The mandate of the Communications Department is to lead and support Oxfam Canada’s communications, branding, social media and media work. It is charged with leading Oxfam Canada’s organizational communications initiatives, developing our digital strategies and is the steward of the Oxfam Canada brand. It is responsible for showcasing Oxfam Canada’s international programs to the Canadian public, and providing marketing and communications support to fundraising, advocacy & campaigning initiatives.
Title: Manager, Communications
Status: Full-time, unionized
Location: Remote in Canada – Ottawa, Ontario preferred
Immediate Supervisor: Director, Communications
Salary: $66,485 – $86,330
Level: Band 3
Deadline to apply: January 12, 2023
Oxfam Canada is an affiliate of the international Oxfam Confederation networked in over 90 countries as part of a global movement for change. Our mission is to build lasting solutions to poverty and injustice with a focus on improving the lives and promoting the rights of women and girls. We work directly with communities, partners and women’s rights organizations to challenge the systems that perpetuate inequality and keep people poor. Together we seek to influence those in power to ensure that women trapped in poverty have a say in the critical decisions that affect them, their families and entire communities. That’s why we believe that ending global poverty begins with women’s rights.
Oxfam Canada offers a generous compensation and benefits program, including robust health, dental and wellness benefits, flexible workplace, 4 weeks’ vacation, but more than that, we offer the opportunity to be a part of our global movement for change. If you advocate for gender equality, are passionate about women’s rights, and share our values of Equality, Empowerment, Solidarity, Inclusiveness, Accountability and Courage – we want you on our team!
SCOPE OF POSITION:
The mandate of the Communications Department is to lead and support Oxfam Canada’s communications, branding, social media and media work. It is charged with leading Oxfam Canada’s organizational communications initiatives, developing our digital strategies and is the steward of the Oxfam Canada brand. It is responsible for showcasing Oxfam Canada’s international programs to the Canadian public, and providing marketing and communications support to fundraising, advocacy and campaigning initiatives. Ultimately, the department’s objective is to attract and engage Oxfam Canada supporters and the Canadian public through dynamic digital content and story-telling in our work to tackle poverty, fight inequality and promote women’s rights.
Under the direction of the Director, Communications, the Manager, Communications lead the development and execution of Oxfam Canada’s Communications strategy, and support the Communications Department to develop and deliver on the objectives and work plan of the department. The Manager of Communications oversees financial and human resources to deliver the department’s objectives.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: (This is not an exhaustive list of duties to be performed)
The Manager of Communications will be responsible for the following tasks:
Team Management and Planning
Communications Strategy and Brand Management
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & COMPETENCIES:
In addition to competitive pay, we offer:
** MUST be eligible to work in Canada **
If you don’t see yourself reflected in every job requirement listed in the posting above, we still encourage you to apply.
Oxfam Canada is committed to diversity and equity around the globe and in our workplace. All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification and share our values. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us as soon as possible of any particular adaptive measures you might require. Applicants are encouraged to share accessibility needs in the application process, and every attempt will be made to accommodate them.
Important Note: All offers of employment are conditional upon signing our strict code of conduct, subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for Oxfam Canada.
For additional career opportunities within Oxfam Canada, please visit oxfam.ca/employment-opportunities. Please note that we are not able to offer internships or overseas volunteer placements.
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