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Requirements:
  • Police Check
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Accessible by public transit

Communications Director

5-15 hours / monthly
1 Year
Authority: The board of directors is the legal authority for the community league.

Time Commitment: Approximately 12 hours per month

Term of Office: Term of office is one year

General Duties/ Requirements for all Board positions:
• A director is expected to be fully informed on community league matters and participate in discussions and decisions in matters of policy, finance, programs, personnel and advocacy.
• Commit to the work of the organization.
• Review the board’s conduct and monitor its performance to ensure compliance with bylaws and policies.
• Speak positively of the league and assist in developing and maintaining positive relations among the board, committees and communities to enhance the league’s mission.
• Orient new board members.
• Prepare for and arrive on time for all required meetings.
• Develop, monitor, review and approve all policies and other recommendations received from the board, its standing committees and staff.
• Review the bylaws and recommend changes to the membership.
• Participate in the development of the league’s organizational plan, annual review and budget.
• Prepare and present required reports at board meetings.
• Prepare and present an annual report at the annual general meeting.

Responsibilities
• Oversees all communications of the community league
• Respond to messages in various inboxes (email, social media etc.) within 48 hours
• Helps league to develop communications strategies, messaging, and branding
• Manages communications team (if applicable)
• Content contributor/editor
• Manages all aspects of the production and distribution of newsletter – online or print
• Prepare community newsletters as needed
• Deliver newsletters to the schools and store and arrange delivery to all community households;
• Ensure advertising on the sign at the front of the hall is up to date
• Maintain online presence including: website, social media, Facebook, twitter, Instagram, etc.
• Ensure that all materials provided by the Board for posting are posted or scheduled to be posted within 7 days of receiving content
• Attend to all external marketing communication for all activities (posters, etc.)
• Oversees or produces appropriate advertising/promotional or any other artwork needs for the league 
• Works with board, program and social directors, and others as required, to promote events and initiatives via the various league platforms
• Acts as liaison between league and media to arrange for interviews, create press releases, etc.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Working with the community while developing personal competencies in:
- Social Media
- Website Development
- Communications Coordination and Management
Requirements:
  • Police Check
  • Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Accessible by public transit