Apply by August 8, 2022 (extended deadline)

About The Quebec Writers’ Federation (QWF)
QWF is a vibrant and inclusive community organization that develops, supports, and promotes those writing in English in Quebec. For more comprehensive information, visit www.qwf.org.
 
About the Position
Working under the supervision of QWF’s Executive Director, the Communications Officer will be responsible for the QWF websites (qwf.org and hireawriter.ca) and will plan and implement ongoing communications and outreach campaigns through digital communications and other channels. The Officer will be responsible for the following tasks:
 
Ongoing Communications, Design & Web-related: 

Events & Special Projects (requires some weekend and evening hours)

Working Conditions
This permanent, full-time position is 35 hours per week, with some evening and weekend events. For the duration of the pandemic, the Communications Officer will primarily work remotely; once normal activity resumes the amount of time in the QWF office will be negotiable.

Qualifications
This is not an entry-level position; the candidate should have at least two years of experience developing and executing a communications plan and be comfortable developing content for and doing back-end maintenance for a sophisticated WordPress website. Because we are a writers’ organization, this position requires the ability to write, edit, and proofread your own documents for accuracy and correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation. In addition, the position requires confidentiality and the ability to handle sensitive issues tactfully.

Required skills

Additional desirable skills

Deadline for applications: extended to August 8, 2022
Salary range:   $38,000 to $40,000, based on qualifications
Start date:  As soon as possible after August 8

How to Apply
Please email the following documents to admin@qwf.org:

Be sure to tell us about your knowledge of WordPress, Mailchimp, Canva, Meta, and the other software programs and platforms mentioned in this job description, as well as your level of French proficiency.

QWF is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks to maximize diversity in its staff, part-time employees, membership and direction. We seek applications from all qualified individuals and encourage applicants from members of the Government of Canada’s employment equity groups (i.e., women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities) to self‐identify if they are comfortable doing so. The QWF office is in the Atwater Library and Computer Centre, with an outdoor ramp, an elevator, and a wheelchair-accessible, gender-neutral bathroom on the same level as the office.

QWF appreciates all interest in the position; however, due to time constraints, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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