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Campaign Manager


Title: Campaign Manager
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Immediate Supervisor: President-CEO
Classification: Level 6 (unionized)
Term: 18-month contract, full-time
Start date: January 9, 2017 (or earlier)
Salary: $64,247.10 annual salary and competitive benefits package


The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) is Canada’s national coalition of civil society organizations (CSOs) working globally to achieve sustainable human development. Our members represent a broad range of CSOs working in international development and humanitarian assistance — from faith-based and secular groups to labour unions, cooperatives and professional associations. CCIC seeks to end global poverty and to promote social justice and human dignity for all. Its membership covers the country from coast to coast to coast, and CCIC and its members play a critical role in ensuring that the Canadian civil society sector works in a catalytic and strategic way to create and enhance the conditions for ambitious Canadian investments in global development cooperation.

CCIC is recruiting a Campaign Manager to work with CCIC members, staff and allies to help develop, support and implement a cutting-edge campaign among the Canadian global development cooperation community to increase Canada’s political and financial contribution towards ending global poverty and achieving sustainable development. The successful candidate will support the coordination, knowledge generation and information sharing, capacity needs and strategic engagement of our members and allies in the campaign.

The Campaign Manager will work closely with a variety of CCIC staff including the President-CEO, Senior Policy Analyst, Communications Manager and Membership Officer. The Campaign Manager will also be responsible for managing one part-time position within CCIC, as well as overseeing the work of both expert and skill-based consultants supporting the initiative.


1. Supporting the coordination, knowledge generation and capacity needs of the sector:

  • Coordinate a group of members and allies working on technical issues related to increasing Canadian aid and other sources of financing for development
  • Identify and fill key research gaps essential to the implementation of a successful campaign
  • Facilitate the establishment of a knowledge hub to coordinate and share information, analysis and policy development, which will shape the campaign
  • Work with CCIC members to identify the capacity needs of the sector to engage in the campaign, and oversee the provision of workshops to build advocacy skills within the sector
  • Coordinate the development of a series of online tools, strategic communications and resources available to all organizations to engage in the campaign

    2. Developing and executing the campaign:
  • Coordinate the work of expert consultants to develop the campaign, including facilitating communication between the experts, the knowledge hub, coordination group and members
  • Oversee the development of all research, tools and resources associated with the campaign
  • Provide support to members and allies engaging in the campaign

    3. Staff management and reporting:
  • Supervise work done by the part-time assistant, including reviews of performance and support
  • Oversee the work of campaign consultants, as well as technical consultants as required
  • Develop project management documents for the overall initiative
  • Oversee the reporting and knowledge management for the initiative, including contributions to CCIC’s internal monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Oversee work of interns and volunteers, as required

    4. Other Organizational Tasks:
  • Participate in the implementation of key CCIC events as appropriate
  • Contribute to CCIC internal and external communications, such as blogs, the annual report, reports to the board, donor reports, etc.
  • Perform other duties identified as a priority by CCIC



  • University degree or equivalent in relevant field;
  • Bilingual in Canada’s two official languages (written and spoken);
  • Minimum of four-years relevant work experience, preferably in the NGO sector, designing and managing cutting-edge campaigns;
  • Experience managing and working with networks or coalitions;
  • Experience working in advocacy and government relations;
  • Knowledge of development and humanitarian issues;
  • Familiarity with the Canadian international CSO community;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong organizational, facilitation, and coordination skills;
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and work under pressure;
  • Capacity to work in a self-directed manner, collaborate in a team, and to seek advice as required;
  • Demonstrated tact and judgement, particularly in communications with government or parliamentarians;
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and to be flexible;
  • Experience managing staff.

Application deadline: November 22, 2016

Please send résumé and letter of interest to:

CCIC offers a generous benefits package. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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