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Faculty/Department University Advancement & Communications Unit University Advancement & Communications-Communications and Marketing Employee Group URFA APT Collective Agreement Consideration Open with preference given to APT members. CUPE 5791 Job Family Category Staff Number of Vacancies 1 Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager of Strategic Communications, this Communications Strategist position is responsible for planning and development of communications and marketing deliverables in support of the University's priorities.

Connecting with key stakeholders including students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and community supporters in meaningful ways has the potential to generate significant return on investment for the University. This position will be integral in strengthening the University's connection to priority audiences.

THIS POSITION WILL:

  • Work to develop and execute communications plans that engage key stakeholders, and tell the University's success stories;
  • Produce editorial content for the University's various media platforms (website, news releases, news stories, social media content, etc.); marketing collateral (brochures, advertisements, signage, email campaigns, etc.); and content supporting University's executive roles (letters, emails, speeches, multi-media presentations, etc.)
  • Plan, produce, record and edit impactful video content, primarily targeted to social media and digital audiences
  • Measure effectiveness of communications and marketing efforts, ensuring continuous improvement and effective process; and
  • Work with colleagues to plan and execute large-scale media and public events aimed at increasing institutional presence provincially, nationally and internationally, as well as promoting community involvement and partnerships

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Undergraduate degree in Communications or related field or demonstration of equivalent experience;
  • Strong leadership skills along with a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in communications, marketing or public relations;
  • Professional accreditation in either CPRS or IABC is required (or should be working towards the accreditation);
  • Experience working in communications for a large, multifaceted public sector organization;
  • Experience in events and project management;
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and executing communication plans, marketing plans and editorial content for various social media platforms;
  • Excellent writing and editing required; must have strong verbal and presentation skills;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, ability to be self-motivated, work independently and meet tight deadlines;
  • Strong interpersonal skills; must have ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a wide and diverse range of people, clients and constituencies;
  • Experience with videography (primarily for social media platforms) will be considered an asset, including; production planning, interviewing, video recording, editing, and packaging skills.

Physical Demands Pay Grade APT 5 Salary Range $64,683

  • $87,291 Status Permanent Work Hours

Monday

  • Friday 8:15am
  • 4:30pm. Some work outside of regular hours or travel may be required. Duration (if Term/Temporary) Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time Preference Posting Target Posting

Open Until Filled

Special Application Instructions

Please note that preference will be given to APT Members.

Applicants must submit a cover letter and an updated resume that clearly states how they meet the posted qualifications.

Diversity Statement

The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

Competition Number

20200123A/S

303