Communications Coordinator

  • CompanyCanadian Women's Foundation
  • Required Experience2-5 years of experience in nonprofit communications or social cause marketing
  • Education / CredentialsPost-secondary communications/marketing education desirable
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline02/09/2024

Job Description

Communications Coordinator
Job Posting

We are seeking a Communications Coordinator to join the Public Engagement department. This position supports public engagement campaigns and activities to build new followers/supporters and engage existing followers/supporters. This bilingual English and French-language position primarily supports the Foundation’s Signal for Help campaign, but also supports other public engagement campaigns and
activities as needed. This position reports to the Manager of Corporate and Community Activation. This is a full-time, one year contract position that runs
from March 2024 to the end of March 2025.

The Canadian Women’s Foundation is a national leader in the movement for gender equality in Canada. Through funding, research, advocacy, and knowledge sharing, we work to achieve systemic change. We support women, girls, and gender-diverse people to move out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership. Since 1991, our generous donors and supporters have contributed more than $185 million to fund over 3,000 life-transforming programs throughout Canada. For more information about the Foundation, visit our website. To learn more about what we
offer to employees and why you should apply, visit Work With Us.

We strongly encourage applications from women, Two Spirit, trans, and non-binary people who identify as Black and/or racialized, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit, living with disabilities, and/or members of 2SLGBTQI+ communities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Activity Implementation
• Support day to day Signal for Help public education campaign activities including:
o Maintenance of project workplans, schedules, and budgets
o Invoice tracking and processing
o Coordination support for Signal for Help knowledge sharing events and promotions
o Coordination support for corporate and community digital training presentations, custom campaigns, and promotions
o Coordination and production of campaign communication tools and resources
o General campaign email correspondence e.g. requests for information, campaign comments
• Assist with results tracking across activities
• Identify and participate in job-relevant skills-building and training
• Other duties as required

Assist with regular metrics tracking and reporting

Team Collaboration
• Participate in team meetings as well as all-staff collaboration, training, and events
• Other duties as required

Qualifications and Experience
• 2-5 years of experience in nonprofit communications or social cause marketing
• Experience in gender equality-related work desirable
• Post-secondary communications/marketing education desirable

Skills and Abilities
• Strong communication and marketing skills: email marketing, copywriting, social media marketing
• Strong bilingual (written, oral) skills, French and English
• Applications: Canva, Zoom meeting, webinar tools, WordPress
o Audio/video editing skills an asset, Luminate an asset

Expectations and Conditions
The chosen candidate will be able to start work as soon as possible and would complete a three-month probation period.

The salary range for this position is $45,000 to $55,000. Comprehensive health and dental benefits are included after three months, as well as professional development opportunities. We offer 18 health days and 4 weeks vacation per year. This is a full-time, one-year contract position that runs from March 2024 to the end of March 2025.

Job Location
Depending on the location of the successful candidate, this position could be remote, hybrid or in office. Our head office is in Toronto, ON but we are seeking candidates from anywhere in Canada. Some travel within Canada may be required.

Apply Today by Submitting:
• A one-page cover letter outlining why you want to be part of the Canadian Women’s Foundation and briefly summarizing your key skills and relevant
• A resume that provides an overview of your work, education, and volunteer experience.

The deadline for submission is 5:00 PM EST on Friday, February 9, 2024. Please email the document to and indicate “Communications Coordinator” and quote reference number “PE-006” in the subject line.

Canadian Women’s Foundation Commitment to Equity
The Canadian Women’s Foundation is strongly committed to equity in employment and seeks to attract, select, and hire a diverse team with a high level of
professional skills, passion for and belief in our vision and mission. We aim to be inclusive of diverse people across gender and sexuality spectrums. This includes people who identify as women, girls, trans, Two Spirit, genderqueer, non-binary, and 2SLGBTQI+. If comfortable, we encourage candidates to share information about their identities, lived experiences, and the communities they are part of in their cover letter.

The Canadian Women’s Foundation adheres to Canadian Human Rights legislation and will provide accommodation to candidates during any part of the interview or hiring process, if requested.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for a first interview will be contacted. We anticipate two rounds of interviews before the successful candidate is selected