Career Postings

Senior Consultant, Communication

Job number: 340-17/18
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Closing date: March 2, 2018
Division: Marketing
Language required: English
Term: Permanent

Communication strategy and project management expertise rewarded
Work with executives and senior leaders to develop and implement communication strategies that advance our corporate direction. Manage and lead communication projects, building partnerships at all levels of the organization and gaining alignment on how best to achieve desired outcomes.

What you’ll do:
• Consult with senior leaders and internal partners on key communication strategies and plans
• Provide senior-level consultation and support for tactics that target employees and customers
• Deliver top-notch professional-calibre advice on communication best practices
• Develop speeches and presentations for internal and external audiences

What we’re looking for:
• Confident communicator and strategic thinker who can balance the big-picture view with a focus on optimum plan development
• Disciplined professional experienced in managing projects, creating structure and building alignment on goals and outcomes
• Expert strategist able to deliver solid corporate-level messaging
• Self-assured team player who seeks out opportunities to collaborate
• Energetic multi-tasker with an in-depth understanding of communication principles and best practices

What you’ll need:
• A degree in journalism, communications or English and at least six years of increasingly senior experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience); general knowledge of agriculture or finance is an asset
• Senior-level communication consulting experience with a focus on influencing others, building relationships and aligning diverse opinions

Build a career with one of Canada’s top employers
Thrive in an inclusive culture of teamwork, strong leadership and respect. Here, diverse people pull together to achieve goals that are challenging and rewarding. You can learn and grow in an environment of acceptance and accountability. Come meet FCC.

Does this sound like the workplace you’re looking for? Visit fcc.ca/Careers to apply.


 

Senior Consultant, Communication

Job number: 339-17/18
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Closing date: March 2, 2018
Division: Marketing
Language required: English
Term: 17-month term

Communication strategy and project management expertise rewarded
Work with executives and senior leaders to develop and implement communication strategies that advance our corporate direction. Manage and lead communication projects, building partnerships at all levels of the organization and gaining alignment on how best to achieve desired outcomes.

What you’ll do:
• Consult with senior leaders and internal partners on key communication strategies and plans
• Provide senior-level consultation and support for tactics that target employees and customers
• Deliver top-notch professional-calibre advice on communication best practices
• Develop speeches and presentations for internal and external audiences

What we’re looking for:
• Confident communicator and strategic thinker who can balance the big-picture view with a focus on optimum plan development
• Disciplined professional experienced in managing projects, creating structure and building alignment on goals and outcomes
• Expert strategist able to deliver solid corporate-level messaging
• Self-assured team player who seeks out opportunities to collaborate
• Energetic multi-tasker with an in-depth understanding of communication principles and best practices

What you’ll need:
• A degree in journalism, communications or English and at least six years of increasingly senior experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience); general knowledge of agriculture or finance is an asset
• Senior-level communication consulting experience with a focus on influencing others, building relationships and aligning diverse opinions

Build a career with one of Canada’s top employers
Thrive in an inclusive culture of teamwork, strong leadership and respect. Here, diverse people pull together to achieve goals that are challenging and rewarding. You can learn and grow in an environment of acceptance and accountability. Come meet FCC.

Does this sound like the workplace you’re looking for? Visit fcc.ca/Careers to apply.


 

Communications Consultant, Community Relations

Competition Number P07252
Bargaining Unit Professional Services
Posting Title Communications Consultant, Community Relations
Classification Band 8
Category of work Full Time
Org Code/Description Advertising & Marketing-50160-DEPT
Location Multiple Locations (Please check posting details)
Other Location(s) Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon Campus, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw Campus, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Administrative Offices, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert Campus
Building
Other Building
Date Posted 02/12/2018
Closing Date 02/19/2018
JIQ # 60014
Start Date 02/12/2018
End Date
Open Until Filled No
Ongoing Yes
Salary Range $2,113.58 – $2,524.65
Temporary Market Stipend
Incumbent
Hours of Work Regulated 36 hours (5/4 work pattern)
Total Assigned days (AC) / Total Hours per biweekly pay 9 days of work every two weeks
Posting Status Open
Special Instructions to Applicants

Job Duties/Qualifications, Skills and Abilities(QSA)

Job Duties

Job Duties The communications consultant is responsible for research, development and execution of communication and event plans, strategies and tactics in support of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s vision, goals and objectives. The incumbent plays an important part in internal and external communications leading or contributing to efforts including: media relations, stakeholder relations and community outreach, internal communications, government relations, institutional writing support, budget management, event management and marketing/event material support.
Primary responsibilities for the position will be divided equally between communications work and participating as a full member of the Convocation team, providing event management expertise and execution.
The individual will contribute daily as an integral member of many teams, while having the authority to make independent decisions. The position is within a fast-paced, ever changing environment, where prioritizing, decision-making, problem-solving, and multi-tasking capacity is essential.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE

Specific Accountabilities
Duties – Event Management
– Strategic communications planning and implementation
– Communication consulting
– Media and community relations
– Internal communications
– Institutional writing support
– Project, production and budget management
– Marketing support
Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities (QSA)
Desired QSA
Required Competencies 1. A diploma specializing in public relations, event planning, or marketing from a recognized post-secondary institution or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
2. Three years recent relevant experience in communications, event planning and/or public relations.
3. Training and/or experience at the advanced level with software packages including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and email (i.e. Microsoft Office products).
4. Demonstrated writing, editing and proofreading skills.
5. Demonstrated event management and execution skills.
6. Demonstrated media relations skills.
7. Demonstrated organizational and time management skills with an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
8. Effective critical thinking and problem solving skills.
9. Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
10. Must possess a current class 5 drivers license.
11. Demonstrates valuing diversity.

Apply here: https://careers.saskpolytech.ca/postings/25717

 


 

Communications Specialist (000561)

 

Job Number: 000561
Job Title: Communications Specialist
Number of Openings: 1
Job Type (Employment Type): Full-time
City: Saskatoon
Level of Education: Four-Year Degree
Years of Experience: 4
Application Deadline: 2018/02/26

 

 

Our Communications Specialist is responsible for helping advance the Innovation Place Communications Strategy while also supporting various communications and brand management activities. As a key member of the in-house creative team, the Communications Specialist provides writing expertise and helps ensure message and design consistency in all internal and external communications.

Corporate Communications
• source tenant/tech sector content and write features for the Park’s electronic newsletter
• source tenant/tech sector content and write posts for social media channels including, but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn
• liaise with the Marketing department to foster a mutual understanding of tenant initiatives and successes
• assist the Director, Communications and Brand Management with developing and implementing a social media strategy
• attend internal and tenant/tech sector events
• assist with design and production of documents and promotional materials
• assist with content updates to corporate websites

Employee Communications
• source content and write articles for the internal employee newsletter
• source content for internal blogs
• assist with content updates to the employee intranet
• provide regular intranet update emails to employees

Brand Management
• manage email guidelines and support internal compliance
• handle and track logo and photo requests
• manage images database
• support visual identity initiatives, as required

Position Requirements
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors in Journalism, Business Administration (Marketing) or Communications plus 3-5 years of relevant experience. Applicants should possess a thorough understanding of social media strategy and demonstrated experience handling social media accounts for business purposes. Past work experience will show evidence of professional writing experience along with strong editing capabilities. This individual will have a journalistic drive to be curious, ask questions, and learn more. They will also have the ability to develop and maintain community-building relationships through their confident social skills and strong communication skills. Experience working with Adobe Creative Cloud products including InDesign, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver considered an asset.
Application Instructions
Please apply for this position online, through the Innovation Place website here

Marketing Consultant II

Corporate Performance Department

Communications Division

(Permanent full-time)

 

Posting No. 063(222)

The City of Saskatoon is an Employment Equity employer

 

Duties:

  1. Develops and implements a long-term marketing strategy and action plan for the Department which supports the Strategic Plan and relevant strategic goals.
  2. Provides a disciplined analysis of the needs, wants, perceptions, and preferences of target markets as the basis for effective program design and service delivery, pricing, and communications.
  3. Provides communication within the Department to help staff at all levels understand their role in achieving marketing objectives.
  4. Supports the development of revenue and pricing strategies for the Divisions programs and services.
  5. Supports the preparation and justification of revenue and projections for the Departments operating budget and monitors ongoing results.
  6. Undertakes disciplined analyses of revenue results to assess achievements against established marketing targets and goals and use these analyses for corrective action and future planning.
  7. Develops Division communications and visual identity strategies, including copyrighting, design and production for media advertising and publication.
  8. Researches and implements a coordinated approach for the use of technology to meet the needs of audiences (i.e. web-based, new and emerging media, twitter, facebook, blogs, etc.).
  9. Prepares the Divisions marketing budget and monitors ongoing expenditures.
  10. Coordinates with the Communications Division to ensure consistency with corporate marketing and communications policies.
  11. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree in commerce or business administration (marketing major preferred).
  • Four to six years’ of progressively responsible experience in marketing administration.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the principles, practices and techniques of marketing, media advertising, promotion and publicity and the graphics industry.
  • Knowledge and understanding of corporate sponsorship and fund-raising principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of strategic planning and organizational development.
  • Demonstrated ability in expressing ideas and concepts effectively to a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to direct and support assigned staff in achieving identified results.
  • Ability to develop and present budgets and to control available resources to achieve expected results.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the public, external agencies and co-workers.
  • Demonstrated skill in the operation of a computer with MS Office suite.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including strategic planning, budgeting, management reporting, managing change and organizational development.

 

Hours of Work:

Must be available to be on-call.

Salary:

$73,065.12 to $85,937.76 per annum (2016 rates)

Closing Date:

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Apply Here


Volunteer Reporter
Communications – Saskatchewan

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a volunteer Reporter for the Communications department. Reporting to the Saskatchewan Communications Coordinator, the volunteer Reporter will assist in researching and writing various pieces to appeal to audiences across multiple channels. All materials produced remain the sole intellectual property of the Canadian Red Cross. This position is ideal for students looking for workplace experience as part of a course requirement, or experienced professionals looking to give back in a creative and fun way. The Canadian Red Cross will help to fulfill evaluations and reporting as necessary.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with Red Cross staff to identify, research, and write stories for our website and blog
  • Interview volunteers, research and write volunteer profiles
  • Interview individuals, and research and write stories highlighting Red Cross work
  • Write and edit copy for varying promotional materials

Qualifications

  • Exceptional writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Photography skills
  • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, Canadian Press Style
  • Ability and desire to work independently
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to write for different audiences and channels including various web and social media platforms

Optional: First Aid Certification (training provided)

            Working Conditions

  • A maximum of 4 hours per week
  • Flexibility to work in the Prince Albert, Regina or Saskatoon Red Cross office during business hours, or remotely on evenings and weekends.

This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record and vulnerable sector check. The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested parties may submit their cover letter, resume, and two sample works quoting the position title in the subject line.

The Canadian Red Cross
Megan Evans
Communications Coordinator
E-mail: megan.evans@redcross.ca

While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.  Please note that relocation funding is not available for this position


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