Government Relations Representative

Position: Government Relations Representative

Employer: Canadian Friends Service Committee (Quakers)

Location: Ottawa

Deadline: March 7, 2023

Employment Type: Employment

Position Level: Senior

Salary Range: $62,000

Closing Date: March 7, 2023

Full Description

Brief Description:

Canadian Friends Service Committee (CFSC) is the peace and social justice agency of The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Canada. Quakers won the 1947 Nobel Peace Prize and are internationally recognized for peacebuilding and conflict transformation. CFSC’s work continues this long tradition of transformative and sustainable approaches to human rights, justice, and peace. As people of religious faith, Quakers strive to speak truth to power while speaking to that of the divine in every person.

The Government Relations Representative is a full–time position (35 work hours/week). Consideration will be given to all qualified applicants who are located in Ottawa or willing to relocate to Ottawa.

The Government Relations Representative is responsible for representing Friends’ (Quakers) interests in Ottawa. This is a dynamic position that requires the implementation of a government relations strategy, cultivating relationships with elected officials, senators, staffers, civil servants, and other relevant stakeholders in Ottawa. The position requires a self–starter excited about representing the different areas of work of CFSC. The position will work collaboratively and closely with our existing staff team.

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