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Team Rubicon Canada (TR Canada) is seeking a Director, Brand and Communications. You are a passionate and seasoned communications professional with a strategic mindset and proven leadership abilities, possessing extensive experience in public relations, brand management, and communications strategy development. Reporting to the VP, Development and Communications, you will play a crucial role in enabling our mission by shaping and executing a comprehensive communications strategy that amplifies our impact and strengthens our brand presence. As the Director, Brand and Communication, you will be responsible for providing strategic guidance to the Executive Leadership Team, managing a talented communications team, and ensuring the alignment of departmental goals with our organizational objectives.

The right person is a self-starter, and team player with excellent oral and written communication experience and skills. Our culture requires individuals foolish enough to think they can change the world and competent enough to have a chance. Every day is a challenge, but every month brings new opportunities for an organization that is quickly becoming a household name in disaster response. This position can be hybrid or remote with some travel required.


  • Develop and execute a comprehensive communications strategy that aligns with TR Canada's mission and vision.
  • Provide strategic advice to the Executive Leadership Team on communications-related matters, including public relations, crisis management, reputation enhancement, and stakeholder engagement and translate strategic guidance into operational activities and direction.
  • In collaboration with Team Rubicon Inc, oversee the development and implementation of TR Canada's brand strategy, ensuring consistency across all communication channels.
  • Identify and lead public relations initiatives to drive brand profile and establish TR Canada's people as thought leaders across relevant sectors.
  • Lead, mentor, and inspire the brand and communications team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence.
  • Provide guidance and support to team members, ensuring clarity of roles, responsibilities, and expectations.
  • Prepare and distribute press releases, media kits, and other materials to promote TR Canada's initiatives and accomplishments.
  • Monitor brand perception and reputation, implementing strategies to enhance brand equity and recognition.
  • Monitor industry trends and stakeholder feedback to inform strategic decision-making.
  • Serve as a spokesperson for TR Canada, representing the organization at events, conferences, and media interviews as needed.
  • Coordinate and oversee the leadership team's presence at functions and high-profile visits, ensuring strategic messaging and brand alignment. This includes planning, scripting, and rehearsal for public appearances, as well as managing logistics and communications to enhance TR Canada's image and stakeholder engagement.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Background

  • Bachelor's degree (in communications, marketing, public relations, or a related field), advanced degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in brand management, communications, or marketing roles, with a proven track record of leadership and strategic thinking.
  • Proven track record of leading comprehensive communications strategy development and execution.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a team towards achieving common goals.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey complex ideas clearly and persuasively.
  • Strong proficiency in strategic planning, project management, and stakeholder engagement.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing, social media, and emerging communication trends.
  • Experience with Google grants, social media analytics
  • Experience working in the non-profit sector or with disaster relief organizations is desirable.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellence in oral and written communication
  • Professional experience with Asana Project Management software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Passion for the mission and values of Team Rubicon Canada.

Job Type:

  • Full-time, salary
  • Salary range: $90,000 to $105,000

Special Requirements:

  • Military veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Access to a stable internet connection for a hybrid work environment.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including weekends and evenings.
  • Occasional travel, including overnight travel across North America.
  • Must be comfortable working in austere conditions when required.
  • Fluency in both of Canada's Official Languages would be considered an asset.

Cultural Values:

  • Mission First, Greyshirt Always: Anyone joining TR Canada must understand that our mission to provide disaster response comes first.
  • Step into the Arena: TR Canada needs leaders who dare to be great.
  • Everyone Has a Role; Know It: As teammates, we aspire to work in harmony toward achieving a higher goal than any one of us could accomplish on our own.
  • GSD: We are entrepreneurial, resourceful, and determined, no matter how chaotic the situation.
  • Change Your Socks: We take care of ourselves and each other so we are best equipped to serve those in greatest need.
  • Adults Only: Every team member is an adult until proven otherwise.
  • Your Mother's A Donor: Every leader must be committed to fiduciary responsibility, transparency, and financial stewardship.

Perks of the Team:

  • Professional development and leadership development opportunities
  • Benefits
  • Paid time off to volunteer with the charity of your choice
  • Generous vacation and sick time
  • Generous holiday schedule

Learn more about Team Rubicon:

  • Website:
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  • Twitter: @TeamRubiconCAN

We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace - inclusive of beliefs, cultural backgrounds, job experiences, thoughts, and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our fast-growing, high-performing team.

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