Marketing and Communication Officer

Job Detail

Company: Recruiting through World Skills Employment Centre
Industry: Non-profit Sector
Job Type: Part Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Highest Level Of Education: Diploma
Job Posting Date: 04-Aug-2017
Apply by: 16-Aug-2017

Job Description:

Job Opportunity with The Ottawa Network for Education

World Skills Employment Centre is working with The Ottawa Network for Education to recruit for the position of Marketing and Communication Officer.
World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:
  • Please send a cover letter and a resume to, on or before 9:00am, August 16th, 2017.
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please save your targeted cover letter and resume as a SINGLE word document, with the file name Your NEEP_First Name_Last Name_Position Title (NEEP_John_Smith_Project Officer).
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not yet registered with World Skills, please contact 613-233-0453 to book an appointment for Intake and Assessment or to learn more about our programs and services. World Skills works with newcomers/immigrants to help them integrate into the Canadian labor market.
Marketing and Communication Officer
Looking for a great place to work? 
 Consider joining the dynamic and creative team at the Ottawa Network for Education.
The Ottawa Network for Education (ONFE) is a non-profit charitable organization that develops innovative collaborative programs to enrich public education in Ottawa.  Working with partners from business, education, government and the community, ONFE has launched over 40 programs since its inception in 1985. ONFE also acts as a catalyst for discussion and collaborative action around local education issues.
You are an energetic and creative individual who is ready to lead all aspects of marketing and communications at ONFE. You are a talented writer, with an ability to communicate strategically through multiple platforms.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop key messages for ONFE programs, events and fundraising initiatives.
  • Collaborate with programming staff to identify opportunities to market ONFE’s programs to stakeholders, volunteers and donors.
  • Communications
  • Maintain marketing and communications content calendar for ONFE programs and fundraising initiatives.
  • Write compelling, donor centered copy for ONFE publications and campaigns (e-newsletters, fundraising appeals, donor reports, social media)
  • Build strategic communications plan that supports volunteer recruitment and fundraising initiatives
  • Update and maintain website
  • Create ONFE Annual Report
    • Monitor key communications metrics to track performance of ONFE content
    • Write media and press releases

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in communications, journalism or a related field
  • Minimum three years of experience in non-profit and/or fundraising.
  • Exceptional writing skills with an ability to craft compelling stories
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, CRM databases (preferably Raiser’s Edge and/or eTapestry) and social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube)
  • Experience using Word Press, Google Analytics and basic graphic design skills
  • Fluency in both English and French would be considered an asset

This is a part-time position equivalent to 3 days per week. We thank applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.