We’re Hiring a Web and IT Coordinator!

Posted on April, 16 2018 by Action Canada

Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights seeks a full-time Web and IT Coordinator based in Ottawa, Canada.

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Position Overview

Reporting to the Director of Communications and the Director of Fundraising and Operations, the Web and IT Coordinator will support the day-to-day technical operations of the organization and  the upkeep and development of Action Canada’s websites and online presence in line with the organization’s strategic and programmatic goals.

Statement of Qualifications

  • Degree in a related field; advanced degree considered an asset.
  • Minimum of 2 years IT and web related experience.
  • Experience working for a nonprofit organization considered an asset.
  • Experience developing, building, and maintaining website function and content.
  • Experience using content management software (including WordPress and Drupal) and Google Analytics (basics required, advanced usage i.e. behaviour funnels considered an asset).
  • Experience with data and online security practices.
  • Ability to code, including strong knowledge of HTML.
  • SEO and PPC (including Google Adwords) experience and knowledge considered a strong asset.
  • Familiarity with Office 365 and Azure Active Directory.
  • Familiarity with organizational information management, particularly Dropbox for Business and Microsoft OneDrive for Business.
  • Familiarity with Google for Nonprofits (including google groups, single sign on, website backups, website sign-on, adwords, and analytics).
  • Familiarity with Asana.

 Additional Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to sexual and reproductive health and rights.
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to respond quickly and effectively to changing circumstances.
  • Commitment to and demonstrated effectiveness working as part of a diverse and participatory team.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with team members in different locations.
  • Experience supporting virtual team environments.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Strategic thinking, sound judgment and the ability to problem solve.
  • Sensitivity and a strong capacity for confidentiality, tact, discretion and diplomacy.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ecommerce experience.
  • Photography and/or video editing experience not necessary but considered an asset.
  • Willingness to travel and work outside of normal business hours, when necessary.
  • Eligible to work in Canada.

IT Responsibilities

  • Network administration, including switches and routers.
  • Troubleshoot issues (hardware or software) of IT products to ensure smooth day-to-day operations.
  • Install and configure desktops, laptops, and peripherals.
  • Install and configure software and applications.
  • Coordinate network security measures and protocols to ensure systems and data are protected and secure.
  • Support of Microsoft related technologies such as MS Outlook, by creating/removing new user accounts, setting up synching, assignment permissions, etc.
  • Review and recommend technical specifications for new desktop/laptop purchases, peripherals, as well as software and apps.
  • Support with the procurement of necessary devices and hardware.
  • Train new staff on the use of Action Canada’s IT systems and software.
  • Support staff with other tasks as needed.

Web Responsibilities

  • Administer website backend, including troubleshooting and managing relationships with third-party contractors as needed.
  • Support the development of additional website pages and templates.
  • Work with relevant staff and consultants in the development of new websites and campaign pages.
  • Maintain knowledge of best practices and backend functionality.
  • Review and recommend web-based tools, including website upgrades, plugins, and platforms to showcase our work.
  • Ensure the security of all web-based data and websites.
  • Support staff with other tasks as needed.

Application process

Click here to submit a cover letter and CV by close of business on 11 May 2018 »

We thank all applicants in advance; only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

As an equity employer, we welcome applications from historically disadvantaged groups. Self-identification by candidates is completely voluntary.



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