Position Overview: The Communications Specialist is responsible for everyday communications activities for Fierté Canada Pride, in addition to working ahead on the FCP’s communications materials, launches, and campaigns for the upcoming year.
Reports to: Communications Committee
Hours & Term: 20 hours per week; until March 31st 2022
Place of Work: Working remotely
Salary & Benefits: $26,000/year pro-rated; ($48,750/year FTE)
Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Create and implement, in collaboration with the Communications Committee, a comprehensive annual communications and public relations strategy.
2. Plan, implement, lead and promote communication and marketing initiatives.
3. Work with an external agency on the re-development of Fierté Canada Pride’s website and branding.
4. Provide support to Programs staff on developing communications plans for their programs and activities.
Content Creation & Campaigns:
1. Write, edit and send regular email newsletters to members, working in collaboration with the Membership Engagement Specialist.
2. Coordinate content creation and production schedule.
3. Translate, proofread and edit content in both French & English.
4. Create content around campaigns, themed days and events.
5. Schedule posts within a social media management software.
6. Prepare, write, edit and review written communications for multiple platforms in both English and French.
Graphic Design & Website Maintenance:
1. Perform regular updates to the FCP website, hosted on Wordpress using the Divi Theme Builder. (No coding required.)
2. Create graphic assets for FCP programs, events and activities, using Canva or Adobe Illustrator.
3. Ensure appropriate branding and consistent graphic voice across FCP’s communications.
1. Respond to inquiries in a timely manner.
2. Maintain positive working relationships with members, community groups and other 2SLGBTQ+ agencies.
3. Attend regular staff and committee meetings.
4. Maintain communication with the entire FCP team on all organizational channels, including Slack, Airtable, email and other tools as deemed necessary.
5. Consider issues of racism, anti-Black racism, sexism, misogynoir, colonialism, cissexism, transmisogyny, transmisogynoir, gender binarism, heterosexism, monosexism, amatonormativity, whorephobia, ableism, classism, sizeism, and other forms of systemic violence throughout all of our work.
For more information, https://fiertecanadapride.org/
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