Project Coordinator

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Project Coordinator

Reporting to

Chief Strategy and Planning Officer

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Job Summary

The Coordinator is responsible for researching, developing and creating comprehensive project descriptions for the purpose of supporting financial resources development efforts related to Federation CJA’s centennial campaign. Working as an important link between the development and planning teams at Federation CJA, the incumbent will assist in tracking development and implementation of special centennial projects.


• Research, gather and analyze factual project information through and from multiple key resources while ensuring accuracy of information
• Write, edit and produce clear, concise and compelling project descriptions for the purpose of enticing donor engagement and commitment.
• Liaise with financial resources development and planning teams to effectively assess and manage reporting requirements to donors
• Update financial resource development product data base and support the development of product, linking agency funding needs to campaign strategies
• Work closely with marketing and communication team to develop branded description templates
• Produce and present various progress reports in a timely manner
• Assist SPCR team in collecting and analyzing data regarding program impact and outputs
• Keep abreast of research and trends in the areas of assigned portfolios. Communicate these trends and research to colleagues and relevant stakeholders.

Education, Knowledge and Skills

• Bachelor's degree in English, communication, journalism, marketing, or a related field
• 3-5 years professional work experience in a related field
• Exceptional writing, copyediting, fact-checking, and proofreading skills in both English and French.
• Strong research skills with an ability to produce articulate, accurate and tightly written content.
• Excellent project management skills, including organization, attention to detail and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to prioritize multiple projects/tasks that require quick turnaround, quality output and follow-ups
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish, develop and maintain key relationships with multiple stakeholders
• Advanced computer and database management skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Project) and familiarity with donor tracking systems
• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-pressure and multitask environment
• Familiarity with Montreal Jewish community

Application Procedure

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume along with a cover letter to the Human Resources Department, by email, to, before December 15, 2015.


This is a two (2) years full-time contractual position