Communications Specialist - Lutherwood

Our Vision: Communities where all children, youth, adults and families experience mental wellness, financial stability, and a safe place to live.

The Communications Specialist supports all Lutherwood departments and the Lutherwood Child and Family Foundation with ongoing support and execution of communications and marketing activities for internal and external audiences. Working as part of our Communications and Marketing Department, this position primarily focuses on writing articles, newsletters and blog posts as well as photography, video production and editing to support effective internal communications and external marketing of programs and services. Other occasional responsibilities will include assisting with marketing and communication plan development, and the design and production of a variety of communication and marketing content.

Employment Guide: 
College and/or university education in journalism, communications, marketing or related field and a minimum of two years of experience in a communication, marketing or journalist-related role. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to use photography-editing and video-editing software are required. Previous experience developing and executing communications and marketing plans, and computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is advantageous. Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, problem solve and work both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Submit resume, in confidence, as soon as possible to:

Human Resources
141 Father David Bauer Drive Waterloo, ON N2L 6N9 Fax: (519) 884-1042


Lutherwood requires all employees to obtain a Police Vulnerable Sector Check prior to commencing employment.

We require certain positions to obtain a Family and Children’s Services Check and Medical Certification.

If you require accommodation for submitting your application, please contact the Human Resources department by email or by calling 519-707-1958 ext. 1303.

Lutherwood fosters a workplace culture that respects, appreciates and values diversity. Candidates of all ethnicities, race, genders, sexual/gender identities, cultural backgrounds, abilities and beliefs are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Communication, marketing, or related: 2 years (Preferred)

Kaitlyn Holbein