We are hiring: Editor – Community Housing Transformation Centre – Centre de transformation du logement communautaire
7 Feb, 2024

We are hiring: Editor

we are hiring: editor
By Centre

Interested in community housing?

Would you like to help make a difference for thousands of Canadians?

Would you like to work with passionate, committed people?

The Community Housing Transformation Centre is the place for you!

Job description

The position of Editor reports to the Director of Communications. The person occupying this position is responsible for writing all the Centre’s content and ensuring the revision of translations. The person is also responsible for ensuring the quality and cohesiveness of the content produced at the Centre.

About the Centre

The Community Housing Transformation Centre (The Centre) works across Canada to ensure the transformation, sustainability, and development of community housing in order to realize the full exercise of the right to housing. We identify and facilitate the development of expertise, resources, and promising practices for the sector. The Centre achieves its mission by helping community housing providers (co-ops and non-profit housing organizations) and their support structures (associations, federations, etc.) find solutions to their financial and organizational challenges. To achieve this, the Centre manages several grant funds worth nearly $50 million.

Profile sought

We are looking for someone with a creative and flexible style with the ability to express themselves as well in 1000 words as in 10. The candidate must understand the specificities of the targets and adapt their style.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a university education in French writing, journalism, communication or language, and two (2) to five (5) years of experience in a similar position. An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered;
  • Demonstrate versatility and creativity;
  • Be able to adapt texts from English to French, according to the francophone culture of Quebec and Canada;
  • Adhere to the Centre’s values, mission and general guidelines;
  • Have experience in journalism (an asset);
  • Have knowledge of community housing (an asset).

Duties and responsibilities

  • Write a variety of content:
    • Blog posts
    • Newsletters
    • Project summaries
    • Web pages
  • Assist in drafting reports;
  • Ensure cohesion and quality of content;
  • Review and optimize the content produced by the Centre’s team;
  • Coordinate and review translations;
  • Be on top of the news;
  • Contribute to the Centre’s influence and mission;
  • Perform any other related tasks.

Skills sought

  • Impeccable French;
  • Excellent English;
  • Excellent research and synthesis skills;
  • Strategic thinking;
  • Good ability to write under pressure;
  • Ability to work enthusiastically within a team of close collaborators;
  • Autonomy and curiosity;
  • Knowledge of SEO (an asset).

What we offer in return

  • Permanent full-time position;
  • Competitive remuneration, pension contribution and other benefits;
  • Working from home
  • Possibility of travel for work;
  • Work-life balance;
  • Start as soon as possible.

Are you interested in this position?

Send us your resume and a cover letter in PDF format by February 29 to info@centre.support, stating that this is for the position of Editor. If you have a portfolio relevant to the position, please attach it to your application. Please note that we will carefully consider all submissions, however, we will only contact those selected for an interview.

The Centre is committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from Indigenous people, Black people, people of colour, people from the LGBTQIA2S+ community and people living with a disability.

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