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Manager, Marketing and Communications at Vancity Community Investment Bank (VCIB) | ICE Network


Manager, Marketing and Communications at Vancity Community Investment Bank (VCIB)

  • Stage: Available
  • Category: Employment

This position is based at Vancity Community Investment Bank (VCIB), an Ontario-based subsidiary of Vancouver City Savings Credit Union (Vancity). As Canada’s first values-driven bank, VCIB provides banking, investing, and financing solutions to help purpose-driven businesses and organizations create, grow and foster change, including specialized financing for affordable housing and clean energy. We measure our success not only by profit, but also by how we strengthen communities and help the planet.

We are looking to hire a Manager of Marketing Communications to drive our growing efforts to communicate our products, services, and stories of impact to businesses and organizations across Canada who are making real change happen.

If you’re a great writer with experience in digital marketing and you’re looking for a role that can create scalable impact, we can’t wait to hear from you.


Job Description:

The Manager, Marketing and Communications is a critical member of VCIB’s marketing team – responsible for creating and executing marketing campaigns that tell our story, the story of our clients, and the positive impact that our products and services have on people and planet. You’ll work closely with the Director of Marketing on campaign strategy and will lead the execution of all the communications pieces. This role requires a strong sense of entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for telling stories that matter.


What you will do:

  • Collaborate in the development of marketing strategies for the bank to drive new customer acquisition and brand awareness.
  • Execute and manage all the communication elements of the bank’s marketing campaigns – from client profiles and website copy, to agency briefs, social media , SEM ad copy and everything in between.
  • Manage a team that consists of in-house employees, external agencies, and freelance writers.
  • Collaborate with other marketing team members and VCIB’s business lines to craft communications that support the business’ goals while ensuring alignment with our corporate brand.


You Are:

  • A great story-teller – You love asking great questions and are passionate about sharing stories that matter.
  • A great writer – Your skills in crafting compelling copy is something you take great pride in.
  • A creative thinker – You love a good brainstorm and enjoy trying to find new ways to solve a problem.
  • Ready for a challenge – You have a positive attitude and are able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Resourceful – You understand and utilize the network of resources available to you and can independently find solutions to challenges.
  • A strong relationship builder- You find it easy to get to know others and build trust.
  • Excited to work with a purpose – you are attracted by VCIB’s mission of financing a sustainable tomorrow


You Have:

  • 5+ years experience in roles focused on writing, communications or content creation.
  • A passion for marketing and an intimate knowledge of marketing strategies and tactics.
  • An understanding of basic financial concepts and the sectors we work in including social purpose real estate and affordable housing, clean energy, and social enterprise.
  • Experience leading people, with a proven track record of coaching & developing others.
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders and have an influence at all levels.
  • Proven ability to manage agency and external relationships.


About VCIB and Vancity:

  • When you join VCIB, you join a movement that believes that when we use money for what’s right, we truly are a financial force for change.
  • The Vancity Group is the largest private-sector Living Wage Employer in Canada and has been consistently recognized as one of the Top Employers in Canada with competitive rewards & benefits.
  • VCIB and Vancity are committed to a diverse workplace and values Integrity, Innovation, Responsibility and Reconciliation. While we review all applicants, we will be prioritizing applicants who self-identify as Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Inuit, and Metis), Members of visible minorities, and Persons with disabilities.

To learn more about Vancity Community Investment Bank, please visit www.vcib.ca. To learn more about Vancity, visit www.vancity.com/AboutVancity.


Application Details:

• If interested in the role – apply through this link, https://bit.ly/3CGlVmH

• A cover letter is mandatory – the perfect opportunity to demonstrate your story-telling abilities!

• The posting deadline is 4:00PM ET on October 6, 2021

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