Communications Coordinator (Social Services)

Communications Coordinator (Social Services)

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date August 11, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Chiefs of Ontario
Location Toronto, ON
Category Social Worker
Client Chiefs of Ontario
Contact Information
[email protected]

Communications Coordinator (Social Services)

The Chiefs of Ontario is inviting applications for the position of Communications Coordinator. The Communications Coordinator position’s overall purpose includes; developing and implementing a communications plan, creating and distributing communications content, providing public relations, education and overall communications support for the Chiefs of Ontario Social Services Sector. Our ideal candidate will have strong research and writing skills, enjoy working in a rapidly changing sector, be willing to learn, and have the ability to lead complex projects.

Location: Hybrid – Remote and Chiefs of Ontario Secretariat Office, 468 Queen St East, Toronto Ontario

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communications planning and development, and delivery of organization messages to intended target audiences;
  • Assisting in the development of communications objectives and a communications plan; primarily assisting in the development and delivery of an engagement strategy;
  • Media Relations, including media strategic planning development; social media management, writing of news releases, media advisories and statements;
  • Public Relations activities that create an awareness of the initiatives within the Social Services Sector;
  • Supporting the Social Services Sector, in all aspects of communications (writing, editing, research, planning, information dissemination);
  • Developing resource materials to be distributed as sources of information and promotion for Social Services Initiatives and Projects (brochures, newsletters, information packages, media releases and communiques);
  • Support and assist the Social Services Sector in the planning and execution of meetings, gatherings, and special events;
  • Performing other duties as assigned;
  • Travel will be required.

Relevant Skills:

  • Post-secondary education in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or related field;
  • Relevant work experience in combination with education will be considered;
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with digital marketing;
  • General knowledge of the organization and activities of the Chiefs of Ontario and current events related to First Nations in Ontario;
  • Knowledge of First Nation traditions, cultures and values; understand the history and relationship between First Nations and the Crown is an asset;
  • Professional integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality are essential;
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent communication skills, including written and verbal;
  • Time management, organization and planning skills;
  • Experience with audio and video equipment an asset.

Successful candidate must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

DURATION: ASAP to March 31, 2023 (with the potential for renewal based on available funding)


Send letter of application, resume and include two references marked confidential to: [email protected]

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