The Manitoba Organization of Faculty Associations will be hiring a coordinator for a public relations campaign. We are looking for an experienced, energetic and flexible individual with previous experience in organizing public relations campaigns for public sector workers. The position is for a duration of one year with a February 15, 2021 start date. Salary will be commensurate with qualification. MOFA welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and encourages persons with disabilities, members of racialized groups, Indigenous persons, and persons of all gender identities to apply. The closing date for the competition is January 22, 2021.
Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the contact information for three references via email to Dr. Scott Forbes, MOFA President, email:
Position Description for MOFA Campaign Coordinator
The Manitoba Organization of Faculty Associations (MOFA) is looking for a coordinator for its “Higher Education Works” public relations campaign. The coordinator will be responsible for the following tasks:
Creating and coordinating the development of organizing activities and operations for faculty and academic staff at the four constituent faculty associations: APPUSB, BUFA, UMFA and UWFA.
Liaising with APPUSB, BUFA, UMFA and UWFA to help align organizing efforts with MOFA goals and objectives.
Work to build a broader coalition to defend the public sector in Manitoba.
Serves as communications coordinator, working to link MOFA members with public outreach opportunities on topics relating to the public interest.
Responsible for provincial research duties, including but not limited to editing MOFA fact sheets and filing and tracking freedom of information requests.
The coordinator must have the following skill set:
The successful applicant must also have extensive experience dealing with members of the media, and can demonstrate a quick turnaround for deadline driven work.
The applicant must have a strong understanding of the Manitoba political process and the political culture of Manitoban institutions. The applicant must be able to work across parties and have previous experience working in high-pressure public situations.
The applicant must be knowledgeable about the Manitoba post-secondary education system, and why post-secondary education is valuable to Manitobans.
Familiarity with social / multi-media. An ability to communicate in French (in addition to English) would be an asset.
MOFA welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and encourage persons with disabilities, members of racialized groups, Indigenous persons, and persons of all gender identities to apply.
Send a cover letter, CV and contact information for three references via email to: