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Communications Coordinator

Communications Coordinator

Company: Toronto City Mission
Contact Person: Dave Addison
2610 Birchmount Road
Scarborough, Ontario , M1W 2P5
Phone: 4169226223

Position Description

Toronto City Mission is seeking to hire people who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of families impacted by poverty in the city of Toronto.   We are looking for people who give out of an overflow of the love that they have received from God.  If this sounds like you, please read the job posting below and contact us for more information.

POSITION:        Communications Coordinator
                           Permanent Part-time (3 days/week)

REPORTS TO:    Executive Director

Through God’s transformational power, we build loving relationships to bring hope to children and families impacted by poverty.  We train and invest in our volunteers, interns, and staff. We mentor children, youth and adults to become leaders in their own communities. We partner with local churches and volunteers to inspire children, youth, and adults to have hope for the future and to share the gospel message.  Our vision is that families, impacted by poverty, will lead transformed lives.

The Communications Coordinator is responsible for creating TCM’s communication material including newsletters, press releases, direct mail appeals, and other publications.  This person also maintains an up-to-date website and social media presence for TCM. Working closely with the Development Team, the Communications Coordinator also assists in stewardship and event planning support.



1. Create Communication Material  - 35%

  • Execute design, print, and delivery of communication materials
  • Produce Annual Report
  • Produce TCM Newsletter 3 times a year
  • Write and distribute 4 appeals a year
  • Send newsletters and appeals by email using Constant Contact

2. Support Fundraising Activities – 10%

  • Create stewardship/thank you letters
  • Create printed material for events (i.e. invitations, posters, etc.)
  • Produce promotional flyers, announcements, and brochures for general use and special events

3. Maintain up-to-date Website – 10%

  • A good understanding of Google analytics
  • Update banner and post regularly
  • Squarespace platform

4. Internal Communications – 5%

  • Read staff monthly reports to capture ‘stories’
  • Equip staff and maintain strong corporate branding

5. Social Media – 20%

  • Manage active social media presence
  • Direct use of Blogs, Facebook, YouTube, etc.
  • A good understanding of social media analytics
  • Video editing (not required, but an asset)
  • Keep current on relevant news and TCM stories to post on Facebook

5. Marketing - 10%

  • Create, execute, and manage TCM press releases
  • Identify new marketing channels for partnership development
  • Apply and manage Google Adwords for nonprofits

6. General Administration – 5%

  • Supervise communication volunteers and placement students
  • Maintain email lists through Constant Contact

7. Other Duties as assigned - 5%

Skills and Abilities

  • Graphic design skills with marketing background
  • Excellent writing, editing,  and oral communications skills
  • Experience in digital and print communications
  • Familiar with various social media platforms
  • Skilled in Adobe Suite including Illustrator and InDesign
  • Knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Works collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Ability to prioritize workload and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships and deal tactfully with others
  • Ability to work independently in a small office environment
  • Able to work occasional evenings and weekends, as needed
  • Relevant post-secondary education

Start Date:  Sept 4, 2018

If you sense God’s prompting and desire to begin a conversation, please send your resume with a cover letter to:

Toronto City Mission

Attn: Executive Director
2610 Birchmount Rd.,
Scarborough, Ontario
M1W 2P5

Phone: 416-922-6223

Posted: June 29, 2018 | Expires: September 27, 2018
Posted Under: Ministry - General
Career ID: [ 5628 ]