Job application: Communications Coordinator

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JOB OFFER: Communications Coordinator


The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) is seeking candidates for a permanent full-time (35 hours/week) position to support  communications and the promotion efforts of the CCR.

Principal responsibilities

Working in close collaboration with other staff, the person will:

  • Oversee CCR external communications;
  • Oversee the production of CCR resources;
  • Promote CCR resources and events;
  • Provide support for the CCR’s media outreach efforts;
  • Provide support for efforts by CCR and members to promote positive public opinion about refugees and other vulnerable migrants.


  • A minimum of two (2) to three (3) years of experience in communications or related field
  • Demonstrated commitment to human rights, social justice and anti-oppression
  • Fluently bilingual (English/French)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Familiarity with publishing software (Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign) an asset
  • Demonstrated experience with website content management
  • Demonstrated experience in managing social media content
  • Willingness to work in a small office where staff must be adaptable.
  • Knowledge of CCR / immigration/refugee sector an asset
  • Skills in designing communications resources an asset
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well in a team

Based at the CCR office in Montreal. Salary according to CCR salary scale.

The position may involve some travelling within Canada.

Application Process

The CCR encourages applications from refugees, immigrants, people of colour, gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans and two-spirited people.

To be considered, candidates should apply online by completing the form below by 5 December 2019.

We welcome all applications but regret we are only able to respond to applicants invited for an interview.

The Canadian Council for Refugees is a national non-profit umbrella organization committed to the rights and protection of refugees and other vulnerable migrants in Canada and around the world and to the settlement of refugees and immigrants in Canada.

For more information about the CCR, please consult our website: