Responsable de la communication

Type de poste : PERMANENT, FULL TIME
Localisation : FLEXIBLE
Date limite : UPDATED DEADLINE: 5:00 PM EDT ON MARCH 14, 2024
Postuler à : Les lettres de motivation et les CV peuvent être envoyés à l'aide de ce formulaire.


À propos de l'Institut urbain du Canada

The Canadian Urban Institute is the heart of Canadian city building. We are a collaborative and inclusive platform where policymakers, urban professionals, leaders, activists, and academics from diverse backgrounds come together to shape vibrant and equitable communities across Canada.

Description du rôle

Seeking an experienced Communications Manager passionate about building connection within Canadian communities and sharing innovative solutions for urban challenges. This role offers the chance to utilize strategic insight, creativity, and executional skills to amplify CUI’s presence and reach diverse audiences. Key responsibilities include leading CityTalk Canada, a premier webinar series on urban community trends, and spearheading communication and social media strategies for CUI’s annual flagship event among other projects. Additionally, you may support initiatives that will influence downtown revitalization, housing, climate resilience, transit, equity, and more. Join us to champion Canadian urbanism, amplify diverse voices, and promote CUI as Canada’s urban institute.

Les responsabilités sont les suivantes

Strategy & Implementation

  • Craft and execute impactful communication and social media strategies that align with our overarching business objectives, embrace inclusivity, and resonate with CUI’s diverse audiences.
  • Coordinate the design, production, and distribution of content across various platforms including web, social media, and newsletter.
  • Ensure branding consistency across all communication platforms.
  • Collaborate with team members to gather information and generate ideas.
  • Liase with outside contractors when required.

CityTalk Planning & Production

  • Plan and deliver CUI’s virtual and audio events series.
  • Develop and manage a content calendar ensuring topics are relevant, timely, and aligned with CUI’s over-arching strategy.
  • With the support of the CUI team identify, schedule, and support speakers.
  • Coordinate the design and production of marketing materials including presentations and promotional materials.
  • Support technical partners to ensure seamless delivery and exceptional participant experience.


  • In collaboration with the team, develop content and make updates as needed to CUIs websites.
  • Identify opportunities to improve the websites’ UX, navigation, and functionality.
  • Identify and report on key performance metrics.
  • Research and share best practices for digital accessibility.

Experience & Skills Set

  • A team player who values equity, diversity, and inclusion and brings these values into your work and interactions.
  • Un intérêt marqué pour les questions urbaines.
  • Self-motivated with a positive and professional approach.
  • Experience in a communications-related role, 5+ years of experience is preferred.
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, and layout & design skills.
  • Superior project and time management skills.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media.
  • Knowledgeable in web development, proficient in tools like WordPress, Google Workspace, Canva Pro, and Adobe Suite seen as assets.
  • Fluency in French is also an asset.

Conditions de travail

  • This is a hybrid position (Toronto) and requires the ability to work during regular business hours (ie. 9:00am – 5:00pm EST Monday to Friday), with the ability to work flexible hours from time to time.

Autres détails

Vous rejoindrez une équipe dynamique qui a.. :

  • Un intérêt marqué pour les questions urbaines.
  • Un engagement en faveur de l'équité, de la diversité et de l'inclusion sur notre lieu de travail et dans nos programmes.
  • Intérêt pour le travail sur plusieurs projets.
  • Intérêt pour l'établissement de relations et le travail en collaboration avec les membres de l'équipe et les partenaires externes.
  • Une capacité bien développée à communiquer efficacement avec des publics divers et intersectoriels.
  • Excellent jugement, esprit d'initiative et capacité à travailler de manière indépendante.
  • Une capacité à travailler de temps en temps selon des horaires flexibles.


L'Institut urbain du Canada s'engage à favoriser une culture d'entreprise favorable et inclusive, où des personnes de tous horizons peuvent s'épanouir. Nous accordons une grande importance à la diversité et encourageons les candidatures de tous les groupes méritant l'équité. Nous nous engageons à offrir un environnement sans obstacles. Si vous avez besoin d'aménagements au cours du processus de recrutement, veuillez nous en informer et nous prendrons les dispositions nécessaires.


Salary commensurate with experience.

Postulez dès aujourd'hui !


Please submit your cover letter and resume through the following form by 5:00 p.m. EDT on March 14, 2024, midnight EDT. Your cover letter should outline your essential skills and tell us why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

Application Form

If you have any challenges submitting your application through the form, please send an email to with your full name and “Communications Manager” in the subject line.

No telephone inquiries please. CUI thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information about CUI visit