Senior Manager, Communications, Habitat for Humanity Canada
Position Type: Full-time
Territory: Habitat for Humanity Canada (National)
Location(s): Toronto, Ontario
Date ad posted: Monday, January 11, 2021
|Experience: 5-7 years||Application deadline: Friday, January 29, 2021|
Habitat for Humanity Canada is a national charitable organization working toward a world where everyone has a decent and affordable place to call home. We bring communities together to help families build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership and other housing solutions across Canada and around the world.
The Senior Manager of Communications is responsible for the day-to-day implementation of external and internal communication initiatives. The purpose of this position is to strengthen Habitat for Humanity’s brand in Canada through national efforts spearheaded by Habitat Canada. This position also provides support for 53 local Habitats across Canada under a federated charitable model. The Sr. Manager of Communications is a permanent position that will report to the Director, Communications.
The successful candidate is a collaborative and creative communications professional who, through effective strategic communications, will support the business objectives of program areas, including fundraising efforts, Habitat ReStore (our successful social enterprise), international volunteer program Global Village and government relations. You thrive in a fast paced environment, have experience with traditional and digital media relations and crisis communications and are adept at developing communications plans. You are also an excellent writer, capable of developing engaging content that brings communications plans to life and resonates with a variety of internal and external audiences.
Storytelling (content creation)
Communications and Issues Management
Internal (federation-wide) communications and capacity building
Qualifications and skills
Skills and Attributes
How to Apply
Please note that we will be reviewing and evaluating applications on an ongoing basis and we therefore encourage early submissions.
Qualified and interested applicants are invited to forward their cover letter and resume as one document to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: (Senior Manager, Communications). Please indicate your salary expectations as well as where you saw the job posting.
Applications must be received before 5:00PM EST on January 29th, 2021
Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the interview or selection process known in advance. Habitat for Humanity Canada will arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation for the selection process which will enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
We thank all applicants for applying however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted (no phone calls please). We are a committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.
About Habitat for Humanity Canada
Founded in 1985, Habitat for Humanity Canada is a national, nonprofit organization working toward a world where everyone has a decent and affordable place to call home. Habitat for Humanity brings communities together to help families build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership. With the help of volunteers, Habitat homeowners and 53 local Habitats working in every province and territory, we provide a solid foundation for better, healthier lives in Canada and around the world. Habitat for Humanity Canada is a member of Habitat for Humanity International, which was established in 1976 and has grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in more than 70 countries.