Employment

See below for opportunities to work with ChildCare International:

Marketing Specialist

Reports to: Executive Director of ChildCare INTERNATIONAL

Position Type: Full Time

Summary:

We are searching for a passionate individual ready to unleash the power of opportunity by utilizing his/her skills and expertise to support the organization with the creation and dissemination of communication and marketing materials as required.  The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and executing the marketing strategy and supporting marketing requests from the Executive Director in the context of ChildCare International’s branding, donation generation and donor experience.

As the Marketing Specialist, you will report to the Executive Director and live out the organization’s values. You value making a difference and communicating openly, are innovative and accountable for your work, and have a strong desire to learn. You are a resourceful, self-motivated, and dedicated team player with a strong drive to produce excellent work. You learn quickly and are incredibly organized and detail oriented. Solid technology skills with a desire to adapt to new tools and trends, along with the strength of written communication, complement your ability to create and communicate with visuals.

Work location: The CCI office located in Surrey, B.C.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Executive Director to create Marketing plans and strategies
  • Write and/or edit blog posts, promotional messages, email campaigns, newsletters, and other content
  • Work with all departments to support digital and print marketing initiatives
  • Support the development of fundraising collateral, digital graphic materials, and promotional materials.
  • Edit short, shareable videos for social media and the ChildCare International website
  • Develop social media campaign strategies and coordinate deployment; manage content calendar and draft social content (text/images/graphics)
  • Create, update, and manage content on ChildCare International website

Desired Qualifications:

  • Completion of a relevant post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree program in journalism, communications, marketing, business administration or related fields preferred
  • At least 1-3 years of experience in communications and/or marketing
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills with experience in writing marketing and communications related copy for a variety of audiences in web, social and print
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Can-do attitude with an ability to remain calm and problem solve under pressure
  • Resourceful and independent; comfortable working within a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Strong project management skills and ability to meet project deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency with web and social media platforms
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Google Analytics, and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign)
  • Commit to upholding ChildCare International’s values and statement of faith

Additional Assets

  • Website development experience and basic knowledge of HTML
  • Non-profit sector experience
  • Demonstrated interest in international development and sponsorship programs
  • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM software

The Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • The position is based at the office in Surrey but serves and interacts with staff across a variety of time zones.  
  • The individual will utilize available technology to accomplish the key accountabilities.  

To be considered for this opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume by email to: careers@childcareinternational.ca

Sponsorship Representative

 Reports to: Executive Director of ChildCare INTERNATIONAL

Position Type: Full Time

Summary: The Sponsorship Representative (SR) is accountable to the Executive Director for the implementation and management of effective and efficient operations of sponsorship acquisitions. The SR works closely with other CCI team members and participates in CCI’s overall growth strategy. His / her primary responsibility is building relationships with Pastors, Churches, Speakers, Volunteers and other Christian influencers in Canada, with the goal of increasing the number of sponsorships and/or donations to CCI.

Work location: The SR may be based in any province. If outside of B.C., occasional travel to B.C. is required.

 Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for connecting and building relationships with Pastors, Ministry leaders and volunteers. The primary function is to acquire new sponsorships and donations that contribute to CCI’s ministry goals
  • Create and establish plans and strategies to expand CCI’s donor/sponsor base through new marketing initiatives
  • Prepare action plans and effective search of leads, to acquire new sponsors and donors. Build support primarily from individuals, secondarily from churches, educational institutions, and businesses.
  • Develop a business plan and sponsorship growth strategy for the market that ensures attainment of CCI’s growth goals and fiscal financial responsibility.
  • Collaborate with the CCI team members in the development and implementation of marketing plans and create proposals to offer to churches and donors
  • Manage expenses to meet budget guidelines set out by the ED
  • Create and conduct public presentations in order to provide audiences with opportunities to give financially to CCI
  • Direct all incoming Sponsorships to office staff responsible for administering new sponsors/donors
  • Track performance goals
  • Develop relationships with churches and create proposals that consider their passions, interests, motivations, giving patterns and preferences
  • Report back to churches on how their giving made a difference using materials, information and reports generated by the CCI team
  • Occasionally, lead vision trips for groups and church leaders to see partner communities

Desired Qualifications:

  • Committed to CCI’s mission and purpose
  • Integrity, high moral standards, commitment, ethical behaviour
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in sponsorship/gift fundraising efforts
  • Demonstrated positive track record of meeting fundraising targets and goals
  • Working knowledge of church denominations and trends in Canadian Christian culture. Knowledge of ministry and the non-profit sector
  • Good relationships with peers and management and maintains a positive and constructive attitude while solving challenges. A team player who protects the mission, goals and values of CCI
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Self-motivated, goal and outcome-oriented
  • Gifted public and written communicator. Professional attitude with the ability to tell compelling stories to diverse audiences
  • Able to report on key performance indicators, recognize marketing trends, and identify issues and opportunities on a regular basis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office & Outlook and the ability to learn and use database software as required
  • Open to regional and international travel, maintaining a valid passport
  • Sales and/or Church Ministry leadership experience preferred
  • Comfortable presenting in churches, boardrooms and one-on-one interactions with a diverse mix of supporters, stakeholders and cultures
  • Able to work from home depending on location, working independently with minimum supervision
  • Flexible: sometimes schedules will need to be adjusted to accomplish targets & goals; not strictly a Mon – Fri /9-5 workday
  • University/college graduate degree or the equivalent in training & experience
  • Planned / legacy giving programs experience desirable
  • Access to a reliable vehicle
  • Understanding of the local Christian community / good network connections
  • Commit to upholding ChildCare International’s values and statement of faith

Submit resumeand cover letterto careers@childcareinternational.ca

Note that CCI will contact only those chosen for an interview