Current Opportunities

Manager/Director of Communications

We are looking for a strategic, creative and experienced leader to be our Manager/Director of Communications who is passionate about creating change through a growing, fast-paced organization. We are open to candidates who fit into either the Manager or Director level experience profiles.

Position Summary

As the ideal candidate for this role, you bring a strategic mindset and a wide range of skills to enhancing the effectiveness of media and communications used by Renewable Cities. You will be a key member of a dynamic team, leading strategic communication initiatives and knowledge mobilization for innovative climate solutions. Leading a small team, reporting to the executive director and collaborating with technical staff, you will be responsible for advancing and executing Renewable Cities’ communications strategy. This includes developing, operationalizing, and evaluating digital communications, stakeholder engagement, and media outreach, as well as providing guidance and direction to the team about how to most effectively communicate results of research, analysis and stakeholder engagement and translating it into communications for policy recommendations.

You have a passion for advancing climate solutions and solid communications experience (7-10 years) in a related sector, such as urban sustainability, urban land use and planning, energy or public policy. You have an ability to communicate systemic solutions to complex inter-related problems such as climate change, housing, transportation affordability, urban land use, congestion, civic infrastructure deficits and ecological integrity. Relationship building and engaging with a wide range of stakeholders is part of your demonstrated skillset. You are able to change course and collaborate with teams. You are an excellent writer with experience in different media and are passionate about the role of communications in transformative change.

You are articulate, self-motivated and thrive in a fast-paced project-based work environment where priorities, timelines and tasks shift quickly and frequently.

The deadline to apply is Sunday, August 21, 2021. Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

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