Communications Officer

Invitation: 
Mennonite Church Canada is looking for a Communications Officer able to provide collaborative leadership for communications needs, especially in the lead up to Assembly, 2019. This is a ½ time contract position available immediately and ending July 31, 2019. The position will remain posted until a successful candidate is acquired.
Contact: 

email: Andrew Brown
Mennonite Church Canada
600 Shaftesbury Blvd.
Winnipeg MB R3P 0M4
phone: 204-888-6781
toll-free: 1-866-888-6785

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Job Description: Communications Officer
Position Purpose: 
Working with the communication staff of the five Regional Churches, the Communications Officer is responsible to fulfill the communications needs of Mennonite Church Canada focusing on preparation for the Assembly in July 2019.
Time Commitment: 
½ time contract
Supervision: 
Executive Minister, Mennonite Church Canada
Key Duties: 
  1. Work with the Executive Minister and regional church communication staff to help develop and implement a comprehensive communications plan to support the vision and mission of nationwide community of faith.
  2. Provide creative communication needs for the lead up to Assembly 2019.
  3. Assist the Executive Minister and program staff (including Witness director and workers; and director Indigenous/ Settler Relations) with communication needs.
Qualifications: 
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills;
  • Experience with copy writing and editing
  • Experience in content development for web
  • Creativity, ability to generate ideas on how to communicate effectively
  • Able to offer graphic and design skills (ie Abode Creative Suite)
  • Awareness of current trends and issues in the field of communications
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Able to work well in a team
  • Familiarity and commitment to Mennonite Church Canada mission, mandate and values.