ASHOKA CANADA; SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
This role is 2 days per week for a 12-month contract with potential to become permanent.
Forty years ago, Ashoka changed the framework of the social sector by championing the idea that there is nothing more powerful than a bold, new idea in the hands of an exceptional social entrepreneur.
The Ashoka community is aiming for its next paradigm shift: a world in which everyone can be a changemaker. We're assembling a team of entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world to help us get there. If this sounds like the kind of institution you want to help create, consider joining us. Our Canadian team is growing, and we have a compelling opportunity for those with the right spirit and skills.
We’re looking for a Senior Communications Specialist to help move our brand and impact to the next level. This role will work with our Executive Director and Communications agency to launch an exciting new Editorial Calendar system, translate our deep audience and stakeholder insights into a compelling narrative, and design best in class materials to support our innovative programs and plans. The ideal candidate has a passion for working with purpose, creative confidence, strong project management skills and a high degree of comfort with technology.
This 2-day per week position is available for the right team member with the option of working flexibly from home or from the Toronto office. The Senior Communications Specialist will be accountable to the Executive Director with responsibility to support Program Directors.
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At Ashoka Canada, we prioritize equity, inclusion and wellbeing. We value safe and high trust environments and aim to bring our best selves to everything we do. We work together to co-create and take collective risks to further our mission and goals. Learn more about our team here.
To apply for this position, please submit your CV and a letter of interest that highlights how your strengths align with this role by June 18, 2021.