Currently Hiring: Communications Coordinator

Deadline to Apply: June 9th 2017

Starting Date: June 19th, 2017

Position Type: Full-time, 35 hours a week

Compensation: $17 / hour

Location: 1514 Docteur-Penfield Avenue, Montreal, QC H3G 1B9

To Apply: Send a resume, cover letter and 2 references to Caro Loutfi, Executive Director at

*We thank everyone for applying but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Description

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Coordinator is tasked with conveying Apathy is Boring’s internal and external messages as well as managing outreach initiatives. The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for supporting Apathy is Boring’s Canada 150 campaign, manage Apathy is Boring’s online and media presence, and coordinate with partner organizations.


Communications 50%:

  • Develop and lead Apathy is Boring’s brand identity, web site content and design, public relations and brand messaging
  • Manage relationships with sponsors, partner organizations and volunteers
  • Develop and execute a communications strategy
  • Coordinate all media relations and raise awareness about Apathy is Boring’s projects with local, regional and national media contacts
  • Update and maintain Apathy is Boring websites

Project Management 20%:

  • Lead the communications for Apathy is Boring Canada 150 campaign
  • Submit monthly activity reports to the Executive Director
  • Ensure the achievement of expected timelines and deliverables, and the efficient use of human and practical resources with the supervision of the Executive Director
  • Implement and maintain program budgets
  • Support the Executive Director with writing tasks, including articles, grants and fundraising documents

Social Media 15%:

  • Manage Apathy is Boring’s  digital and social media programs over Twitter, Instagram, Youtube and Facebook on a regular basis
  • Provide measurement and analysis of Apathy is Boring’s online engagement metrics

Graphic Design 5%:

  • Support and oversee contract designer’s work for annual reports, quarterly newsletter, infographics, donor letters and additional campaign materials

Admin 10%

  • Oversee the optimization of CRM, Project Management, Email, Newsletter and Website platforms
  • Support and fulfill staff tech requirements (troubleshooting etc.)
  • Confirm staff attendance at various national events, research networking opportunities
  • Oversee translation contractors
  • Oversee communications interns and volunteers


  • Post-secondary education in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing or related field
  • Well developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with organizational staff and volunteers
  • Strong project management, problem solving and analytical skills with an ability to anticipate problems and develop appropriate solutions
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in the non-profit/volunteer sector
  • Excellent knowledge of computer and database/spreadsheet/word processing software
  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills  
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities  
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Squarespace, Weebly, Google Analytics, Mailchimp
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite, Pages and Basecamp an asset
  • Excellent written and oral English skills, and proficiency in written and oral French