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.