Director, Government Affairs Ottawa, ON

This is a unique opportunity to act as an expert resource and influencer at Canada Post, equipping it to anticipate developments in the political and public policy environment, ensuring its early participation in the decision-making process through various direct and indirect channels, and enabling it to influence positively the ultimate shape and content of policy decisions that will impact the organization. Drawing on your issues and relationship management expertise, you will direct communications strategies with parliamentarians and their political staff, to advance our mission and business direction within the framework of the overall communications strategy and plan. Managing hot issues in conjunction with the General Manager, Government Affairs will be an integral component of this challenging mandate. Your understanding of Canadian legislative and parliamentary procedures is combined with a proven track record in a political office, government relations or public relations, and supported by a relevant degree or extensive business experience across several functions. Canada Post offers a competitive total compensation package and excellent career potential. For details and to apply online, visit our careers site at www.canadapost.ca/careers, and search for Job ID J0317-2306. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Canada Post is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities. If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially. Persons with a disability preventing them from applying online should contact our help-line at 1-877-427-7717.

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