|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Dying With Dignity Canada||Full Time||Experienced (Non-manager)||4800053000CAD$48,000 - 53,000||2019-01-11||2019-02-01|
Are you a born storyteller with a knack for crisp, vivid prose? Do you want to leverage your writing skills and digital savvy to help Canadians learn more about —and ultimately, protect — their hard-won human rights? If so, we may have the job opportunity for you!
Dying With Dignity Canada is looking for a Communications Coordinator to support our education and human-rights advocacy programs.
About Dying With Dignity Canada
Dying With Dignity Canada (DWDC) is the national human-rights charity committed to improving quality of dying, defending end-of-life rights, and helping Canadians avoid unwanted suffering. DWDC has a four-part mandate:
Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the successful candidate will:
Personal values and traits
The successful candidate will be passionate about defending Canadians’ end-of-life rights, including the right to medical assistance in dying. If you believe that competent, grievously ill individuals should be allowed to die in peace with the help of a medical practitioner, then we strongly encourage you to apply.
In addition, our staff members often communicate with severely ill and vulnerable Canadians who are weighing their end-of-life options or with the loved ones of individuals whose wish for a peaceful death was never realized. As a result, the successful candidate will be a strong active listener who consistently demonstrates compassion, humility and the utmost discretion in their interactions with others.
Education, skills and other requirements
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and will thrive in a tight-knit, highly collaborative office environment. Many of our best ideas emerge “in the huddle,” so we’re looking for a candidate who will add their own spark to the existing team dynamic. This position requires:
The following would be considered assets:
The compensation package for this position includes competitive health-benefits and RRSP-matching programs.
Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resumé and two writing samples of 800 words or fewer. We will be accepting applications until end of day on Friday, February 1 but will be reviewing them on a rolling basis. All short-listed applicants will be given a hands-on test of their writing skills. If you do not have excellent writing skills, please do not apply.