Communications Consultant

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Job Description

The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency is seeking a strategic communication professional with exceptional written and verbal skills to join our Communications team. Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Communications Consultant is responsible for providing communications services and leadership for the Agency.

Required Qualifications:

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or Journalism supplemented with several years’ experience in a communications role, or a suitable combination of education and experience.

We offer a full range of benefits and competitive compensation. The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency offers working hours of Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Requirements/Skills:

  • Knowledge of strategic communications planning, communication industry trends, best practices and standards. Experience writing communication materials, such as new releases, key messages, speaking notes, articles, and content for the intranet, website and social media channels.
  • Knowledge of media relations and experience handling media inquiries and planning news conferences and events.
  • Knowledge of social media tools and experience using a variety of social media channels and platforms.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems and related business and communication tools.
  • Excellent written, editing, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with different individuals or groups.
  • Works well under pressure and can meet tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing software, such as InDesign, Photoshop and Dreamweaver is an asset.
  • Membership and/or designation to a professional association such as IABC or CPRS is an asset.

The pay range for this position is $66,370 to $86,280 per annum. The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency also offers an attractive benefits package. Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume in confidence no later than January 21, 2021 to:

Human Resources
Email jobs@saskcancer.ca
Please reference GO-00616092 in the subject line of your application.

The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency is a provincial healthcare organization with a legislated mandate to provide cancer control for the province of Saskatchewan. While we appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Videographer

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Job Description

If you enjoy being a part of a passionate group of professionals who work to enhance the well-being and success of teachers, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is looking for you. The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation has inspired and supported teaching and learning excellence in public education for more than 85 years. We are a professional organization of over 13,000 teachers employed in PreK-12 publicly funded schools across the province who are trusted and respected leaders and partners in education.

We are currently seeking an experienced, organized and talented videographer to join our new Virtual Programs and Services unit. You will plan, film, and edit video content based on the organization’s video needs for various internal and external projects. You will also have many opportunities to work with our professional learning team in delivering online learning opportunities to teachers throughout the province.

Typically the knowledge and skills required include 2 years of post-secondary education related to media production and 5-7 years of increasingly responsible experience. Experience in applying digital technology and post-edit software packages; field assignments as a photographer/videographer; managing a studio space used for photography and videography; and extensive visual storytelling experience across a range of create and commercial video applications are definite requirements. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.

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 https://www.stf.sk.ca/about-stf/careers/videographer for a complete job description and application procedures. Please note that the deadline for applications is 4 p.m., Tuesday, January 26, 2021.

Communications and Stewardship Officer

  • Location: Saskatoon, SK

Job Description

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation (“SPHF”) 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.

SPHF is growing and is currently seeking a permanent, full-time Communications and Stewardship Officer to join our high energy Development team. The key function of this position is to provide communications and stewardship services including donor relations, media relations, writing, editing, publication production and design supervision, social media management, and website content production. This position plays a key role in executing donor-centric communications and stewardship activities at SPH Foundation. This position reports to the Manager of Communications and Stewardship.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • research, write, edit, proofread and post compelling fundraising and marketing content for print, radio, television, digital, website and social media platforms;
  • convey complex, sensitive and technical information to non-technical, less knowledgeable audiences through the research and development of fundraising program information, cases for support, and fundraising case materials and support information.
  • donor, grateful patient, employee and volunteer relations including stewardship support to secure meetings, interviews, photographs, and other fundraising and stewardship information;
  • media relations including: media liaison and writing media advisories, media releases, public services announcements, backgrounders, fact sheets and information packages;
  • communications services including project management, content development, and distribution of marketing materials and publications;
  • work with and supervise contract suppliers (agencies, graphic designers, photographers, printers, media suppliers) to ensure efficient and accurate development and distribution of content;
  • public relations and event support including: coordinating events and meetings, writing speaking notes and other event-related materials, developing PowerPoint and video presentations, and securing promotional materials
  • other duties, as required, to support the Communications and Stewardship department

Qualifications:

Education: Degree in marketing, communications, journalism, public relations or related field.

Experience: One to three years of experience in the communications field with specific experience in storytelling, media relations; publication production, social media marketing, project management and scheduling. Raiser’s Edge, website content management and Google Analytics experience will be considered an asset. Membership in a professional communications organization (i.e. IABC) or fundraising organization (i.e. AFP) will be considered an asset. 

Attributes:

  • High degree of ethics and professionalism with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to operate in a team environment, shares information and knowledge with colleagues.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, presentation and leadership skills.
  • Ability to commence initiatives, organize and prioritize work tasks, and function under minimal supervision.
  • Innovative and driven.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Inspiration to build and maintain a network of quality professional relationships. 

Salary range: $46,052 – $69,077 (pay band 4) annually plus an attractive benefits package.

If this opportunity speaks to you, we invite you to apply before February 3, 2021 by submitting your resume with references to Human Resources, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation at info@sphfoundation.org 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.