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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 December 19, 2016 by email to: hrpastoral@caedm.ca

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


Administrative Assistant 
Development Office

We have an opportunity for an Administrative Assistant to work as part of the Development Office Team. The responsibilities include supporting the work of fund development by processing donations, entering information into the database, generating reports, working collaboratively with the Finance Office and providing general administrative support to the entire team. Assisting with and attending the Development Office events is also required. 

Qualifications: High school diploma with some post-secondary training in accounting, office or business administration with well developed computer skills working with data bases (especially Raisers’s Edge) and MS Office Suite. Must have a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail in work. Must possess a service orientation and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Must be known as a strong team member but able to work independently on assignments.  Knowledge of the Catholic faith preferred.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume including references by December 12, 2016 to hrpastoral@caedm.ca.  

We thank all those who apply; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.


Administrative Assistant (Part-time)
The Wilberforce Project

Are you pro-life and want to contribute to an organization dedicated to defending the vulnerable? Do you work well independently in a small office? Are you organized, systematic, and enjoy data entry and administrative work?
Yes? Then we should talk. The Wilberforce Project is a non-profit organization that defends every human's right to life through education, public awareness, and political advocacy, 

We need someone who can work 12 hours a week in our office in northeast Edmonton. Rate of pay is $18 per hour. This is a six-month term with the hope that it will develop into a permanent position.

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