[Job] Director of communications

La Cantine pour tous is a non profit organization working within a member network of community organizations providing food services, in the social economy. The mission supports its members to improve food security to the population by facilitating access to healthy and affordable meals, directed primarily to children and seniors.


La Cantine pour tous coordinates many activities and projects:

  1. collaborating with our member network to find solutions for food security; 
  2. La Cantine dans les écoles, a program providing healthy and affordable school lunches;
  3. La Cantine à domicile, provides affordable frozen meals delivered directly to the resident’s home;
  4. support services to organizations working in food security.

Reasons to work for La Cantine pour tous

  • An inspiring mission;
  • A talented team, ready to collaborate, and support all everyone to succeed;
  • A 35 hour work week, hybrid work environment along with the opportunity to participate in refining our organization culture and support workplace wellness.

Job description

The main responsibility is to create and execute a communication strategy for La Cantine pour tous and each of its programs. 

The role’s main focus

  • Promotes the services, programs and initiatives to targeted audiences and clients;
  • Positions and supports La Cantine pour tous in all its  initiatives.

Responsibilities

The incumbent will manage a number of diverse projects:

  • Creates and executes communication plans for the projects of the organization;
  • Manages, creates and writes various communication assignments targeted both for internal and external stakeholders;
  • Supervises a team and suppliers;
  • Conducts media and public relations for the organization.
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Do you have this background ?

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience as a Director of Communication in a similar organization; 
  • Experience managing and supervising a team;
  • Strong abilities using various web tools and content management platforms including: Canva, MailChimp, WordPress, Hootsuite, Facebook/Meta Business Suite, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Google Workspace et Suite Office;
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and spoken);
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and strong initiative and can work with minimal supervision;  
  • Languages: French and English (written and spoken).

How to apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by sending their CV and cover letter to the attention of the selection committee to emploi@lacantinepourtous.org by Friday, December 9, 2022. Only the candidates continuing in the process will be contacted.