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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.

Associate, Correspondence (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 eliminate racism and embed equity into our culture, processes, programs, and policies so that they reflect the lived experiences of all Canadians.

Join the Chief of Staff Team, where we work with our Board and Government to promote effective decision-making. The incumbent is responsible for supporting the ministerial and executive correspondence function by triaging, coordinating and tracking all correspondence, drafting routine letters and ensuring quality control of products and adherence to established guidelines.

This is a temporary position of a duration of 12 months. 


•    Receives and actions all incoming correspondence.
•    Monitors and tracks progress of correspondence dockets and produces regular and ad hoc, detailed and complex reports for various correspondence needs based on informed analyses for internal and external clients.
•    Drafts routine correspondence based on research, input from various sources, previously approved material and key messages responding to different business issues and CMHC programs and services.
•    Provides support through research and information gathering for quality control of final correspondence products before they are sent out.
•    Liaises with the Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) correspondence unit on issues such as deadlines, requests for clarification, and sending and receiving of ministerial dockets.
•    Proactively shares incoming correspondence with key individuals within the Corporation and ensures awareness of sensitive and political issues.

Minimum Qualifications
•    Undergraduate degree in public relation, communications, journalism, business marketing or related discipline.
•    Minimum of one year of experience, coordinating and tracking executive correspondences. 
•    Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
•    Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.
•    Experience in the use of computers and reporting/tracking tools (Microsoft office).
•    Demonstrated professionalism and sound judgment when dealing with clients.
•    Bilingualism (French and English)


Preferred Qualifications
•    Experience in drafting written materials. Degree in communications, correspondence, press or a related field.


Posting closing date: Note, the competition may remain active until filled.



CMHC values diverse backgrounds and experience and welcomes non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada to apply!


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: 6559  

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Minimum Base Salary: 48557.02 

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

Office Location: Ottawa (ON); Calgary (AB); Charlottetown (PE); Edmonton (AB); Halifax (NS); Moncton (NB); Montreal (QC); Quebec (QC); Saskatoon (SK); St. John's (NL); Thunder Bay (ON); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC); Winnipeg (MB); Yellowknife (NT)

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