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Advancement Communications Specialist

Posted On: February 10, 2023
Closing On: March 30, 2023

Location: Toronto (Keele Campus)
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: intermediate
Salary Range: $72,109

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York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.

Under the direction of the Associate Director, Alumni Communications the Advancement Communications Specialist supports this mission through the development of a broad range of written materials. These are produced in both digital and print formats and include materials to support donor and prospect cultivation and solicitation, donor stewardship, and alumni engagement, with an emphasis on storytelling.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:

University degree required, preferably in Journalism, Communications (Mass or Corporate), Marketing or English. Minimum of 5 years’ recent direct experience as a writer with a focus on writing for fundraising, particularly in developing, writing and designing proposals, case statements and stewardship reports. Marketing writing experience or strategic writing experience are assets. Demonstrated experience in writing and editing for both print and digital, across multiple channels. Demonstrated understanding of donor, prospect and alumni audiences.

For full position details, including skills and knowledge requirements, and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit the External Career Portal ( and refer to posting 106973.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit: