Ready to make an impact with our dedicated team? Dive into a journey of purpose and impact with SOS! SOS is a volunteer-based non-profit organization meeting the needs and improving the lives of District 69 residents since 1968. SOS provides more than 25 local programs and services to all ages, including programs that meet basic needs and promote healthy living and social connections.

We are looking for a motivated, creative individual who has a deep knowledge of social media, knows how to craft engaging stories online and in print, and has a keen eye for photography. This position has a fixed hybrid work model, with a blend of in-office and remote work.

Working closely with the Communications Manager, the Communications Coordinator proposes exciting ideas for social media and print campaigns, produces the content, and coordinates their effective delivery. You will keep up to date with current trends online; monitor and report on communications’ impact and performance; increase awareness of the organization and help grow social media following. You will capture compelling photos and videos for use in various communications materials; ensure consistent messaging across all platforms; and help produce a variety of print and online communication materials, among other tasks.

As an SOS team member, you will enjoy:

  • Health Benefits; including health, vision, and dental.
  • 2 weeks paid vacation, increasing to 3 weeks after 2 years of employment.
  • Paid sick leave, in addition to 5 days paid BC sick leave.
  • Bonus paid days off on your birthday, at Christmas, and at Easter.
  • An active and collaborative work environment.

 Qualifications & Skills: 

  • Completion of Post-Secondary training in communications, marketing, journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Experience managing and executing social media campaigns on a variety of platforms.
  • Talented writer and photographer and keen ability to capture a story with visuals.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop and InDesign) and Microsoft Office.
  • Must be able to commute into Parksville regularly.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence.

Hours of Work:                   35 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Compensation:                   $43,680 annual salary

Start Date:                           Negotiable

Deadline:                              July 15, 2024

Note:                                    Offer of Employment contingent on references and a Police Information Check


Submit cover letter, resume and references to:

Communications Manager,

Society of Organized Services (SOS),

PO Box 898, 245 Hirst Avenue West,

Parksville  BC  V9P 2G9.