Social Media & Office Coordinator, Office of Rick Hansen

Office of Rick Hansen · Richmond, British Columbia
Department Office of Rick Hansen
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Business Unit:          Office of Rick Hansen (ORH)

Reports to:                Communications Manager, ORH

Status:                       Full time, Ongoing

Start Date:                 June, 2022

Location:                   RHF Office in Richmond, BC, Hybrid


Founded on the legacy of Rick Hansen’s Man In Motion World Tour, the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) is a Canadian registered charity with the vision of creating a fully inclusive and accessible world where people with disabilities are living to their full potential. Through our programs and partnerships, we break down barriers for people with disabilities by changing attitudes, creating accessible spaces and inspiring an inclusive society.


RHF is a dynamic and rewarding place to work. Our success begins with our people. We are committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. If you’re interested in being a part of our innovative team we hope that you will consider this opportunity with us!


RHF values diversity in the community and the workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates including Indigenous peoples, individuals of all genders and sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, disability, age, and religion and anyone living at the intersection of these identities.


The Social Media & Office Coordinator, ORH, works closely with the ORH team to support social media channels for the Founder, assist in the management of the Founder’s schedule, help execute ORH events and assist with administrative support.


Travel may be required as well as flexibility on hours of work.


WORKING RELATIONSHIPS                            

The Social Media & Office Coordinator, ORH reports to the Communications Manager, ORH and works closely with the ORH Team. This position liaises internally and externally with key stakeholders.



In partnership with the ORH team, this position actively participates with Strategy and Climate. 


  • Supports/leverages Rick’s engagement to maximize ROI; understands RH’s role; identifies target opportunities against ROI; helps secure opportunities; prepares Rick for success in the engagement; supports the event/engagement; ensures appropriate follow-up; and measures impact.

ORH Climate:

  • Participates and contributes in regular sessions; develops goals; and supports, implements and promotes action plans.


As an integral member of the RHF team and as expected of all staff, this position actively participates with:

  • Strategy
  • Organizational Culture
    • Contributes in regular sessions, develops goals, supports and implements action plans.


  • Works closely with Communications Manager, ORH to support the development of engagement strategies for all events;
  • Coordinates the Founder’s engagement and content across all social media channels;
  • Works with the Sr. Production Specialist & Executive Assistant to the Founder, ORH to support the planning, production, implementation and evaluation of ORH events;
  • Engages and builds strong and positive relationships with all stakeholders to ensure the delivery of high-quality events that generate favourable brand reputation and maximum revenue;
  • Supports the development of marketing collaterals, social media updates and other logistics as required for all events;
  • Supports the planning and coordination process for Rick Hansen’s public speaking engagements, including, but not limited to, venue logistics, audio/visual requirements, distribution of marketing materials, and book signings;
  • Staffs Founder at engagements, events or meetings as required and provides briefs and minutes if appropriate;
  • Works closely with the Sr. Production Specialist & Executive Assistant to the Founder to provide support and coverage for the Founder’s schedule;
  • Supports administrative office duties including, purchase orders, expense claims and other related duties as needed;
  • Receives, sorts and distributes confidential mail;
  • Enters data into Salesforce and Asset Bank;
  • Supports the accurate and consistent messaging of the Rick Hansen story and brand; and
  • Performs other related duties in keeping with the purpose and accountabilities of the position.



Education: University degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certification/Designations: None.



  • Minimum 2 years of related experience providing administrative support in a non-profit organization;
  • Experience with social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn;
  • Experience preparing and coordinating presentations;
  • Computer skills required including proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
  • Experience with graphic design, especially MS Publisher and InDesign an asset;
  • Experience with SalesForce, SharePoint, and Asset Bank an asset;
  • Awareness and sensitivity of issues relating to disabilities an asset.


  • Strong written communication skills;
  • Effective interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Accuracy and attention to detail;
  • High degree of professionalism, flexibility and adaptability;
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player in a fast-paced environment; 
  • Ability to deal with pressure of competing priorities; and
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.


An equivalent combination of education, experience and skills/behaviours will be considered.


If you are interested in being a part of our innovative team and are passionate about making a difference, we hope that you will consider a career with us.


Interested and qualified candidates can apply quoting competition #2022-12 by May 20, 2022. While we thank all applications for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


*Please note: The Rick Hansen Foundation is committed to providing accommodations to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please let us know if you require a specific accommodation (i.e. virtual/web-based interview, flexible scheduling, accessibility needs), so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations to be in place.

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  • Location
    Richmond, British Columbia
  • Department
    Office of Rick Hansen
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience