As part of the ICN, the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC) aims to mobilize Albertans to become global citizens engaged in sustainable development. We do this by building the capacity of network organizations, representing members’ interests with government and others, and increasing the awareness, knowledge, and connections of Albertans in global issues and sustainable development.
ACGC, on behalf of the Inter-Council Network, is undertaking a capacity building initiative entitled Spur Change: Knowledge Sharing & Capacity Building, to enhance the contribution of Canadian Small and Medium Organizations (SMOs) to Canada’s international development efforts towards achieving gender equality, the empowerment of women and girls, poverty reduction and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The ICN is seeking a qualified and experienced individual to join this new initiative in the role of Communications and Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator.
POSITION TITLE: Communications and Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator
POSITION TYPE: Full-time
LANGUAGE: Fully bilingual French and English
SALARY RANGE: $54,500 starting salary
A benefits package is offered in addition to salary
REPORTS TO: Spur Change National Program Manager
LOCATION: The successful applicant can work remotely from locations across Canada
DEADLINE: August 23rd, 2019
Reporting to the National Program Manager, and in collaboration with Spur Change team members the Communications and Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and executing communications for the Spur Change Program and to implement the monitoring and evaluation plan of the Program.
- Develop a communications strategy to support the engagement and participation of the key stakeholders and to ensure the timely and effective sharing of information.
- Assist with the development and maintenance of a social media strategy that will promote and publicize Spur Change events.
- Oversee the creation of information kits and resource materials as needed.
- Contribute to the Program’s utilization of social media (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube) to promote events and share information.
- Overseeing the design and development of the Spur Change website. Regularly update the website as needed.
- Develop and distribute regular newsletters in both official languages.
- Coordinate and oversee the translation of key documents as required.
- Recruit, select and coordinate the work of qualified translators, interpreters and contractors as deemed necessary.
- Provide support to the planning of conferences and events.
- Supervise the documentation of events and conferences with articles, videos and pictures.
- Develop media campaigns including the creation of media kits, media releases, and resource materials.
Monitoring and Evaluation
- Oversee the execution of the Spur Change Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.
- Develop the data collection tools (online surveys, questionnaires, roundtables) required and coordinate the data collection.
- Write, review and edit the various program reports.
- Carry out additional tasks directly related to the successful implementation of the Spur Change Program.
- Be responsible for working within the budget as assigned to the various areas of programming under this job description.
- Maintain organized and comprehensive files.
- Have expert communication skills in French and English (both written and verbal), and the ability to adapt communications style in a manner that is suitable and appropriate for various stakeholders.
- Background and/or studies in public relations, communications, event coordination,
communications, education or equivalent.
- Familiarity with popular conferencing and communications media and platforms.
- Experience with photography and video editing.
- Have demonstrated success in a similar role with a minimum of 2 years of communications experience (preferably in a non-profit setting).
- Have a strong understanding of international development and cooperation combined with a good understanding of global citizenship and public engagement principles.
- Knowledge and experience in monitoring and evaluation, data collection and analysis, and reporting.
- Have excellent organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to organize multiple tasks and appropriately prioritize activities.
- Have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to respect the values and differences that all members of a small team bring to an office environment.
- Have a proven ability to problem-solve and work independently.
To apply: Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, résumé, and the names of two references to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 PM on Sunday, June 30, 2019.
While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC)
The Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC) is a coalition of voluntary sector organizations located in Alberta, working locally and globally to achieve sustainable human development. We are committed to international cooperation that is people-centered, democratic, just, inclusive, and respectful of the environment and indigenous cultures. We work towards ending poverty and achieving a peaceful and healthy world, with dignity and full participation for all.
For more information about ACGC please visit www.acgc.ca
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