Stakeholder Engagement Officer

  • Location: Regina, SK
  • Department: Stakeholder Relations
  • Employment Terms: Full Time

Job Description

SHEPP is a multi-employer, defined benefit pension plan which was established in 1962. We strive to deliver professional pension administration services through a team of passionate, qualified and dedicated individuals. We 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, both internal and external, 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 Stakeholder Engagement Officer is responsible for designing and delivering comprehensive, integrated communication, education and engagement plans and tactics using a variety of digital, face-to-face and print media to build and enhance SHEPP’s brand. This position is responsible for the engagement of external stakeholders, including SHEPP members, pensioners and participating employers, and internal stakeholders including SHEPP employees, the Board of Trustees and Partner Committees. You will play a key role in maintaining SHEPP’s digital presence, including designing user experience, creating content and monitoring engagement. You will also be responsible for providing accurate, timely, helpful and approachable service in day-to-day interactions with internal and external Plan stakeholders.
Qualified candidates will possess a post-secondary degree or diploma in a marketing or communications related field, supplemented by three or more years of relevant experience as well as previous experience working in a fast-paced, multi-level, project-based environment with emphasis on timelines and delivery. Credentials and professional designations through IABC or CPRS would be considered assets

To succeed in this position, you will have knowledge of strategic communications practices and principles and experience designing and delivering communications and marketing plans to engage diverse audiences as well as knowledge of digital communications strategies and experience with new media technologies, email marketing, social media, photography and videography. You also have public speaking experience with proven ability to communicate complex topics in a meaningful and understandable way. You will be proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud applications including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Premiere Pro and have excellent writing, presentation and research skills.

Salary Range: $63,515 – $79,394 (based on qualifications and skills)
Please submit your resume no later than August 26, 2019 to

Kelley Orban, Chief People Officer
Saskatchewan Healthcare Employees’
Pension Plan 201-4581 Parliament Avenue,
Regina, SK S4W 0G3 Fax: 306.751.8301
E-mail: careers@shepp.ca

We thank all applicants, but only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Prior to starting employment with SHEPP, the selected candidate will be required to undergo a criminal record check.

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Communications Consultant

  • Location: TBD
  • Department: Communication Services

Job Description

Posting #: GO-00571345
Position #: 182781
Posted Date: July 23, 2019 17:00 CST
Closing Date: August 18, 2019 23:59 CST
Type: Temporary Full Time
City/Town:
Facility: Saskatchewan Health Authority
Department: Communication Services
Geographic Location: TBD
Expected Start Date: September 09, 2019
Expected Up To Date: September 25, 2020
FTE: 1.0
Shift Information: Days
Hours of Work: In a 1 week rotation: 5 shifts of 7.50 hours
Salary or Pay Band: Salary and benefits as per terms and conditions of employment
Number of Positions: 1

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is the largest employer in Saskatchewan, employing over 43,000 staff in a dynamic healthcare environment. The Saskatchewan Health Authority is committed to providing coordinated quality services that are seamless, safe and patient-centred. Note to Internal applicants. To ensure your application is received and you are included in the applicant list, please submit your resume and cover letter via Gateway Online. For postings within former RQHR only, apply via email through jobs@rqhealth.ca, quoting the posting number, or through Health Careers in Saskatchewan, if available.

By submitting your application, you consent to your application history being shared with Human Resources and the applicable hiring managers.

Job Summary:

The Communications Consultant is the first line of contact for issues and works in a highly visible and complex environment where access to various media and other internal and public communication platforms are readily available. This position works with system leaders to advance Saskatchewan’s health care goals. Reporting through to the assigned Director, the Communications Consultant is responsible for providing strategic communications advice and support to all levels of the organization. The Communications Consultant develops key relationships and partnerships with a broad array of stakeholders within a highly complex environment in order to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for Saskatchewan people. This position is responsible for creating and implementing policies, practices, procedures, and plans that promote the overall strategic direction of the organization through mechanisms such as: internal and external communications and marketing efforts; management of issues; management of reputation and brand; enhancement of media relations, government relations and community relations; development of corporate publications; and management of online and social media editorial content. The Communications Consultant advocates for and promotes awareness of Saskatchewan Health Authority initiatives, including access to health care services for Saskatchewan people, and works closely with other members of the Community Engagement and Communications team to deliver highly effective communications services, both internally within the Saskatchewan Health Authority and externally.

Experience:

Five (5) years’ experience in public affairs, corporate communications or public relations in a large, complex, multi-stakeholder organization.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in communications/marketing, public relations, business or journalism

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to adapt to frequent change and work under pressure Ability to exercise personal and professional judgement in the provision of all communication activities Ability to think and act quickly, creatively and strategically Advanced communication and organizational skills Advanced computer skills and experience working with digital graphics and communications systems Broad knowledge of health care and health issues, government, government relations and public affairs Demonstrated ability to be a team player and consensus builder Demonstrated skills to maintain a focus on quality in all services Demonstrated understanding of communication strategy Demonstrates a commitment to a diverse, culturally competent and culturally safe work environment and representative workforce Expert written and verbal communication skills including excellent proficiency in editing material for clarity, accuracy and conciseness Is committed to quality, safety and continuous improvement striving towards zero harm Must understand and be proficient in applying a full range of communication methods, traditional and emerging tools and media Proven ability to maintain confidentiality including handling confidential information with discretion Understanding of methods for monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of communications activities

Additional Text:

The location of this one-year term position will be determined according to that of the successful applicant.

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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.