Vancouver, British Columbia
Deadline April 8, 2016
The Community-Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health (CBRC) is looking for a Campaign Manager to oversee Resist Stigma a national social media campaign engaging young sexual minority men: gay, bisexual, queer, 2 spirit and trans men.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead a keen national team of youth advisors who are facilitating campaign activities across Canada. The position is located in beautiful Vancouver with occasional travel to participating cities.
The Community-Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health (CBRC), in downtown Vancouver, is a non-profit charitable organization whose mission is to advance gay men’s health through research, learning and leadership development.
CBRC practices community-based research, not only as an approach to developing knowledge about gay men’s health but also as a strategy for engaging gay men in health promotion activities. Our main programs are the Sex Now survey; the annual Gay Men’s Health Summit, and youth initiatives, Totally Outright and the Investigaytors.
The Campaign Manager will oversee and manage the youth action phase of Resist Stigma, which involves engaging young sexual minority men in social media message making about their experiences with overcoming stigma and prejudice. The manager will be the campaign leader and spokesperson.
- Coordinates all activities of the national campaign
- Implements the youth action phase of the campaign and monitors timelines
- Develops a national communications strategy for submission solicitations and campaign launch
- Coordinates the national Steering Group and Youth Advisory Committee
- Represents the campaign across Canada and coordinates media activities
- Directs the work of campaign project staff across Canada
- Maintains records of formative, process and outcome evaluation data
- Organizes campaign submissions and selection process
- Liaises with Gay Men’s Health Summit
- Creates campaign promotion and knowledge resources in English and French
- Writes final project report
- Must have knowledge of young gay men’s health, HIV prevention and social media technologies
- Candidates should have a Bachelor degree in public health, education, communications or a related field
- Knowledge of anti-stigma resources and social media message making
- Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills
- Bilingualism – English & French – is preferred
This is a full-time one-year position offering the opportunity to implement a national social media campaign: Resist Stigma / Résiste à la stigmatisation.
How to Apply
Please submit your resume with a cover letter addressing what experience you bring to managing a national social media campaign about HIV stigma and other forms of stigma, and targeting a diversity of young gay, bisexual, queer, 2 spirit and trans men.
To: Rick Marchand, Managing Director, CBRC: Rick@cbrc.net
Get your application in before April 8, 2016. We will be interviewing candidates as they apply, so submit your cover letter and resume early.
CBRC is committed to employment equity and encourages HIV positive and HIV negative men from diverse cultural backgrounds, identities and abilities to apply.