Communications Officer

If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.

Know our team

Nutrition International’s External Relations (ER) unit is a diverse team of dedicated professionals responsible for the development and implementation of advocacy and communications priorities across the organization. The unit leads, coordinates and supports global government relations, global advocacy and business development with institutional donors, as well as media relations, corporate and digital communications, and the Nutrition International brand. The ER unit works closely with other teams across the organization to grow and diversify resources for Nutrition International’s global strategy and Investment Case, drive thought leadership, and grow global support for nutrition, and Nutrition International. Members of the ER team are located in Nutrition International’s Headquarters in Ottawa, Canada as well as our Asia and Africa Regional Offices.

About you

Are you passionate about telling stories and looking for the chance to join a global team of communications professionals? Nutrition International is looking for a Communications Officer to support our new Global Storytelling Initiative, a project that will see the development of videos, blogs, interviews and other content that ‘tells the story’ of our work in an engaging way. You are someone who has strong writing skills to support the development of both written and multimedia products, as well as interview experience to conduct ‘pre-interviews’ for research or production planning.

About the role

In this role you will:

  • Conduct interviews remotely with subjects, either as background or for content development.
  • Write original blogs and stories as opportunities present, with a focus on content that fulfils strategic priorities.
  • Populate the website with new and updated content developed as part of the storytelling initiative.
  • Create social media content to increase reach and impact of content developed.

What we offer

A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits, flexible work hours, work from home options and four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays). We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.

Selected candidates must have current legal entitlement to work in Canada (Permanent Residency, Current Work Permit, Citizenship, USMCA eligibility or other reciprocal trade agreement). We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This one-year contract will support our Storytelling Manager and team of dedicated writers, designers, and communications professionals to launch and execute our initiative.

Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.

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For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job Description. Please click on the Apply link here to submit your application.


août 16, 2021

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