Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) is a non-profit trade association based in Ottawa. COTA’s mission is to promote and protect the Canadian organic sector to benefit the environment, the public and the economy. COTA recognizes organic farming and sustainable trade as the foundation of the organic sector and works to connect everyone along the organic supply chain.
COTA is looking for a passionate bilingual Communications Assistant. COTA is looking for the ideal candidate who has exceptional communications abilities, an efficient and enthusiastic approach to their work and able to work in a fast-paced environment. This position is ideal for candidates with strong creative writing in English and French, strong organizational skill, active knowledge of social media and a base level knowledge of design.
The Communications Assistant will assist with the administrative components of COTA’s campaigns, outreach plans and communication activities. The position will assist specifically in COTA’s campaigns: Support Organic Change program, Annual Fund, Organic Week and Choose Canada Organic Campaigns as well as conferences/events planned throughout the year.
Duties & Responsibility
The Organic Communications Assistant will assist COTA staff in external communications tools, such as website, newsletters, blog, media communique, research publications, and social media assistance. The Assistant will design content and graphic images for various publications/banners, that are needed for COTA events/tradeshows and engage with COTA stakeholders, vendors and the general public in carrying out tasks related to public trust initiatives, events and COTA's 2020 conference.
Due to funding criteria, an applicant must meet the following criteria:
Job Specific Qualifications:
Job Posting Details:
30 hours/week (4 days per week)
Start Date: May 1, 2020
To apply, please e-mail your resume and a brief covering letter to:
subject: Communications Assistant
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 24 2020 ID: 56340