|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|The Council of Canadians||Full Time||Experienced (Non-manager)||6000065000CAD$60,000 - 65,000||2019-07-11||2019-07-28|
The Council of Canadians is Canada’s leading social action organization, with more than 100,000 supporters, a network of volunteer chapters, a national office in Ottawa and four regional offices. Through our campaigns we advocate for clean water, fair trade, green energy, public health care and a vibrant democracy. The Council is looking for a Communications Officer.
Under the general direction of the Director of Communications, the Communications Officer (Media and Campaign Support) is responsible for implementing the Council’s media strategy, as well as supporting the work of our campaigns team, and contributes to the organization’s overarching communications strategy.
The Officer is specifically responsible for: writing/editing/researching press releases, media statements, op-eds and other media/communications pieces; ongoing media monitoring and ensuring prompt and effective responses to emerging issues; cultivating and maintaining effective relationships with members of the media.
The Officer is further responsible for developing in coordination with members of the Political Team, communications components of the Council’s campaigns, with a focus on effective and accurate writing. As well, the Officer is responsible for collaborating with other members of the Communications Team to ensure that all work of the Team is effectively planned and implemented, and with other Council staff to ensure the effective and efficient functioning of the organization. Please find full job description at http://canadians.org/jobs
Essential duties and responsibilities include:
This is a full-time permanent position of 35 hours per week, and it is based in Ottawa, ON. Pay scale starting at $63,093.25 (Classification 4) per year.
The Council of Canadians is an equal opportunity employer and a unionized workplace represented by UNIFOR Local 567.
The Council of Canadians is committed to employment equity. We seek to build a diverse and welcoming team. We encourage individuals from communities facing systemic barriers to apply, including people of colour, Indigenous people, the Black community, women, LGBTQIA2S and people with disabilities. Please indicate in your application if you would like to be considered for employment equity. Any such disclosure is voluntary, and you may identify with more than one community or group.
The Council further welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities and will make every effort to fulfill requests for accommodation. If you require accommodation to complete and submit your application and/or during the interview process, please advise the recruitment contact person, so arrangements can be made.
APPLICATIONS: Send your cover letter and resume, and include two pieces of relevant sample work, to email@example.com by July 28, 2019. Quote competition Communications Officer (Media and Campaigns support) on application. Please consider month and year when writing dates of volunteer and work history in your resume.
We appreciate all applications but only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. You can check the status of the recruitment process on our website at http://canadians.org/jobs.