COMMUNITY RELATIONS COORDINATOR

Do you like to bring people together and throw parties? Reporting to the General Manager, the Community Relations Coordinator will be responsible for developing positive, on-going relationships with community organizations on behalf the restaurant via public relations and marketing.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain all aspects of social media for the restaurant such as: blogs, advertising campaign pages, and other social media sites.
  • Research companies and organizations for possible partnerships.
  • Assist with the planning and marketing of restaurant events.
  • Maintain a positive attitude that promotes teamwork within the restaurant.
  • Manage and assist the management team in the execution of national and local store marketing initiatives.
  • Implement and analyze public relations and local community marketing strategies that advance your store's mission and goals.
  • Projects may include event planning (i.e. open houses, sales events and fundraisers), volunteer coordinating, speaking events, and community outreach programs.
  • Effectively ‘Chase the Sale’ and educate the local community about the Boston Pizza brand, concept and programs with local businesses, schools, sports teams and community organizations.
  • Identify and capitalize on key opportunities in the community to raise the profile of the brand.
  • Manage contact database and submit weekly tracking sheets.
  • Research data, create ideas, write copy, lay out artwork, and contact media representatives.
  • Other duties as required.
Skills Required:

N/A

Education and Experience:
  • Knowledge of marketing, public relations, and sales.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in marketing preferred.
  • Event planning experience an asset.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and oral.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including opening, closing, weekends and holidays.
  • Customer service skills – able to exceed guest expectations.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Must work well within a restaurant team culture.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and have a strong initiative.
  • A positive and team-oriented attitude.
  • You must be able to perform efficiently during high volume peak periods.
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada.