Director, Communications and Marketing

Yukon University
Yukon University
500 University Drive, Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 5K4, Canada (Whitehorse, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
75 hours/week
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Date posted:
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Director, Communications and Marketing

University Relations

Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus 

Permanent position
$51.73 to $64.64 per hour
(Based on 75 hours bi-weekly) 

Employment Opportunity No.: 23.135
Closing date: December 17, 2023 

Are you an experienced communications and marketing professional who is ready to lead the communications and marketing team at YukonU? Are you a passionate champion of post-secondary student success with a proven track record of building reputational excellence? Are you an inspiring team-builder who sets strategic priorities and motivates others to connect with a vision? 

Reporting to the Associate Vice President, University Relations, you will be responsible for ensuring that the style, tone and content of Yukon University’s communications and marketing material reflects the vision, mission and values outlined in Yukon University’s strategic plan. 

You will work collaboratively with senior leaders across Yukon University to model, integrate, and continuously improve marketing and communication processes to strategically reflect forward thinking and direction. 

As the ideal candidate, you will have a relevant post-secondary credential and a minimum of three years’ experience leading a communications or marketing team. You bring a vision and passion for the integral role marketing and communications play in expanding Yukon U’s profile to prospective students, alumni, donors, and other stakeholders, locally and globally. You’re a builder and you’re excited about the potential post-secondary education provides to individuals.

In addition to joining a fantastic, dynamic team you will get a comprehensive benefits package and an opportunity to build and foster meaningful relationships within the university, our community and beyond. Please include a cover letter with your resume outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in this opportunity.

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Quoting the competition number, please submit your resume and cover letter to:
Yukon University, Human Resource Services
Box 2799, 500 University Drive
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5K4

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