Career Postings

Tourism Saskatoon has an immediate opening for a Social Media Coordinator (Permanent full-time)

As Social Media Coordinator you will support the activities of the Director of Media through traditional and social media, positioning Saskatoon as a destination of choice.

Core duties include:

  • Manage social media platforms by creating content, growing presence and increasing engagement (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.).
  • Assist with coordination of photo & video content.
  • Track social media activity and results and provide regular reports.
  • Create and distribute the electronic media newsletter and press releases.
  • Assist in fulfilling media inquiries and image requests.
  • Assist with coordination of site visits for travel media.
  • Host travel media as required.
  • Responsible for coordination of Tourism Radio.

Your credentials include:

  • Three years’ experience in communications, public relations, or media relations. A combination of experience and related post-secondary education will be considered.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organization, time and project management skills.

The following assets would be beneficial:

  • Working knowledge of HTML.
  • Experience working with media.
  • Graphic design and/or desktop publishing experience.
  • Broad knowledge of Saskatoon experiences and tourism products.

Travel may be required. Irregular work hours are occasionally required.

Please submit your resume in confidence by Tuesday, August 15, 2017 to:

Email:                                    awallman@tourismsaskatoon.com

By Mail:                  101 – 202 – 4th Avenue North. Saskatoon, SK S7K 0K1

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those being interviewed will be contacted.

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Canpotex, a vital link in the global food chain, utilizes expertise in potash sales & marketing, transportation, and logistics, to deliver a vital crop nutrient and food security to millions around the world and inspire growth at home and abroad.

Canpotex is currently seeking to fill a key position in the corporate office in Saskatoon: Manager, Corporate Communications.

Manager, Corporate Communications

The Manager, Corporate Communications is responsible for communications including internal and external messaging, brand and image management, print and digital promotional materials, event planning and management, and crisis communications. As well as adding value and tone to the many forms of communication Canpotex requires, the Manager, Corporate Communications builds rapport, alliances, and trust with shareholders, senior management, all company departments and industry representatives to ensure effective execution of communications strategies. You also have a strong working relationship with the Manager, Government and Public Relations.

You have a cool head and an analytical approach to analyzing incoming information; using these skills you will quickly adopt a laser-sharp awareness of the industry landscape and company culture. Adept and creative at using a variety of media, you develop effective, strategic responses to communications opportunities. An eloquent business writer and polished public speaker, you know how to reflect the reputation, brand, and culture of a company.

As a leader, you inspire, motivate and empower your team and help them to develop and accomplish goals and objectives. You are highly organized with a solid work ethic, making you an effective manager.

Equipped with a university degree or equivalent in business, communications, or English, you have a minimum of five years’ experience leading a communications or marketing team in a corporate environment. Knowledge of the potash and/or agriculture industries is an asset.

If you are interested in receiving more information or exploring this opportunity further, please contact or forward your application to Peggie Koenig at search@intellexecutivesearch.com quoting project number 17-6-1049 no later than August 15th 2017.

290B – 2600 8th Street East Saskatoon, SK S7H 0V7
Phone: 306.934.1743 Fax: 306.934.1630
Toll free: 1.888.224.5838

 


 


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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