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Website and Social Media Coordinator (Granville Island)

Help make a difference for Canadians. CMHC’s aspiration is that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. All of our programs and activities support this singular goal.

Be part of an inclusive workplace. Diversity and Inclusion guides everything we do at CMHC. We’re taking concrete actions to eradicate racism and advance equity within CMHC and the housing system.



Granville Island is administered by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) on behalf of the Federal Government.  The mission of CMHC with respect to Granville Island, is to maintain and foster Granville Island as a unique urban oasis in the heart of Vancouver, a place where visitors of all ages and income can meet, browse, explore and experience a variety of cultural, recreational, educational, commercial retail, arts and industrial activities on a year round basis.

Improving accessibility, creating a market district, developing a more vibrant arts & innovation sector, and enhancing the public realm are the key recommended strategies of Granville Island 2040: Bridging Past & Future, released by CMHC-Granville Island. The report builds on the success of the past, while offering bold new recommendations that anticipate how Granville Island can remain a dynamic destination for future generations to visit and enjoy. For more information, and to read the full report, visit


Join the Public Affairs & Programming team at Granville Island and help us achieve our vision to be the most inspiring public place in the world! Your digital marketing, communication, and project management skills and passion will enhance engagement in Granville Island’s brand and generate new and repeat visitors from target markets. 


This is a temporary position of a duration of 12 months.  




•    Work with the Public Affairs & Programming staff to create cross-platform shareable content on a range of topics including food, culture, events and history of Granville Island.
•    Build and manage the company’s social media profiles and presence.
•    Run integrated content marketing campaigns, in partnership with Granville Island’s marketing agency, as directed, to drive brand awareness and visits.
•    Distribute content that educates and entertains Granville Island visitors and supports marketing goals.
•    Drive consistent, relevant traffic from social network presence, converting online visitors to in-person visits.
•    Track, measure, and analyze initiatives to report on social media’s return-on-investment.
•    Maintain regular reports and dashboards by compiling and integrating data from multiple sources including web and social media analytical software.


Minimum Qualifications:

•    Degree or Diploma from an accredited university or college in Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations or Communications. 

•    A minimum of three years of experience in creating and managing digital and social media campaigns.
•    Knowledge of social media best practices.
•    Excellent communicator and creative thinker, with an ability to use both data and intuition to inform decisions.
•    Exceptional writing and editing skills, as well as the ability to adapt the style, tone, and voice of Granville Island.
•    An analytical mind and interest in using data to optimize/scale marketing strategies and tactics.
•    Excellent organizational skills to work independently and manage projects .
•    Proficiency in using social media software to monitor social media conversation and to engage with audiences.
•    Experience with WordPress.

Posting closing date: Note, the competition may remain active until filled. 





CMHC has implemented vaccination requirements to align with Government of Canada mandatory vaccination measures for the federal public service.


Vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for all CMHC employees, regardless of place of work (teleworking, working remotely or working on-site). CMHC’s vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, are a term and condition of employment.


CMHC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. If you are the selected candidate, your vaccination status will be verified by an authorized CMHC third party as part of the offer process. If you wish to request an exemption from CMHC’s vaccination requirements on valid human rights-based grounds, you must do so at the offer stage as part of the recruitment process and be approved for an exemption before any offer of employment can be issued.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our aspiration.


We are committed to employment equity and actively encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.


We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


Job Requisition ID: 7562  

Language Designation: English Essential 

Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): ZZZ 

Base Salary: 54957.95 

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

Office Location: Vancouver (BC)

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