The Quebec Community Newspapers Association (QCNA) is dedicated to the professional and economic development of English community newspapers and their enterprises serving minority communities in Quebec. Recognized as the official representative of Quebec's official language community newspapers by the federal and provincial governments, the public, and by the vast majority of Quebec's community press whether independent, corporate, or not for profit, the QCNA is as unique as the members it serves.
The Quebec Community Newspapers Association provides advocacy, government representation, marketing and promotion for Quebec's community newspapers and, among other things, highlights newspaper challenges in official language markets and provides possible solutions and establishes partnerships that will benefit members and the association.
QCNA is the organization representing Quebec’s English-language media, upholding the highest standard of journalistic excellence.
Support and advocate for the professional and economic development of the news media serving the English-language communities of Quebec.
QCNA’s team is consistently working at serving our members. Together they represent the industry and help the newspapers achieve sustainability. As a team their only objective is to help you achieve your goals!
QCNA consists of positions that are delivering the job as it should be done:
The General Manager is tasked with creating business plans, program management, overseeing day-to-day activities, improving performance, developing organizational culture, supervising the departments, reporting on revenue, and directing organizational strategy. The General Manager administers QCNA’s programs and reports to government funders and works closely with sector partners to meet the needs of the QCNA membership.
The Office Administrator/Program Coordinator coordinates office activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance to company policies. They also manage agendas and supporting documentation for the board meetings. Furthermore, they support bookkeeping procedures, assist colleagues and members whenever necessary, and support the General Manager with program coordination such as the Local Journalism Initiative.
The Sales Coordinator is responsible for the sales process and coordinating requests between customers and newspaper members of QCNA. All information on audited circulation, member information and pricing are coordinated by this person. The website is also updated regularly and our Sales Coordinator assures the accuracy of our member information and communication.
The Communications Coordinator manages QCNA’s website content and social media. They also assist in the planning and preparations for the Annual AGM, GALA and Conference and all other programs that are under QCNA’s responsibility.
For the year 2021-2022, QCNA is pleased to offer its membership grant and revenue generation support through a dedicated full-time staff devoted to informing and supporting QCNA members through grant applications and other revenue generation strategies.
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