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Digital Communications Coordinator

Association canadienne des professeures et professeurs d'université

Digital Communications Coordinator

The Canadian Association of University Teachers, a progressive labour organization representing more than 72,000 academic and general staff at 123 colleges and universities across Canada, is seeking to fill the position of Digital Communications Coordinator in Ottawa, Ontario.

Reporting to the Director of Policy and Communications, the position is responsible for CAUT’s digital communications and presence, contributing to strategic oversight and content development of CAUT’s digital assets. This position will also assist in the development and execution of digital campaigns.


• Advanced skills and experience with digital media tools, platforms, and related metrics;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and a strategic communicator in all mediums, demonstrating advanced skills in narrative development and compelling storytelling;
• Skills in digital campaign development and implementation;
• Strategic thinking skills combined with a capacity for hands-on technical work;
• Strong knowledge in the areas of communications planning, project management, and quality assurance;
• Organized and detail-oriented, excellent proof-reading skills;
• Excellent planning and priority management skills;
• Strong adaptability and problem-solving skills;
• Capacity to work in a self-directed manner;
• Ability to work well within a team setting and great interpersonal skills;
• Ability to exercise tact, discretion and judgement.

Qualifications and experience

• Post-secondary education in Public Relations or Communications or other related fields;
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a professional communications role with a digital communications focus including knowledge of best practices and emerging trends for social media and web;
• Proficient in the use of digital media, communications and campaign platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Nationbuilder, and Mailchimp.;
• Experience in managing social media channels with large followings;
• Familiarity with mass email platforms and digital asset management;
• Demonstrated experience with digital content production (copywriting, design, photo editing, etc.), tailored to different audiences and across multiple platforms, aimed at expanding organizational reach;
• Experience in analyzing and tracking digital data and the effectiveness of campaigns and strategies;
• English essential (written and oral) and French (written and oral) a definite asset.

• The starting salary will be $92,781 for a full-time 35 hours per week with an excellent benefits package.

Interested candidates should submit their application by email to no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, October 2nd, 2020. Applications should be addressed to the Executive Director and are to include a cover letter and resume. References will be required following the first interview.

CAUT is committed to the principles of employment equity and seeks to diversify its workforce. Indigenous people, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTQ2S, racialized people, and/or women are actively encouraged to apply.

All applications will be treated confidentially. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.