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Pursue a career with impact

There are those who dream of living in a better world, and there are those who apply to IDRC

Are you ready to develop, implement media strategies and support IDRC in domestic and international media through various platforms including social and on-line media?

If you see yourself as a future Senior Media Relations Advisor, this may be of interest to you.

10 good reasons to apply to the Centre:


  • Contribute to our mission: Building a more sustainable and inclusive world
  • Work for an organization that values and models diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Be part of a multidisciplinary team from diverse cultures
  • Nurture enriching relationships with diverse and experienced stakeholders
  • Take part in developing and implementing media strategies, systems, and engagement opportunities for targeted audiences;
  • Monitor, assess, and respond effectively to media inquiries and act as a primary contact and a spokesperson for all media inquiries;
  • Build, manage and strengthen relationships with media;
  • Have the chance to bring continuous innovations to your work
  • Work for an organization that supports your professional development
  • Have the flexibility to work in hybrid mode (3 days out of 10 in the office)
  • Enjoy a long list of employee benefits

And more: be part of a pre-qualified pool of candidates, eligible to be considered for future employment opportunities that matches you profile in case you are not selected for the current role.


Only 5 requirements for the chance to be selected:


  • University degree in communication, journalism, public relations or in a specialization related to the position
  • English and French advanced reading, writing, and speaking skills
  • A minimum of five (5) years of recent communications and media relations experience with a strong focus on building, managing, and strengthening relationships with media outlets, and on social and on-line media platforms
  • Sound understanding of IDRC’s mandate, its activities, and the environment in which it operates
  • Excellent knowledge of the current media landscape, as well as social and on-line media strategies and practices


Do the math, you would probably win!


Together we can accomplish great things, so let us start now  !


Last chance to apply:  August 18th, 2022, at 11:59 PM EST

As part of Canada’s foreign affairs and development efforts, IDRC champions and funds research and innovation within and alongside developing regions to drive global change.

The Centre is committed to creating and fostering a respectful, diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace culture that reflects the people’s lives we impact and the Canadian community we work within, where everyone can truly be themselves. We welcome Indigenous peoples and persons from all races, ethnicities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientations, as well as persons with physical or mental disabilities to be part of our team.


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