External Communications Lead

BGC Dovercourt is looking for an External Communications Lead!

BGC Dovercourt is a not-for-profit organization that provides after school, summer and March break programs for over 1,000 children and youth at two locations in Toronto’s west end. The mission of the Club is to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.

Start Date: Immediately

End Date: June 2024

Hours: Full-time, Contract

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Job Type: In person/Remote

As the External Communications Lead you will:

  • Ensure that curricular and events objectives are in keeping with Club’s mission
  • Assist with programs and events’ evaluations
  • Market and publicize all special events to members, parents/guardian and at times the general public
  • Provide regular monthly reports
  • Support the development and implementation of social media strategy, with specific goals to grow followers, engagement and brand mentions across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube
  • Coordinate and manage social media requests for program departments
  • Maintain social media calendar and update online platforms: post, monitor social media activity, reply/comment as needed and routinely update the Club’s website
  • Work closely with internal and external graphic designers to develop communications material including newsletters and promotional materials


  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience in a communications role
  • University degree or college diploma in communications, media relations, journalism, public relations or a related program
  • Writing and editing skills to demonstrate experience developing and implementing successful social media strategies across a variety platforms
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint and social media analytics.
  • Non-profit experience is an asset
  • Access to a car is an asset

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those under consideration will be contacted.

Interested applicants, should submit a cover letter and resume ASAP.


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