Title: Communications Officer (Bilingual – French/English an asset)
Accountable to: ICN National Program Manager/ ACIC Executive Director
Organization: The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC)
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Duration: 37.5 hours/week one-year contract, with possibility of extension
Salary: $49,000 per annum + health benefits & RRSP contribution
Start Date: April 2020
The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) is a coalition of individuals, organizations, and institutions working in the Atlantic region, which are committed to achieving global sustainability in a peaceful and healthy environment, with social justice, human dignity, and participation for all. ACIC supports its members in international cooperation and education through collective leadership, networking, information, training and coordination, and represents their interests when dealing with government and others. ACIC takes a leadership role in engaging Atlantic Canadians around issues relating to international development, global sustainability, and social justice. Through public engagement work, ACIC strives to give Atlantic Canadians the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to become active global citizens.
The Inter-Council Network (ICN) is a dynamic network of the eight provincial and regional member-based Councils forInternational Cooperation committed to social justice and social change. Rooted in communities across Canada and representing over 350 international cooperation organizations, the Councils are leaders in public engagement at a local and regional level and are recognized for bringing regional knowledge and priorities to the national level. The ICN provides a forum in which the Councils collaborate to improve development effectiveness, learn from each other’s specific skills, and identify common priorities for collective action. ACIC is a member and the current host of the ICN, leading ICN’s national programming.
We are seeking a communications professional to take a leadership role in further developing and implementing both the ICN and ACIC communications strategies. This fast-paced, dynamic position requires a highly effective communicator who can easily shift from developing creative, youth-friendly social media content to drafting press releases for traditional media, editing website content, and everything in between. The Communications Officer will dedicate half of their time (50%) to ICN communications and the other half (50%) to ACIC communications.
Responsibilities (ACIC – 50%):
Responsibilities (ICN – 50%):
The Communications Officer is also responsible for:
Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications:
Qualified applicants are invited to submit (in one document) a cover letter, resume, relevant writing sample of less than 500 words, names and contact information of three references, and say where they heard about the posting by no later than 9am April 5, 2020 to email@example.com . Please include ‘Communications Officer Application’ and your name in the title of your email.Due to the high volume of applications we expect to receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
As an equity seeking network, ACIC and the ICN encourage applications from individuals that represent the full diversity of communities in Canada, including complexities of intersecting identities such as ability, age, class, gender, race, and sexual orientation.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 17 2020 ID: 56456