Communications Audit

  • Location: Saskatchewan

Job Description

The Saskatchewan Arts Board wants to enhance our external communications to ensure stakeholders are appropriately informed and engaged. We seek a consultant to undertake a comprehensive communications audit of the agency. The audit will review the current status of our brand and communications work and make recommendations regarding ways in which our activities could be improved, enhanced, and/or supplemented.

Specifically, the consultant will:

  • Analyze the effectiveness of current Arts Board communication tactics and vehicles. This could include quantitative (i.e. statistical methods, Google analytics, social media analytics) and qualitative analysis (i.e. face-to-face interviews, observation, analysis of documents and materials).
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of existing brand, visual identity and communications strategies and their impact on stakeholders’ knowledge, perceptions and attitudes of the Arts Board. As above, this evaluation could include both quantitative or qualitative analysis.
  • Compare Arts Board communications practices with industry standards and/or best practices at similar organizations.
  • Prepare a report for Arts Board management and directors outlining the results of the audit and providing recommendations for future activity.

For a full Request for Proposals, visit here. The deadline for proposals is June 10.

Communications Officer

  • Location: Saskatoon, SK

Job Description

About Royal University Hospital Foundation

Since 1983, the RUH Foundation has created excellence in and impacted healthcare by raising funds to anticipate and respond to needs for innovative research, education and patient care. We have raised and invested more than $140 million to support healthcare for Saskatchewan residents.

As we plan for the future, the RUH Foundation is seeking a dynamic individual to join our professional team to help strengthen donor, volunteer and other stakeholder commitment to healthcare philanthropy. This is your opportunity to really make a difference in your community. Your experience and passion for heartfelt storytelling, marketing and communications will have a daily impact on patients, their families and the medical teams who care for them at Royal University Hospital. Together we can save lives.

About the Position

The Communications Officer (FTE) develops and executes, with support from other staff, the integrated marketing and communications plan to support the Foundation’s overall strategic goals. You will be responsible for internal and external communications (print, broadcast and online), marketing, branding, public and media relations functions while also researching and creating content and leading the stewardship and donor recognition program through planning, organizing, implementation and evaluation.

An effective communicator, you are a strong writer and have proven presentation, organizational, project management, time management and computer skills. Experience with social media tools and knowledge of their trends and capabilities are important as is experience with MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite. You will have an undergraduate degree or have post-secondary education and equivalent experience. With a minimum of five years of experience in communications and/or marketing, you are ready to take on this creative opportunity. ABC or other communication certification and previous work or volunteer involvement in the not-for-profit sector are assets.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program. Please submit your confidential application to info@ruhf.org by May 24th 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Visit ruhf.org to view the position profile or for more information about RUH Foundation. Join us today for the most meaningful work of your career.

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Communications Officer

  • Location: Saskatoon, SK
  • Department: University Relations
  • Employment Terms: Full Time

Job Description

FTE: 1
Status: Permanent
Shift: Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 4:30
Requisition: req3758
Open Date: April 9, 2019
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary Information: The salary range, based on 1.0 FTE, is CAD $62,850.00 – 98,205.00 per annum (Specialist Professional/Phase 2). The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Description: There is 1 opening for this posting. Located in Saskatoon.
Primary Purpose: The Communications Officer is responsible for leading and implementing strategic communications for the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Dentistry and School of Public Health. The primary goal of the position is to support the academic units’ goals and priorities with effective communications strategies and builds and maintain a positive reputation for the college and university, regionally, nationally and internationally. Work should be aligned with the college’s and school’s strategic plans and the University Plan.

Reporting Structure: Reporting to the Director of College Communications, the Communications Officer works under the direction of the Dean, College of Dentistry, and the Executive Director, School of Public Health and will maintain a close relationship with the leadership team of both academic units. The Communications Officer specializes in marketing and communications for the College and School, as well as becoming a member of the university’s broader Marketing and Communications team. The position is based in Saskatoon and will be physically located within the College of Dentistry. The position is based in Saskatoon.

Nature of the Work: The position involves considerable judgment and discretionary decision-making in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of multiple communications plans. The incumbent will work both independently and collaboratively within the college, University Relations and other campus units. It is expected that all work will be coordinated appropriately between the college/school and central channels to ensure the maximum benefit to both the college and university. It is expected that the individual develop a solid understanding of the college’s mandate, programs, culture and stakeholders. It is critical that the individual establish and maintain positive relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders, including senior leaders, faculty, staff, students, donors, alumni, partner organizations, and media, among others. Consequence of error is significant to the reputation of the college, school and university. The environment is dynamic and fast-paced. The position requires occasional travel and work in evenings and on weekends for special events.

Accountabilities:

  • Lead the strategic marketing and communications function for the college and school through actively understanding the values, culture, challenges and needs of the academic unit and by providing strategic communications counsel to the dean, executive director and their leadership teams
  • Manage the communications functions of the college and school, including:
    – Creating and implementing communications and marketing plans that support major initiatives and events;
    – Creating and sharing stories and content that celebrates achievements and successes and that help build profile for the academic units’ research, faculty, staff, students, teaching, and community outreach initiatives, written in accessible language that is appropriate for various mediums;
    – Overseeing internal communications for the college and school (e.g. internal newsletter, screens/posters within the unit, etc.);
    – Managing the college’s and school’s websites, ensuring the are designed in a user-centred way, that content is visually appealing, accurate and updated regularly, as well as monitoring analytics and making adjustments to continually meet user needs
    – Creating publications and materials (digital and print), including conceptualizing, planning, writing, editing, project management and some graphic design (noting some projects will require other designers) (e.g. annual reports, banners, promotional materials, swag, event invitations, booklets, magazines, signage, etc.);
    – Managing the college’s and school’s social media channels to promote the academic units and foster community engagement;
    – Developing and maintaining media relations (pitch stories, respond to requests, assist with media interview preparation);
    Providing sound and strategic advice, messaging, speaking notes, briefing documents, and issues management and crisis communications support to the dean, executive director and their leadership teams.
  • Provide communications advice and support to groups within the college, such as academic departments, research centres and groups, alumni and development, student services, clinics, etc.
  • Measures effectiveness of communications plans and applies learning to future initiatives, with guidance and support from University Relations
  • Manages budget for communications, ensures effective use of resources, follows all university guidelines
    Stewardship of the USask brand and visual identity
  • Keeps informed of and follows communications best practices, learns from and shares with colleagues across campus, participates in training as appropriate, with guidance and support from University Relations
  • Assist with other projects and initiatives as required

Qualifications

Education: An undergraduate university degree, preferably in communications, marketing, journalism or related field. An equivalent level of education and experience may be considered. Working graphic design skills using Adobe Creative Suite would be considered a strong asset.

Experience: Five years of directly related experience with a demonstrated progression in level of responsibility, including a breadth of experience developing, leading, and implementing all areas of strategic communications and/or marketing. Knowledge of the University of Saskatchewan, the academic environment and/or the discipline of dentistry and public health would be an asset. Experience working with First Nation and Métis communities or environments would be considered assets.

Skills:

  • Strategic thinker, ability to be creative and look for opportunities to make connections and build profile for college initiatives
    Thorough understanding of strategic marketing and communications principles and proven experience in applying them and achieving results in a complex environment
  • Highly adaptable, able to problem-solve, think and act strategically and creatively and show initiative
  • Highly effective interpersonal communications, with the capacity to build consensus and maintain positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders while exercising diplomacy, judgment and tact, and acting confidentially and with cultural sensitivity
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, analytical, and organizational skills, including the effective planning and management of multiple projects, and the ability to adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Proficiency in contemporary computer applications and knowledge of social media and web platforms
  • Photography skills would be an asset

This position is in scope of the Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Association (ASPA).

Director, Corporate Communication

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

Job Description

Language(s) Required: English

Leadership and agriculture industry knowledge rewarded
Create a line of sight for teams to ensure communication contributes to FCC’s overall strategy.
Use your strong leadership skills and ability to set a clear strategic direction to enhance our corporate reputation.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead a team of formal leaders and professional-level staff by providing coaching and support to ensure stability and drive excellence
  • Deliver effective internal and external communication including channels and content management, media relations, and linguistic services
  • Identify and manage issues, including identifying new approaches for outreach with key media stakeholders
  • Implement and measure communication strategies that expand corporate reputation and effectively position the FCC brand, drawing on FCC’s leadership in ag and finance knowledge
  • Integrate proactive and reactive corporate communication and media strategies

What we’re looking for:

  • An expert communicator and collaborator with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills, and sound business judgment
  • A proven leader who creates a positive environment that is adaptable and helps colleagues exceed expectations and deliver high performance
  • A strategic thinker with the expertise to apply best practices in corporate and employee communication, media and community relations, issues management, crisis communication and business continuity
  • An experienced business professional who has a solid working knowledge of how the Canadian agriculture and financial industries work

What you’ll need:

  • An undergraduate degree in communication, journalism, English or French and at least 10 years of experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience); fluency in both official languages and knowledge of the Canadian agriculture industry are important
    assets
  • Professional accreditation in communication

External Site URL https://fccfac.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/careers-carrieres/job/Regina-Saskatchewan/Director–Corporate-Communication_R-1000551

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Communications Associate

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

Job Description

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) is a diverse business operating in the agriculture, food, energy and home and building sectors. Based in Saskatoon, Sask., FCL is owned by independent retail co-operatives from across Western Canada that are committed to local investment, community mindedness and lifetime membership benefits. FCL is involved in wholesaling and manufacturing, including refined fuels and lubricants. It also provides administrative and marketing support to its member-owners. For more information, visit www.fcl.crs.

The Co-operative Retailing System is a network composed of Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) and over 180 independent retail co-operatives that help build, feed and fuel individuals and communities in Western Canada. From Vancouver Island to northwestern Ontario and into the Arctic, retail co-ops serve 1.8 million active members and many more customers at 2,500 locations. FCL centrally supplies and supports these retail co-ops. By working together under the CO-OP® brand, we are all committed to local investment, community mindedness and lifetime membership benefits. For more information, visit www.coopconnection.ca

Position Summary

FCL invites you to apply for applications for the Communications Associate I position at our home office in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

As part of our award-winning communications team, you’ll post and schedule content on various channels to support writers and content providers. You’ll assist more senior team members in writing, recording, editing and proofing content and visuals for FCL’s internal and external web sites, social media, and other communications according to corporate standards and formats.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Public Relations Manager, responsibilities for this position include:

1. Assisting more senior team members in writing, recording, editing and proofing content and visuals for FCL’s internal and external web sites, social media and other corporate communications according to corporate standards and formats.
2. Supporting the corporate intranet, public website and various social media vehicles.
3. Supporting contributing writers, content providers and local administrators.
4. Assisting senior team members in ensuring content is aligned with company’s vision, mission, values and business goals.
5. Handling information in a professional manner.
6. Posting content on various channels, including, CRS Hub, digital screens, and internal or employee email blasts.
7. Maintaining data in crisis communications system and post information as required. Send out employee e-blasts as required.
8. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

The successful candidate will have a University degree in communications, marketing, or related field. No experience required. Or a Diploma in communications, marketing, or related field with 2 years of related experience in marketing.

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

*A COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE MAY BE CONSIDERED.

FCL offers a competitive salary, ongoing personal and professional development, and the opportunity to work with one of western Canada’s most successful organizations.

Deadline

Please submit a detailed resume in confidence on or before March 26, 2019

To Apply

Submit your resume to careers@fcl.ca. Please indicate position applied for in “Subject” line.
Talent Acquisition Specialist,
Federated Co-operatives Limited
Box 1050, 401 – 22nd Street East
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 3M9
www.fcl.crs

WE THANK ALL CANDIDATES FOR THEIR INTEREST, HOWEVER, ONLY THOSE SELECTED TO CONTINUE IN THE SELECTION PROCESS WILL BE CONTACTED.

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Coordinator, Corporate Relations (Contract)

  • Location: Calgary, AB, or Saskatoon, SK
  • Department: Corporate
  • Employment Terms: Full Time

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.

Nutrien currently has an exciting new graduate opportunity, beginning in May 2019, for a period of 6-months. As a member of our Corporate Relations team, you will experience an invaluable work experience in a growing company.

What you will do:

  • Generate a variety of content for the Nutrien website, intranet, and social media channels
  • Write and edit memos, invitations, or company-wide employee communications
  • Project and communications support for a wide variety of internal stakeholders
  • Traditional media and social media monitoring support and related reporting and benchmarking
  • Provide digital support managing webpages utilizing appropriate content management systems to upload and edit content
  • Photography and video support for internal stakeholders and events
  • Help maintain digital asset library
  • Ad hoc project involvement

What you will bring:

  • Undergraduate degree in communications or journalism
  • 2 years of relevant communications work experience

Technical Qualifications:

  • Intermediate/expert level proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel applications
  • Skill in writing, communications, and project management
  • Knowledge or experience in design layout and video applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Canva or Premiere is an asset
  • Familiarity with media monitoring tools or content management systems (e.g. Drupal, SharePoint) is an asset. Experience with digital
  • communications. including social media, photography or video

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment and utilize external resources
  • Ability to initiate action, problem-solve, manage numerous priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Astute attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn the company’s strategy, operations, and industry
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible on work assignments

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.

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Advertising Account Manager

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

Job Description

Brandt has two positions available for Advertising Account Managers. Working under the marketing umbrella, this position will collaborate with internal teams to creatively and effectively develop strong tactical advertising plans and campaigns, and execute on those while staying in alignment with the Brandt Business Division strategies. This position is perfect for a positive multitasker who is motivated and knows how to get the most out of a diverse team, while having fun along the way.

Required Skills:

  • Collaborate with the Branding and Marketing teams to develop and manage advertising plans and campaigns for select Brandt divisions within the Brandt Group of Companies
  • Work with Media Planner to determine best tactical application for messaging to reach target audiences
  • Act as the primary liaison between the marketing and design team
  • Initiate and implement tactical activities, including writing briefs and communication plans to creative and digital teams
  • Ensure progressive stages of tactical executions are planned and approved with adequate time, budget and margin for successful completion
  • Manage stakeholder expectations in relation to internal team capacities and project deliverables
  • Conduct meetings to present advertising recommendations to various stakeholders
  • Review, evaluate, and report on advertising performance
  • Monitor and report on project statuses to various stakeholders
  • Organize and maintain necessary records, including initiating paperwork for all jobs
  • Engage in project management duties
  • Maintain positive working relationships with internal clients and external vendors

Required Experience:

  • Business/Marketing/Communications degree or diploma from University or College
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a marketing/communications field – Advertising Agency experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present, and influence key stakeholders at all levels of an organization
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple projects at a time, while staying organized and maintaining sharp attention to detail
  • Strong listening, negotiation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Tight organizational and time management skills
  • Awareness of creative processes – including traditional and digital mediums
  • Experience working with creative teams – graphic designers, multimedia teams, copywriters, etc.
  • Significant experience in professional client relationship management
  • Willingness to stay up-to-date on relevant trends and the confidence to put forward new ideas
  • Ability to manage budgets and find creative solutions within budgetary restraints
  • Team-oriented

To apply for this position please visit www.brandtjobs.com and enter the tracking code 2492-046 into the search field on the Job Opportunities page.

Director of Multimedia Production

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

Job Description

Brandt has a position available for a Director of Multimedia Production. This position will be responsible for leading the multimedia production team to create photo/video content for both internal and external communications. This will include but is not limited to both product and facility photos; filmed and animated product walk-around videos, product promotional videos, competitive analysis videos, online interactive product experiences and on-site kiosk style media displays.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the multimedia production team and govern the production process in order to ensure the highest-degree of quality and efficiency
  • Understand the business objectives of the management group in order to deliver creative solutions to achieve the desired strategic communication
  • Plan, coordinate, manage and direct photo & video shoots
  • Management and inventory all multimedia assets
  • Prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and expectations
  • Design a process that allows the multimedia production team to work efficiently and effectively
  • Work with multimedia systems, both audio and video, as well as digital format conversion, video capture, audio capture and enhancement, video content editing, and presentation technologies

Required Skills:

  • A university degree with a specialization in Media Production
  • Past experience working in media production and a marketing oriented environment is preferred
  • Must have creative ability and artistic talent
  • Must be proficient in the use of Adobe Suite (After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop & Premiere, etc.)
  • Must be proficient in camera operation in both photo and video; as well as, experience setting up and capturing audio in varying contexts both indoor and outdoor
  • Have the ability to understand direction and communicate effectively with team members
  • Able to successfully manage a large number of tasks and projects of all sizes
  • Able to work with a number of teams to provide deliverables that are in accordance with their strategies

To apply for this position please visit www.brandtjobs.com and enter the tracking code 2442-046 into the search field on the Job Opportunities page.

Director of Digital Marketing

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

Job Description

Brandt has a position available for a Director of Digital Marketing, this position will manage an industry-leading digital team to support the Brandt Group of Companies and will lead the team in identifying opportunities in the digital space.

Required Skills:

  • Lead, manage and maintain all digital initiatives
  • Support the various intercompany stakeholders through all digital platforms
  • Lead the development of easy-to-use digital interfaces for retail and wholesale use
  • Lead the development of POP interactive displays to aid in the sales process
  • Provide creative digital solutions to internal customers
  • Implement and utilize CRM to create sales leads and execute marketing automation
  • Build and lead a team to optimize online advertising efforts
  • Lead a team that will effectively engage customers online (SEM, SEO, Display, Social, etc.)
  • Develop and manage a process to successfully use data and analytics to make marketing initiatives more targeted, effective and measurable
  • Effectively be the champion of the Brandt brand for customers, dealers, suppliers and internal stakeholders in the digital space

Required Experience:

  • University Degree in Marketing
  • 10+ Years of Digital Marketing Experience
  • 5+ Years of Managerial Experience
  • Team-oriented
  • Must have leadership qualities
  • Must have a vision for the future and the can-do attitude necessary for building and leading an effective team

To apply for this position please visit www.brandtjobs.com and enter the tracking code 2437-046 into the search field on the Job Opportunities page.

Creative Director

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

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced Creative Director to join our team! At Brown, we foster an environment of collaboration, creativity and professionalism. We are client-driven in all aspects of our business. We are dedicated to finding strategic solutions for our clients’ marketing challenges. Are you a creative problem solver and analytical thinker? You might be the perfect fit!

The successful candidate will:

  • Help clients reach their objectives by providing creative insight and relevant solutions that bring marketing/communications strategies to life
  • Ensure our Creative Department meets a high standard of creative excellence, producing work on time and on budget
  • Manage all creative requirements, including copy, art direction, still photography and video production
  • Bring a thorough understanding of both digital and traditional advertising, social media and experiential marketing
  • Approve and prepare creative work for presentation to clients and for final production
  • Provide strategic creative input for proposals and presentations to new clients
  • Supervise Creative Department staff, providing mentoring, direction and performance evaluations
  • Bring three to five years of creative direction experience
  • Have a portfolio demonstrating outstanding creative that meets client objectives

If you think you are the perfect person for this position, apply at careers@brown.ca

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