Work at the Green Party of Ontario

Manager of Technical Services

Location: Toronto, Ontario (Office located in Liberty Village)

Application deadline: As soon as possible

Start Date: As soon as possible                                         

Type: Full-time, salary

Job Ad:  Are you an experienced IT professional, with experience managing multiple systems? Fantastic!

There are a lot of opportunities out there, but not many of them involve directly working on making Ontario a better place.

The Green Party of Ontario (GPO) is currently hiring a Manager of Technical Services to manage our website (gpo.ca) and database. By joining our small, dynamic team you will be directly involved in planning, implementing and maintaining our web and data applications through to the next General Provincial Election.

We are looking for a professional with enough experience to be responsible for results-based management of our Technical Services needs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Major Tasks

  • Development
    • extend CMS/database system to meet team needs
  • Technical support
    • ensure all technical support issues are handled appropriately and in a timely manner
    • ensure smooth office equipment technical functioning
  • Content management
    • handle content management needs
  • Data management
    • create custom reports to meet team needs
    • satisfy various requests for data from Party entities
    • develop and maintain documentation and data management protocols
    • assist with data analysis and segmentation
  • Web design
    • create specialized landing pages for special projects
  • System administration
    • server maintenance and setup
    • manage servers
    • manage web services
    • email services
    • database services
    • file-sharing/backup services
  • Other duties as described in the annual plan

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated technical problem solving proficiency
  • Ability to multitask and work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Experienced with/in:
    • HTML and CSS
      • CRMs and CMS (Drupal / WordPress)
      • Custom Drupal/Wordpress code / modules an asset
      • MySQL
      • Server set-up and maintenance
  • Bonus:
    • 3+ years in a technology related field
    • 2+ years in a management-related position
    • Experience with Ruby on Rails
    • Interest in the Green Party and politics in Ontario
    • Written and verbal proficiency on French

Application Instructions:

Thank you for your interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or in-person visits please. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hiring@gpo.ca with the subject line “Manager of Technical Services”. Rolling interviews will be conducted. Prospective candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as a successful candidate may be chosen prior to the official closure of the application process. Applications should be submitted no later than March 20, 2020.