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Communications Director

Employer: 
Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE)
Applications Due: 
Fri, 06/14/2019

Background:

CAPE is a small but influential charitable organization, run by a Board composed primarily of physicians, that seeks to improve health by protecting the planet.

Over the last four years, CAPE has gone through a transformation: it has updated it governance documents; reinvigorated its board; established four regional volunteer committees; redesigned its website and cultivated its presence on Twitter and Facebook; developed several capacity building toolkits; and grown its staff from 2.5 to 5 staff.

With the departure of CAPE's Digital Communications Director, we have re-defined the position as the Communications Director.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Director will:

  • Develop and implement a communications strategy that ensures brand consistency and promotes CAPE’s work to its members, the public and decision-makers
  • Support the production, dissemination and pick-up of reports, op-eds and press releases with traditional media and social media
  • Manage CAPE’s website with the support of a contracted Website Designer
  • Manage and edit CAPE’s social media accounts including ad campaigns
  • Produce and disseminate blogs, e-newsletters and hard newsletters to members
  • Support the organization of workshops, webinars and educational booths
  • Respond to or redirect questions from members, donors and/or the public

Job Qualifications:

CAPE is looking for an individual who has related training and substantial experience:

  • Developing and implementing an organization’s communications strategy;
  • Managing and editing an organization’s website, e-newsletters, hard newsletters, and social media sites;
  • Supporting the production and pick-up of press releases and op-eds;
  • and Supporting the production and release of reports and educational resources.

This person has to be a reliable and responsible self-starter who works well with a team. She/he has to be able to juggle multiple tasks with little direction. She/he should be bilingual.

It would be helpful if she/he has worked in the non-profit sector and has experience working on environmental issues and/or health issues.

Experience working with the following platforms would be an asset: Mailchimp, Buffer, Hootsuite, WordPress website, Adobe programs including InDesign and Premiere, Canva, Outlook/Sharepoint, and video editing.

Working Conditions:

  • Work 35 hours per week with some work on evenings and weekends and flexible work times.
  • Living in the Toronto area is required

Executive Director

Employer: 
Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE)
Applications Due: 
Fri, 06/14/2019

Background:

CAPE is a charitable organization, run by a Board composed primarily of physicians, that seeks to improve health by protecting the planet. While CAPE is a small organization, it can have substantial influence on public policies. Over the last four years, CAPE has gone through a transformation: it has updated it governance documents; reinvigorated its board; established four regional volunteer committees; redesigned its website and cultivated its presence on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram; developed several capacity building toolkits; and grown its staff from 2.5 to 5 staff. CAPE is currently splitting the existing Executive Director position into two separate positions: this new Executive Director position and a new Senior Director, Climate Health and Policy position, which will be assumed by the current Executive Director.

Job Description:

  • Develop and oversee strategic, operational and financial plans that meet objectives created in partnership with the Board
  • Manage the finances and operations for CAPE with support from a contracted bookkeeper Oversee and support the Communications Program led by a Communications Director
  • Oversee and support the Fundraising Program led by a full-time Fundraising Director
  • Oversee and support campaign staff - Senior Director, Climate Health and Policy, and Pesticides Director
  • Ensure strong communications between CAPE’s Board, staff and volunteer committees
  • Provide strategic and communications support to Board Members, active members and regional volunteer committees that are leading Board-approved campaigns where staff resources allow it.

Qualifications:

We are looking for someone with related training and considerable experience:

  • managing the finances and operations of a non-profit or charitable organization
  • managing staff, a volunteer board, and volunteer members
  • preparing funding proposals
  • with government relations and strategic communications
  • working on environmental issues

Experience communicating health evidence and/or working with health care or public health professionals on campaigns would be an asset.

This person must be comfortable working with Word, PPT, Outlook, Excel. It would be helpful if she/he were comfortable with OneDrive or SharePoint and on-line financial systems as our books are now managed on-line.

Working Conditions:

  • Working 35 hours per week with some work and travel on evenings and weekends and flexible work times.
  • Living in the Toronto area is preferable but we are open to candidates who might work from a distance.