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Closing Date:
Open until position filled
Job Summary:


One Temporary Full Time Position (1-year contract)

Position Description

The Communications Officer will assist in the development of an organization-wide comprehensive communications plan in alignment with NWCCAC programs and initiatives.  The Communications Officer is responsible for the development and coordination as needed for a variety of internal and external communications strategies.


•        Post-secondary education preferably in communications, journalism or public        relations

•        Minimum of two years' experience in a related field of work such as community     outreach, journalism, speechwriting, etc.

•        Excellent writing skills

•        High proficiency in a variety of computer software products including Photoshop, Illustrator, SharePoint, InDesign, PowerPoint, Word and Publisher

•        Superior design skills and attention to detail

•        Professional demeanour and attitude

•        Proactive and demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team       environment

•        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

•        Ability to manage multiple tasks within tight timelines

•        Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills

•        Excellent organizational and time management skills

•        French language is an asset

Also required:

•        Proof of educational credentials

•        Proof of a valid driver's license

•        Personal transportation

Position Location

THUNDER BAY OFFICE with some travel throughout the NWCCAC Region


We are designated as a French Language Services organization and encourage bilingual candidates to apply.  Interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and detailed resume outlining their qualifications and experience, quoting competition #NW14-57, to:

Chrysta Burns, Senior Manager, Human Resources

North West Community Care Access Centre

961 Alloy Drive

Thunder Bay, ON   P7B 5Z8

Email:        Fax:  (807) 344-5639

Deadline for applications: December 3, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

We thank all applicants; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.