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Position: Communications Director
Organization: Hamilton Naturalist's Club
Location: Hamilton Area, Ontario

Reporting to: Members and Board of Directors
Term: Five-year appointment

The Hamilton Naturalists’ Club is a non-profit organization with over 600 members dedicated to the study, appreciation and conservation of our wild plants and animals.

Our goals are:

  • to promote the enjoyment of nature through environmental appreciation and conservation
  • to foster public interest and education in the appreciation and study of nature
  • to encourage the conservation of natural resources and environmental protection

Communications Director (volunteer position)

Responsibility Overview:

The Communications Director oversees all marketing and public relations, including:

  • Market and promote events to members and the public through email, social media, HNC website, and event listing sites (like Hamilton Spectator)
  • Create and maintain relationships with HNC stakeholders, including members, media, government, and the public
  • Produce monthly e-newsletter (solicit material, source photos, design layout, and publish via Mailchimp)
  • Manage account and respond to inquiries for info@..
  • Manage and maintain social media presence, including content creation
  • Design marketing materials such as web ads, flyers, social media graphics
  • work with web coordinator to analyze web analytics, post content, and optimize content
  • Design and send email blasts
  • Formulate and execute marketing and PR strategies and campaigns


  • Demonstrated experience in marketing or public relations
  • Familiarity with Wordpress, graphics editing software (e.g. Photoshop), publishing software (e.g. InDesign), Mailchimp, Google Analytics,
  • Excellent organizational skills, including managing timelines for multiple projects simultaneously
  • Understanding of search engine optimization and web analytics
  • Experience working with a nonprofit or charity is an asset
  • HNC membership required (current member or willingness to become a member)
  • Ability to arrange personal transport to and from meeting locations

Time Commitment:

  • Five-year appointment
  • 10+ hours a week
  • Attend monthly board meetings, September through June (approximately 2 hours each)
  • Attend AGM in October (1 hour)

To apply, please email your resume to

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 5 2022    ID: 64707