Position: Communications Coordinator
Organization: La Siembra Co-operative
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Reports to: the Marketing and New Product Manager and Executive Director
Interfaces with: Sales, Marketing and Website Developers
La Siembra Co-operative is dedicated to promoting a new model of trading partnerships guided by the principles of fair trade. Incorporated in 1999, La Siembra is one of the first companies to import, manufacture and distribute fair trade & organic sugar and cocoa products in North America. From humble beginnings, working out of a church basement in our first year, we have always had a big dream: Fair Trade for everyone.
Along with the help of our like-minded partners, producers, distributors, retailers and consumers, we have helped strengthen the democratic organizations of thousands of small-scale farmers and engage consumers to challenge the corporate control of food and reshape our food system in ways that benefit all of us. Owned by La Siembra, Camino® is a brand of fair trade & organic consumer products and bulk ingredients sold in over 4000 retail outlets across Canada. La Siembra also proudly distributes Equal Exchange® products from its sister co-op in the US.
La Siembra’s ideal candidate will bring 2-3 years of experience as a communications specialist. As an experienced storyteller, your words can bring our mission and work alive.
You are a strong, cross-platform writer and communicator who can deliver a clear, concise message for a target audience (in writing, verbally and through graphic design). As La Siembra’s Communications Coordinator, you thrive on a deadline and love collaborating within and across teams.
This role is responsible for supporting our team and our partners in spreading the word about fair trade, sustainability and democratic food systems.
How you will make contributions that matter:
Communication platform management
In collaboration with La Siembra’s Marketing Manager, the Coordinator will animate the following communication channels:
In collaboration with La Siembra’s Marketing Manager, the Coordinator will manage the following outreach activities:
The Coordinator will assist the Marketing Manager in the development and implementation of a communication strategy designed to further La Siembra’s objectives. This will include:
You are best suited for the role if you have the following qualifications
Join us in growing our fair trade and democratic model
We celebrate an inclusive environment and provide equal opportunity for development and advancement. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
To apply to this position, please submit your cover letter and resume along with your responses to the three (3) questions below:
Please note that only the applications accompanied by the answers to the 3 questions outlined above, received no later than October 29, 2021 will be reviewed. Please use “Communications Coordinator” in the subject of your email application and submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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For more information about La Siembra and our brands, please visit our website at http://www.camino.ca
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 11 2021 ID: 61486