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Job Posting: Bilingual Communications Officer

Posted: December 6, 2021

Publié le 6 December 2021

Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Communications Officer will support the production of all College communications and provide expertise and project management skills in the execution of communications initiatives.

This new position is ideal for a passionate communicator with a can-do attitude who wishes to work in the regulatory sector while contributing to the health of Ontarians.

The College is looking for a enthusiastic, bilingual (English and French) communications professional who can nurture strong internal relationships and serve as a key facilitator for the College’s communications channels. We currently offer the opportunity to work from home (hardware technology is provided) until the College implements a hybrid work arrangement in 2022.

Responsibilities

This position involves a wide spectrum of responsibilities including but not limited to:
  • Coordinating French translation requests with translators and providing some French translation.
  • Updating and managing the College website including content, navigation and brand management.
  • Executing the College’s social media plan, maintaining the social media calendar, developing social media posts, hashtags and messages; and tracking social media metrics and campaign results.
  • Developing and editing College communication materials such as e-blasts, newsletters, annual reports, and more.
  • Coordinating, creating and distributing broadcast emails to members and stakeholders.
  • Collaborating with the Communications Directors to identify communication needs and opportunities.
  • Proposing new technologies to support and enhance College communications.
The successful candidate will be part of a dedicated team that embodies the College’s mission and is guided by the values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Transparency, and Innovation.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in communications or equivalent combination of liberal arts education and communications-related experience.
  • Proficiency in French required.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communications skills and ability to communicate messages in a professional and engaging manner.
  • Experience writing for various forms of media, including websites, social media, annual reports, e-blasts/newsletters.
  • Exceptional organizational abilities and time management skills, ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, multitask and prioritize.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and InDesign).
  • Working knowledge of Content Management System software (Kentico CMS or equivalent) and HTML editing.
  • Demonstrated experience with social media channel development, maintenance and measurement.
  • Strong research and analytical skills, interviewing for content and message, and tailoring messages to a variety of audiences.
  • Familiarity with the health and/or regulatory sectors is an asset.
  • Experience with video production software and editing is an asset.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

Salary range: $58,220 - $76,000 per annum commensurate with experience and full benefits. We currently offer the opportunity to work from home (hardware technology is provided) until the College implements a hybrid work arrangement in 2022.

TO APPLY

Qualified candidates interested in this opportunity are asked to send a cover letter and resume to HR@collegeofdietitians.org by Monday, January 3, 2022. We thank all applicants for their interest in the role, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
As an employer committed to the principles of employment equity, we encourage applications from all persons including Black, Indigenous and people of colour, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (2015) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
 
If contacted for an interview, please inform our recruitment associates if you require accommodation. We ask that resumés do not include personal data including, but not limited to age, health, marital and family status.