The York University – TD Community Engagement Centre

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Placement Organization: The York University – TD Community Engagement Centre
Position Title: Communications Consultant
Number of Possible Placements Available: 1
Working Site’s Location: Yorkgate Mall, Suite 232A, 1 York Gate Blvd, Toronto


Company Bio:

The York University – TD Community Engagement Centre supports the University’s commitment to build a more engaged university by facilitating mutually-beneficial collaborations between York University and the Black Creek community.


  • Assist with the development of various communications tools, including:
    o Annual Reports;
    o Monthly newsletter;
    o developing marketing materials (web pages, flyers, brochures, short video clips, etc.);
  • Assist with the implementation of the communication strategy by:
    o working with social media and other tools to disseminate CEC information;
  • Conduct a review of the communications strategy, including
    o the effectiveness of the materials and campaigns;
    o feedback on the products (price, style quality, etc.).
  • Train staff to ensure continuity of communication efforts after the placement.


  • Understanding of communication in both community based environments and York University guidelines;
  • Comfortable working in a team environment;
  • Knowledge of WordPress, Video/Photography, social media an asset.
  • Ability to use quantitative and qualitative data and convey it creatively.
  • Willingness to share your knowledge with other team members.
  • To be punctual and professional in approach to the work assigned.