Employment Opportunities

The Ottawa Network for Education is a dynamic organization where creativity and collaboration are part of everyday life. Our team is composed of full-time, part-time as well as contract staff. 

If you care deeply about our community and helping students achieve their full potential, consider joining us!


Are you passionate about youth and education? 

Looking for a great place to work?   

Consider joining the dynamic and creative team at the Ottawa Network for Education.

The Ottawa Network for Education (ONFE) is a non-profit charitable organization that develops innovative collaborative programs to enrich public education in Ottawa. Working with partners from business, education, government and the community, ONFE has launched over 40 programs since its inception in 1985, and acts as a catalyst for discussion and collaborative action around local education issues.  


Marketing & Communications Officer

You are an energetic and creative individual who
is ready to lead all aspects of marketing and communications at ONFE. You are a
talented writer, with an ability to communicate strategically through multiple platforms.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Maintain key messages for ONFE programs, events and fundraising
  • Collaborate with programming staff to identify opportunities to market
    ONFE’s programs to stakeholders, volunteers and donors.


  • Maintain marketing and communications content calendar for ONFE programs
    and fundraising initiatives.
  • Write compelling, donor centered copy for ONFE
    publications and campaigns (e-newsletters, fundraising appeals, fundraising
    events, donor reports, social media)
  • Execute strategic communications plan that supports
    volunteer recruitment and fundraising initiatives
  • Update and maintain website
  • Maintain and enhance social media channels
  • Develop ONFE Annual Report
  • Monitor key communications metrics to track performance
    of ONFE content
  • Write media and press releases

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in communications, journalism or a
    related field
  • Minimum three years of experience in non-profit and/or fundraising
  • Exceptional writing skills with an ability to craft compelling stories
  • Experience managing organizational social media platforms (Facebook,
    Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, CRM databases (preferably Raiser’s Edge
    and/or eTapestry)
  • Experience using Word Press, Google Analytics and basic graphic design
  • Fluency in both English and French would be considered a strong asset

This is a part-time position equivalent to 3 days per week, from August 2018 to August 2019.

Please send your resume to by 9am on April 30th, 2018. Consideration of applications will begin on April 30th. The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

We thank applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.