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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 Communications and Marketing Team in the External Affairs sector, where we have the focus, the people and the voice to help achieve our aspiration to make housing affordable for everyone in Canada. In your role, you will be part of the team delivering federal government visibility events as part of the Government of Canada’s communications objective of demonstrating how the National Housing Strategy is best supporting the housing affordability needs of people living in Canada.  


  • Plan, prepare and execute the visibility initiatives via various media events in different markets across Canada.  
  • Support the regional lead in delivering these communications tactics by providing sound advice, ensuring quality control of products and timely reporting. 
  • Support the development and implementation of products and logistics of virtual and/or on-site media events.
  • Ensure quality control of all communications products related to ministerial events and announcements.
  • Ensure accurate reporting and data entry management.
  • Develop and manage relationships with internal stakeholders to ensure consistency in all communications and marketing products.
  • Manage relationships with vendors delivering services in support of visibility events.
  • Possess the ability to organize, manage time, and work on multiple projects in a fast-paced ever-changing environment with tight deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications: 


  • Undergraduate degree in a related field, such as communications, marketing or journalism. 
  • Minimum three years of relevant experience in writing a variety of communications’ products.
  • Experience in planning and implementing communications tactics.
  • Experience in managing relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders. 
  • Experience in event management and logistics.
  • Bilingualism (English and French) is mandatory.


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: 7653  

Language Designation: Bilingual 

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

Minimum Base Salary: 66642.22 

Travel Requirement: Frequent 

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

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