Agent-e des communications (bilingue - français/anglais)

OFFRE D'EMPLOI

Sous la responsabilité : De la coordonnatrice ou du coordonnateur national-e du RCC et de la directrice générale d’ACIC
Nombre d’heures : 37,5 heures par semaine pour un contrat d’un an, avec possibilité de prolongation
Salaire : 49 000 $ par année
Lieu : Halifax, Nouvelle-Écosse
Date de début : Juin 2019

Le Réseau de coordination des Conseils (RCC) est un réseau dynamique regroupant les huit conseils provinciaux et régionaux pour la coopération internationale qui luttent pour la justice et le changement social. Enracinés dans les communautés à travers le Canada et représentant près de 350 organismes de coopération internationale, les conseils sont des leaders en engagement du public aux niveaux local et régional, et sont reconnus pour leur capacité à porter les connaissances et les priorités régionales au niveau national. Le RCC offre une plateforme nationale qui permet aux conseils de collaborer pour améliorer leur efficacité, apprendre des compétences spécifiques de chacun et identifier des priorités communes en matière d’action collective.

L’Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) est membre et l’actuel hôte du RCC. ACIC est une coalition d’individus, d’organisations et d’institutions travaillant dans la région de l’Atlantique qui est déterminée à réaliser la durabilité globale dans un environnement sain et paisible, en assurant la justice sociale, la dignité humaine et la participation pour tous. ACIC appuie ses membres en éducation et en coopération internationale à travers son leadership collectif, la mise en réseau, le partage d’information, la formation et la coordination, et représente leurs intérêts auprès des gouvernements et d’autres acteurs.

ACIC joue également un rôle de leadership pour engager les Canadiennes et les Canadiens de l’Atlantique autour de questions relatives au développement international, à la viabilité de l’environnement et à la justice sociale. Grâce à son travail d’engagement du public, ACIC s’efforce de donner aux Canadiennes et Canadiens de l’Atlantique les connaissances, les compétences et les outils nécessaires pour devenir des citoyen-ne-s du monde actifs.

Nous avons actuellement plus de 60 membres, y compris des organisations nationales et communautaires des provinces de l’Atlantique. Pour plus d’informations, veuillez consulter notre site web à www.acic-caci.org.

Description du poste

L’agent-e des communications a la responsabilité générale de mettre en œuvre les stratégies de communication du RCC et d’ACIC. Ce poste dynamique et dans un milieu où tout se déroule rapidement requière une communicatrice ou un communicateur hautement efficace qui peut facilement passer de l’élaboration de contenu créatif de médias sociaux pour la jeunesse à la rédaction de communiqués de presse pour les médias traditionnels, et tout ce qui se situe entre les deux. 

Responsabilités

  • Assurer le leadership en matière de développement, de coordination et de mise en œuvre des stratégies de communication globales du RCC et d’ACIC, y compris :

    • La coordination générale de sites web, la présence dans les médias sociaux, les outils de partage en ligne (vidéos, balados), les relations avec les médias et le matériel d’engagement du public

  • Produire un bulletin électronique et du contenu pour les médias sociaux soulignant les initiatives, les opportunités, les principaux enjeux, la recherche et les ressources du secteur

  • Surveiller, maintenir et promouvoir du contenu à jour pour les sites web de la Ruche mondiale (http://globalhive.ca/), d’ACIC et du RCC (http://icn-rcc.ca/accueil/).

  • Gérer l’image de marque du réseau et l’identité organisationnelle dans l’ensemble des flux de communications

  • Coordonner l’élaboration et la distribution de divers documents de communication, au besoin, y compris des annonces, blogues, communiqués de presse, rapports annuels, documents promotionnels et bulletins d’information

  • Coordonner ou appuyer d’autres membres du personnel dans l’élaboration des messages clés, ainsi que du matériel et des outils de communication pour les programmes, campagnes et événements

  • Assurer la cohérence entre la stratégie de communication et la programmation

  • Maintenir une base de données en ligne sur les contacts dans les médias traditionnels et communautaires

  • Travailler avec des consultant-e-s en graphisme pour élaborer du matériel de communication pour des initiatives spécifiques

  • Coordonner les technologies de communication lors des événements publics du RCC et d’ACIC, tels que la diffusion de webinaires, la photographie, l’audiovisuel, la vidéo en continu, les enregistrements vidéo, etc.

  • Gérer les lignes budgétaires relatives à la programmation des communications

  • Surveiller et évaluer l’efficacité des activités de communication clé et faire rapport sur les résultats

L’agent-e des communications est aussi responsable de :

  • Participer activement aux réunions d’équipe et d’apporter une contribution à l’élaboration d’autres activités de l’organisme, ainsi que de ses pratiques opérationnelles et politiques, au besoin

  • Fournir un soutien administratif général

  • Remplir d’autres fonctions, au besoin

Expérience, compétences et qualifications souhaitées :

  • Bilingue français/anglais — à l’écrit et à l’oral

  • Études ou expérience en relations publiques, communications, coordination d’événements, éducation ou l’équivalent

  • Minimum de 2 ans d’expérience en communications (de préférence dans un milieu à but non lucratif)

  • Capacité à établir des relations professionnelles avec des consultant-e-s, des graphistes, etc.

  • Grande compétence dans l’utilisation de Canva, Squarespace et les plateformes de médias sociaux

  • Expérience dans la rédaction de messages ciblés et accessibles pour une diversité de publics à travers différentes plateformes

  • Expérience dans la rédaction de communiqués de presse, d’articles et d’autres contenus médiatiques

  • Solides compétences dans l’art de raconter des histoires avec la capacité de traduire des récits pour une variété de publics

  • Excellentes compétences en communication orale et écrite

  • Excellent sens de l’organisation et compétences en gestion du temps

  • Capacité à travailler de manière autonome et de collaborer avec d’autres dans le contexte d’une équipe ; forte capacité à travailler en collaboration dans le cadre de processus d’écriture et à intégrer les divers commentaires reçus

  • La familiarité avec le secteur de la coopération internationale est un atout

Informations sur la demande application

Les candidat-e-s qualifié-e-s sont invité-e-s à soumettre (dans un seul document) une lettre de présentation, un curriculum vitae, un exemple de rédaction de moins de 500 mots, les noms et les coordonnées de trois références, et à dire où ils ont entendu parler de l’offre d’emploi, au plus tard le 7 mai 2019 à hiring@acic-caci.org. S’il vous plaît, inscrire « Agent-e des communications » dans le titre de votre courriel. Seules les personnes sélectionnées pour une entrevue seront contactées.

En tant que réseau visant l’équité, le RCC et ACIC encouragent les applications d’individus qui représentent toute la diversité des communautés au Canada, y compris la complexité des identités intersectionnelles basées sur la capacité, l’âge, la classe sociale, le genre, l’appartenance ethnique et l’orientation sexuelle.

Communications Officer (Bilingual – French/English)

Title: Communications Officer (Bilingual – French/English)
Accountable To: ICN National Coordinator/ ACIC Executive Director
Duration: 37.5 hours/week one-year contract, with possibility of extension
Salary: $49,000 per annum
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Start Date: June 2019

The Inter-Council Network (ICN) is a dynamic network of provincial and regional member-based Councils for International Cooperation committed to social justice and social change. Rooted in communities across Canada and representing nearly 350 international cooperation organizations, the Councils are leaders in public engagement at a local and regional level and are recognized for bringing regional knowledge and priorities to the national level. The ICN provides a forum in which the Councils collaborate to improve development effectiveness, learn from each other’s specific skills, and identify common priorities for collective action.

The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) is a member and the current host of the ICN. ACIC is coalition of individuals, organizations, and institutions working in the Atlantic region, which are committed to achieving global sustainability in a peaceful and healthy environment, with social justice, human dignity, and participation for all. ACIC supports its members in international cooperation and education through collective leadership, networking, information, training and coordination, and represents their interests when dealing with government and others.

ACIC also takes a leadership role in engaging Atlantic Canadians around issues relating to international development, global sustainability, and social justice. Through our public engagement work, ACIC strives to give Atlantic Canadians the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to become active global citizens.

We currently have over 60 members, including national organizations and grassroots organizations from across the Atlantic Provinces. For more information, please refer to our website at www.acic-caci.org.

Position Description

The Communications Officer has overall responsibility for implementation of the ICN and ACIC communications strategies. This fast-paced, dynamic position requires a highly effective communicator who can easily shift from developing creative, youth friendly social media content to drafting press releases for traditional media, and everything in between. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in on-going development, coordination, and implementation of ACIC and ICN comprehensive communications strategies; including:

    • Effective overall coordination of websites, social media presence, online sharing tools (videos, podcasts), media relations, and public engagement materials

  • Create e-bulletin and social media content highlighting sector initiatives, opportunities, key sectoral issues, research, and resources

  • Monitor, maintain, and promote up to date content for the Global Hive website (http://globalhive.ca/), ACIC and ICN (http://icn-rcc.ca/home) websites

  • Manage the branding of network and organizational identity across all communications streams

  • Coordinate the development and distribution of various communications materials as required, including announcements, blogs, news releases, annual reports, promotional materials, and newsletters

  • Coordinate and/or support other staff in the development of key-messages and communications tools and materials for programs, campaigns and events

  • Ensure ongoing coherence between the communications strategy and programming

  • Maintain on-line database of community and mainstream media contacts

  • Work with design consultants to develop communications-related materials for specific initiatives

  • Coordinate communications technology at ICN/ACIC member and public events, such as webinars, photography, audio/visual, video streaming and recording, etc.

  • Manage budget lines relevant to communications programming

  • Monitor and evaluate effectiveness of key communications activities and report on outcomes

The Communications Officer is also responsible for:

  • Actively participating in staff meetings and providing input towards the development of other organizational activities, operational practices and policies as required

  • Providing general administrative support

  • Other duties, as deemed necessary

Desired Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in French/English- written and verbal

  • Background/studies in public relations, communications, event coordination, communications, education or equivalent

  • Minimum 2 years of communications experience (preferably in a non-profit setting)

  • Ability to establish professional relationships with consultants, designers etc.

  • High proficiency in Canva, Squarespace, and social media platforms

  • Experience writing accessible, targeted messaging for a diversity of audiences across various platforms

  • Experience writing press releases, articles and other media content

  • Strong story-telling skills with the ability to translate narratives for a variety of audiences

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Capacity to work in a self-directed manner and to collaborate with others in a team setting; strong capacity to work collaboratively with writing processes and to incorporate diverse feedback

  • Familiarity with Canada’s international cooperation sector an asset

Application Details

Qualified applicants are invited to submit (in one document) a cover letter, resume, relevant writing sample of less than 500 words, names and contact information of three references, and say where they heard about the posting by no later than May 7, 2019 to hiring@acic-caci.org. Please title your email with Communication Officer. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As an equity seeking network, ACIC and the ICN encourages applications from individuals that represent the full diversity of communities in Canada, including complexities of intersecting identities such as ability, age, class, gender, race, and sexual orientation.

National Coordinator (Bilingual – French/English)

Accountable To: Executive Director of the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation
Duration: Part-time (30 hours/week) One year contract, with possibility of renewal
Salary: $54,500-$56,713 (depending on experience) (80% full time equivalent)
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Start Date: April 2019

The Inter-Council Network (ICN) is a dynamic network of provincial and regional member-based Councils for International Cooperation committed to social justice and social change. Rooted in communities across Canada and representing nearly 350 international cooperation organizations, the Councils are leaders in public engagement at a local and regional level and are recognized for bringing regional knowledge and priorities to the national level. The ICN provides a forum in which the Councils collaborate to improve development effectiveness, learn from each other’s specific skills, and identify common priorities for collective action.

The ICN is seeking a bilingual National Coordinator based in the Halifax Office of the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation. The ideal candidate will be creative, have strong facilitation and writing skills, government relations experience and a passion for creating positive social change locally and globally. They will have the ability to juggle competing priorities, deliver multi-stakeholder projects and thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. They will have strengths in both high-level strategic thinking, and on-the-ground logistics and event production.

This job posting indicates the general areas of responsibility and ongoing tasks associated with this position. Additional tasks and priorities may be identified through annual work planning and as assigned.

Responsibilities

In support of the ICN’s strategic directions, the ICN National Coordinator, along with the policy and communications officers, will coordinate the development, execution, monitoring and evaluation of the ICN’s program initiatives. The ICN National Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Overall management of the ICN’s comprehensive multi-year program, including supervising staff, financial management, partnership development and government relations

  • Staff supervision including communications and policy officers

  • Work collaboratively with eight different executive directors based in different provinces and territories throughout Canada.

  • Support a program officer in implementing a comprehensive ICN communications strategy

  • Support a program officer in developing a research and policy agenda on emerging international development issues

  • Organize and host national, sector-specific, thematic capacity building webinars

  • Coordinate national youth delegation selection processes in collaboration with Councils and other key stakeholders

  • Develop and implement a coordinated, national public engagement campaign for International Development Week

  • Organize and facilitate face-to-face meetings of the ICN Executive Directors

  • Manage monitoring and evaluation of ICN work, and prepare reports for submission to Global Affairs Canada using Results Based Management tools 

The ICN National Coordinator may be required to work occasional evenings, weekends or additional hours and is required to travel within Canada for periods of up to a week at a time.

Qualifications, Abilities and Experience

  • Fluently bilingual in English and French

  • Minimum of three years of experience working in the international development and/or not-profit sector in communications, media, project management or public relations

  • Demonstrated program management experience, including design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and financial management

  • Post-secondary degree, or equivalent, in international development, adult education or another related field

  • Superior written, oral and online communication skills in both English and French

  • Superior proficiency with social and digital media platforms and tools, such as webcasting, Share point, Google Drive, etc.

  • Previous experience supervising employees or volunteers

  • Proven ability to establish and maintain positive, strategic working relationships with key stakeholders and decision-makers

  • Ability to work cooperatively with others to set goals, resolve conflicts, and make decisions.

  • Experience with the development of funding proposals

  • Excellent time management, decision making, organizational, problem-solving and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated self-starter with flexibility, creativity and initiative

  • Comfortable working with minimal supervision in a deadline-oriented environment

  • Strong sense of diplomacy and ability to manage diverse perspectives

  • Shows a keen attention to detail and a sense of humour

  • Previous experience with Results Based Management (RBM)

 

Application Details

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, relevant writing sample of no more than 500 words, and the names and contact information of two references by no later than April 22, 2019 to hiring@acic-caci.org. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As an equity seeking network, the ICN encourages applications from individuals that represent the full diversity of communities in Canada, including complexities of intersecting identities such as ability, age, class, gender, race and sexual orientation.

Coordonnatrice ou coordonnateur national-e (bilingue - français/anglais)

(Find the posting in English here)

Titre : Coordonnatrice ou coordonnateur national-e (bilingue - français/anglais)
Sous la responsabilité de : La directrice générale de l’Atlantic Council for International Cooperation
Nombre d’heures : À temps partiel (30 heures/semaine). Contrat d’un an avec possibilité de renouvellement. 
Salaire : Entre 54 500 $ et 56 713 $ (selon expérience) (80% niveau d’effort équivalent à temps plein)
Lieu : Halifax, Nouvelle-Écosse
Date de début : Avril 2019  

Le Réseau de coordination des conseils (RCC) est un réseau dynamique regroupant les huit conseils provinciaux et régionaux pour la coopération internationale qui luttent pour la justice et le changement social. Enracinés dans les communautés à travers le Canada et représentant près de 350 organismes de coopération internationale, les conseils sont des leaders en engagement du public aux niveaux local et régional, et sont reconnus pour leur capacité à porter les connaissances et les priorités régionales au niveau national. Le RCC offre une plateforme nationale qui permet aux conseils de collaborer pour améliorer leur efficacité, apprendre des compétences spécifiques de chacun et identifier des priorités communes en matière d’action collective.

Le RCC est à la recherche d’une coordonnatrice ou d’un coordonnateur national-e bilingue qui sera basé-e dans les bureaux de l’Atlantic Council for International Cooperation. La candidate ou le candidat idéal-e fait preuve de créativité, possède de solides compétences d’animation et de rédaction, de l’expérience dans les relations avec le gouvernement et démontre une passion pour la création d’un changement social positif à l’échelle locale et mondiale. Elle ou il a la capacité de jongler avec des priorités concurrentes, de mener à terme des projets impliquant de nombreuses parties prenantes et de s’épanouir dans un environnement de travail dynamique qui évolue rapidement. Elle ou il a de fortes compétences à la fois sur le plan de la réflexion stratégique de haut niveau et que sur ceux de la logistique et de l’organisation d’événements.

Cette offre d’emploi indique les domaines de responsabilité et les tâches liés à ce poste. Des tâches et des priorités supplémentaires pourraient être identifiées et assignées lors de la planification de travail annuel.

Responsabilités

En appui aux orientations stratégiques du RCC, la coordonnatrice ou le coordonnateur national-e, en collaboration avec les agent-e-s des politiques et des communications, coordonnera l’élaboration, l’exécution, le suivi et l’évaluation des initiatives de programme du RCC. La coordonnatrice ou le coordonnateur national-e est chargé-e de:

  • La gestion globale du programme pluriannuel complet du RCC, y compris la supervision du personnel, la gestion financière, le développement des partenariats et les relations gouvernementales

  • La supervision du personnel, y compris les agent-e-s des politiques et des communications

  • Travailler en collaboration avec huit directions générales basées dans différentes provinces et territoires à travers le Canada.

  • Soutenir un-e agent-e de programme dans la mise en œuvre d’une stratégie de communication globale pour le RCC.

  • Soutenir un-e agent-e de programme dans l’élaboration d’un programme de recherche et sur les politiques portant sur des questions émergentes liées au développement international

  • Organiser et animer des webinaires nationaux de renforcement des capacités sur diverses thématiques pour le secteur

  • Coordonner les processus de sélection des délégations jeunesse en collaboration avec les conseils et d’autres intervenants clés

  • Élaborer et mettre en œuvre une campagne d’engagement du public concertée à l’échelle nationale pour la Semaine du développement international

  • Organiser et animer les réunions en face à face des directions générales du RCC

  • Assurer le suivi et l’évaluation du travail du RCC et produire des rapports pour Affaires mondiales Canada à l’aide d’outils de gestion axée sur les résultats

La coordonnatrice ou le coordonnateur national-e du RCC peut être tenu-e de travailler occasionnellement en soirée et la fin de semaine, ou de faire des heures supplémentaires, et doit parfois voyager à l’intérieur du Canada pour des périodes pouvant aller jusqu’à une semaine.

Qualifications, compétences et expérience

  • Parfaitement bilingue en anglais et en français

  • Un minimum de trois ans d’expérience dans le secteur du développement international ou dans le secteur des organismes à but non lucratif en communications, relations avec les médias, gestion de projet ou relations publiques

  • Expérience démontrée en gestion de programme, y compris la conception, la mise en œuvre, le suivi et l’évaluation, et la gestion financière

  • Diplôme d’études postsecondaires ou l’équivalent en communications, développement international, éducation des adultes ou autre domaine connexe

  • Excellentes compétences en communications à l’oral, à l’écrit et en ligne, tant en français qu’en anglais

  • Excellentes connaissances des plateformes de médias sociaux et des nouvelles plateformes de médias et d’outils numériques, telles que la diffusion en direct sur le web, Share point, Google Drive, etc.

  • De l’expérience dans la supervision d’employé-e-s ou de bénévoles

  • Capacité démontrée à établir et maintenir des relations de travail stratégiques et positives avec des intervenant-e-s et décideur-euse-s clés

  • Capacité à travailler en collaboration avec d’autres pour établir des objectifs, résoudre des conflits et de prendre des décisions.

  • Expérience dans l’élaboration de demandes de financement

  • Excellentes compétences en gestion du temps, prise de décision, organisation, résolution de problèmes et relations interpersonnelles

  • Personne autonome faisant preuve d’initiative, de flexibilité et de créativité

  • À l’aise de travailler avec un minimum de supervision dans un environnement où le respect des échéances est important

  • Fort sens de la diplomatie et capacité de gérer des perspectives diverses

  • Démontre un réel souci du détail et a le sens de l’humour

  • Expérience dans la gestion axée sur les résultats (GAR)

Informations sur la demande application

Les candidates et candidats qualifiés sont invités à soumettre une lettre de présentation, leur curriculum vitæ, un exemple de rédaction d’au plus 500 mots, ainsi que les noms et coordonnées de deux références au plus tard le 22 avril 2019 à hiring@acic-caci.org. Seules les personnes sélectionnées pour une entrevue seront contactées.

En tant que réseau visant l’équité, le RCC encourage les applications d’individus qui représentent toute la diversité des communautés au Canada, y compris la complexité des identités intersectionnelles basées sur la capacité, l’âge, la classe sociale, le genre, l’appartenance ethnique et l’orientation sexuelle.

Program Manager, Youth

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Responsible to: Executive Director
Term: One-year contract – parental leave
Salary: $54,000 FTE (37.5 hours/week)

Overview of Organization:

ACIC is a coalition of individuals, organizations, and institutions working in the Atlantic region, which are committed to achieving global sustainability in a peaceful and healthy environment, with social justice, human dignity, and participation for all.

 ACIC supports its members in international cooperation and education through collective leadership, networking, information, training and coordination, and represents their interests when dealing with government and others.

Overview of Position:

The Youth Program Manager is responsible for the overall management of ACIC’s youth programming, under the umbrella of the ACT 4 Global Change program. 

Key Responsibilities:

General responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the achievement of ACIC‘s overall strategic goals by providing appropriate leadership, recommendations and support to ACIC staff, members, committees, networking groups, provincial representatives and other stakeholders to strengthen public engagement programming, capacity-building initiatives and dialogue in the Atlantic Region

  • Lead or contribute to the development and delivery of key ACIC public engagement activities

  • Contribute to overall partnership development, with reference to youth programming

  • Participate on ACIC committees, in particular working on policy development and monitoring risk

  • In conjunction with other ACIC staff, encourage and facilitate broad-based participation in ACIC’s youth public engagement activities through effective outreach and communications strategies

  • Assist in convening members and other stakeholders for consultations, information exchange, annual symposia and capacity-building events

  • Liaise with consultants, volunteers, short-term contract employees and interns, as required

  • Ensure program activities are completed according to the intended outcomes, budget and timelines established

  • Program design, where applicable

  • Project monitoring and evaluation, including data tracking, documentation of good practices and lessons learned, and contribution to narrative reports

  • Financial management and monitoring of project budgets

  • Assist in proposal writing and fundraising, where applicable

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Overall management of ACIC’s ACT 4 Global Change suite of programs, including Digital Story-telling program, youth gathering, certificate program and others.

  • Contributing to the overall program strategy and content development for the ACT 4 Global Change program

  • Encouraging and facilitating broad-based participation of a diverse range of Atlantic Canadian youth in ACIC’s ACT 4 Global Change

  • In conjunction with ACIC communications staff, conducting outreach work or programming, including but not limited to: outreach with ACIC members, schools, school boards, departments of education, youth groups, universities, media outlets, relevant organizations, community newspapers, etc. across the Atlantic Provinces

  • Conducting specific outreach within the francophone communities/schools in the Atlantic region

  • Support to students, interns and other volunteers

The Program Manager is also responsible for:

  • Actively participating in staff meetings and providing input towards the development of other organizational activities, operational practices and policies as required

  • Providing general administrative support

  • Representing ACIC at events or external meetings, when requested

  • Responding to general telephone and email inquiries

  • Other duties, as deemed necessary

Desired Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree, or equivalent, in international development, adult education, recreation or another related field

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience (preferably in a non-profit setting) in youth engagement work

  • Demonstrated program management experience, including design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and financial management

  • Previous experience with Results Based Management (RBM)

  • Understanding of gender analysis, the importance of gender equality, and the role of women in development

  • Superior written, oral and online communication skills

  • Excellent time management, decision making, organizational, problem-solving and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated self-starter with flexibility, creativity and initiative

  • Past experience managing staff and/or volunteers

  • Ability to establish professional relationships with consultants, designers etc.

  • Significant experience in facilitation, workshop development

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Capacity to work in a self-directed manner and to collaborate with others in a team setting; strong capacity to work collaboratively with writing processes and to incorporate diverse feedback

  • Strong story-telling skills with the ability to translate narratives for a variety of audiences; experience using digital technology for story-telling, an asset

  • Familiarity with Atlantic Canada’s international cooperation sector an asset

  • Ability to work in both French and English an asset

Application Details

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter with information about where you heard about this posting, resume and the names and contact information of two references by no later than 11:30pm AST April 22, 2019 to hiring@acic-caci.org. Please put the position title in the subject line. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As an equity seeking network, ACIC encourages applications from individuals that represent the full diversity of communities in Canada, including complexities of intersecting identities such as ability, age, class, gender, race and sexual orientation.

Program Support Assistant (summer position)

 *Pending Funding

The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) is a coalition of individuals, organizations, and institutions working in the Atlantic region, which are committed to achieving global sustainability in a peaceful and healthy environment, with social justice, human dignity, and participation for all. ACIC supports its members in international cooperation and education through collective leadership, networking, information, training and coordination, and represents their interests when dealing with government and others.

ACIC also takes a leadership role in engaging Atlantic Canadians around issues relating to international development, global sustainability, and social justice. Through our public engagement work, ACIC strives to give Atlantic Canadians the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to become active global citizens.

We currently have over 60 members, including national organizations and grassroots organizations from across the Atlantic Provinces.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

The Program Support Assistant will work with ACIC staff responsible for the areas of programming and communications and will:

  • Provide logistical, training and administrative support to ACIC’s youth programs – including, but not limited to, ACT 4 Global Change Conference, the Global Citizenship Certificate, and the International Indigenous Internship Program

  • Assist with program promotion, recruitment and outreach activities to diverse audiences, including newcomer, Indigenous and visible minority youth

  • Assist with logistics for annual general meeting and symposium, including youth engagement, a silent auction, registration, catering, travel arrangements, and follow-up work

  • Develop educational resource materials on sustainable development and active global citizenship targeted to a youth audience (compile information, resources and activities)

  • Assist with various communications activities, including social media, website updates, e-bulletins and blogs

  • other activities as required

Qualifications:

  • Background/studies in international development, social sciences, environmental studies, event coordination, communications, public relations, education or equivalent

  • Knowledge of global issues and relevant organizations working in the Atlantic Region

  • Experience organizing logistics for workshops, conferences, or other events

  • Experience publishing communications and educational materials

  • Ability to establish professional relationships with the public

  • Excellent computer skills, including experience with web platforms and social media (e.g. twitter, Facebook, Square Space, Instagram) and graphic design (Adobe, Canva)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - French an asset

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work independently

Eligibility:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;

  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year;

  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act2; and,

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Dates: May 13 – August 30, 2019
Pay: $14/hour
Hours: 37.5/ week
Location:  Halifax, NS
Website: www.acic-caci.org
Deadline: April 28, 2019, 5pm AST           

Please submit your resume, cover letter, names and contact information of three references and where you heard about the job posting (in one merged document), by e-mail to hiring@acic-caci.org. Please also ensure that you indicate the job title in your subject line.

Thank you for applying. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted to arrange for an interview.

ACIC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring individuals who reflect the diversity of Canadian communities. As such, we strongly encourage First Nations people and members of a visible minority to apply.

Communications Assistant (summer position)

*Pending Funding

The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) is a coalition of individuals, organizations, and institutions working in the Atlantic region, which are committed to achieving global sustainability in a peaceful and healthy environment, with social justice, human dignity, and participation for all. ACIC supports its members in international cooperation and education through collective leadership, networking, information, training and coordination, and represents their interests when dealing with government and others.

ACIC also takes a leadership role in engaging Atlantic Canadians around issues relating to international development, global sustainability, and social justice. Through our public engagement work, ACIC strives to give Atlantic Canadians the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to become active global citizens.

We currently have over 60 members, including national organizations and grassroots organizations from across the Atlantic Provinces.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

The Communications Assistant will work with ACIC staff responsible for the areas of programming and communications and will:

  • Drafting communications materials including e-bulletins, blogs, and media releases

  • Assisting in implementing ACIC’s communications strategy

  • Maintaining social media presence across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

  • Promotion of the International Internships for Indigenous Youth program

  • Updating websites, as required

  • Assisting with marketing and public engagement activities

  • Researching and compiling resource materials targeted to a youth audience

  • Assisting with logistics for Annual General Meeting and Symposium, including registration, catering, travel arrangements, etc.

  • Other activities as required

Qualifications:

  • Experience using social media and web platforms (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Square Space)

  • Experience creating promotional materials with Canva

  • Experience in editing, layout, and publishing of newsletters and other documents

  • Experience organizing logistics for workshops, conferences, and other events

  • Ability to work independently

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Excellent computer and graphic design skills

  • Knowledge of non-government organizations (NGO) international development and community groups in the Atlantic an asset

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - bilingual in English and French an asset

Eligibility:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;

  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year;

  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act2; and,

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Dates: May 13 – August 30, 2019
Pay: $14/hour
Hours: 37.5/ week
Location:  Halifax, NS
Website: www.acic-caci.org
Deadline: April 28, 2019, 5pm AST

Please submit your resume, cover letter, names and contact information of three references and where you heard about the job posting (in one merged document), by e-mail to hiring@acic-caci.org. Please also ensure that you indicate the job title in your subject line.

Thank you for applying. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted to arrange for an interview.

ACIC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring individuals who reflect the diversity of Canadian communities. As such, we strongly encourage First Nations people and members of a visible minority to apply.

PLANS Summer Job Postings

Application Deadline: April 19 & 21, 2019

The PLANS program team is looking for some new members. We are currently hiring for the positions of Program assistant and Summer program leaders.

Program Assistant (Applications due April 19th at 11:59pm)

Ideal for a student – full time in the summer, part time during the school year, flexible with class schedules. 

The program assistant will work with the program manager to provide operational and administrative assistance to implement programming in support of recruitment and retention of African Nova Scotians in the academic programs of medicine, dentistry, and health. The program assistant will be responsible to perform a variety of administrative, coordination, and logistical services

Summer Program Leaders Applications due April 21st at 11:59pm whether you can do one or all of the programs!  Travel will be taken care of, if required.  

PLANS is looking to recruit and hire Summer Program Leaders to support summer programming being offered to youth of African descent in junior high and high school. The programming that will be offered are as follows:

  1. PLANS Prep Institute (3 positions available) to be held at Dalhousie, July 2-5, 2019

  2. African Nova Scotian Health Sciences Summer Camps (7 positions available) to be held at:

    • Dalhousie, July 7-12, 2019

    • St. FX University (Antigonish, NS), July 16-19, 2019

    • Cape Breton University (Sydney, NS), July 22-25, 2019

Additional Information

Preference will be given to applicants of African descent. Criminal Records Check and Child Abuse Registry/Vulnerable Sector Screening (or willingness to obtain) are required.

Submit a cover letter and resume with contact (name, relationship, phone/email) for two (2) references to Stephanie Bizzeth (plans@dal.ca). Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.