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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 Senior Officer, Communications and Marketing (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 Internal Communications Team, where we have the voice to inform, influence and rally over 2000 employees at CMHC who are passionate about helping everyone in Canada find a place to call home! 


In your role, you will create innovative employee communications and engagement campaigns to capture the attention of your audience through a wide range of channels. There’s a lot of noise out there and information overload is real! That’s why you will be trusted to work with the business to define clear objectives, identify your target audiences, work in partnership with all sorts of creative people to design content, and see the results of your work by monitoring results and suggest improvements. Not bad for a day of work, hey? 
This is a temporary position of a duration of 1 year.




  • We pick your brain when it’s time to provide strategic advices to the business on all things communications – be it to inform, to raise awareness, to influence, or to engage our audiences. 
  • You hold the pen when it comes to creating new, or reviewing existing content for all of our internal communications channels – be it the intranet, employee bulletins, townhalls, leadership forums, lunch and learn events, speaker series, etc.
  • You’ll design and lead the execution of strategic communications plan with one simple goal in mind: to make sure employees always find out first, and easily get the information they need, where and when they need it.
  • You’ll be the guardian of style, tone and plain language so the information we share with employees is useful, simple to understand, engaging and impactful.
  • You’ll be trusted to work with your colleagues to propose innovative approaches to meeting our communications objective. 


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Undergraduate degree in a related field, such as communications and marketing, journalism, or related discipline.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a content creation role.
  • Knowledge of current industry trends in communications, employee engagement and marketing with a willingness to stay abreast of changes through continuous learning.
  • Excellent communicator and creative thinker, with an ability to use storytelling and plain language to influence an audience
  • Strong client relationship management skills.

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



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: 7815  

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Minimum Base Salary: 66642.22 

Travel Requirement: Travel not required 

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

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