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Looking for a rewarding career helping Saskatchewan residents impacted by dementia? The Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan provides programs and services to help people diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and their caregivers.

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Communications and Marketing Coordinator

The Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan (ASOS) is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of people affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. ASOS is currently recruiting an ambitious and result-oriented individual to work as a permanent full-time Communications and Marketing Coordinator.

Role
Working under the direction of the  Director of Public Awareness and Communications , the Communications and Marketing Coordinator will help lead a communications strategy that creates awareness about the Alzheimer Society, Alzheimer’s disease and the important programs and services that we provide to people affected by dementia in communities across Saskatchewan.

In addition, you will create awareness about opportunities to become involved in the Society as a volunteer or a donor. The successful candidate will have experience in the not-for-profit sector, and above all will be passionate about the Society’s cause.

Additionally you will have the following key attributes and qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in marketing, public relations or communications, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3 or more years experience in communications and marketing
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to write and edit a wide variety of audience-targeted materials
  • An understanding and proven experience with social media platforms and strategies
  • Strong and critical attention to detail
  • Proficiency in computer software including Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Suite and databases
  • Media relations experience
  • Manages projects under pressure in a fast-paced and deadline-driven work environment
  • Some evening and weekend work is required. Flexibility with regards to scheduling is expected.
  • Non-profit experience and knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are assets

Salary Range  $46,176.89 – $56,438.42

The Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan provides extended health benefits through 3SHealth and participates in SHEPP (Saskatchewan HealthCare Employees’ Pension Plan).

Interested individuals may forward their letter of interest to:

Leslie Quennell
Director of Public Awareness and Communications
Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan
[email protected]

Closing date April 30, 2021

Dementia Community Coordinator -
Yorkton and Area
Two Year Term Position - Full Time

The Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan is seeking a dynamic, community minded individual as our Dementia Community Coordinator to take a leadership role in our participation in an University of Regina project - Dementia Supports in Rural Saskatchewan. The project’s overall objective is to increase the social inclusion of people living with dementia and their care partners in the Yorkton area with an emphasis on rural communities.

As our Dementia Community Coordinator your focus will be to build awareness about dementia, reduce stigma in the community, and increase understanding about how to make our communities more inclusive and accessible for people living with dementia. You will play a leading role in engaging local organizations and businesses in dementia friendly community initiatives. In addition, you will work with the participating partners and other interested and collaborating organizations involved in the project.  

Key responsibilities include:

  • Helps lead the participation in the project and other awareness initiatives while aligning with the overall strategic and operational goals;
  • Within the Yorkton and surrounding area, lead awareness and community engagement efforts with local governments, businesses, organizations, and the general public,
  • Organizes and delivers presentations for local public, community, and stakeholder audiences in the Yorkton and surrounding area;
  • Assists in the development of key messages and other promotional efforts in support of the Dementia Supports in Rural Saskatchewan project and the Society’s other awareness initiatives;
  • Assists in the timely reporting requirements of the project to both external and internal stakeholders;
  • Ensures the meaningfully engagement of people living with dementia and their care partners to ensure, whenever possible, they are full participants in the Society’s involvement in the project.;
  • Ensures the consistent and accurate collection of data and associated management of relationships according to the Society’s data management standards.

Learn more about the project

To learn more about the overall project in Yorkton visit the Dementia Supports in Rural Saskatchewan website at: https://spheru.ca/research-projects/projects/individual-project/dementia-rural-saskatchewan.php

Salary Range  $45,765.00 - $55,935.00

The Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan provides extended health benefits through 3SHealth and participates in SHEPP (Saskatchewan HealthCare Employees’ Pension Plan).

This position will remain open until an exceptional applicant has been successfully hired. Only those invited to be interviewed will be contacted.

Interested individuals may forward their letter of interest to:

Leslie Quennell
Director of Public Awareness and Communications
Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan
[email protected]