Duties:

  • Develops, manages, implements and evaluates long and short-term communication, marketing and media relations strategies for civic departments and divisions.
  • Acts as a consultant to departmental management and other representatives to identify and resolve public, and internal, communication issues and opportunities.
  • Identifies emerging issues and develops and implements effective and timely communication and social media strategies.
  • Plans and directs special events, news conferences, and related programs for the general public, employees, media, other orders of government, and other stakeholders.
  • Analyzes emerging communications trends and recommends appropriate strategies for their use.
  • Participates in the coordination of crisis communications.
  • Moderates messaging and strategies for the corporate and social media sites.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in marketing, public relations, communications or journalism.
  • Four to six years' related experience in a public relations, communications or journalism role, including experience in project management and strategic communications.
  • Membership, or eligibility for membership, in the Canadian Public Relations Society or the International Association of Business Communicators, accreditation preferred.
  • Knowledge of website and social media design and management.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision-making under strict time constraints and competing priorities.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships within the organization and community.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality while handling sensitive information.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Skill in the use of a smart phone and computer using word-processing, desktop publishing and social media programs and software.

Hours:

Must be available to be on-call.

Salary:

$74,851.20 to $87,723.84 per annum (2018 rates)


Recruiter Information

Saskatoon, SK, Canada

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