Position: Communications and Membership Manager
Organization: Organic Council of Ontario
Location: Remote, Anywhere in Ontario
About the Organic Council of Ontario:
The Organic Council of Ontario (OCO) is the Voice for Organics in Ontario. We are the only full value chain association operating at the provincial level. OCO represents over 1,400 certified organic operators, as well as the businesses, organizations, and individuals that bring food from farm to plate. OCO works to catalyze sector growth, support research, improve training, increase data collection, encourage market development, protect the integrity of organic claims, and inform the public of the benefits and requirements of organic agriculture.
About the Job:
The Organic Council of Ontario is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and dynamic Communications and Membership Manager who is passionate about agriculture and the environment. OCO has a small staff team with a broad scope: we punch above our weight! Ideal candidates will have a balance of left and right brain thinking with both sharp attention to detail, technical know-how, problem solving skills, administrative and logistical prowess; as well as an eye for digital marketing, the capacity to parse complex issues into clear sentences, strategic thinking and political acumen. A successful candidate will be equally at ease calling farmers as they are conversing on Google chat.
This position will support the management of two coordinators, several contractors and volunteers and will be responsible for maintaining and improving OCO’s website, brand, and communications. They will provide leadership in the organisation’s brand and website management, membership recruitment and retention targets and strategies, maintenance of OCO’s current directory, the launch of a new directory and Ontario Organic campaign, and the upkeep and expansion of OCO’s data portal and other online tools.
Campaigns and Communications Strategy:
Partnerships and Business Development:
Membership Management and Events
Digital Platforms and Transformation
General Project and Team Management
As a small non-profit, OCO’s work is dynamic and project-based with the overarching goal of growing and supporting the Ontario organic sector. Our work may shift as we receive new grants for projects that fit with our mandate and priorities. We’re looking for a candidate who can demonstrate the necessary flexibility to adjust to such changes willingly and gracefully. Candidates should be comfortable managing grants and people and have a growth oriented mindset.
The Ideal Candidate
The Organic Council of Ontario believes in equal opportunities and is committed to creating a barrier-free work environment. We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups, including BIPOC, members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community and people with disabilities. If you wish to discuss accessibility and inclusion please contact firstname.lastname@example.org . Please let us know if you require any accommodations in order to participate in the hiring process.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter in one pdf document to email@example.com by July 8th at 5pm with Communications and Membership Manager in the subject line. Please provide two samples of previous communications work highlighting your writing, design and technical skills.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 9 2022 ID: 64767