Communications Manager

  • Posted:Jul 09, 2024
  • Apply by:Aug 30, 2024
  • Job Type
  • Full Time
  • Job Level
  • Other
  • Location
  • Toronto, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Other
  • Impact Category
  • Other
  • Company Type
  • Other

About this position

Why Work for Toronto Foundation for Student Success (TFSS)

You will be part of a thriving organization that truly makes a direct, positive impact on the lives of children and youth across Toronto. 

The Opportunity 

Reporting to the Senior Director, Strategic Planning, Communications and Donor Relations, the Communications Manager will support our dynamic team by writing and delivering impactful internal and external communications aligned with TFSS’ brand and strategy. If you are a born communicator and strategic thinker, with strong written and oral communication, digital media and design skills, this may be the job for you.  As Communications Manager you will: 

  • Work cross-departmentally to support the communications needs of TFSS
  • Provide engaging and timely social media activity that not only maintains our brand and strategic priorities, but also contributes to online engagement
  • Provide leadership, in collaboration with staff, of the daily operation/evolution of the TFSS website
  • Monitor media and key stakeholder postings to inform colleagues of risks and opportunities
  • Write, edit and design marketing collateral as needed

Required Skills and Experience 

  • Strong communications skills with the ability to understand and communicate ideas persuasively and efficiently through digital, social, and print media 
  • Proven experience running end-to-end communication campaigns with a variety of assets built 
  • Ability to develop engaging and innovative messages with a strong understanding of how best to deliver tactics across different channels quickly 
  • Keen attention to detail, and excellent editing and proofreading skills 
  • Demonstrated experience with graphic design and print specifications 
  • Understanding of communications measurement tools, tactics, and benchmarks 
  • Working knowledge of web design 
  • Proven experience with search engine optimization 
  • Demonstrated experience in applicable computer programs, including InDesign, Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, and Outlook

Education and Work Requirements 

  • University degree and/or College diploma in English/Communications with a minimum of five years of direct experience working in a communications environment (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) 
  • ​​​​​​​Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle.  

TFSS is committed to the health and wellbeing of our employees. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits plan. We also currently offer the option of a hybrid working environment (office/home) and summer hours during July and August. 

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check.

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