Convergence Communications Associate Part Time in Toronto, ON


Branch Toronto ON CA

Communications Associate
Toronto, ON

Manage Convergence social media channels. Convergence seeks a part-time (20 hours/week) Communications Associate to lead the organization’s editorial,…

Convergence seeks a part-time (20 hours/week) Communications Associate to lead the organization’s editorial, publication, and social media processes, and to support broader marketing, branding, and media relations efforts. The Associate will be hired initially as an external consultant for a period of 6 months, with the potential to transition into a full-time role with expanded responsibilities after that time, based on performance and organization fit. These expanded responsibilities would include direct support to the CEO on stakeholder outreach and management, publications, events, and Convergence’s public profile writ large. This role will report to the CEO.

The Communications Associate will have significant responsibility and a high degree of autonomy to execute on the following:

  • Create communications plans for key milestones (e.g. grant announcements, publications, workshops)
  • Create email newsletters and manage contact lists
  • Coordinate media outreach to drum up publicity around key milestones
  • Support writing/editing of Convergence-authored thought leadership articles
  • Edit Convergence knowledge products
  • Develop marketing materials for Convergence
  • Manage Convergence social media channels
  • Identify, secure, and coordinate conference speaking opportunities for management team
  • Update content on Convergence website
  • Serve as steward for the Convergence brand

Interested and qualified applicants should send a single PDF document containing a cover letter and a one-page resume with Communications Associate in the subject line. We are looking to hire quickly and so will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis; applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible before March 24, 2017. Please note that due to the high volume of applications, we will only be contacting those selected for interviews.

Job Type: Part-time

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-03-06
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