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Currently available positions

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from people legally entitled to work in Canada who represent the diversity of our nation and whose qualifications meet the skills and experiences we seek.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, we will only contact those identified for further consideration.

Currently available positions:

Senior Communications Advisor

About the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (the College)

The College is the authority mandated by the Government of Canada to regulate the practice of Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) and Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors (RISIAs). Its role, authority and powers are established in the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Act (Canada). The College sets and enforces the licensing, education and ethical standards of the profession in the public interest.


Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO)


JOB TITLE: Senior Communications Advisor
Department: Communications and Stakeholder Relations
Reports to: Manager, Strategic Communications Planning
Language Requirement: English
Location: Canada
Classification: Permanent Full-Time

Why join us?

Do you want to be part of a team that strives to enhance and uphold Canada’s immigration and citizenship consulting profession? If you share our passion and purpose, please consider applying for the opportunity below to become part of a team that makes a difference.

How will this role support our team?

The incumbent is responsible for leading and providing strategic communications advice and guidance to a specific internal business partner in support of the partner and the College’s strategic plan.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to)

  • Collaborate with the internal business partner to lead, develop, execute, and evaluate communications plans using planning documents, project management tools and analytics.
  • Manage the internal business partner’s expectations and lead them through strategic advice and guidance, to the desired outcome that is in alignment with the department and College’s strategic plan.
  • Advise and work with members of the Communications and Stakeholder Relations department to enable preparation and execution of plans - all in alignment with the department’s strategic plan - to support the internal business partner.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to prepare project plans, coordinate working sessions, resources, budgets and timelines.
  • Develop and implement communications products consistent with the College’s branding, voice and quality standards, to strategically position and convey the internal business partner’s messaging, services and programs.
  • Establish and analyze metrics using a variety of communications analytical tools (e.g., creative research, usage and attitude studies; Hootsuite Analytics, Meta Business Suite for Facebook, Twitter Analytics, etc.) to measure the effectiveness of the communications product(s) for the internal business partner.
  • Identify emerging issues, trends and shifts in public/stakeholder opinion and discuss with the manager and internal business partner to determine if changes in the communications plan are required.

This role will support our team by providing

  • Strategic, analytical and problem-solving skills to develop and evaluate communications plans and products which support the College’s communications objectives
  • Knowledge of communications practices, messaging techniques and delivery mechanisms to identify and create quality communications plans and products
  • Project management skills to manage communications projects and ensure timely completion of all deliverables. Interpersonal, presentation, stakeholder relationship and management skills to engage others and build credibility
  • Influencing and persuasion skills to redirect the internal business partner to the desired end goal that is in alignment with the Department and College’s strategic direction.
  • Time management and prioritization skills to manage conflicting demands and commitments
  • Political acuity to understand and manage sensitive issues at all levels of stakeholders and management.
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced, changing environment with multiple projects and demands

Required Education and Experience

  • University Degree (Bachelor) in Communications, Public Relations or Marketing Communications, or related experience
  • 7 to 10 years of progressive experience in public relations, corporate communications or marketing communications

What We Offer

  • The College hires and onboards 100% remotely
  • The opportunity to protect the public interest within the immigration and citizenship sector
  • A culture of transparency, where team members are involved in important conversations
  • Full health benefits from day one for you and your family
  • Access to the Employee and Family Assistance program
  • RRSP match

How to Apply

Click here to upload your resume and brief cover letter indicating why you feel you are fit for this role.

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The College is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from persons legally entitled to work in Canada, who represent the diversity of our nation, and whose qualifications meet the skills and experiences we seek. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all candidates and to meeting the needs of people with disabilities. Should you be contacted regarding an employment opportunity and require an accommodation for a disability, we will be pleased to work with you to identify how we can best support you through this process.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal background check.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those identified for further consideration will be contacted.