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News Editor
Communications Office, Archdiocese of Edmonton

We have an opportunity for an energetic and creative journalist who is passionate about the Catholic faith and who will help us share the great stories of Catholic life in Edmonton and central Alberta. The News Editor will have the opportunity to help build a new team to realize the vision for communications in the Archdiocese. 

Reporting to the Chief Communications Officer, you will be responsible for developing, curating and editing daily content for a new online news portal, aiming to deliver accurately and fairly the Catholic perspective on issues of the day. You are naturally curious and have a keen eye for stories, issues and cultural trends that may impact the Church and Catholics, especially in the Archdiocese of Edmonton. You will supervise a small staff of communications professionals who are dedicated to producing compelling stories and engaging visuals for both internal and external audiences, on a variety of digital and print platforms. Other responsibilities include coordinating agreements with content providers and assisting with media relations.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited university in journalism or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in print, web or television journalism, or a combination. 
  • Extensive knowledge of and commitment to the Catholic faith.
  • Strong writing, editing, and research skills; proficiency in CP style
  • Ability to demonstrate good news judgment 
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to work flexible hours - evening & weekend work may be required.
  • Ability to work as a team player in a setting with tight deadlines, communicating effectively throughout the process.
  • Supervisory experience

This is a full-time (35 hours/week) position with benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume with references by January 13, 2017, by email to: hrpastoral@caedm.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Family Advisor Assistant
Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries

We have an opportunity for an assistant to our team of Family Advisors at the Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries’ office located on Mark Messier Trail in north-west Edmonton. 

Under the direction of the Office Manager, the responsibilities include administering the business operations by completing and/or ensuring file completion for purchases, liaising with funeral homes, ensuring records are kept accurate and current,  responding to general inquiries from families or individuals, providing general administrative support to the office, inputting information into the database and organizing special events.  The responsibilities of this position will be carried out with the highest degree of integrity and sensitivity.

Qualifications: High school diploma with some post-secondary office or business administration training. Experience in sales or retail would be an asset. Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to show concern for and a willingness to listen, understand and anticipate the needs of the Family Advisors and the families served by the Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries. Well-developed computer software skills including MS Word, Excel and accounting software. Must be knowledgeable of the Catholic faith.

For more information about Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries please go to www.ecc.caedm.ca

If interested in this opportunity please submit a resume including references by January 25, 2017 to hrpastoral@caedm.ca.
We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.