Internships & Careers
Career Opportunity: Atlantic Director
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF), Canada’s leading non-partisan, not-for-profit, citizens’ advocacy group dedicated to lower taxes, less waste and accountable government has an opening for the position of Communications Director – Atlantic Canada.
The director can work out of Halifax, Fredericton, Moncton or Saint John and will report to the CTF’s Vice President, Communications. The Atlantic communications director is the CTF’s principal representative and spokesperson in the region. The director should be familiar with all provinces in the region.
The director oversees day to day communication with CTF staff, supporters, the media and public, as well as setting and implementing public policy objectives and strategies for the CTF in Atlantic Canada.
The director should have experience in politics or public policy work, with a related university degree. Experience with media, public speaking, writing and campaign organization is a must. Proficiency in French is an asset, but not a requirement.
The director must be a flexible and creative individual, prepared to work long hours and take initiative in a dynamic and often unpredictable work environment. Above all, the director must be enthusiastic and committed to the mission of the CTF.
Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants are invited to submit their resume, writing sample, salary expectations and references along with a cover letter to the Vice President, Communications no later than January 12, 2018. E-mail: email@example.com
Inquiries may be directed through e-mail only to: Vice President, Communications Scott Hennig firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professional Sales Opportunities
Add your voice, through a rewarding professional sales career with the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, Canada's leading non-partisan citizen's advocacy group dedicated to lower taxes, less waste and accountable government.
Openings are available in various locations across Canada for independent commissioned sales representatives with a compensation package that includes generous bonus incentives and residual income.
As an Independent Contractor, you will solicit supporters and contributions on behalf of the CTF and its mandate. As a motivated self-starter, you will call on individuals and businesses within an area and time frame that can be tailored to best suit your personal schedule.
A team of seasoned sales professionals will support you by providing in-depth comprehensive initial training, on-going support and the sales tools necessary to succeed and make a difference. A willingness to learn, personal organization and previous sales experience is beneficial.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the National Field Manager:
Canadian Taxpayers Federation
265-438 Victoria Ave. East
Regina, Sask. S4N 0N7
Fax - 800-465-4464
Email - email@example.com
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Interested in an Internship with the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF)?
The CTF hires one full-time paid intern for the fall semester (September-December), one intern for the winter semester (January-April) and two interns for the summer (May-August) to work in our Ottawa office.
Our internship program offers post-secondary students and recent graduates the unique opportunity to work alongside our federal communications director and our research director, conducting research and advocacy work.
Past interns have worked on various research and communications projects that have resulted in local and nation-wide releases and media coverage, including:
- MP/MLA pension calculations
- Municipal Ratepayers Guide
- Ontario’s Blended Sales Tax
- Federal election candidate reimbursements
How to apply for CTF Internship
If you are interested in applying to be a summer intern in the CTF's Ottawa office, please send your resume, references and a cover letter detailing why you would be an ideal CTF intern to Scott Hennig, Vice President, Communications via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Deadline to apply for the winter 2018 intern program is December 6, 2017.
- Deadline to apply for the summer 2018 intern program is March 15, 2018.
Watch what previous interns had to say about their intern experience at the CTF:
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