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Communications & Professional Development Officer - Bilingual Position

Canada-Ontario-St. Thomas


Company Information

Community Futures Ontario (CFO) members are recognized as leaders for rural community economic development. Community Futures Ontario supports its members to deliver quality services in their communities and provides the voice for the Community Futures Program in Ontario. 

Job Description

Communications & Professional Development Officer (CPDO)

Bilingual Position


The person in this position is responsible for leading professional communication and coordinating professional development activities on behalf of the Association. Duties will include

  • Management of all website content and surveys
  • Development and implementation of social media strategy and content
  • Production of monthly e-newsletter
  • Coordination of annual conference workshops, plenary speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, and awards
  • Coordination of professional development sessions for CFDC staff, based on consultation with the 4 Ontario CFDC networks
  • Administration of Community Futures Leadership Institute staff and board training program certifications
  • Administration of CUSource, OMEGA and other online learning registrations
  • Supporting Public Relations, Professional Development and Official Languages Committees


Qualifications/Skill Requirements:

  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in English and French required
  • Post-secondary education in a related program, e.g. Communications and Public Affairs, Adult Learning
  • Demonstrated excellence in customer service and relationship management
  • Experience in providing services to a membership organization in the not-for-profit sector
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of Adobe Pro and/or Webex
  • Proactive, organized, self-motivated, accountable
  • Ability to work as a team player with minimal supervision
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to travel, use of own vehicle, valid driver’s license


Please apply by sending your resume in confidence to by October 13, 2017.

Contact Information

Posting Date: 03-Oct-2017Marketing/Advertising/PR Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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