Communications Coordinator (Part-time Temporary Contract (Parental Leave))

Closing Date – August 8, 2014

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is a national non-profit organization and federally registered charity. LEAF works to advance the equality of women and girls in Canada through litigation, law reform and public legal education. For more information about LEAF visit our website

LEAF seeks a part-time temporary Communications Coordinator. The position is a part-time temporary contract position for 10-15 hours per week to cover a parental leave. The Coordinator will be responsible for our national communication strategy including electronic communications, events support, graphic design, maintaining web and social media presence, media relations, drafting communication materials including statements and press releases and editing/proofreading documents. The Coordinator will work under the direction of the Executive Director. The Coordinator may work remotely but must be available to travel to attend in person meetings as required.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Electronic Communications

2. Events and Activity Support

3. Public / Stakeholder & Media Relations

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate should have:

How to Apply:

LEAF encourages applications from Aboriginal women, racialized women, lesbians, women with disabilities and women from other marginalized groups. Applications will be accepted by email only. 
In the subject line of your email application reference Communications Coordinator and your name. Please submit one document with your cover letter, your curriculum vitae and a list of 3 employment references (contact name, phone number and email address) and one writing sample to [email protected] Applications should be submitted in word format or PDF. Please do not submit multiple applications or send additional documents.

Applications for this position will be accepted until 5:00pm (EDT) on August 8, 2014.
We thank all applicants for their interest.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
No telephone enquiries please.