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Careers and Volunteers

Join the amazing team at Canadian Kennel Club - a workplace where employees are seen, heard and given the opportunity to reach their highest potential. We boldly strive for excellence in everything we do and have a deep understanding of the benefits dogs bring to Canadian society. We offer numerous employment benefits including competitive wages, a comprehensive healthcare plan along with a caring and supportive work environment. 


Canadian Kennel Club welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 


 

Director of Policy, Advocacy and Communications

We are looking for a Director of Policy, Advocacy and Communications to join our talented team and participate in using strategic communications to support our efforts and grow the CKC voice in Canadian canine conversations. Canadian Kennel Club provides an incredible learning environment to share skills with enthusiastic and knowledgeable team members who all believe in the value of dogs as an integral part of our lives.  
 
Please note our office is located in Etobicoke, Ontario close to the Hwy 401/Hwy427 area however, we are excited to consider remote candidates!
 
NATURE & SCOPE: The Director of Policy, Advocacy and Communications is a newly created position and is a member of the Senior Management Team.  The position will be accountable for the over-arching strategy and execution that ties together CKC’s policies, advocacy efforts and external communications to support our mission and our vision.
 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work with the leadership team, the Board of Directors and volunteer committees to build programs and develop new polices that strategically strengthen the excellence of CKC and our members’ efforts for the health and preservation of purebred dogs.
  • Develop and implement CKC’s government relations and advocacy strategy and recommend the resources required to grow our expertise and impact.
  • Build out CKC’s communication framework that addresses key advocacy and communication requirements to support CKC’s key messaging priorities of:
    • Responsible Breeding
    • Responsible Dog Ownership
    • The Love of Purebred Dogs
  • Develop CKC’s earned media strategy and support opportunistic and crisis communications as needed.
  • Work in partnership with the CRM, Digital and Membership Engagement team to have consistent and effective communications.  Support this team to grow CKC’s membership and customer base to further CKC’s revenue, reputation and voice as the Canadian canine expert.
  • Be the senior staff liaison for the newly formed National Advocacy and Government Relations Committee and other volunteer committees as appropriate.
  • Build 3rd party partnerships with like-minded organizations that support our policies, advocacy and communication efforts.
  • Oversee the registry and regulatory function, including day-to-day management of issues which will help form new policy and program opportunities. 
  • Contributes to corporate and divisional budgets for revenues and expenses.
  • Provides effective direction and leadership to staff, including effective change management, performance evaluation and encouragement of staff participation in personal and professional development.
  • Other responsibilities as required.
 
SKILLS:
  • Strong leadership and strategic thinking
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Building and maintaining effective working relationships with stakeholders
  • Confident, articulate, organized, detail-oriented, goal-oriented, self-motivated
  • Bilingualism an asset
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Remote work a consideration
  • Dog friendly office – must be comfortable around dogs
  • Travel may be required
 
EXPERIENCE:
  • 10+ years hands on and management experience as a leader in communication and advocacy.
  • Experience with knowledgeable volunteer committees and passionate Board of Directors.
  •   Experience working in canine-based organizations and dealing with dog related policy, advocacy, and communication issues is preferred yet not required.
 
EDUCATION/TRAINING:
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
 
Canadian Kennel Club accommodates the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If we contact you about an opportunity, please let us know if you require accommodation.
 
At Canadian Kennel Club, we strive to promote a workplace that is rich in diversity and where employees feel valued, supported and included. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and those who may need accommodation to apply to join our team. We are committed to exploring areas that are often complex and difficult by listening, learning, and getting better together. By incorporating a variety of experiences and perspectives, we create opportunities for innovative solutions.
 
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates may submit a current resume and cover letter to CKC HR. Please email your submission to HR@ckc.ca with the subject heading “Director, Policy, Advocacy & Communications.”
 
We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Canadian Kennel Club, but only those candidates considered for an initial interview will be contacted.

Business Analyst


We are looking for a Business Analyst to join our talented team and participate in validating and documenting our various system and business requirements. Canadian Kennel Club provides an incredible learning environment to share skills with enthusiastic and knowledgeable team members who all believe in the value of dogs as an integral part of our lives.  
 
Please note our office is located in Etobicoke, Ontario close to the Hwy 401/Hwy427 area and we are temporarily working remotely due to Covid.  As we consider our back to work needs,  it is important to note, this particular role is being considered as a locally remote position within Ontario.    
 
NATURE & SCOPE: Working closely with the Director, Ebusiness, subject matter experts and vendors, the Business Analyst will gather, validate and document various system and business requirements. They will participate in all aspects of projects and will carryout instructions as directed by the Director. They will also be responsible for reporting and recommendations for iterative improvements.
 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Liaise with the business units and vendors to document business processes and requirements
  • Create and maintain training and other project material
  • Make contributions in the development of test plans and test scripts and, perform testing as required
  • Create, run and analyze business reports and provide recommendations based on the analysis
  • Maintenance of website
  • Provide end-user support for Microsoft Dynamics
  • Support process improvements and risk management initiatives
  • Other responsibilities as required or assigned 

 
SKILLS:

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate ideas and concepts
  • Adept at accurately preparing documentation and written business requirements
  • Ability to work at a detailed level while maintaining an overall project perspective
  • Proven initiative and follow-through
  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to identify a problem, develop possible solution paths and take appropriate action
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including the ability to listen and communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Technical Requirements:
  • Understands basic Internet and client/server architectures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics CRM or equivalent
  • Experience mapping workflows and process using Microsoft Visio or equivalent
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Locally remote within Ontario
  • Dog friendly office – must be comfortable around dogs
 
EXPERIENCE:
  • 3+ years business analyst experience
 
EDUCATION/TRAINING:
  • Relevant university or related college diploma or, a combination of education and experience
  • PMI certification an asset
 
Canadian Kennel Club accommodates the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If we contact you about an opportunity, please let us know if you require accommodation.
 
At Canadian Kennel Club, we strive to promote a workplace that is rich in diversity and where employees feel valued, supported and included. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and those who may need accommodation to apply to join our team. We are committed to exploring areas that are often complex and difficult by listening, learning, and getting better together. By incorporating a variety of experiences and perspectives, we create opportunities for innovative solutions.
 
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates may submit a current resume and cover letter to CKC HR. Please email your submission to HR@ckc.ca with the subject heading “Business Analyst.”
 
We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Canadian Kennel Club, but only those candidates considered for an initial interview will be contacted.

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