Communications Coordinator

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Working with staff members across the organisation, the Communications Coordinator will maintain and develop a variety of communication strategies to creatively tell our stories to a diversity of audiences through print, online and other media. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to engage with all facets of our work to engage and inspire our community, amplify our voice and increase the impact of our work across each of our program areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of communications strategies for the whole organisation
  • Manage Santropol Roulant's online communication platforms and steward online communities
  • Collaborate with the fundraising team in creating materials for individual donor appeals, online campaigns and other documents related to fundraising
  • Coordinate the development, design, and distribution of print communication and on-site communication
  • Collaborate with other staff members to ensure its alignment with our overall communication style in developing program-specific communications strategies
  • Create our bi-weekly electronic newsletter and annual report
  • Receive media requests and provide support to colleagues and volunteers to enable them to engage confidently in media and public representation

We are looking for candidates with the following skills, interests and experiences:

  • Passionate about the mission, values and approach of Santropol Roulant
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French
  • Experience stewarding online communities, managing pages and troubleshooting with platforms such as Facebook and Wordpress
  • Experience creating compelling written content
  • Can take initiative and work independently
  • Can balance long and short-term priorities while working in a vibrant community space where shared responsibilities for greeting community members may frequently interrupt our work.


  • Comfort with Adobe suite, InDesign or other graphic design software
  • Creative flair, graphic design skills, photo or video editing experience
  • Experience with online fundraising campaigns
  • Basic HTML editing experience
  • French to English or English to French translation and/or editing experience
  • Familiarity with data analysis tools such as Google Analytics

Contract Details

This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) starting as soon as possible. This is a salaried position at $16.14 per hour, in accordance with Santropol Roulant's Salary Policy which also includes health and professional development benefits and annual salary augmentations.

Santropol Roulant is committed to building a diverse and accessible community in the most equitable way possible. Inclusion is at the heart of what we do, and as such we are committed to a hiring methodology that reflects this value. We uphold non-discriminatory hiring practice to ensure a fair and just recruitment process, and acknowledge the importance of creating opportunity for protected groups whenever possible. Come as you are – let’s break social isolation and engage our community through healthy food together.

To apply, please submit your application as soon as possible on our open application platform by Friday, May 3rd:, or simply visit our website to find the job for which you would like to apply. Due to the large volume of applications anticipated, we will unfortunately only be contacting canddidates who are chosen for an interview. For more information, contact Jamiey at 514-284-9335, write to rh at, or visit

3 May 2019
Santropol Roulant
Montreal  Quebec
Food Security
Social Economy & Social Enterprise