Join our dedicated team of staff and volunteers and help put an end to extreme poverty.
Results Canada is
recruiting a Communications Officer to work in our Ottawa
office. We are a global movement of passionate everyday people committed
to raising our voices for a world without extreme poverty. We leverage
programs and improved policies that give people living in poverty the health,
education and opportunity they need to thrive.
Within the overarching objectives of Results Canada, the supervision of the Director of Communications and Public Engagement, and in collaboration with the Executive Director, the Communications Officer’s responsibilities will be to:
in the development and implementation of the communications strategy and
ladders of engagement to help onboard, educate and empower our stakeholders.
communications plans for key campaigns and important organizational moments.
branding guidelines and key messages are consistently used across
communications platforms and tools.
the organization and execution of various Results Canada events and conferences
including taking high quality photographs.
and maintain communications tools, planning calendars and departmental
email marketing and fundraising content for Results Canada.
Online content management
and maintain up-to-date and relevant content for the Results Canada website,
social media accounts and communications tools including reports, blog and
to respond dynamically to troubleshoot issues, post instantly and engage with
replies and comments, where necessary.
- Conduct regular monitoring and analysis
of website and social media content and produce analytics reports with
recommendations to improve performance metrics.
Media and outreach
and capitalize on media opportunities, either directly through Results or
through Results’ network of partnerships.
and distribute media mentions and published advocacy work of Results Canada
volunteers across the country.
media plans, press releases and other media content, as required.
Publication and materials development
- Coordinate the development, layout and design of soft and hard copy publications, including the Annual Report, conference documents and marketing and communications materials.
- Develop, edit and produce short promotional and educational videos.
- Create materials, templates and content for advocacy tools in line with the communications strategy, in collaboration with the campaigns and public engagement teams.
to 5 years of communications experience
degree in communications, journalism, marketing or a related field
proficiency in both written and spoken French and English
presentation, writing and editing skills
knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and scheduling software (ex.
interpersonal and teamwork skills, with the ability to multi-task and
work under pressure
skills developing content including social media, editorials, marketing and
working with a CMS (ex. WordPress) and editing HTML or CSS files
with an ability to prioritize and provide rapid-response
creative, strategic, analytical and organizational skills required; detail
orientation is a must
working in the not-for-profit sector in international development and/or a
working in an organization that prioritizes advocacy and/or public engagement
using a CRM to capture, manage and action organizational contacts
with layout and design software (ex. Adobe suite)
with photo and video-audio editing software
will be full time (37.5 hours/week), based in downtown Ottawa, ON.
Applications should include your resume and cover letter explaining why the position interests you and how your skills and experience make you are a suitable candidate. Salary is competitive and includes a benefits package once the successful applicant has passed the probationary period.
Please email your application by March 13, 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org and include Communications Officer in the subject line. Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Results Canada is committed to diversity and
equity around the globe and in our workplace. We welcome applications from:
women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities,
persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities,
and others who may contribute to diversification and share our values. If you
are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us as soon as
possible of any particular adaptive measures you might require.