Canada Games Council - Ottawa, ON

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The Canada Games Council is seeking an energetic, proactive and passionate individual to join our staff team as the Communications Coordinator. He/She will provide support in the areas of
communications including media relations.

The coordinator will:

  • assist in planning, implementing and evaluating communications strategies and plans

aligned with the organization’s mission and strategic plan;

  • provide communications support for marketing and sponsorship and fundraising

departmental initiatives;

  • coordinate the media relations programs for the Council; manage media lists, write

press releases, backgrounders, fact sheets, articles, key messaging, speeches and
speaking points; coordinate media requests;

  • contribute to research, writing, proofreading and producing publications as needed;
  • organize Council media events;
  • help maximize the Council’s web site, relating to its role in dissemination of news in

both English and French; publication of promotional materials,

  • coordinate website, blog and social media (Facebook , Twitter, Flickr and YouTube)

updates to remain current;
coordinate the planning, writing, editing, production and distribution of quarterly enewsletter;

  • provide communications support for CGC Committees and special events;
  • assist in implementing a transfer of knowledge plan to Host Societies, including the

creation of tools, resources, policies and procedures;

  • participate as a member of the CGC Mission operation at the Games

If you are interested in the position please submit your resume, cover letter and three references
Canada Games Council
Attention: Job Posting Communications Coordinator
#701 – 2197 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 7X3
Fax: 613-526-4068