Manager of Communications and Stewardship

  • Location: Saskatoon, SK

Job Description

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation believes in the power of generosity to save and change lives. Founded in 1982, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation advances St. Paul’s Hospital’s vision by raising, managing and allocating funds in keeping with donors’ wishes.

Position summary:

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation requires a permanent, full-time Manager of Communications and Stewardship. This position is responsible for the development and management of all stewardship and communications activities at St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation. This includes donor-centered stewardship, organizational branding, marketing, public relations and development of fundraising materials in support of SPH Foundation’s strategic directives.

Duties & responsibilities


  • Management of the Foundation’s brand and branding initiatives;
  • Development of public relations materials such as speaking notes and presentations;
  • Media Relations including media liaison, media monitoring, and writing materials for the media such a press releases, backgrounders, fact sheets, public service announcements and securing earned media;
  • Development and management of marketing strategies and initiatives including advertising and promotions;
  • Timely development of accurate, compelling and well-researched fundraising materials such as case statements, cases for support, proceeds statements, grant applications, fundraising campaign materials, stewardship letters, thank you letters and other fundraising materials as required;
  • Project management, content production and distribution of marketing and public relations publications including the Annual Review, websites, social media channels;
  • Support Foundation operations in production of materials such as letterhead, envelopes, memorial cards, invitations, posters etc.;
  • Manage of relationships with internal and external communication contractors and suppliers;

Stewardship and Stakeholders Relations:

  • Responsible for deepening donor and volunteer relationships through donor stewardship and recognition activities in collaboration with Development Team;
  • Develop strong relationships with St. Paul’s Hospital leadership, staff and physicians, Hospice at Glengarda partners and representatives of the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA);
  • Project management, content production and distribution of donor-centric stewardship publications such as the Spirit Newsletter and Kindred Spirit


  • Develop and manage the Communications and Stewardship annual business plan and budget;
  • Management and supervision of Communications and Stewardship Officer;
  • Oversee generation of probable donor lists, database lists and other database work as required (Raiser’s Edge);
  • Other duties as required. 


Education: An undergraduate degree in communications, journalism or public relations.

Experience: A minimum of three years of experience working in a communication or fund raising environment is required. Professional membership in AFP, IABC or CPRS would be an asset.

Skills:  Ability to commence initiatives and to function under minimal supervision; innovative and creativity; ability to maintain confidentiality; excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and leadership skills.

Salary range:  $55,909 – $83,864 annually (Pay band 5) plus an attractive benefits package.

If this opportunity speaks to you, we invite you to apply before October 30, 2020 by submitting your resume with references to Human Resources, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation at or by mail to 1702 20th Street West, Saskatoon, SK S7M 0Z9.

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 criminal background check in accordance with St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation policies.

Senior Advisor, Communications

  • Location: Saskatoon, SK or Calgary, AB

Job Description

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

This position reports to the Manager, Communications, Retail & NPK

What you will do:

  • Work with the broader Brand & Culture Communications team to develop integrated proactive communications campaigns as a partner to the Potash business unit and shared operational support functions such as Safety, Health & Environment
  • Act as spokesperson on key campaigns and local events and issues impacting our business, the Potash business unit and shared operational support functions in Saskatchewan and globally
  • You connect and integrate what’s happening locally with the broader global operations to bring the Nutrien story to life
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with media, senior stakeholders and colleagues
  • Strategy and project management is your passion and you can conceptualize, develop, and execute a plan end to end
  • Draft and refine executive speeches for a variety of engagements and events

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree and post-secondary certification in communications, PR, marketing
  • 8+ years experience in corporate communications: executive, external & internal communications, media relations, social and digital communications
  • Strong knowledge of external media channels and platforms
  • Ability to find and develop a story that will resonate with our key internal and external audiences
  • Experience working in or partnering with a global, publicly traded company
  • Strong public relations and communications experience in agriculture, mining, B2B or oil & gas is an asset
  • Experience working in a corporation or agency, providing deep strategic communications expertise and counsel with measurable outcomes to CEO, senior leaders, and executives
  • Robust knowledge of external media channels, platforms and strong media contacts across North America, with key focus on Canadian outlets
  • Proven planning, implementation and proactive public relations experience
  • Experience in supporting a front-line and operations focused communications approach
  • Insight-driven decision making is a core strength to guide your approach

Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Senior Communications Specialist

  • Location: Regina, SK

Job Description

SHEPP is a multi-employer, defined benefit pension plan which was established in 1962. With over 59,000 members and about $8 billion in assets, SHEPP is the largest defined benefit pension plan serving the healthcare industry in the province. We strive to deliver professional pension administration services through a team of passionate, qualified and dedicated individuals who believe in the organisation’s culture and positively impact it every day. We are committed to serving the best interests of our members by delivering a consistent experience to all stakeholders, that is guided by our service standards. We provide our employees a valuable work experience, a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to integrate work and life in a healthy and effective way.

As a valuable member of the Stakeholder Relations team, the Senior Communications Specialist is responsible for managing, developing, implementing and monitoring comprehensive, integrated communication, education and engagement strategies and campaigns using a variety of digital, face-to-face, and print media to build and enhance SHEPP’s brand. As the senior technical person on the team, you will oversee the strategic communication activities of important stakeholders, including SHEPP members, pensioners, participating employers and SHEPP employees. This position will manage our digital communication channels and presence, including planning content, training contributors, establishing editorial calendars and guidelines, tracking metrics and making recommendations. You will also provide direction and guidance to other Stakeholder Relations team members, including peer review and approval and be responsible for providing accurate, timely, helpful and approachable service in your day-to-day activities.

Qualified candidates will possess a post-secondary degree or diploma in communications, public relations, marketing, English, journalism or other related discipline, supplemented by five or more years of progressively responsible experience. An International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) or Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) professional designation would be considered an asset.

To succeed, you will have experience developing and executing communications strategies and plans, including campaigns to engage diverse audiences; and thorough knowledge of digital communications strategies. You will enjoy working in a fast-paced, multi-level, project-based environment with emphasis on timelines and delivery and have experience in public speaking with a proven ability to communicate complex topics in a meaningful and understandable way and a team leadership or advisory role. You will also be proficient in English with excellent writing, presentation and research skills.


Salary Range:    $89,036 to $111,295 (based on qualifications and skills)

Please submit your resume no later than Friday, October 30, 2020 to:

Courtney Gaudet
Manager of Employee Experience and Communications
Saskatchewan Healthcare Employees’ Pension Plan
201-4581 Parliament Avenue
Regina, SK S4W 0G3
Fax: 306.751.8301

Communications Specialist (Temporary)

  • Location: Regina, SK

Job Description

December 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021 (flexible dates)
Reference #2020CS–08

The Provincial Auditor of Saskatchewan is seeking a highly motivated, “hands on”, and experienced communications professional to join our team to manage the Office’s communications function, and provide communications advice.

Based in Regina, we offer a professional, challenging, friendly, and flexible work environment that supports the balance between work, personal life, and community involvement while promoting continuous learning and career development.

The Position:

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer/Deputy Provincial Auditor and working closely with the Provincial Auditor, the Communications Specialist implements the Office’s strategic communications plan, provides communications advice, and develops a wide range of internal and external communications. Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Editing internal/external publications for accuracy, readability, and publication
  • Media relations, management and monitoring, including organizing press conferences
  • Writing and developing communications materials (e.g., news releases, web content, reports)
  • Content creation for the Office’s external website and intranet
  • Social media management. Content development and curation, including visuals
  • Research—developing and administering surveys, analyzing data, and reporting results

Candidate Qualifications:

  • An undergraduate degree or diploma in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least five years of experience as a public relations/communications/journalism professional, including direct experience in writing and editing, media relations, social media, strategic communications, internal communications, research, and planning press conferences
  • Exceptional analytical and project management skills combined with initiative, sound judgment, flexibility, and decision-making competence
  • Able to establish and maintain rapport with colleagues and external consultants
  • A proficient writer, a sharp eye for detail, and thorough knowledge of English grammar and punctuation, and the editing/proofreading process
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop)
  • Knowledge of government and the public sector, preferably in Saskatchewan, an asset
  • Print production knowledge an asset

We offer a competitive salary, attractive benefits, flex time, and professional development.

The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.

Please email your application including reference number #2020CS–08, cover letter, detailed resume, references and salary expectations, in confidence to: 

Angèle Borys, CPA, CA, CPHR
Deputy Provincial Auditor and Chief Operating Officer

Application deadline: November 10, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.