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COMMUNICATIONS WRITER (Permanent, Full-Time) - Union Gospel Mission

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: COMMUNICATIONS WRITER (Permanent, Full-Time)
Deadline: February 23, 2022
Posted: February 9, 2022

Job Description / Duties

Do you have a desire to serve the community in the Downtown Eastside, and would love to tell their stories? Do you have a University degree and/or professional certification in communications or related field, along with a minimum 2 years of experience in editing, creative writing, or media relations?
We are looking for a Communications Writer to serve as principal writer and editor for a wide variety of print and digital projects, including UGM’s newsletter: ‘Gratitude’, fundraising appeals, annual and campaign stewardship reports,, social media, communications projects, Board of Directors (BOD) reports and other written materials for internal and external audiences. The Communications Writer seeks out stories that represent the heart of UGM and ensures communications across channels maintains UGM’s voice.
You may come into contact with clients in crisis situations, brought about by diverse problems. There will be other staff nearby to assist as required.
This is a permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week) position. For a copy of the full job description, please visit our website.

Qualifications / Required Skills

If you are considering applying for this position, you must:
• be legally entitled to work in Canada
• be able to demonstrate compatibility with our Core Values
• support our Statement of Faith
• be willing to provide, as a condition of employment, a current criminal record check, with vulnerable sector search, if you are the successful candidate.

Additional Information

To submit your cover letter and résumé by February 23, 2022, visit If you have questions about this posting, please contact Winna Ma, HR Advisor, at 604 215 5430 ext. 465. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Indigenous individuals.

Contact Information

Winna Ma, HR Advisor, 604 215 5430 ext. 465

Employer Profile

Demonstrating the love of Christ, UGM feeds hope and changes lives through a faith-based continuum of care. We are a proud member of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities and have earned the Best Christian Workplace award again in 2021. We provide competitive salaries, generous vacation and sick leave, an RRSP matching program, as well as the potential for educational assistance and flexible work arrangements. In addition, our extensive benefits plan is fully employer-paid and includes extended dental and medical, as well as $4,500 per year in pooled paramedical expenses. A focus on employee resilience, support for professional development, engagement in meaningful work, and a fun and caring environment are all part of being a member of the UGM team. If you are someone who desires to learn and grow, has a passion to serve and make a difference, and connects with others with both humility and humour, then you will be a great fit at UGM.