Updated Job Posting – Part-Time Outreach and Communications Coordinator

Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities is hiring a part-time Outreach and Communications Coordinator. Please see the job description below or click on link Outreach and Communications Coordinator Posting March 2024 for a Word document version. Deadline is April 15. People with barriers/disabilities/gifts encouraged, but not required to identify in their application.

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The Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities is recruiting for an Outreach and Communications Coordinator. Please see the post below for more information.

Job title: Outreach and Communications Coordinator
Reports to Executive Director
Location Winnipeg, MB
Status 12-month term. Possibility of extension dependent on funding.
Hours

Starting Wage 20-24 hours per week, flexible

$25 per hour
Benefits package available.

Job overview

The Outreach and Communications Coordinator will provide direction, monitoring and oversight activity for the organization’s social media, and ensure that the organization’s outreach projects meet their objectives and that the activities are planned, documented, and coordinated throughout. The Outreach and Communications Coordinator will also provide support to the organization’s Accessibility Consulting Services and other projects as required.

Duties and responsibilities

Specifically, the Outreach and Communications Coordinator will be responsible for the following duties:
1. Maintaining knowledge of the disability communities, relationship building with Indigenous community groups and the cultural/political dynamics of Manitoba.
2. Maintaining the social media accounts and website of the organization.
3. Developing promotional materials for the organization’s activities and projects.
4. Coordinating outreach activities for the organization.
5. Writing articles and materials related to our activities and projects.
6. Supporting our work with StopGap ramp project.
7. Supporting our Accessibility Consulting Services as needed.

Qualifications

The requirements of the position include knowledge and understanding of the disability community, social media skills, the completion of a post-secondary program, accompanied by 2 to 3 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector, or a combination of education and experience. Lived experience of disability and disability advocacy may be considered as part of professional experience.

Skills and Experience
• Previous experience with the cultural/political dynamics of Manitoba.
• Disability awareness and understanding, with an appreciation or life experience of facing barriers.
• Relevant post-secondary education, preferably but not necessarily in Communications or Disability Studies.
• Connections within the disability community and Indigenous communities.
• Experience working in the non-profit sector.
• Proven ability to set priorities and meet deadlines under pressure.
• Organizational and time management skills.
• Verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public.
• Demonstrated ability and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and social media platforms.
• Experience with WordPress and Canva.
• Some experience with fundraising preferred.
Working Conditions

This position is hybrid, the successful candidate will likely work from home and come to the office for staff meetings. There will also be in-person events and meetings to attend.

Diversity Statement

People with disabilities, particularly those with multiple identities, are encouraged but not required to identify in their application. MLPD recognizes that not everyone with an impairment or accessibility needs identifies as having a disability, particularly Indigenous people and people of colour. Please identify as you feel comfortable.

Accommodations

Accessibility accommodations will be provided as appropriate to the role.

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to contact@mlpd.mb.ca
Application deadline: April 15, 2024