Marketing Consultant – International

  • Location: Multiple Locations
  • Employment Terms: Full Time

Job Description

Competition Number P09351
Posting Title Marketing Consultant – International
Classification Band 8
Location Multiple Locations Other Location(s) Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon Campus, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw Campus, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Administrative Offices, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert Campus
Date Posted 07/15/2019
Closing Date 07/31/2019
JIQ # 50120
Category of work Full Time
Bargaining Unit Professional Services
Hours of Work Regulated 36 hours (5/4 work pattern)
Salary Range $2,113.58 – $2,524.65 bi-weekly
Temporary Market Stipend
Incumbent
Total Assigned days (AC) / Total Hours per biweekly pay
72 hours biweekly
Posting Status Open
Special Instructions to Applicants

  • This position will exclusively work to promote Saskatchewan Polytechnic to international markets (both for student recruitment and project work).Preference will be given to candidates with experience developing and executing country-specific marketing plans and tactics.

Job Duties/Qualifications, Skills and Abilities(QSA) – Job Duties

1. Marketing. Develop and implement marketing plans for assigned program clusters, ensuring that these individual plans align and integrate with Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s business objectives and its corporate marketing and communications plan.
2. Media relations. Identify and capture opportunities to achieve Saskatchewan Polytechnic marketing and communications goals through public relations initiatives. Write press releases and backgrounders. Assist spokespersons in the development and delivery of key messages. Maintain a positive working relationship with members of the local media.
3. Special events. Plan special events including news conferences.
4. Employee communications. Contribute to the development and implementation of campus and SaskPolytech-wide internal communications initiatives, working with the manager of communications and the mySaskPolytech (intranet) editor.
5. Advertising. To Advertise, develop and implement multi-media campaigns targeting country-specific audiences. Write copy, facilitate and approve layout, book space, monitor bookings, analyze and report on results.
6. Special projects. Contribute to the development and execution of marketing and communications plans for SaskPolytech-wide initiatives.
7. Crisis communications. Serve as a key communications contact for crisis communications at the campus. Work with the crisis management team and with the M&C colleagues to ensure effective and efficient handling of crisis communications internally and externally.
8. Ability to travel abroad which would include inoculations (as required by the community health clinic).

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE – Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities (QSA)

1. Marketing diploma or commerce degree specializing in marketing, or equivalent combination of directly related education and experience.
2. Three years of experience in a marketing position (must include strategic marketing).
3. Demonstrated and proven creativity and innovation in the development of targeted marketing, message development and delivery.
4. Solid computer skills and familiarity with multi-media applications related to electronic and print publications.
5. Superior organizational skills and the ability to work diplomatically in cross-functional teams, managing multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast-paced, team environment with minimum supervision.
6. Exceptional research, writing, editing and proofreading skills.
7. Superior organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.
8. An understanding of media operations.
9. An understanding of the issues related to marketing in remote areas and to Aboriginal peoples.
10. Demonstrates valuing diversity.

To ensure consideration, applications must be RECEIVED no later than 22:59 pm on the closing date. Please note only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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Communications Consultant, Community Relations

  • Location: Multiple Locations
  • Employment Terms: Full Time

Job Description

Competition Number P09216
Posting Title Communications Consultant, Community Relations
Classification Band 8
Location Multiple Locations (Please check posting details)
Other Location(s) Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon Campus, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw Campus, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Administrative Offices, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert Campus
Date Posted 07/04/2019
Closing Date 08/05/2019
Category of work Full Time
Bargaining Unit Professional Services
Hours of Work Regulated 36 hours (5/4 work pattern)
Salary Range $2113.58 – $2524.65
Total Assigned days (AC) / Total Hours per biweekly pay 72 hours bi-weekly
Posting Status Open

Job Duties/Qualifications, Skills and Abilities(QSA) – Job Duties

The communications consultant is responsible for research, development and execution of communication and event plans, strategies and tactics in support of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s vision, goals and objectives. The incumbent plays an important part in internal and external communications leading or contributing to efforts including: media relations, stakeholder relations and community outreach, internal communications, government relations, institutional writing support, budget management, event management and marketing/event material support.
Primary responsibilities for the position will be divided equally between communications work and participating as a full member of the Convocation team, providing event management expertise and execution.
The individual will contribute daily as an integral member of many teams, while having the authority to make independent decisions. The position is within a fast-paced, ever changing environment, where prioritizing, decision-making, problem-solving, and multi-tasking capacity is essential.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE – Duties

  • Event Management
  • Strategic communications planning and implementation
  • Communication consulting
  • Media and community relations
  • Internal communications
  • Institutional writing support
  • Project, production and budget management
  • Marketing support

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE – Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities (QSA)

1. A diploma specializing in public relations, event planning, or marketing from a recognized post-secondary institution or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
2. Three years recent relevant experience in communications, event planning and/or public relations.
3. Training and/or experience at the advanced level with software packages including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and email (i.e. Microsoft Office products).
4. Demonstrated writing, editing and proofreading skills.
5. Demonstrated event management and execution skills.
6. Demonstrated media relations skills.
7. Demonstrated organizational and time management skills with an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
8. Effective critical thinking and problem solving skills.
9. Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
10. Must possess a current class 5 drivers license.
11. Demonstrates valuing diversity.

To ensure consideration, applications must be RECEIVED no later than 22:59 pm on the closing date. Please note only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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Director, Public Relations

  • Location: Saskatoon, SK
  • Employment Terms: Full Time

Job Description

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is inviting applications for the position of Director, Public Relations at our head office in Saskatoon. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position will proactively support, promote and enhance the Federation’s external identity by developing and executing strategic media plans consistent with the mandate of the organization.

The ideal candidate for this position will be an excellent writer, editor and confident relationship builder in order to creatively and effectively communicate Federation information. The individual selected will translate education focused development strategy into results-oriented, measurable media relations tactics aligned with the Federation’s overarching goals.

The successful applicant will have an undergraduate degree in communications, public/media relations, journalism or related field, preferably supplemented with a postgraduate certificate in public relations, plus a minimum of 3-5 years of experience related to the core functions of this position.

If your considerable experience and strong commitment to excellence serve to make you an exceptional candidate for this position, please visit our website at www.stf.sk.ca for a complete job description and application procedures. Please note that the deadline for applications is 4 p.m., Wednesday, July 31, 2019.

Social Media Intern

  • Location: Saskatoon, SK

Job Description

Competition Number P09218
Posting Title Social Media Intern
Classification Band 3
Location Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon Campus
Date Posted 07/03/2019
Closing Date 08/05/2019
JIQ # 60065
Start Date 08/27/2019
End Date 06/28/2020
Open Until Filled No
Ongoing No
Category of work Casual
Bargaining Unit Professional Services
Hours of Work To be Assigned
Salary Range $18.04 – $21.56 per hour
Temporary Market Stipend
Incumbent
Total Assigned days (AC) / Total Hours per biweekly pay
to be determined

Posting Status Open
Special Instructions to Applicants

Job Duties/Qualifications, Skills and Abilities(QSA) – Job Duties

The position will be a current full-time student. Serving as an ambassador, they will be responsible for contributing to a social media content plan, capturing and posting engaging photo and video content that features campus life, events, program highlights, etc. This position will also help manage and contribute to Sask Polytech social accounts.

  • Help with managing and running Sask Polytech social media accounts
  • Assist with Sask Polytech social media accounts, including monitoring and contributing content
  • Attend and showcase campus events through social media
  • Superior time management and organizational abilities
  • Assist in social media campaign planning
  • Assist in social media research and trend tracking
  • Track and analyze data from social campaigns and posts
  • Report on social performance and analytics monthly
  • Assist in social content planning/contribute to content calendar
  • Provide recommendations for future content creation based on current social media performance and trends
  • Provide general support however needed
  • Excellent writing and editing skills to create content for social media and blogs
  • Assist in storytelling through social media
  • Create and share stories and content that celebrates Sask Polytech students and campus life
  • Proofread and provide recommended edits.
  • Assist with content creation and storytelling in a visual way
  • Capturing video and photo content for social
  • Edit and prepare short video clips and photos, with music, voice over and text overviews as required
  • Strong visual eye for design and content
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE – Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities (QSA)

1. High school diploma or equivalency
2. A current Saskatchewan Polytechnic Student Working towards a certificate or diploma
3. Demonstrated knowledge of social media platforms and trends
4. Experience creating and editing photo and video content
5. Writing, editing, and proofreading skills
6. Effective communication skills (written and oral).
7. Effective interpersonal skills.
8. Ability to work effectively in a team.
9. Demonstrates valuing diversity.

To ensure consideration, applications must be RECEIVED no later than 22:59 pm on the closing date. Please note only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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Executive Director, Communications

  • Location: Regina, SK
  • Department: Ministry of Advanced Education
  • Employment Terms: Full Time

Job Description

Looking for a career with purpose and passion?

The Ministry of Advanced Education is responsible for the post-secondary education sector that supports a growing Saskatchewan, that leads to a higher quality of life. The Ministry places a high priority on meeting the needs of students by ensuring that our post-secondary sector is accessible, responsive, sustainable, accountable and provides quality education. Working with our post-secondary institutions, the Ministry is focused on providing opportunities for all students, especially First Nations and Métis people, to prepare them to live, work and learn in Saskatchewan.

We work to foster a high-quality post-secondary education and training system that responds to the needs of Saskatchewan people and the economy. The Ministry also houses the Status of Women Office and is proud to support this impressive cross-ministerial work with sector and federal partners.

The Ministry is seeking a dynamic, strategic leader for the permanent full time position of Executive Director of Communications. As a member of the Ministry’s senior executive team, you will lead a team of professionals responsible for a range of core communications services for the Ministry and the Status of Women Office. You will set the direction and guide the strategy of the communication function, including allocating the operating budget.

Reporting to the Deputy Minister, the successful candidate will:

  • Develop and manage the Ministry’s annual communications plan, ensuring that communications activities are aligned with the Ministry’s key strategic directions;
  • Provide strategic communications advice to the Minister, Deputy Minister and senior management teams on items supporting proactive issues management, stakeholder relations and advancing Ministry and government direction;
  • Design and implement communication activities intended to both influence and communicate Ministry business priorities to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Provide oversight for operational activities such as Ministry advertising, media placement, media relations and stakeholder relations; and,
  • Lead a team of communication professionals in developing, implementing and evaluating communication strategies and tools.

In order to be successful in the role, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge, understanding and application of strategic communication and media relations;
  • Knowledge of strategic communication principles, theories, tools and vehicles, including media relations strategies and practices;
  • A proven ability to lead and collaborate, with a reputation for integrity and a focus on service excellence and innovation;
  • Experience in business planning, continuous improvement, accountability processes and risk management;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and,
  • The ability to think critically and view issues and challenges from multiple perspectives.

Typically, the knowledge and competencies for this position would be acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in journalism, communications or related field of study, supplemented with several years of management and leadership experience in strategic communications planning, internal communications, change management and media relations.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the Saskatchewan Public Service core values of: respect and integrity; serving citizens, practicing excellence and innovation; and acting as One Team, including participating in and contributing to an inclusive workplace culture.

What we offer:

  • Dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals;
  • A competitive salary;
  • Comprehensive benefits package including pension;
  • Paid vacation, scheduled days off (SDO) and other types of leave (maternity/paternity/adoption, family/personal leave, sick leave);
  • Inclusive work environments;
  • Advancement opportunities; and,
  • Flexible work arrangements.

Closing Date: July 19, 2019
Competition Number: EXE000758

The Government of Saskatchewan offers a wide range of careers with purpose and passion. Our people enjoy an enviable work/life balance in an environment that supports creativity, innovation and diversity while providing learning and career development opportunities. We’re helping make Saskatchewan the best place to live, work and raise our families, by building the best public service in Canada. Join the team!

For more information on this and other opportunities in the public service, visit saskatchewan.ca/careers
Toll free 1-866-319-5999

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Executive Director, Communications

  • Location: Regina, SK
  • Department: Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety
  • Employment Terms: Full Time

Job Description

Looking for a career with
purpose and passion?

The Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety encourages healthy, safe, and productive workplaces by setting, promoting, and enforcing employment and occupational health and safety standards. We work with businesses, labour groups, workers, and other stakeholders to foster a positive labour environment.

The Ministry is seeking a dynamic, strategic leader for the permanent full-time position of Executive Director of Communications. As a member of the Ministry’s senior executive team, you will lead a team of professionals responsible for a range of core communications services. You will set the direction and guide the strategy of the communication function, including allocating the operating budget.

Reporting to the Deputy Minister, the successful candidate will:

  • Develop and manage the Ministry’s annual communications plan, ensuring that communications activities are aligned with the Ministry’s key strategic directions;
  • Provide strategic communications advice to the Minister, Deputy Minister and senior management teams on items supporting proactive issues management, stakeholder relations and advancing Ministry and government direction;
  • Design and implement communication activities intended to both influence and communicate Ministry business priorities to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Provide oversight for operational activities such as Ministry advertising, media placement, media relations and stakeholder relations; and
  • Lead a team of communication professionals in developing, implementing and evaluating communication strategies and tools.

In order to be successful in the role, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge, understanding and application of strategic communication and media relations;
  • Knowledge of strategic communication principles, theories, tools and vehicles, including media relations strategies and practices;
  • A proven ability to lead and collaborate, with a reputation for integrity and a focus on service excellence and innovation;
  • Experience in business planning, continuous improvement, accountability processes and risk management;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
  • The ability to think critically and view issues and challenges from multiple perspectives.

Typically, the knowledge and competencies for this position would be acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in journalism, communications or related field of study, supplemented with several years of management and leadership experience in strategic communications planning, internal communications, change management and media relations.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the Saskatchewan Public Service core values of: respect and integrity; serving citizens, practicing excellence and innovation; and acting as One Team, including participating in and contributing to an inclusive workplace culture.

What we offer:

  • Dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals;
  • A competitive salary;
  • Comprehensive benefits package including pension;
  • Paid vacation, scheduled days off (SDO) and other types of leave (maternity/paternity/adoption, family/personal leave, sick leave);
  • Inclusive work environments;
  • Advancement opportunities; and,
  • Flexible work arrangements.

To learn more about the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety, please visit our website: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/government-structure/ministries/labour-relations-and-workplace-safety

Closing Date: July 18, 2019
Competition Number: EXE00752

The Government of Saskatchewan offers a wide range of careers with purpose and passion. Our people enjoy an enviable work/life balance in an environment that supports creativity, innovation and diversity while providing learning and career development opportunities. We’re helping make Saskatchewan the best place to live, work and raise our families, by building the best public service in Canada. Join the team!

For more information on this and other opportunities in the public service, visit saskatchewan.ca/careers
Toll free 1-866-319-5999

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Communications Officer

  • Location: Saskatoon, SK
  • Department: Office of the CEO
  • Employment Terms: Full Time

Job Description

The Government

Métis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN-S) represents the political, socio-economic, cultural and educational interests of the province’s approximately 80,000 Métis citizens through a representative system based on 12 Regions and approximately 130 Locals, under a Constitution enacted in 1993.
The governance structure includes a four-person Executive and a Cabinet – the “Provincial Métis Council” (PMC) – which is composed of the Executive, elected officials from the 12 Regions plus appointees for Women and Youth.

MN-S was incorporated in 2000 and has worked towards implementing Métis self-government through litigation and strategic partnerships with government. MN-S strives for political, legal and constitutional recognition, and guarantee of the rights of its people, including the right to a land and resource base, self-government and its related institutions.

MN-S represents Métis people in their quest for equitable, socio-economic development within the province of Saskatchewan. This includes but is not limited to: advocating on behalf of Métis citizens; entering into agreements with industry and the federal and provincial governments; accessing resources to carry out projects and activities; acting as the administrative body for its citizenry, and; promoting health and well-being, housing, education, and governance initiatives.

The role of Métis citizens in governance is to establish, amend and enforce the Métis Nation of Saskatchewan Constitution, to organize Métis citizens in their respective communities, and to participate positively in building the Métis Nation.

Scope:

Reporting to the CEO, the Communications Officer develops communications plans and tactics to (1) support the President and Ministers in the discharge of their leadership responsibilities and (2) contribute to government-wide transparency, accountability and citizen engagement across the Nation.

Accountabilities:

1. Develop and implement communication plans and strategies.

2. Prepare time-sensitive written materials, including speeches, briefing notes, key message
documents, media backgrounders, and website content.
3. Provide communications and media relations support to government leaders and other key internal
stakeholders.

4. Develop and post content for social media platforms, engaging with citizens and stakeholders as
needed to respond to inquiries and emerging issues.

5. Monitor Indigenous and mainstream media to identify issues that are important to the government or citizens of the Nation.

6. Engage reporters and media commentators to promote the insight and expertise of MN-S leaders
for publication or broadcast.

7. Contribute to a healthy, respectful and collaborative workplace culture.

Knowledge, Skill And Ability:

  • Generalist skills in communications with an emphasis on writing for digital and print publication
  • Brings a service mindset: helpful, courteous, caring, patient
  • Able to deliver time-sensitive projects to high standards
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively in a team setting
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and comfortable taking initiative
  • Political sensibility in a high-performing government setting

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of communications, public relations and/or journalism experience
  •  Understanding of Métis culture, citizens and communities

Please apply by sending your cover letter, resume and salary expectations to Métis Nation-Saskatchewan. Email the documents to hr@mns.work. With respect, only those applicants that will be interviewed will be contacted.

Senior Communications Officer, Pension and Benefits

  • Location: Saskatoon, SK
  • Employment Terms: Full Time

Job Description

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is the professional organization of over 13,000 teachers employed in PreK-12 publicly funded schools across the province. The Federation has inspired and supported teaching and learning excellence in public education for more than 80 years.

The Federation is currently inviting applications for a Senior Communications Officer to manage and oversee all communication and marketing strategies and initiatives for the Federation’s pension and benefits programs to ensure compliance, accuracy, consistent messaging, and branding for all programs. This position works closely with senior leaders of STF-sponsored pension and benefit programs, external consultants/vendors and, when applicable, other Federation staff.

Typical responsibilities include: creating and implementing a coordinated pension and benefit communications strategy; creating and delivering communication and marketing products specific to STF-sponsored pension and benefit programs; and developing resources and presentations for retirement and general pension and benefit seminars.

The successful applicant will have an undergraduate degree in business, communications, journalism, human resources or related field of study plus five years of experience in the development or implementation of communication strategies, including writing pension and benefit communications using multiple media. A CEBS or PPAC designation would be considered an asset.

If your experience, skills, and strong commitment to excellence serve to make you an exceptional candidate for this position, please visit the career page of our website at www.stf.sk.ca for a complete job description and application procedures.