Age Friendly Edmonton Information & Communications Network Animator Needed!

Posted on September 22 2016


This temporary, part-time position is the result of the work of Age Friendly Edmonton’s Information and Communications Working Group over the past three years to improve information and communication services and resources for seniors in Edmonton. Through this work, a key strategy is the creation of an Age Friendly Information and Communication Network.

Role of the Network Animator

The Network Animator will support the Network Leadership Team in the creation and operations of the Information and Communication Network. The focus of the role will be:

  • engagement and promotion activities in support of the development of the Network;
  • gathering information on options for Network governance and operations to develop a sustainable structure for the Network;
  • development and execution of a project plan based on the ICN Transition Plan;
  • and providing administration and logistic support to the Network as required.

The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary degree, and/or equivalent work experience, that would be the foundation for the skills and knowledge required to execute the responsibilities for the position, including but not limited to: project management; research and information acquisition; communications and/or marketing and/or public relations; and event planning. An understanding of Community Development is an asset. A valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle with 2 million dollars of liability insurance is also required.

This is a Temporary Part time position to March, 2018. Click here to see the job description.

Please submit your resume by October 7, 2016 to:

Karen McDonald
Information and Communications Working Group Chair
c/o 15 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton AB T5J 2E5

Fax: 426- 5175

While we appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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