Communications Coordinator - Newman Centre & St. Thomas

N EWMAN C ENTRE
& ST. THOMAS AQUINAS CHURCH
ROMAN CATHOLIC STUDENT CENTRE AND
PARISH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
89 ST. GEORGE STREET, TORONTO, ON M5S 2E8
TEL: 416-979-2468 FAX: 416-596-6920
Employment Opportunity
Communications Coordinator
Regular Full-time (35 hours per week)
Summary of the Position:
A collaborative team member reporting to the Pastor and Executive Director, the Communications
Coordinator will organize, plan and implement communications strategies and infrastructure for
the Newman Centre Catholic Mission at the University of Toronto. The successful candidate will
promote the growth of both mission-related programs in campus ministry and fundraising
activities through a variety of communication vehicles, including newsletters, brochures, posters,
direct mailing materials, web-based resources, in addition to managing social media accounts,
image and video libraries, and contact databases.
General requirements:
 Post-secondary degree or diploma in communications, graphic design, marketing, public
relations or media.
 2-3 years experience in communications or related field, preferably in a not-for-profit or
ministry environment.
 Ability to write compelling stories, craft engaging content, and develop branding to convey
high impact for newsletters, bulletins, blogs, media releases, websites and social media
platforms.
 Knowledge and experience in the implementation of social media strategies, tools and
tracking for communication and fundraising activities.
 Superior interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
 Working knowledge of photo, audio and video editing.
 Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, Constant Contact, as well as experience with
website content management software.
 Intermediate database and analytical skills.
 Knowledge of Catholic Church organization & environment – able to infuse all
communications with a spiritual perspective.
 Ability to work as a team member in a setting with tight deadlines and flexible hours.
Please submit résumé and cover letter in Word format, along with two to three work samples (links
acceptable), stating the position applied for to: [email protected] Deadline for receipt of
applications is Wednesday, June 10, 2015. We thank all applicants, however, only respondents
selected for an interview will be contacted.
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