Communication Consultant

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

Job Description

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY):
12/01/2019

Worker Type:
Term (Fixed Term)

Language(s) Required:
English

Term Duration (in months):
25

Job number:
R-1001184

Proven consulting expertise needed:
Develop and evaluate communication strategies and tactics for internal partner groups, suggesting possible approaches and advising on effective options.

What you’ll do:

  • Advise internal partners on communication approaches for corporate projects and priorities
  • Collaborate with partners to develop strategic communication plans
  • Recommend and support tactics that will effectively influence employees
  • Provide writing, editing and consulting expertise

What we’re looking for:

  • Confident communicator with proven ability to coach partners
  • Innovative problem-solver
  • Creative thinker comfortable recommending new communication approaches
  • Team player who seeks out opportunities to collaborate

What you’ll need:

  • A degree in marketing, communication or journalism and at least three years of related experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

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Specialist, Communications

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

Job Description

About SREDA

Founded in 1992, the Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA) works with the City of Saskatoon, Regional Members and 150 private sector investors to strengthen and grow the Saskatoon Region economy.

SREDA provides programs and services around six pillars: Business Attraction and Expansion; Entrepreneurship; Regional Economic Development and Planning; Indigenous Economic Development; Economic Intelligence; and Marketing the Saskatoon Region.

With an outstanding Board of Directors and highly experience Management Team, SREDA has become one of the leading economic development agencies in Canada, winning multiple municipal, provincial, national and international awards in the last four years.

The organization is seeking a highly strategic and creative individual to assume the role of Specialist, Communications under the direction of the Director, Marketing and Communications.

Specialist, Communications will have responsibility for the following:

  • Lead in the development and execution of outstanding internal and external communication material centered around SREDA’s six pillars.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the SREDA team to recognize, define and execute internal and external communication opportunities and solutions.
  • Write extraordinary news releases, stories, reports, blogs and social content that promotes and enhances SREDA’s brand and reputation, as well as builds a broader visibility, awareness and support of the organization.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with media (including reporters, bloggers, columnists, editorial staff, etc.).
  • Prepare key messages, new releases, speeches and/or presentations and organize media events such as interviews, briefings and news conferences.
  • Assist in the management of SREDA’s website and social media platforms including writing and publishing content, developing engagement strategies, etc.
  • Assist in other marketing and communication activities including planning and execution of SREDA events and programs.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest trends in communications and economic development and provide recommendations to team.
  • Other duties as assigned by the CEO or Director.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Post-secondary education in Marketing, Communications/Public Relations or Journalism or related field.
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in a communications role. – Strong ability to write on a number of topics for a variety of platforms.
  • Knowledge of multimedia technology including website management, social media, email marketing platforms and design software (Adobe Creative Cloud).
  • Highly creative, out-of-the-box thinker and storyteller.
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal, collaboration and teamwork skills critical.

To apply for this position: Interested candidates should submit their application to: elawson@sreda.com. You may also deliver your application in person Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the following address: 103-202 4th Avenue North. Applications will be reviewed upon submission and qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Applications must be received no later than Friday, December 6, 2019.

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Communications Specialist

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

Job Description

Are you a Storyteller?

If you have a passion for meeting new people a and sharing their stories, you may be the communicator we are looking for.

Innovation Place is looking for a Communications Specialist with confident writing skills and social media savvy to help us share all the amazing and interesting things that are happening at our technology parks.

We pride ourselves on helping grow Saskatchewan’s tech sector and part of that effort involves sharing the stories of our tenants’ successes and achievements. As such, we want you get out there and meet our tenants at various tenant and tech sector events.

Your responsibilities will include sourcing content to share through feature articles, social media posts and good, old fashioned, face-to-face conversation. You will also play a key role on an in-house creative team, ensuring message and design consistency in all internal and external communications.

What We Want From You

  • a journalistic drive to be curious, ask questions and learn more
  • a creative flair for bringing stories to life
  • the ability to develop and maintain community-building relationships through confident social skills and strong communication skills
  • a thorough understanding of social media strategy and experience handling social media accounts for business purposes
  • superior writing skills
  • availability to attend events outside of regular work hours
  • a familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud products such as InDesign, Illustrator and Dreamweaver would be an asset

What You Can Expect From Us

  • the opportunity to learn about and share all the interesting things happening at Innovation Place
  • highly engaged employees working in one of the world’s best technology parks
  • a flexible and fast-paced work environment
  • a great benefits package

. . . and access to the tools you need to ensure our stories are shared.

To Apply, please submit your resume to recruitment@innovationplace.com by November 28, 2019.

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Social Responsibility Supervisor

  • Location: Saskatoon, SK
  • Department: Communications & Public Relations

Job Description

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) is hiring a Social Responsibility Supervisor on a permanent basis at our Home Office in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Who we are:

As a co-operative, we do business differently. We believe in working together to serve Western Canadians, delivering profits back to our communities and investing in sustainable growth. Our work is guided by our values of integrity, excellence and responsibility and driven by our vision of building sustainable communities together. To learn more about who we are, visit www.fcl.crs.

What you’ll do:

Working with the Communications & Public Relations Manager, the Social Responsibility Supervisor develops, coordinates and manages initiatives that seek to support the philanthropic strategy for FCL and the CRS. This includes managing and maintaining Co-op’s flagship social responsibility programs—Co-op Community Spaces and the Red Cross partnership.

You’ll also:

  • Develop, coordinate, and manage the Social Responsibility programming for the Co- operative Retailing system that supports the Co-op Brand and engages Co-op members and employees.
  • Guide us as we develop a comprehensive community investment strategy for FCL and our wholly owned subsidiaries. This involves developing programs and recommending policies for corporate giving and volunteerism.
  • Consult and support Strategic Business Units to embed social responsibility into operations and marketing.
  • Create comprehensive assessment and impact measurements for social responsibility programs and initiatives.

Why it matters:

We help local Co-ops grow and thrive by offering a range of professional services, including marketing, market research, information technology, human resources, accounting, risk management and business development.

Who you are:

You’re looking for a career that makes a difference. It’s a career that requires strategy, communications and project management.

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • You have a minimum of 6-9 years of relevant progressively responsible experience in social policy/responsibility or experience developing and maintaining corporate giving programs (a combination of relevant education and experience may be considered).
  • You have a certificate in Project Management and/or Public Relations or Communications. A certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility, corporate community investment training and experience are also assets.
  • You’re honest and trustworthy, are results-oriented and strive to be the best in what you do.
  • You believe in collaboration, building relationships and value the perspectives of others.

Our Team Members receive competitive salaries, short-term incentives, a comprehensive benefits package and an employer-contributed pension plan. We encourage our Team Members to take advantage of learning opportunities, to grow and develop, and to foster a culture of teamwork and innovation.

FCL embraces diversity and inclusion and we’re working to create a workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve. We support and provide an environment that allows every person to bring their whole self to work.

If this opportunity speaks to you, we invite you to apply by November 6, 2019.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Please note you may be required to undergo a background and substance test in accordance with FCL policies.

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