30 May 2017

Full-Time Senior Public Relations and Advocacy Associate

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal CenterToronto, Ontario, Canada

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Job Description

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) is seeking applications for the position of Public Relations Associate


About Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center:
Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC) is a Jewish human rights organization dedicated to Holocaust studies, advocacy and education. Our programs are designed to counter racism and antisemitism, to foster an appreciation for Canadian democratic values, and to help make theworld a better place.

The Public Relations Associate will be responsible for:

• Achieving a media profile for the organization.
• Communicating with media at all levels about the organization.
• Issuing approved press releases and follow up.
• Develop and maintain media contacts.
• Seek out related opportunities for the organization.
• Write articles, monitor related media issues and report.
• Update website and social networking feeds.

• College or University graduate;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;
French (written and verbal) would be an asset
• Demonstrated editing, and proof reading skills;
• Strong Administrative and organizational skills;
• Knowledge of the Jewish community and commitment to the work of FSWC;
• Experience in communications and with local media;
• Experience with marketing and promotion;
• Self-motivated, and able to work independently and with a team of staff and volunteers;
• Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and projects;
• Demonstrated research, analytical, problem solving and computer skills;
• Experience in some or all of the following: Microsoft Office, Quark Xpress and Design software, Imovie, Photoshop, database, digital photography, video editing

Note: This position may entail overtime work in periods of high activity. It entails evenings and work from home.
Salary: commensurate with experience

How to Apply

Please forward your cover letter & resume to tsteyn@fswc.ca
FSWC thanks all applicants however only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

Job Categories: Communications. Job Types: Full-Time.

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