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Manager, Public Affairs and Advocacy

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Cuso International
Brief Description

Location: Remote
Reports to: Director, Communications and Marketing
Position type: Full-time / Permanent
Classification: Management
Salary range: CA$85,000 - CA$90,000 per annum
Language requirements: Bilingual, English and French

Cuso International is seeking a Manager, Public Affairs and Advocacy who will drive the development and execution of Cuso International’s advocacy and public affairs strategies in support of organizational goals. This is a key role for Cuso International, as we (re)invest in thought leadership and advocacy in support of our strategic priorities.

We are looking for a public affairs and policy leader driven by passion and principle to advance human progress in all its forms, with a focus on social justice, human rights, gender equality, feminism, environmental sustainability and economic development. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker, with extensive experience in helping organizations position themselves for policy awareness, impact and relevance. With a desire to make a positive difference in the world, they combine extensive skills in media relations and communications with government relations experience. They are professionally bilingual in French and English and have a tactical mind focused on impact. They have an entrepreneurial approach to work, love a challenge, are highly self-aware and derive their energy from effective teamwork. As a superior communicator with principled opinions, they are a natural collaborator and partnership broker who will be able to work well with Cuso International’s Senior Leadership and various program teams in Canada and globally.

Please visit our careers page at for full details and to submit your application.

Cuso International is an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodations will be provided at any stages of the hiring process upon request. Thank you for your interest in Cuso International.