Development and Communication Director

Job Description

As part of a new, small, but very dynamic pan-Canadian organization, the successful candidate will play a vital role in the running and development of the Centre, its activities, and its influence.

Required Profile
  • The candidate has a background in law, in urban planning, in communications or political science, in addition to having a solid experience in development, excellent representational skills, a strong communication and a knowledge transfer ability.
  • Knowledge of the community housing sector and a good network of contacts across Canada would be a strong asset.
    She or he has strong listening, communication and teamwork skills and the ability to build relationships based on trust with various stakeholders.
  • As the leader of the communications team, the candidate will need to demonstrate his or her leadership skills in bringing people together and managing human resources, as well as his or her ability to evolve in a context of change and social innovation.
  • He or she must have a perfect command of written and spoken English and French, demonstrate a high degree of autonomy in planning and organizing his or her work, be rigorous in his or her actions, have an eye for detail, be results-oriented and adhere to the Centre’s social values and to its general orientations.
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • In close collaboration with the Executive Director, design, define and implement the strategic development of the Centre, including through projects, programs, and partnerships.
  • Write proposals, analyses, reports, and action plans intended, depending on the circumstances, for the ED, the Board, the Donors or for the Partners of the Centre.
  • Produce quantitative and qualitative analyzes on the operation, evolution and progress of various projects and programs of the Centre.
  • Develop a communication strategy adapted to our target audiences and ensure its implementation.
  • Develop a knowledge transfer strategy in relation to the themes prioritized for the sector’s needs.
  • Make representations, establish, and intensify partnerships with community, institutional and government partners.
  • Assume the realization and the good administrative and budgetary performance of the projects under her/his responsibility.
  • Contribute to the smooth running and overall mission of the Centre.
Employment Conditions
  • Permanent and full-time position.
  • Competitive compensation, group insurance, pension contribution and other benefits.
  • Location: Montreal (Berri-UQAM metro station).
  • Flexible hours and possibility of working from home.
  • Available as soon as possible.
The Centre

The Centre is a resource and referral organization that supports the sustainability, development, and accessibility of quality community housing across Canada. We contribute to the strengthening of the right to housing in various ways, such as dispensing financial assistance to community housing providers, promoting the sharing of resources and knowledge, and developing tools to improve the management and operation of the community housing stock, including through increased tenant participation.

Nomination Procedure

Interested candidates must send their file (resume and cover letter) in PDF format to info at before September 21, 2020.

Please note that we will carefully study all the files submitted to us. However, only those selected will be contacted.

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