Career Opportunity: Communications Manager

Company or Organization: Waste Free Edmonton

Position: Communications Manager

Position Type: Volunteer

Position Description and Qualifications:

We are looking for a Communications Manager to supervise and lead our portfolio of communications, growing our organization and supporting waste reduction efforts in Edmonton. This individual will be involved in the day-to-day communications operations of WFE, assisting our Communications team while being responsive and collaborative to the needs of other WFE teams.

This position is an opportunity to significantly contribute to Waste Free Edmonton’s effort to reduce the amount of waste produced in Edmonton and gain experience in the non-profit and environmental sectors.


  • Oversee creating, editing, reviewing, and managing all published content (images, video and written material)
  • Develop communications plans for long-term, major projects
  • Use online engagement and surveys to assess trends and opinions of Edmontonians regarding waste
  • Research best practices and ways to refine WFE’s communications
  • Interview and supervise communications volunteers and support, review and edit their work
  • Create and manage promotions and social ad campaigns
  • Update content editorial calendar to manage content and plan specific, timely marketing campaigns
  • Update and maintain website
  • Coordinate media inquiries
  • Liaise with WFE’s partners and external stakeholders to develop and post content

Preferred Skills:

  • Post-secondary education in Communications or a related discipline; equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Able to work independently
  • Familiarity with Google Suite, Hootsuite, WordPress, Mailchimp, Canva
  • Strong time management skills
  • Experience managing a team

Time Commitment: 10-20 hours per month

How to apply:

Visit and fill out the form at the bottom of the page.

About the Company or Organization:

Waste Free Edmonton is a grassroots, non-profit organization working to significantly reduce the amount of waste created in Edmonton by stopping it at the source. That means producing and consuming less at the front-end, and reusing and repurposing items wherever possible.

Company website:

Closing Date: February 28, 2023

This career listing expires at 11:59pm on Tuesday February 28th, 2023

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