Communication Director - Canadian Center for Women's Empowerment (CCFWE)

Oct 18, 2020
Various Locations, Ontario

Canadian Center for Women’s Empowerment (CCFWE) is a registered non-profit organization dedicated to empowering domestic violence survivors through advocacy and mentorship. 

We believe that volunteers are a fundamental part of the services offered to domestic violence survivors. Volunteers complement the existing services and enable the program to provide intensive support to women.

Position Summary: 

Communication Director is responsible for planning, development and implementation of all of the Organization’s marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. Directs the efforts of the marketing, communications and public relations staff and coordinates at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the Organization.

Responsibility

  • Develop and implement an integrated, organization ­wide strategic communications plan to broaden awareness of the nonprofit sector and strengthen  CCFWE’s brand identity across key stakeholder audiences

  • Collaborate with  CCFWE team  to develop marketing and communications plans to promote CCFWE  resources, research, publications, public awareness and advocacy efforts, and the network of affiliate Partnerships.

  • Support media and other relevant external partner relationships as needed

  • Contribute to marketing and communications support, including branding and online engagement

  • Maintain communications editorial calendar for CCFWE  staff use for web, email and social media

  • Develop short- and long-term plans and budgets for the marketing/communications/ public relations program and its activities, monitor progress, assure adherence and evaluate performance.

  • Responsible for editorial direction, production and distribution of all Organization publications

  • Coordinate media interest in the Organization and ensure regular contact with target media and appropriate response to media requests.

Job Requirements

  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of marketing, communications and public relations activities.

  •  Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and personal sales skills. 

  • Demonstrated successful experience writing press releases, making presentations and negotiating with media

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in marketing, communications or public relation in Non for profit organization. Bachelors degree in journalism, marketing, public relations preferred. A graduate degree in a related field is desirable. 

Expected Level of Commitment:

Time commitment is dependent on the amount of work, however, CCFWE will expect at least 4-5 hours per week. All work is to be completed remotely.  Minimum 3-month commitment.

We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Indigenous applicants, all genders, nationalities, and persons with disabilities. Our commitment to equity and justice is encapsulated in our values of creativity, accessibility, excellence, integrity, collaboration, and inspiration. Interested and qualified individuals are encouraged to submit their CV in confidence to the Human Resource Specialist via email to Info@ccfwe.org. Please apply by July 31st, 2020. 

We thank all interested parties and advise that only those selected to advance in the process will be contacted. All applications will be kept confidential.

 

 

 

 

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