Job Posting 101775

Communications and Programming Coordinator
Centre for Race and Culture
Edmonton area
Edmonton, AB (Hybrid) 10941 120 Street
closed 6 days ago (Mon, 17 Jun)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  4800 - 5000

Position: Communications and Programming Coordinator 

Location:Salary: $20 per hour 

Hours: Full-Time, 30 hours per week (240 hours in total) 

Position Duration: 8 Weeks 

Application Deadline: June 17, 2024 

End Date: 31 August 2024 


The Centre for Race and Culture (CFRAC) works to promote and support individual, collective, and systemic change to address racism and encourage intercultural understanding. Our expertise spans workplace development, community building, research, and education. 

Join our diverse staff, board, and membership, as we work with community towards an inclusive society free of racism and discrimination.  

Responsibilities and Duties 

CFRAC is searching for an individual passionate about community, equity, and justice to support our communications and programming. This is a hybrid position with some required in-person office work and flexibility to work from home.  

Reporting to the Director of Community Initiatives and Engagement, the Communications and Programming Coordinator will:  

  • Maintain online website and social media presence including creating and posting content and monitoring platforms. 
  • Support development and implementation of an organizational communications strategy. Including branding, marketing, and visual identity.   
  • Create and manage communications materials and tools such as newsletters, emails, info graphics, event registration, etc. 
  • Establish and maintain generative and positive relationships with community partners and other relationships.  
  • Support internal communications and processes such as organizing SharePoint, Notion, etc. 
  • Support CFRAC programming as needed such as project coordination, research, and reviewing/updating content.  
  • Support general organizational needs as needed.  

 Education, Training and Experience  

  • Experience, knowledge, and training in communications and marketing. Experience in communications strategy and planning is an asset.  
  • Experience in working with and creating content for online platforms including but not limited to: website (Wordpress), Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin, and Eventbrite.  
  • Experience in project coordination and community engagement is an asset.  
  • Experience working in non-profits, equity, and/or anti-racism contexts is an asset. 
  • Enrolment in a communications or social science program is an asset, but not required.  

 Skills and Abilities 

  • Ability to obtain and share information, ideas, and problems and ask for advice, guidance, and feedback. 
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment to achieve project deliverables.  
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with team members and community.  
  • Self-motivated and able to identify challenges and come up with pathways forward including creative problem-solving skills.  
  • Able to be flexible and adaptable, including managing multiple or shifting priorities and objectives.  
  • Excellent technology skills required (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Adobe, and social media platforms). 
  • Experience using Canva or other design programs is an asset.  

 How to apply: 

Please send a résumé and cover letter highlighting your skills, knowledge, experience, and interests and how they align with this position to with “Summer Job” in the subject line. 

  • Please note that this position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs grant (requirements below) 

Applications will be accepted until midnight on June 17 2024. Please note that only selected candidates will be notified 

CFRAC provides a flexible and supportive workplace environment. We believe in an equitable and inclusive workforce and encourage qualified candidates of all backgrounds to apply.  

Canada Summer Jobs Grant 2022 Applicant Requirements 

To be eligible, youth must: 

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period; 
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and, 
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial and territorial legislation and regulations 


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