Reporting to the Director, Communications & Marketing, the Communications Specialist will develop and produce internal and external communications materials in support of Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Write compelling content for communications materials that will inspire and move prospects into action
  • Research, develop, monitor and manage content for Friends social media channels.
  • Manage Friends website and its content. Through Google Analytics, monitor the effectiveness of the site and make changes as required.
  • Create and update in-house design as needed using Indesign and Photoshop.
  • Align and guide designers in the delivery of material.
  • Liaise with stakeholders to ensure project/communications deliverables and expectations are effectively managed and any issues are resolved.


  • Minimum of 5 years communications experience preferably in a non-profit organization.
  • Post-secondary education in a related discipline.
  • Exceptional writing, proofreading and editing skills with the ability to write clear engaging content.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, Macbook Pro.
  • Demonstrates excellent problem-solving, decision making and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to function independently, as well as a team member in a fast paced, demanding environment.
  • Works collaboratively with team members and provides input, cross-coverage and assistance as required.
  • Brings ingenuity and creativity to the communications department, including initiatives and processes.

Salary Range: $50,000 – $60,000

Forward your cover letter, resume and two writing samples by August 8th, 2016 to:

Viv Draward

Director, Communications and Marketing

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Proficiency in both official languages will be considered an asset.