Annual Report Development Specialist

Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, May 23, 2024 - 11:45pm


This is a 6-Month Contract position with the possibility of extension based on organizational needs and funding availability. The work schedule is set for 35 hours per week.


• Collaborate with key stakeholders across the organization to gather data, stories and other relevant information for inclusion in the annual report.
• Lead the development and writing of compelling content that highlights our organization's mission, programs, achievements, and impact.
• Ensure accuracy and consistency of information presented in the annual report, including financial data, statistics, and success stories.
• Work closely with the design team (external) to create visually engaging layouts, graphics, and other visual elements for the report.
• Manage the production process from concept to final delivery, including coordinating reviews, revisions and approvals.
• Ensure adherence to brand and writing guidelines and organizational standards in all aspects of the annual report's development and production.
• Collaborate with the Senior Director of Marketing and Communications to develop a distribution plan and strategy for the annual report, including both print and digital formats.
• Monitor and track the effectiveness of the annual report, gathering feedback from stakeholders and making recommendations for improvement.


• Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or a related field.
• Minimum of 7 of experience in writing and developing annual reports, preferably in the nonprofit or social services sector.
• Exceptional writing and editing skills, with the ability to distill complex information into clear and compelling narratives.
• Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage deadlines effectively.
• Experience working with graphic designers and other creative professionals to produce visually appealing materials.
• Knowledge of best practices in annual report development, including content strategy, design, and distribution.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues at all levels of the organization.
• Commitment to the mission and values of COSTI.
• Must be fully vaccinated or be exempt from vaccination on human rights grounds. COSTI reserves the right to require information establishing the validity of the exemption.

LOCATION: 1710 Dufferin St, Toronto, ON M6E 3P2
DURATION: June 10, 2024 to December 31, 2024
STARTING SALARY: $34.12 per hour to $36.41 per hour
POSTING DATE: May 9, 2024
CLOSING DATE: May 23, 2024

How to apply: 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters as one file quoting reference #81-24 to the below link: