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Digital Marketing Specialist

Requisition #2375923
Job LocationCanada-British Columbia-Vancouver
Job StreamMarketing & Communications
Job TypePermanent, Full-Time
Number of Positions1
Start Date of Employment ASAP
Posting Date07-Apr-2022
Travel RequiredNot Required
Educational RequirementsN/A
Languages RequiredEnglish
Job Description

The BC Cancer Foundation (“BCCF”) is the fundraising partner of BC Cancer and the largest charitable funder for cancer research in B.C. Every dollar we raise stays right here at BC Cancer to advance research and enhance care for the people of B.C.


With over 70 employees working across 5 sites in B.C we are actively working with our 100,000 donors and communities to inspire investment in BC Cancer and our provincial teams of world-leading researchers, oncologists, and care providers.


We are a professional, passionate, and positive team who believe that we can help make a difference in the lives of all British Columbians. Our purpose is to be a catalyst, powering world class innovation while supporting deeply personal cancer journeys.



ABOUT YOU: We are looking for a Digital Marketing Specialist who is excited by the opportunity to craft and deliver meaningful and functional user experiences that inspire, engage and motivate audiences to action.


You are experienced in using research and data to develop segmentation strategies that inform the digital user journey across website and email marketing activity. You have an eye for turning data into personas, journey maps and roadmaps. You are passionate about enhancing online user experiences and technically adept in a number of digital platforms including email, website CMS, databases, HTML and Excel.


You are a collaborative colleague and thrive when managing multiple projects, priorities and deadlines. You have an impeccable eye for detail, and you like to plan, create and analyze.


Reporting to the digital lead, your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the optimization of online user experience across website and email by developing personas and donor journey mapping.
  • Define and drive email marketing segmentation strategy based on audience insights.
  • Support email database hygiene informed by industry best-practice and internal collaboration.
  • Participate in the development of an annual editorial calendar integrating email marketing, website activities/priorities, and key signature events
  • Liaise with key internal stakeholders to inform planning and curate content
  • Maintain, analyze and apply data analytics to optimize performance


Core knowledge + skills:

  • Experience defining audiences and creating personas and journey maps
  • Passion and demonstrated experience in digital problem-solving and analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of computer software including email platforms, website CMS, databases, HTML and Excel
  • Basic online writing skills and knowledge of effective user experience
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a number of teams and balance multiple projects and priorities



  • A degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution, specializing in marketing, communications, or relevant
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a role that involves user experience, email strategy and project coordination
  • You are a quick learner, adaptable and approach life and work with positivity and passion


Nice to haves

  • Experience using online fundraising tools and platforms
  • Familiarity with Luminate Online and Wordpress


BC Cancer Foundation is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity & inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, language, national or Indigenous origin, family or marital status, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation or socio-economic status.


As an employer, occupational health and safety legislation requires that we protect our workers from health and safety risks in the workplace. BC Cancer Foundation has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy requiring that all staff who work in any of our physical workplaces must be fully vaccinated against COVID 19. Considerations and reasonable accommodations can be taken upon request and will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.