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National Bilingual Manager, Marketing & Communications

Full-time Permanent Position

In 2021, CMHA launched a bold new vision: a Canada where mental health is a universal human right. Collective action is the path to activating this right for every Canadian. When 7000 people pull in the same direction, things move. This is an exciting opportunity to join CMHA during a time when we are placing a focus on strengthening our collective efforts across the country.

About CMHA: Founded in 1918, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the most established, most extensive community mental health network in Canada. Through a presence in more than 330 communities across every province and one territory, CMHA provides advocacy and resources that help to prevent mental health problems and illnesses, support recovery and resilience, and enable all Canadians to flourish and thrive. Our vision is a Canada where mental health is a human right. CMHA has been chosen as one of Canada’s best places to work by Forbes magazine in 2021 and 2022.

Position Summary: This position leads and/or supports the development and execution of national bilingual marketing and communications campaigns supporting the overall work of the organization. The role potentially has two direct reports and is responsible for some vendor relationships, most notably with our translation services area. The role is organizational lead on French content production (translation coordination, proofreading, writing and transcreating) for policy pieces, corporate communications, websites, social media channels and other pieces including reports, brochures, videos and presentations. This role supports media relations for national media in French, produces materials in French and works closely with the CMHA federation to triage and support all work nationwide.

This position will also work closely with Divisions and Branches within the federation, as well as all National Office Teams (Programs, Federation Relations, Operations, Workplace Mental Health, National Council of People with Lived Experience, Fund Development, Policy & Research). This is a new role within the National Team, and we are looking for someone with a French-first language base and creative spirit who loves to tell stories that mobilize a nation around mental health while establishing new ways to get the message out.

Location: CMHA National supports a hybrid work model for those employees residing in Toronto and the GTA. All other employees can work from home or accommodations at a local CMHA Division or Branch can be investigated upon hire.

Reporting: National Director, Marketing & Communications

Position Responsibilities:

Working with MARCOM and the wider CMHA team, you will be responsible for the following:





Compensation: $70,000-$75,000 per year commensurate with experience and qualifications; along with benefits, a flexible work environment and a workplace culture committed to personal wellbeing and psychological safety.

Benefits: Dental care, extended health care, life insurance, vision care, employee assistance program, disability insurance, pension plan, flexible schedule, paid time off (vacation, sick and work life balance days), wellness program, work from home, hybrid work.

Working conditions:

Are you a fit?

If you are interested in applying for the role, please submit a PDF copy of your resume and cover letter by September 21, 2022 to [email protected]. The subject line should mention “National Bilingual Manager, Marketing & Communications”. We thank you for your interest and please note that only those identified for an interview will be contacted.

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CMHA is committed to our workforce reflecting the diversity of the communities within which we work. As such, we explicitly encourage applications from persons with disabilities, members of Black, Indigenous and racialized communities, people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and others who may contribute to the diversity of our staff. We invite you to self-identify in your cover letter. Please let us know if you require accommodations throughout the application process.