Grand Valley Chapter Marketing & Communications Director Who are we? The HRPA Grand Valley Chapter exists because we believe in contributing to healthy communities through the development of healthy workplaces where there is fair and equal treatment of employees, high standards of employee relations and respect for labour and the HR profession. Position Summary: As the Marketing and Communications Director you will be responsible for the Grand Valley’s marketing and communications strategy to ensure connectivity with the members and within the community. You will manage public and media relations to enhance the profile of the Association. You will also manage the Marketing and Communications chair and committee members to ensure effective communication to the chapter membership and the development and maintenance of the Chapter website and social media. Role Responsibilities: Strategically work with the Board of Directors to align member needs and chapter marketing and communication programs Increase and broaden HRPA’s audience and exposure through various medias Position the Grand Valley Chapter as valuable, innovation and inclusive in the media Promote excellence in marketing communications in the Human Resources industry Manage Chair and committee members and hold them accountable to their objectives Work with all Directors to ensure communication blasting regarding events is scheduled and suggest communication methods for advertising Big picture thinker, bringing new ideas to the table on how to effectively communicate with the GVHRPA membership Essential Skills: Educational or Professional Background in Communications Previous experience as a volunteer with the GVHRPA within the communications portfolio Strong Human Resources knowledge Strong attention to detail Excellent written and communication skills Ability to think strategically Conflict resolution skills Previous experience leading people Ability to build relationships Assets: CHRP Designation Previous experience managing a website and social media. Time Commitment: 15-20 Hours/Month We are committed to providing accommodations (for people with disabilities.) If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to support you through your application and during the interviewing and assessment process. The Grand Valley Chapter is the local chapter of the Human Resources Professionals Association, with more than 1200 members, covers Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Brantford and surrounding areas. Our members represent over 400 local organizations in the manufacturing, high tech, public, and service sectors. The HRPA Grand Valley Chapter offers local Human Resources executives, managers, generalists, specialists, and administrators opportunities to network and share information on a broad range of Human Resources Management topics and the opportunity to enhance their professional knowledge and skills through regular meeting, seminars, and workshops.