Position Title: Communications Assistant
Start and end dates: Mid-August 2022 – March 31, 2023 ( 33 - week contract)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Rate of Pay: $27.47/hour
Reports to: Communications Manager
Location: Works remotely/Lawrence West & Allen Rd.
North York Community House (NYCH) is a dynamic community agency that has been working with residents of under-resourced and low-income neighbourhoods in northwest Toronto for over 30 years. We are committed to helping people move out of poverty in order to build strong, vibrant communities. We support new Canadians, children, youth and their families, seniors, and local residents in becoming active and engaged citizens, who are able to thrive and become leaders in their own lives and in their communities.
At NYCH, we pride ourselves on working collaboratively and creating a supportive environment. We are not perfect, but we recognize the work we need to do to improve and are constantly striving to do so. Our team has shown incredible adaptability, strength, and dedication in serving our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, and we continue to learn and grow while dealing with the challenges of this new reality.
The Communications Assistant assists the Communications Manager in the implementation of NYCH’s communications plan, including social media initiatives, internal and external communications, development of collateral material, and media relations. This position supports consistent, high-quality communications across the organization and externally, helping to raise NYCH’s profile and engage diverse stakeholder groups in the work of the organization.
Overall coordination and expansion of communications initiatives across NYCH
Social media and website support
Internal Communications and Administration
The minimum level of education required is a college diploma/certificate in communications, marketing, journalism, or a related field. A combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.
Experience and Skills
A successful candidate will:
Typically works regular hours from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with occasional requirement to work additional hours. This position may include some travel within the GTA. Documented proof of a valid police reference check is required for employment at NYCH, as well as an annual declaration. Candidates will be asked to declare their vaccination status during recruitment process. Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of full vaccination before or directly upon the start of their employment.
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