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At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. Since January 2019, we’ve shifted from managing people to managing work. Each employee is 100% autonomous and accountable. You can choose where you need to be and when you need to be there to meet your objectives. You’re in control of your time and are trusted to make the right decisions.

Bilingual Director, Marketing (Position can be located anywhere in Canada)

Help make a difference for Canadians. CMHC’s aspiration is that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. All of our programs and activities support this singular goal.

Be part of an inclusive workplace. Diversity and Inclusion guides everything we do at CMHC. We’re taking concrete actions to eradicate racism and advance equity within CMHC and the housing system.



Join the Communication and Marketing Team to provide leadership and direction for the creation and delivery of CMHC`s Marketing vision while coaching and mentoring a large team of professionals in the following functions:  creatives resources, branding, WEB, Intranet, social media, content and campaigns and channel analytics.  Play a key role in identifying trends and insights in the industry and be accountable for the brand management at CMHC by articulating to all Canadian our mandate and the government commitment to making meaningful housing investments in support of our aspiration which is:  by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs




  • Develop an optimal marketing and creative strategy and framework for the marketing function supported by strategies and processes that promote CMHC programs and develop approaches to increase engagement throughout the customer journey.
  • Oversees the marketing operations via : data collection, results analysis, strategy recommendation, budget optimization and customer information analysis.
  • Oversee and ensure the planning and implementation of qualitative and quantitative research to deepen our understanding of the needs, attitudes, behaviours, and perceptions of CMHC’s audiences / stakeholders.
  • Oversees CMHC various digital channels including the development, implementation, measurement monitoring (KPI and goals) and their performance assessment.
  • Is responsible for CMHC’s brand reputation by assessing and measuring it’s influence, reputation and brand alignment and owns the influence barometer to measure how CMHC activities are influencing conversations, behaviours and perceptions over time.
  • Oversee and lead a large team, delegating responsibility and accountability, identifying development of team talent and skills while building capabilities within a division and is responsible to maintain and update the marketing budgets and calendar for the activities under his/her responsibility.


Minimum qualifications :

•    Undergraduate degree in marketing-communications, digital communications, business or equivalent education/experience.

•    Minimum 13 years of experience in marketing-communications with demonstrated knowledge of digital marketing combined with at least 5 years of experience in a leadership position.

•    Proven marketing experience (brand awareness, positioning, campaigns as well as leading a marketing team).
•    Strong political sensitivity, with the ability to analyze and approach situations with tact, diplomacy and sound judgement.

•    Exceptional oral and written communication skills, including ability to adapt messages to different audiences.

•    Knowledge and understanding of digital analytics and outcome-based measurement that impact business decisions.


Preferred qualifications:

•    Experience working in a federally regulated / crown corporation environment.
•    Experience in a marketing, advertising agency an asset.




CMHC has implemented vaccination requirements to align with Government of Canada mandatory vaccination measures for the federal public service.


Vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for all CMHC employees, regardless of place of work (teleworking, working remotely or working on-site). CMHC’s vaccination measures, as updated from time to time, are a term and condition of employment.


CMHC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. If you are the selected candidate, your vaccination status will be verified by an authorized CMHC third party as part of the offer process. If you wish to request an exemption from CMHC’s vaccination requirements on valid human rights-based grounds, you must do so at the offer stage as part of the recruitment process and be approved for an exemption before any offer of employment can be issued.


CMHC is an inclusive workplace where diversity of thought – and of people – are recognized, valued, and considered essential to achieving our aspiration.


We are committed to employment equity and actively encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, veterans and persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We also welcome applications from non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada.


We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


Job Requisition ID: 7497  

Language Designation: Bilingual 

Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): CBC 

Minimum Base Salary: 145755.54 

Travel Requirement: Occasional 

Office Location: Montreal (QC); Calgary (AB); Halifax (NS); Ottawa (ON); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC)

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