Opportunities

Position: Communications Coordinator (permanent full-time)
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Start date: Immediate
Compensation: Commensurate with experience & qualifications

Key Duties:

The Communications Coordinator will serve as the organization’s bilingual spokesperson based in Quebec and will support the growing work of the NCCM’s Communications Department.

• Serve as NCCM’s primary French-language spokesperson as well as a national NCCM spokesperson.
• Work closely with and support the Communications Director on issues management and developing key messages.
• Monitor local and national news media, identify issues and engage in media relations.
• Respond to media inquiries and organize press events.
• Write news releases, media advisories and other communications products.
• Develop and write internal communications and marketing products.
• Provide translation services as needed.
• Liaise with local journalists and newsrooms on issues impacting Canadian Muslims.
• Track emerging issues and social & political trends relevant to the NCCM’s mandate and constituents.
• Engage stakeholders, partners and local officials and travel as needed.

Qualifications:

• University or post-secondary education in communications, journalism, public relations or political science.
• At least 1 – 2 years of professional experience in and knowledge of media relations.
• Solid understanding of the NCCM’s mission and mandate.
• Fully bilingual: excellent French & English oral and written communication abilities.
• Knowledge of Quebec public affairs and Canadian politics is preferred.
• Ability to write in CP style.
• Ability to work under tight timelines in an efficient and focused manner.
• Hold valid driver’s license and willing to use personal vehicle for work-related travel
• Strong attention to detail and ability to handle competing priorities.
• Good presentation and public speaking skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.

Full training will be provided. Serious candidates should apply online below.

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Position: Development Officer (1 year full-time contract – possible extension)
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Start date: Immediate
Compensation: Commensurate with experience & qualifications

Key Duties:

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Officer works closely with the professional staff, Board and volunteers. The Development Officer role is integral to the NCCM meeting its development and fundraising objectives. The duties include, but are not limited to:

• Serve as a primary contact with all donors and create strategies for donor development.
• Lead the development and execution of a fundraising plan in accordance with the NCCM’s strategic plan.
• Work with management towards building and achieving fundraising goals and the development of annual marketing plan.
• Coordinate and implement the donor stewardship strategy and plans.
• Analyze donor data and trends, generate reports from the donor database and prepare reports.
• Work with the Operations Coordinator to manage the donor database and to handle administrative aspects of donor relations.
• Lead and advise the Marketing Committee on execution of various marketing and fundraising events to help achieve goals.

Qualifications:

• A track record developing fundraising plans and meeting objectives
• A university degree or post-secondary education and 3 – 5+ years of established success in fundraising.
• Fundraising database experience including Raiser’s Edge is critical.
• Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects in a fast paced environment
• Deep attention to detail and excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• Superb organizational skills and ability to meet multiple and competing priorities
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal direction/supervision
• Hold valid driver’s license and willing to use personal vehicle for work-related travel
• Demonstrated success in the identification, evaluation, cultivation, stewardship and solicitation of monthly and major gifts.
• Experience creating and developing briefing notes and associated fundraising proposals and correspondence.
• Flexibility to work some evenings/weekends as required
• Recognized professional fundraising certification or equivalent considered an asset

Full training will be provided. Serious candidates should apply online below.

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