Job Posting 67607

Campaing Officer - Advocacy and Mobilization
Development and peace
Montreal Metro area, Montréal
closes in 2 days (Wed, 20 Jan)
full time - term / contract

Temporary Full-time position for one year.


Reporting to the Director of Communications and Campaigns, the Campaign Officer – Advocacy and Mobilization is responsible for designing and implementing the education, advocacy and mobilization strategies of the organization's campaign themes.  As part of their work, the Campaign Officer - Advocacy and Mobilization, is expected to inform, inspire and mobilize Canadians on key issues and policies that contribute to just conditions for vulnerable populations in the Global South.


Main responsibilities:

To participate in the elaboration of campaign themes and objectives for the organization's yearly campaigns and coordinate a multi-departmental campaign committee that develops the campaign's advocacy and mobilization strategies;


In close collaboration with the Campaign Officer - Fundraising, and the Public Engagement Department, develop educational materials to support the campaign's advocacy and mobilization objectives, including printed and online resources, videos, theological tools, etc;


To design and coordinate strategies for approaching the Canadian Government around campaign issues identified by the organization;


To represent the organization's positions and maintain liaison with various networks in Canada and abroad with which Development and Peace is allied on campaign and advocacy issues. (i.e. CIDSE, Caritas, CCCB, CCIC, etc.);


To advocate the organization’s positions with international organizations (World Trade Organization, World Bank, IMF, UN, OAS, etc);


In collaboration with the International Programs Department, develop advocacy partnerships with Southern partners on priority themes for advocacy work in Canada and internationally. 




Education/ Experience

  • Undergraduate university studies in social science, international development, or the equivalent
  • Masters’ Degree (asset)
  • Five years of relevant experience


  • Command of written and oral French and English
  • Ability to compose, revise and edit text in French and English
  • Spanish (asset)

Computer programs

  • Mastery of Microsoft Office XP (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Good knowledge of social media

Specific knowledge

  • Sensitivity to political and socioeconomic realities as well as international development issues.
  • Understanding of government decision-making structures and systems
  • Knowledge of the Church and its commitments in social justice matters
  • Understanding of civil society networks


  • Availability to travel in Canada and abroad
  • Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends

Working conditions 

  • Entry salary depending on experience and the number of languages mastered and required by the position
  • 35-hour work week
  • Competitive working conditions according to the collective agreement


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