Policy and Advocacy Officer

Results Canada is a global movement of passionate everyday people committed to raising our voices for a world without extreme poverty. We leverage programs and improved policies that give people living in poverty the health, education and opportunity they need to thrive.

Under the direction of the Policy and Advocacy Manager, the Policy and Advocacy Officer is responsible for supporting the development and implementation of Results Canada’s advocacy campaigns and strategic policy engagement; both within Canada and on the global stage.

At Results Canada we work thematically across many of the sustainable development goals (SDGs), which recognize that ending poverty must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth. This Policy and Advocacy officer role will work across a number of global health and international development issues, with a focus of priority being to drive forward efforts to end Tuberculosis (TB); the world’s leading infectious disease killer.


  • Develop and contribute to advocacy campaigns that contribute to alleviating global poverty (emphasis on global health and TB specifically)
  • Stay up-to-date on key developments linked to global health, especially TB, and new/emerging opportunities for impact
  • Monitor, research, and analyze Government of Canada global health research and development related programs and financing, as well as multilateral instruments, programs, and financing
  • Develop policy briefs, and other written or digital materials as needed to inform Results
  • Canada’s grassroots advocacy network, the general public, decision-makers and parliamentarians about high-impact, low-cost poverty solutions
  • Coordinate Results Canada’s role within broad Canadian and global coalitions and assist stakeholders in aligning policy and moving towards action
  • Support the development and engagement of the Stop TB Canada Network as a secretariat charged with managing day to day communications and driving forward priority actions
  • Contribute to Results Canada’s social media strategy by supporting the communications team in content creation and amplification
  • Support and coordinate Results Canada’s engagement in events, or other special projects, which advance advocacy objectives
  • Represent Results Canada at conferences or events and seek out high-impact opportunities for raising public awareness across global health and TB advocacy priorities
  • Track and monitor progress of projects and campaigns, set milestones, and report on deliverables
  • Lead by example by taking actions (political engagement, media letter-writing, etc.), alongside volunteers and in support of our publicly facing campaigns 


  • Minimum BA / BSc in international development/affairs, public policy, public health, global health, political science, or other related field
  • Experience in driving or supporting advocacy campaigns in Canada or globally
  • Knowledge of global health architecture, with an emphasis on organizations or instruments that intersect with TB (i.e. Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, and the Stop TB Partnership)
  • Experience in strategy development – from design to implementation
  • Excellent organizational skills, goal-oriented, and proactive
  • Proven communications, writing, and presentation skills
  • Strong research and policy analysis skills
  • Willingness and ability to maintain a flexible schedule, with evening activities and occasional weekend responsibilities
  • Respect for diversity and commitment to creating an environment that values inclusiveness and respect


  • Experience working with parliamentarians or in government relations
  • Bilingual in English and French is a strong asset
  • Experience with online platforms like Zoom, Slack, Google Suite, Google Groups, Canva, social media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn)
  • Experience working in the not-for-profit sector in international development
  • Experience working or volunteering remotely

work perks

  • Flexible work hours
  • Possibility of domestic and international travel opportunities
  • Professional development
  • Generous paid vacation
  • Benefits package 

How to Apply:

This is a full-time permanent role (37.5 hours/week) Please email your application by Wednesday, January 6 to [email protected] and include Policy and Advocacy Officer in the subject line. Applications should include your resume and cover letter explaining why the position interests you and how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate. Due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Results Canada is committed to diversity and equity around the globe and in our workplace. 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.


December 7, 2020




Full-time Permanent