The Refugee Hub was founded at the University of Ottawa in 2012. Our mission is to support the development of new opportunities for refugee protection through innovative research, programs, and partnerships. We are supported in our work by a team of in-house experts, a wide range of consultants, and a broad and diverse community of partners and stakeholders including governments, civil society organizations, private sector leaders as well as local communities, sponsors, and refugees. Our drive for creative impact leads to engagement at the global, national, and local levels.
The Refugee Hub is also a partner in the Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (GRSI), a unique and ambitious multi-stakeholder collaboration that encourages and supports the creation of new community sponsorship programs around the world. The GRSI aims to increase and improve overall refugee resettlement, strengthen local host communities, and improve the narrative surrounding newcomers. Other partners in the GRSI include the Government of Canada, the UNHCR, the Open Society Foundations, the Giustra Foundation, and the Shapiro Foundation.
We are seeking a Communications Coordinator to define, support, and coordinate the Refugee Hub’s and the GRSI's ambitious communications mandates.
The ideal candidate will have three or more years of significant experience working in communications, social media, and/or public relations roles and will be able to define and coordinate the execution of strategies in close partnership with a set of relevant stakeholders. They should thrive in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment which will require them to work across several innovative partnerships and projects and cooperate with a highly motivated team spread across several countries.
Under the supervision of the Refugee Hub’s Head of Global Operations, and working in close cooperation with other members of the Refugee Hub team the Communication Coordinator will:
This is a full-time remote position within the range of Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CEST). Candidate must be available for flexible working hours, including meetings in CEST and EST. Occasional travel to Ottawa or other locations may be required.
Please apply through Bamboo HR at refugeehub.bamboohr.com/jobs by 11:59PM EST, May 22, 2022, to be considered for this position
The Refugee Hub is an equal-opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion, and encourages qualified candidates of all genders and from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply.
The Refugee Hub will provide accommodations upon request during the recruitment, selection, and assessment process for candidates with a disability.