Communications Officer

Our client has an immediate full-time permanent opportunity available for a Communications Officer in Saskatoon, SK

The suitable candidate will be able to perform the following duties:

  • Develops a communications Plan for the communities served

  • Provides any modifications of communications plans and strategies by providing an analysis of communications’ activities, issues and media coverage.

  • Coordinates responses to media inquiries and serves as the spokesperson as assigned, and/or assists appropriate spokespersons to prepare for media interviews and prepare press releases.

  • Prepares and manage design production of brochures as required.

  • Identifies and implements opportunities for proactive media coverage to promote company programs, initiatives, services, special events and accomplishments.

  • Develops regular communications including media releases for the Emergency Control Group.

  • Develops speeches, presentations and press releases

  • Prepare briefing notes, taking points and updates on specific communication issues.

  • Develops policies, standards and strategies for social media, and prepares content.

The Suitable Candidate Will Possess the Following Qualifications:

  • A university degree in Communications, Public Relations or related discipline.

  • A certificate in Local Government Administration is an asset.

  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in policy research, corporate communications planning & coordination, preferably in a government environment.

  • Formal training and experience in crisis or emergency communications.

  • Superior communication skills.

  • Sound Judgement and decision-making abilities.

  • Class 5 Driver’s License.

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