Job Description: Position: Communications Advisor
Location: Ontario (remote)
Supervisor: Communications Director
Position Type: Contract, full-time (30 hours/week for 9 weeks)
Job Requirement: Must be eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs program
Hiring Salary: $14.25/hour
Closing Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Apply via email to: [email protected]; please include the job title in the subject line of the email
Amref Health Africa, the largest African-led international organization on the continent, reached more than 5.3 million people in 2019 through 178 health-focused projects. Founded in Kenya in 1957 as the Flying Doctors of East Africa, Amref Health Africa’s strategic pillars focus the organization’s work
around human resources for health, innovative health services and solutions, and investments in health. Our partnerships with communities in Africa to create lasting health change are at the heart of all we do.
The Communications Advisor will work with the Director of Communications to raise the visibility of Amref Health Africa in Canada among target audiences through a broad range of strategies and tactics with a focus on digital communications. The Communications Advisor will also write and edit communications materials for donors.
The Communications Advisor be supervised and mentored by the Director of Communications.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
As the funding for this position comes from Service Canada’s 2021 Canada Summer Jobs program, applicants MUST meet the following specific criteria.
(a) is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment; (b) is a Canadian Citizen, OR permanent resident, OR person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and (c) is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.
*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.
Amref Health Africa in Canada is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment. Amref Health Africa in Canada is committed to diversity in the workforce and individuals from all disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.
We thank all applicants in advance, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
June 9, 2021
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