Job Opportunity: National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) Communications Coordinator in Montreal Deadline April 3 2017Written by National Council of Canadian Muslims
National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) is currently hiring for a full-time Montreal-based Communications Coordinator. The deadline to apply is April 3, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.
Position: Communications Coordinator (permanent)
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Start date: Immediate
Expected hours of work: 40 hours per week (full-time)
Compensation: Commensurate with experience & qualifications Key Duties: The Communications Coordinator will serve as the organization's bilingual spokesperson based in Quebec and will support the growing work of the NCCM's Communications Department. The duties include, but are not limited to: Serve as the primary French-language spokesperson as well as a national NCCM spokesperson. Work closely with and support the Communications Director on issues management and developing key messages. Monitor local and national news media, identify issues and engage in media relations. Respond to media inquiries and organize press events. Write news releases, media advisories and other communications products. Translate publications and documents. Liaise with journalists and newsrooms on issues impacting Canadian Muslims. Track emerging issues and social & political trends relevant to the NCCM's mandate and constituents. Engage stakeholders, community partners and local officials in Quebec and travel as needed. Qualifications: University or post-secondary education in communications, journalism, public relations or political science. At least 1 - 2 years of professional experience in and knowledge of media relations. Solid understanding of the NCCM's mission and mandate. Fully bilingual: excellent French & English oral and written communication abilities. Demonstrated experience in and knowledge of media relations. Knowledge of Quebec public affairs and Canadian politics is preferred. Ability to write in CP style. Ability to work under tight timelines in an efficient and focused manner.
Hold valid driver's license and willing to use personal vehicle for work-related travel
Strong attention to detail and ability to handle competing priorities.
Good presentation and public speaking skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
Deadline to apply: April 3, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.
Training will be provided. Serious candidates should apply online here
NOTE: No phone calls please. Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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