Communications Administrator [Ottawa]


Communications Administrator



Job Title:


Communications Administrator




Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals | Association canadienne d'experts-conseils en patrimoine


Job Type:

Contract/part-time - 8 hours/week


Language Required:


English essential/French an asset




Ottawa, ON 


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$20-25/hour (dependent on qualifications)


Job Description:


JTitle - Communications Administrator

Reports To - Works in conjunction with CAHP-ACECP Administrator and CAHP-ACECP Communications Committee and Chair

Job Posting - CAHP-ACECP, is a not-for-profit organization for professionals in the field of heritage, focused on conservation and stewardship of cultural heritage resources. We require a Communications Administrator to be responsible for development and implementation of communications. Through the use of various media platforms including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and an existing WordPress based website. The Communications Administrator will work in collaboration with the CAHP-ACECP Communication Committee and Chair and CAHP-ACECP Administrator to promote and protect CAHP-ACECP’s reputation. This will require working with heritage-minded professionals to foster a media presence that represents the diverse and dynamic membership of CAHP-ACECP.

Core Competencies
 Focus on serving the needs of the CAHP-ACECP membership
 Knowledge of heritage disciplines and current issues an asset
 Ability to manage independent work and deadlines
 Ability to take direction and work in team situations
 Detail-oriented
 Creative and innovative thinker
 Demonstrates problem solving abilities
 Accountable and dependable
 Strong ethics and integrity
 Must possess excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills with strong writing and editorial abilities (Fluency in both French and English is strongly preferred).
 Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, social media monitoring software, and other public relation tools.
 Experience working with volunteer not-for-profit organizations an asset

Job Duties
 Implementation of communication plans for growing not-for-profit organization focused on the heritage sector.
 Collaboration with the CAHP-ACECP Administrator and Chair of the Communications Committee in a timely manner to determine appropriate communications based on a calendar year.
 Development and publication of content to various media outlets including newsletters, latest news posts, and interesting heritage related posts, as well as website updates.
 Tracking and evaluating the effectiveness of various social media programs and preparing reports using appropriate metrics summarizing the findings for the CAHP-ACECP Administrator and Chair of Communications Committee.
 Completed, or currently enrolled in Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English or a related discipline considered an asset.
 Strong working knowledge of communication principles and practices.
 Minimum of 1-2 years' experience in Communications and/or PR agency experience.
 Bilingual in French and English strongly preferred (written and oral).
 Demonstrated success with Social Media tools such as Twitter, Facebook, and others. As well as, WordPress based website experience.
 Must be able to meet tight deadlines and execute projects in a fast-paced, often pressured environment and see a project through to completion.
 Must have the ability to be an influential communications consultant within the organization.
 Must have the ability to work effectively in a volunteer based team.
 Must be capable of maintaining confidentiality, with a high level of accuracy regarding information.

Work Location - CAHP-ACECP Office and remote location.

Interested qualified applicants should contact CAHP-ACECP at: Andrex House, 190 Bronson Ave, Ottawa ON, K1R 6H4,, Tel: 613 569 7455,

Applicant to provide covering letter and resume. Applications will be accepted until midnight on May 25, 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by email.