The C100 is hiring!

June 8, 2013 C100


The C100 is hiring! Camille Meyers-Jones, our Communications Coordinator of almost 2 years, is leaving us for another adventure at the end of the summer. Think you have what it takes to join the awesome team at the C100? Check out the position below!


Communications Coordinator


The C100 is a non-profit, volunteer led organization of Canadian expats in the Silicon Valley who have committed to help accelerate the next generation of Canadian technology entrepreneurs. C100 members are serial successful entrepreneurs, top level executives at places like Salesforce.com, Google, Apple, Cisco, etc. and venture capital investors representing more than $17 billion in active funds. We work with Canada’s tech elite including the founders of Hootsuite, Freshbooks, Shopify and others.

We are looking for an energetic, detail-oriented, and self-motivated person to join the C100 team to manage our social media channels, marketing, and special projects. We have an awesome network of Canada and the Silicon Valley’s hottest entrepreneurs, investors and executives, and we put on events, provide resources to startups and facilitate connections throughout the community. Our goal? To help build global, billion dollar Canadian-led technology businesses. 

We are looking for someone who is passionate about marketing/communications, entrepreneurship and technology. No day is ever exactly the same and flexibility is a must. If you are someone with very strong writing skills, interpersonal skills, the ability to be organized yet adaptable and wish to be instrumental in helping building the next generation of great Canadian companies - you might just be what we are looking for!

(You need not be Canadian, but some degree of love/interest in snow, hockey, poutine, manners and/or mounties won’t hurt.)



**PLEASE NOTE: You MUST have work authorization in the United States - the C100 cannot offer a work visa for this position**



FULL JOB SUMMARY: Communications Coordinator 

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Coordinator will have responsibility for managing all communications to the C100 network through traditional and social media channels, driving the awareness and engagement with the organization. This role will also include special projects (C100 Intern Program, CTA Mentoring, Meetups, and C100 Job Board) that help to accomplish the C100 mission. The Communications Coordinator will specifically:
 
Communications:
-Develop, implement, and evaluate the annual communications plan across the network's audiences in collaboration with the C100 team and any Public Relations consultants
-Lead the generation of online content that engages the C100 network and leads to measurable action. Decide who, where, and when to disseminate – including but not limited to: newsletter, website, social media channels etc.
-Coordinate webpage maintenance—ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) is posted regularly
-Track, measure and report the level of engagement within the network over time
-Work with Event Coordinator to develop and execute communication strategies around events and programs

Special Projects:
-Develop and lead C100 Intern Program: communicate with the university co-op programs in Canada, coordinate with interested companies in the Bay Area/Silicon Valley, create postings, and develop programming targeted to the C100 interns while they are in the Bay Area/Silicon Valley. 
-Lead and coordinate the CTA Mentoring Program: Schedule monthly mentoring sessions with early stage startups and mentors, lead mentor matching, and host each event. 
-Coordinate, monitor and promote C100 Job Board.

Other:
-Produce post-event reports for OC members, sponsors and C100 Staff in collaboration with the Event Coordinator
-Foster and provide direction, assistance and advice to staff and volunteers involved in projects as needed, and anticipate problems and develop solutions
-Actively engage with Organizing Committee members assigned to role and other Charter Members as appropriate.
-Assist in other areas of C100 activities when needed
-Complete administrative duties as necessary
 
QUALIFICATIONS:

·       Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.  Minimum of two years experience in communications, marketing or PR.  Previous experience in working with early-stage technology companies highly desirable.
·       Proven track record of successful event production necessary.
·       Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously and to work calmly under pressure of deadlines.
·       Exceptional verbal and written communications skills.
·       Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives. Must have the ability to prioritize and balance a heavy workload.
·       Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters.  Must be able to maintain poise under pressure.
·       Have a passion for communications, provide outstanding customer service, be an enthusiastic professional, and be able to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
·       A passion for technology, interest in Canada and/or expatriate communities and sense of humor strongly desirable.
·       Excellent interpersonal skills.
·       Proficiency in MS Office, social media and Internet applications required.
·       Willing to work nights and weekends as required
·       Ability to travel internationally (passport required)

Interested in applying? CLICK HERE


**PLEASE NOTE:

You MUST have work authorization in the United States - the C100 can not offer a work visa for this position**
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