Current Open Positions

Project Manager

We are seeking for a project manager to join our team. If you are a detailed-oriented person who has a diverse skill set and experience to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, passionate about making a difference in the non-profit sector, familiar with the best practices of project management and looking for a work environment where you can learn and grow, this role may be for you.

Description

As a project manager you will play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing projects. You will plan and designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholders informed the entire way. You will also be accountable for the entire project scope, team, resources, and its success.

The Project Manager role is one where we are looking for the best, both in culture fit and experience, to fill the role. We believe in tailor-fitting each role on our team with the right person, and that could be you!

Primary responsibilities are:

Collaborate and work effectively with other Project Leads, Project Coordinators, Managers, Leadership, and staff in CIA to ensure all projects are aligned and jointly achieving CIA’s desire for growth of social community impact.

  • Accountable for delivering projects and associated programs on time, on scope and within budget and agreed impact/results.

  • Provide full cycle support for custom training projects; from proposal writing to delivery, monitoring of impact and follow-up on learnings.
  • Build project plans that defines project scope, objectives, schedule, and budget based on the approved project proposal, ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Oversee the creation of a change management plan to support the adoption of new technologies, systems, and procedures; access expertise internally and externally as required.
  • Liaise with the external funders of the project to ensure all expectations of the project, including reporting, are continually fulfilled.
  • Ensure resources required for the project are available and allocated appropriately and efficiently.
  • Manage, communicate, and coordinate all resources including internal project staff and any external consultants; ensure that all parties are properly oriented to the project to maximize productivity and consistent plan execution. Ensure all resources deliver on expectations.
  • Draft correspondence, internal documents and briefing notes for all internal and external stakeholders as required.
  • Maintain impeccable project records, files, and documentation.
  • Maintain data integrity via spreadsheets, and CIA’s relation management digital ecosystems.
  • Create and adhere to work-back schedules for each project following the established programming management systems.
  • Oversee risk management to recognize, minimize/eliminate and escalate risks associated with the project.
  • Liaise with the Finance team for accounts payables and receivables, financial budgeting, forecasting and variances.

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong and diverse business and people leadership abilities

  • Strong communication skills – written, verbal, and presentation with ability to simplify complex issues and materials.
  • Ability to make sound and timely decisions
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent computer abilities – thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, databases, SharePoint
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Creative and curious with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Self-starter and results oriented
  • Organized and detail driven
  • High energy, Independent and objective
  • Resourceful and resilient
  • Conceptual and critical thinker
  • Collaborative team leader and team player
  • Ability to influence without authority
  • Alignment with CIA’s values and culture, including a commitment to continuous learning, and creating safe, inclusive workplaces with respect for all employees, applicants, students, and stakeholders.

Education & Experience

  • Degree in related field along with at least ONE project management certification
  • 3+ years of proven experience in leadership and leading projects

  • Exposure to change management
  • Exposure to social purpose or non-profit organizations an asset

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

  • Weekend availability

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Vision care
  • Extended care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Access to all CIA events

All will be considered, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Open until suitable candidate is found

Digital Marketing Specialist

Canadian Imperial Advantage is seeking a digital marketing specialist who is a dynamic and creative thinker, that lives by the art of communication and is passionate about content development. The incumbent will possess the ability to support the leadership team regarding program initiatives and special projects as required. The successful candidate will also need to understand the bridge between marketing and sales to achieve successful lead generation support.

You must:

  • Be a huge fan of community engagement and understand the social value it generates
  • Be an expert with digital marketing experience in SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media, and display advertising campaigns
  • Have experience in content management, creative writing/editing, advertising concepts
  • Constantly seek to learn and grow
  • Enjoy helping people connect with great access to information and business support.

Professionally, you have built an online community and have experience with digital publishing. We expect not only your understanding of social media but also the creation of an online experience that is sticky and engaging. You will help to shape the future of our company so more people can enjoy the inspiring potential we promote every day.

Primary responsibilities are:

  • Develop and build awareness, create demand, and drive sales. As the Marketing Specialist will be required to have exceptional organizational and communication skills to perform an array of B2B Marketing techniques. This includes all digital marketing efforts, coordination of membership/association tactics, tradeshow/event organization, varied content creation efforts, coordination of marketing campaigns, champion Canadian Imperial Advantage’s training, program, while providing a consistent Canadian Imperial Advantage’s brand voice. Most of the role, and time commitments, are dedicated to these activities.
  • Support the leadership team regarding program initiatives and special projects as required.
  • Manage digital marketing activities with agencies that provide Canadian Imperial Advantage’s digital and web services (SEO, SEM, online advertising, website hosting/security)
  • Understanding of the bridge between marketing and sales to achieve successful lead generation support.
  • Develop contents and optimize reach across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube including placements for CIA’s editorial journal.
  • You will be responsible for seeing through our community engagement strategy which includes sending newsletters, e-flyers, producing and making daily posts while engaging with our array of sponsors, newcomers, entrepreneurs, and our training, programs, and services which our content production and marketing efforts support.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years’ experience in digital marketing communications

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in marketing or related field
  • Excellent design capabilities with experience in content development
  • Proven working experience in social media marketing, web marketing, and digital advertising
  • Facebook and YouTube media buying experience
  • Knowledge of digital marketing technologies: WordPress, Canva, MailChimp and online graphics production experience
  • Proficiency in digital analytical tools, with the current industry reporting techniques

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Vision care
  • Extended care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Access to all CIA events

All will be considered, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Open until a suitable candidate is found

Send your resume to career@imperialadvantage.ca