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International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

  • January 4, 2021

At IDRC, we offer a stimulating work environment with colleagues who share your passion for international development. We provide ongoing learning and professional development opportunities through speaker series, forums, presentations and workshops with respected experts from around the world. You will work with people who are socially and environmentally conscientious and we celebrate knowledge sharing and the exchange of ideas. Ultimately, we learn from and inspire one another.

Communications Coordinator
Location: Ottawa, ON

As a Communications Coordinator, you will contribute to the overall success of the Communications Division in ensuring the timely processing and completion of a variety of internal and external products, processes, and services. Under the supervision of the Manager, e-Communications, you will support a variety of internal and external communications initiatives carried out by professionals in the Corporate Communications Division. Your scope of responsibility will include a variety of workflow tasks pertaining to the website (, intranet, image bank, social media channels, and internal TV monitors. These include triaging and processing publishing requests from Communications and Centre colleagues, while ensuring all publishing policies, metadata requirements and Official Languages obligations are respected.

As the Coordinator, you will also participate in campaign planning, including coordinating a variety of writing and information gathering tasks in support of Communications colleagues, ensuring timely delivery and a high professional standard.