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Marketing Coordinator

Location: Victoria, BC

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time - 1 year

Union: MOVEUP 

Salary: MoveUp Group 08, MIN $4,733.00 - MAX $5,683.00 

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 05/22/2022 



Are we right for you...

We’re passionate about people and creating sustainable, safe and affordable solutions to BC. We are an organization that has a People First approach and considers people first in every business decision that we make. We are part of the solution and what we do matters; from fighting climate change with battery electric buses, to affordability through cost effective transportation, to connecting remote communities, we bring the heart, soul and innovation to  public transportation.

It’s an exciting time to be in the transit industry and we’re looking for creative and passionate people to join our team. Not only would you be joining an engaged organization but you’d also get to enjoy flexible work arrangements, extended benefits and a pension plan as just a few of the benefits BC Transit employees are eligible for. Keep reading to find out if this role is meant for you!

What you'll be doing...

BC Transit is undertaking an Electronic Fare Collection System (EFCS) project to introduce the new Umo fare technology solution on its buses in transit systems across the province. 

Reporting to the Manager, Marketing, but working as part of the Umo Project team, the Marketing Coordinator will initiate, develop, implement and report on marketing and communication plans and associated budgets to support the Electronic Fare Collection System project. 


Some of the key responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to: 

  • Recommending marketing budgets and monitor approved budgets. 
  • Creating effective business partnerships to promote Umo 
  • Interacting with municipal staff and media sales representatives
  • Delivering presentations to internal and external audiences
  • Identifying alternative marketing approaches
  • Planning and delivering specific marketing programs and initiatives such as advertising campaigns, promotions, school presentations etc. 


To review the full job description and accountabilities for this role, please click here.

What you'll bring to the table...

We value lifelong learners and have found the following combination of education & experience allows people to be successful in this role, though an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered:

  • The qualifications for this position would typically be acquired through a post-secondary diploma in marketing/business/communications/public relations. 
  • The ideal candidate would have at least 2 years’ experience in a marketing department, advertising agency, or similar environment

What we'll bring to the table...

  • Comprehensive medical, and group plan benefits to support you and your family, regardless of what life throws at you 
  • Membership in a “Gold Plated” defined benefit pension plan, meaning it’s the best in the Province and one of the best in the country; putting you in a strong position when it comes time to retirement  
  • Access to Fitness and Lifestyle Centers to help you take care of your physical fitness and health 
  • Various programs that support employees such as an Employee Assistance Program and Health and Wellness initiatives and events aimed at fostering your mental health 
  • A complimentary employee Bus Pass 
  • A Corporate Learning and Development Program to help you in continuous career growth 
  • Maternity and parental leave employer paid top-up to support you and your family
  • An Employee Recognition Program where we all recognize each other successes (not just your Leaders!) 
  • A Social Club that gives you access to events throughout Victoria

What next steps could look like...

  • Screening calls may take place on May 24 – 26th 
  • Interviews will take place for this position the week of June 6th  
  • An assignment will form part of the competitive process
  • An eligibility list for future full time regular and temporary full time vacancies may be established
  • The position requires the competition of a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Search 
  • If you have a disability which requires accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you

To keep our team members, customers and the communities we serve safe, we have introduced an interim Employee Mandatory Vaccination Policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.  BC Transit requires proof of being fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Please be aware that your appointment to this position is conditional on meeting and maintaining the definition of being "fully vaccinated" as per the definition of Health Canada. Any employee providing false or misleading information, may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal.


We believe that diversity of thought and experience fuels innovation. In keeping with this belief, we do not discriminate on any basis. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Should you require any accommodation or have questions, please let us know.

While we welcome all applications, we will only respond directly to those who are short-listed for a role. Thanks in advance for your understanding and wishing you all the best in your career journey.

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