Who We Are:
Equal Voice is a national, bilingual, multi-partisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to electing more women to all levels of political office in Canada.
This is an 18-month contract (possibility of extension), and is a unique opportunity to contribute to a growing organization that is making a meaningful change for women in politics.
Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Program Director, the Project Lead plays a central role in the organization by:
- Overseeing the Daughters of the Vote grant fund;
- Designing related project work plans, budgets, materials and tools, evaluation frameworks, and templates;
- Maintaining appropriate financial, project reporting, evaluation, and other relevant documentation;
- Contributing to communications plans.
- Fostering productive relationships between and among EV’s national office, and project partners and stakeholders, as well as political parties (of all stripes), elected officials, local/regional chapters and other civic engagement groups;
- Identifying emerging issues and opportunities on a regular basis regarding women in politics, and make appropriate recommendations for action;
- Representing Equal Voice externally as assigned;
- Work occasional evenings and weekends, as required;
- Performing other related and sundry duties as assigned.
- Bilingual (English and French);
- Reliable and able to work with little supervision, take initiative, and produce deliverables efficiently;
- Strong insight into politics (for example through experience volunteering and/or working in politics at any level);
- Excellent organizational and project management skills;
- Hardworking and willing to take a variety of work and tasks, as needed;
- Impeccable interpersonal communication skills in person, in writing, and by phone;
- Ability to synthesize information clearly and concisely for reporting to senior management;
- A commitment to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion;
- Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with groups and/or individuals with diverse ideas, beliefs, and opinions;
- Capacity to interact with elected officials across the political spectrum and thrive in a multi-partisan environment;
- Clear commitment to EV’s mandate of working with all political parties to elect more women to all levels of government.
Experience with the following will be considered an asset:
- Digital communications and media;
- NationBuilder website maintenance and/or development;
- Supporting and communicating with a Board of Directors;
- Qualitative and/or quantitative research experience;
- Public speaking.
Only complete applications that are submitted to [email protected] by 11:59 ET on Thursday, June 27, 2019 will be considered.
Please include your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations with your application.
Equal Voice is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment. We welcome and encourage applications from members of equity seeking groups, including but not limited to, candidates who are racialized, Indigenous, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.