file to Mark Underwood at ceo [at] safconcordia.ca. Interviews will happen from October 21st to October 25th. Applicants will be selected using pre-established criteria set by our Board of Directors Human Resources Committee.Ideal TimelineApplication submission deadline: October 18th, 2019First round of interviews: October 21st, 2019Decision made: October 25th– October 28thStart Date: ASAPTraining: Through to November 7thContract Term3-year contract with an evaluation each year which determines contract renewal and salary increase.Hours and Remuneration:35 hours per week with a flexible schedule. An annual salary of $36, 000-$38,000, based on qualifications and experience. Vacation starts at 6%.About the Sustainability Action FundThe Sustainability Action Fund (SAF) is financed by a 25-cent per-credit undergraduate student fee-levy, and a $1.25 per term graduate student fee levy. This fee-levy equals approximately $210,000 per year. Our fund exists to support Concordia student-led projects concerning environmental and/or social justice issues such as;  building sustainable infrastructure, promoting urban agriculture, strengthening community, and education surrounding environmental and community issues, with the goal of developing a culture of sustainability at Concordia University.OVERALL CEO OBJECTIVESThe general duties of the Chief Executive Officer is to manage all programs, activities and personnel of the Sustainability Action Fund under the supervision of the Board of Directors. Additionally, the Chief Executive Officer shall also be responsible for implementing and supervising programs and activities and ensuring the financial stability of the Sustainability Action Fund. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the development and execution of the organization’s mission and long-term strategy. 
    • Develop, re-visit and communicate SAF’s Strategic Directions in close collaboration with the team and board of directors
    • Develop an annual work plan aligned with the organization’s strategic directions, goals, and objectives
    • Oversee the flow of funds to ensure steady progress toward strategic goals and achievement of the mission
  • Administer major personnel, internal and external programs, policy and procedure development
    • Foster an atmosphere of collaboration, empowerment, teamwork, and continuous learning within the organization
    • Manage and coordinate SAF’s internal projects and events
    • Oversee and coordinate SAF’s monthly funding cycle
    • Organize the recruitment, orientation, and general functioning of the Board of Directors including monthly meetings and committee work
    • Lead the development of HR and Governance policies and procedures
    • Develop effective internal controls and management systems for the day-to-day operations of the fund
  • Serve as the chief spokesperson for the organization and ensure proper representation of its various constituencies.
    • Represent the organization by participating in key associations, hubs, and advisory groups
    • Participate in committees of the Sustainability Governance Framework to integrate sustainability in the university’s operations, research, teaching and engagement strategies
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships and partnerships with the university administration, faculty members, policymakers, media, and professional/community organizations involved in sustainability. 
  • In collaboration with the Project Coordinator, support project teams by coaching and providing feedback on applications. Act as a mentor for various groups coordinating sustainability projects at Concordia

 

Social Media Director

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Reporting to and under the direction of the Student Life Coordinator, the Social Media Director works with the Marketing Director to promote and effectively communicate CSU events, campaigns, meetings, elections and any other activities that the Executive want to promote or advertise. The Social Media Director will primarily achieve these goals by managing social media pages and attending CSU events to take pictures and video.

The Social Media Director will be responsible for the following:

Social Media Management

-        Managing the content on the, but not limited to, CSU Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts

-        Answering messages sent to the CSU social media account and forwarding the information to the executive as necessary

-        Strategizing and optimizing social media presence

-        Creating a social media schedule, routine, and voice that encourages engagement with CSU social media

-     Attending CSU events, workshops, services to take pictures and videos to upload to Social Medias

-     Engage with students for in person interviews at events and talk with students to promote the CSU

Video Production

-        Organizing the production of video content for the CSU

CSU Graphic Design team

-        Work in close cooperation with the design team to ensure optimal visual and effective communication.

Other Duties

-     In cooperation with executives, develop and implement a comprehensive communications strategy for the CSU.     

-     Communicating and collaborating with the CSU executive and campaigns team to ensure all CSU projects and services are given adequate advertisement around campus.

-        Monthly reports to executives on activities and initiatives

-        Perform other related duties relative to the Social Media Directors position

Marketing Director

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Description

Reporting to and under the direction of the Student Life Coordinator, the Marketing Director works with the Social Media Director to promote and effectively communicate CSU events, campaigns, meetings, elections and any other activities that the Executive want to promote or advertise. The Marketing Director will primarily achieve these goals by managing the email newsletter, the website, and physical posters. The Marketing Director will work with the Graphic Designers under the Student Life Coordinator to make the website, newsletter and posters physically attractive.

The Marketing Director will be responsible for the following:

Newsletter

-        Utilizing and updating the CSU newsletter on a consistent basis to reach undergraduate students through the email list.

-        Collaborating with executives and the Campaigns team to ensure that all projects are communicated efficiently and kept current & pertinent.

On-Campus Communications

-        In cooperation with the Campaigns team, distributing physical posters and leaflets around campus.

-        Organizing classroom announcements with the Executive.

Media

-        In cooperation with the Executive team, optimize media and press coverage when necessary with the appropriate media distribution entities

CSU Graphic Design team

-        Work in close cooperation with the design team to ensure optimal visual and effective communication

-     Creating and maintaining a media list for CSU press releases.

Other Duties

-        In cooperation with executives, develop and implement a comprehensive communications strategy for the CSU.

-        Work with the services to develop effective communications/outreach initiatives.

-        Communicating and collaborating with the CSU executive and campaigns team to ensure all CSU projects and services are given adequate advertisement around campus.

-        Monthly reports to executives on activities and initiatives

-        Perform other related duties relative to the communication's position