Job Posting: Bilingual Communications Officer

Posted: October 20, 2022

Publié le 20 October 2022

Job Posting: Bilingual Communications Officer, Full-time, Permanent

About the College
The College of Dietitians of Ontario (the “College) is the governing body established by the provincial government to regulate the practice of dietitians in Ontario and exists to serve and protect the public interest. The College protects the rights of the public to safe competent and ethical care by ensuring that dietitians maintain professional standards of practice and are held accountable.
The College of Dietitians of Ontario is committed to informed equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging (EDI-B) action that leads to sustainable and meaningful change in carrying out its public protection mandate.

Position Summary
The College is seeking a creative, curious and dedicated individual who can nurture strong internal relationships and serve as a key facilitator for the College’s communications channels. The Bilingual Communications Officer reports to the Director of Communications and is responsible for crafting the content for various communication channels, including website, social media, email and more, in both of Canada’s official languages (English/French). 
The successful candidate is the team lead on French content production (translation coordination, proofreading, writing) for policy pieces, corporate communications, websites, social media channels and other pieces including reports, brochures, videos, and presentations.  This is a great opportunity to join a dedicated team that is guided by the values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Transparency, Innovation, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

This position involves a wide spectrum of responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Updating and managing the College website including content, navigation and brand management.
  • Executing the College’s social media plan, maintaining the social media calendar, developing social media posts, hashtags and messages; and tracking social media metrics and campaign results.
  • Developing and editing College communication materials such as e-blasts, newsletters, annual reports, and more.
  • Coordinating, creating and distributing broadcast emails to members and stakeholders.
  • Identifying and researching opportunities to enhance College communications through a variety of media, including digital platforms and tools.
  • Collaborating with the Communications Director to identify communication needs and opportunities.
  • Co-ordinate translation of materials with external parties ensuring delivering according to quality standards and timelines.
  • Updating and monitoring the website to ensure content is current, relevant and accurate.


  • Post-secondary degree in English, Communications, or equivalent combination of liberal arts education and communications-related experience.
  • Proficiency in French required.
  • The position requires communications or copywriting experience.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communications skills and ability to communicate messages in a professional and engaging manner.
  • Experience writing for various forms of media, including websites, social media, annual reports, e-blasts/newsletters.
  • Exceptional organizational abilities and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines, multitask and prioritize.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and InDesign).
  • Working knowledge of Content Management System software and HTML editing.
  • Demonstrated experience with social media channel development, maintenance and measurement.
  • Strong research and analytical skills, interviewing for content and message, and tailoring messages to a variety of audiences.
  • Familiarity with the health and/or regulatory sectors is an asset.
  • Experience with video production software and editing is an asset.

Compensation & Benefits

Salary range: $58,220 - $76,000 per annum commensurate with experience and full benefits. We currently offer the opportunity to work from home (hardware technology is provided) with occasional in-office collaboration at location in Toronto.

To Apply

Qualified candidates interested in this opportunity are asked to send a cover letter and resumé to Posting will remain open until the role is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest in the role, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As an employer committed to the principles of employment equity, we encourage applications from all persons including Black, Indigenous and people of colour, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (2015) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
If contacted for an interview, please inform our recruitment associates if you require accommodation. We ask that resumés do not include personal data including, but not limited to age, health, marital and family status.
Note: Please include Bilingual Communications Officer in the subject line.
While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted.