Marketing, Communications and Media Officer (Food Services)

Job description

Marketing, Communications and Media Officer (Food Services)

Date Posted: 06/02/2021
Req ID: 3915
Faculty/Division: Operations & Real Estate Partnerships
Department: Ancillary Services
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


About us:

Ancillary Services constantly endeavours to make the University of Toronto experience a great one. Our division is dedicated to providing the highest quality and cost effective solutions to the St. George campus and community. Food Services at the University of Toronto oversees more than 30 food locations across the St. George campus and runs programs, cultural events, environmental initiatives and campus Meal Plans.

Your opportunity:

The Food and Beverage & Campus Events team works closely with the Ancillary Services Marketing and Communications team to promote services and achieve business objectives across the University’s St. George campus. The Marketing and Communications team consists of brand, design, and social media experts who support all Ancillary Services business streams. Within this collaborative environment, and under the joint direction of the Executive Director, Food and Beverage & Campus Events and the Director, Marketing and Communications, this new position will act as a marketing liaison between the Food Services and Marketing teams in implementing marketing and communications plans and objectives.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Implementing communication plans that support outreach goals and objectives
  • Implementing marketing and advertising plans to increase revenue-generating activities
  • Advising clients on marketing and advertising strategies for multimedia channels
  • Implementing community relations outreach plans for targeted audiences
  • Creating and maintaining presence on social media platforms
  • Advising on the development of promotional/outreach materials
  • Conceptualizing, organizing and executing event activities
  • Promoting events and programs to target audiences

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing/Communications or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
  • Minimum four years of related experience in Marketing/Communications.
  • Excellent customer service skills providing detailed information and support to clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to tackle multiple competing priorities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Advanced computer skills (Adobe creative software, Microsoft Office, social media platforms, WordPress CMS).

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Communicator
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Goal oriented
  • Motivated self-learner
  • Problem solver
  • Team player

Closing Date: 06/16/2021, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Ancillary Operations
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:
USW Pay Band 11 -- $66,326 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $84,818. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Facilities/Ancilliary Services

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/7/2021
Application Due: 6/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time