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Communications Coordinator


Liberty Village Posted Apr 03Comms1-1568480

Company Information

ARIDO is the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario. ARIDO is the only professional organization for interior designers in Ontario. In 1984 the ARIDO Act was passed in the Legislature of Ontario. The act was amended by the passing of Bill Pr6 in 1999 to grant Registered Members who meet ARIDO standards exclusive use of the title Interior Designer in Ontario.

Job Description

The Communications Coordinator is the staff person responsible for the day-to-day management and delivery of ARIDO’s communications, both internally and externally. This would include promotional materials, execution of public awareness pieces, web design operations, management of ARIDO website and social media and all other forms of communication.  This position reports directly into the Executive Director and Registrar. 


Blog and Web Design

  • Design skills for Blog or web development in the area of art direction.
  • Developing creative strategies to produce new ideas and concepts for web and print design.
  • Designing visuals for the website and blog which present information in a more coherent manner.
  • Troubleshooting errors on the ARIDO website.


Website Management

  • Overseeing the day-to-day functioning, maintenance, updates, and general management of the ARIDO website and the ARIDO blog.
  • Develop and create a new Blog to be launched in Spring 2018.
  • Formatting documents to meet design and brand consistency prior to uploading onto website and the Blog.
  • Designing graphics and creating new pages and sections for the website.
  • Updating documents, news and information onto the website.


Social Media & Community Management

  • Supervising ARIDO’s online presence by managing its social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, online discussion board etc.
  • Executing weekly and monthly social media strategies including platform setup and utilization enhancement, content creation, information and data posting, outreach, and monitoring.
  • Producing monthly social media reports.

General Communications

  • Coordinating  internal and external mass communications via email between ARIDO, its membership, stakeholders and the public
  • Receives all communications drafts of other departments for distribution.
  • Managing content development of monthly newsletter, e-blasts, presentations, reports and documents, website elements and other artwork using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Constant Contact.
  • Design and management of all market materials of the organization include membership, Chapters, Awards Gala and AGM related materials.


 ARIDO Awards Program

  • Create yearly awards online submission package.
  • Publish and distribute yearly awards online submission package.
  • Work with the Publishers on Magazine layouts.



  • Graphic design experience is an asset.
  • Experience with web developing specializing in Word Press is considered an asset.
  • Technical writing skills for content development are considered an asset.
  • Executing design requirements utilizing relevant new media technologies, specifically Creative Suites (CS) such as Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat.
  •  5-7 years of relevant experience working in a similar role with a regulatory body or college an asset.
  • Strong social media management skills.
  • Well-organized and ability to meet demanding deadlines.



Contact Information

Sharon Portelli
Executive Director
416-921-2127 ext 4232