Director of Marketing & Communications

We are delighted to be recruiting for a Director of Marketing & Communications to join Mary’s Meals Canada.

Back to all stories | Posted on 16 January 24

Reporting to our Executive Director, the Director of Marketing & Communications will be responsible for leading Mary’s Meals Canada (MMC)’s communications and marketing strategy to raise awareness of Mary’s Meals. They will help design and lead the expansion of Mary’s Meals visibility through creative communications and marketing/campaign strategies. This is an ideal opportunity for a proven communications professional who is enthusiastic about applying their talents towards the strategic goal of feeding the most vulnerable children around the world.

You will:

Develop and implement a cohesive and holistic communications strategy for Mary’s Meals Canada. 
Actively seeking out new and innovative communications strategies to ensure that we are maximizing the potential of Mary’s Meals Canada to reach new audiences and increase engagement levels 
Serve as a strategic member of the senior leadership team; advising others on communications related matters to achieve broader organizational goals and priorities
Develop and monitor monthly communications data/metrics; to report progress of approaches and to react to any amendments needed in response to trends/insights and to maximize new opportunities and overcome challenges
Lead all PR and media relations efforts for Mary’s Meals Canada, raising brand awareness through strategic and relevant media coverage 
Serve as key external spokesperson for Mary’s Meals Canada; establishing a clear and consistent brand rooted in Mary’s Meals ‘distinct message, voice, and values’
Develop the communications materials needed to attract new supporters and maintain engagement with existing audiences

An experienced senior leader in communications and marketing, you will have demonstrable experience in developing and executing strategies to reach new audiences and increase engagement levels. You will foster a collaborative approach, and be committed to our vision, mission and values. 

You will also need:

Exceptional understanding and experience of the communication’s ‘toolbox,’ including digital, content, brand, internal communications, PR, and media relations, coupled with adept project and media management skills
A track record of cultivating effective relationships with press/media; existing media relationships is desirable 
Strong understanding of relationship marketing; evidence of influencing others through effective communications strategies and content 
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; evidence of effectively assuming the “voice” of an organization and establishing consistent language and tone 

We are a values-driven organization, we believe in the innate goodness of people, respect the dignity of every human being and family life and believe in good stewardship of the resources entrusted to us. In line with our values, we are fully committed to a culture of safeguarding, we are committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work and we expect all the Mary's Meals family to share this commitment and work in the best interest of the communities we serve. Our safe recruitment practices ensure that only those that are committed to our high standards join our movement.

If you are inspired to join our movement and our vision, mission and values resonate with you, we would love to hear from you. 

To apply, email your CV and a cover letter to telling us why you want to join Mary’s Meals and why you would make a great Director of Marketing & Communications here at Mary’s Meals Canada.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

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