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Position: Marketing/Communications Manager - GEO-O
Organization: Canadian Organic Growers
Location: Ottawa area, Ontario

The Canadian Organic Growers (COG) is seeking a Marketing/Communications Manager to promote regenerative organic agriculture as a solution to Canada’s commitments to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

This is a contract position ending March 24, 2021 with the possibility for renewal pending performance and funding.

We seek candidates that are adept at traditional and social media, graphic design, and campaign messaging and have a proven track record of successful marketing and communications work.

The incumbent will be part of a team that will design a regional and national campaign that raises awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals with agricultural and consumer communities across the country.

The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • producing and managing the printed and digital material for the campaign, analysing and reporting results
  • designing and making changes to COG website for campaign purposes
  • contributing to the continuous improvement of the campaign
  • following and coordinating with other organizations collaborating with COG
  • supporting marketing/communications for Growing Eastern Ontario Organically (GEO-O)

Qualifications:

  • demonstrated experience with Canva, InDesign, and/or other graphic design software
  • effective communications via print, digital, and social media
  • highly proficient with Microsoft and Google suites
  • knowledge of WordPress
  • familiarity with social media analytical tools
  • familiarity with organic agriculture and agriculture in Eastern Ontario and across Canada
  • interest in and commitment to food security and sovereignty for First Nations and Canadians
  • familiarity with sustainable development goals
  • ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and work efficiently on teams and alone to meet deadlines

Bilingual in Canada’s official languages is a strong asset.

Position is based in Ottawa or Cornwall with travel between the two likely, once COVID-19 travel restrictions are lifted.

Please send a cover letter and rèsumè to eric.payseur@cog.ca . Position closes June 2, 2020, though interviews with suitable candidates may begin earlier. No phone calls, please.

https://www.cog.ca/home/support-our-work/work-for-us/

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 21 2020    ID: 56681