Communications Coordinator: Women’s Initiatives

Communications Coordinator: Women’s Initiatives

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date May 11, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Chiefs of Ontario
Location Toronto, ON
Category Communications
Client Chiefs of Ontario
Contact Information
[email protected]


The Women’s Initiatives sector within the Chiefs of Ontario secretariat is now accepting applicants for a Communications Coordinator. The incumbent will work directly with the Women’s Initiatives team to plan and develop communications plans for the sector’s priorities and projects.

LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario (with the option to work from a home office)


  • Acquire and maintain a detailed knowledge of the Chiefs of Ontario policies, principles, and strategies, and keep up-to-date with relevant developments.
  • Work with Women’s Initiatives team to form content ideas in line with the COO.
  • Develop and implement a Women’s Initiatives communication plan that includes media outreach and social media content creation.
  • When required, will research and write press releases, and content for the COO website, infographics, blogs, fundraising campaigns, program literature and newsletters.
  • Works with the Women’s Initiatives team in developing evaluation forms and questionnaires.
  • Gathers and monitors evaluation feedback via on-line applications and social media; and write an analysis of feedback.
  • Attends Women’s Initiative meetings to gain an understanding of First Nations stakeholders and perspectives.
  • Attends, records and disseminates meeting minutes as per director’s request.
  • Present and evaluate results of communication plan with the team.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external communications’ key players.
  • Outreach: arranges, coordinates and plans events highlighting the Women’s Initiatives special projects.
  • Works as a team member in completing tasks in other areas of Women’s Initiatives priorities as assigned.


  • Post-secondary degree in related field: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous work in the communications field.
  • Experience with social media, press releases, and media relations;
  • Knowledge of First Nation traditions, cultures and values, and an understanding of the history and relationship between First Nations and the Crown;
  • Excellent communication skills, including written and verbal.
  • Capacity to work effectively independently and as a member of a team to complete assigned tasks and projects; and must be able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

DURATION:  May 2022- March 31 2023 (with the potential for renewal based on funding)


Successful Candidate must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Send letter of application, resume, and include two references marked confidential to:
Ashley Nardella
Email: [email protected]


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