Strategic Communications & New Media Officer PARO ID: 65394

Deadline Date: 2021/02/15

Location:  Thunder Bay

PARO A not-for-profit social enterprise, we collaborate to empower women, strengthen small business, and promote community economic development across Ontario. 

  • Highly articulate with an excellent command of written English.
  • Creative minded with an ability to conceive interesting ideas for new content
  • Excellent Information Technology, computer and Social Media skills will be considered an asset.
  • Strong collaboration skills 
  • Deep commitment to making a positive impact in the world.
Posting Date:
 Thunder Bay
 110-105 May Street N.,
Start Date:
 35 up to 39 per week
 $31,395 per year
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Varied
 Business, Finance and Administration
  • Work across key social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn; as well as email marketing campaigns; and PARO website (s)
  • Create and manage Women in Politics content on all social media accounts, such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, including posting updates to all social media accounts (under supervision
  • Write articles for Women in Politics website and other media, etc.
  • Help promote and plan events for first time Mayors, Chairs and Chiefs with a focus on Indigenous women to increase involvement, political awareness and civic engagement
  • Schedule and Develop educational workshops to guide, encourage, mentor and prepare women to run for political office.
  • Research and follow women empowerment and leadership related trends and re-purposing content from other sources for our own social media channels that would be of interest to our followers.
  • Increase the number of followers on all social media accounts, and actively engaging with our followers on all social media accounts
  • Help to create content for, and manage, Women in Politics website at including WIP blog; and email campaigns
  • Directly respond to (under supervision), or forward to the appropriate staff member, inquiries received from Women in Politics social media accounts or website.
  • Use analytics tools to inform our digital marketing efforts.
  • Design and manage the marketing of digital engagement and communication content in support of PARO's fundraising campaign efforts.
  • Help create and plan events to support and encourage women in leadership roles
  • University and college graduates who have graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university. Candidates must be graduates of post-secondary degree or diploma programs.
  • Be the first time employment in their field of study
  • Participate in the NOHFC internship program for the first time.
  • Be eligible to work in Canada
Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Contract length: 12 months

*This Opportunity is Proudly Supported by: The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation*An agency of the Government of Ontario.

Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Applications including cover letter to be emailed to with 3 employment references and authorization to contact references and must be received by December 15, 2020 at 4:00pm. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
Position Title:
Executive Assistant/HR Assistant
Company Name:
PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise
Head Office, 110-105 May Street North
Thunder Bay
Postal Code:
 P7C 3N9
Web Address: