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Communications manager for a major environment-economy initiative
Are you a communications entrepreneur?
Do you want to help build an environmentally sustainable economic future?
And work with prominent leaders from business, economics and politics?
An independent, high-profile Commission affiliated with two Canadian universities is exploring policies to strengthen
Canada’s environmental and economic future. The Commissioners include Canada’s top economic experts, and an associated Advisory Board is made up of prominent leaders and states-people. Designing and implementing an effective communications strategy is essential for maximizing the Commission’s impact.
SUMMARY:An experienced Communications Manager (CM) is required to lead and coordinate a range of activities over a 3-5 year period. The CM will work closely with the Commission’s management, researchers, and a major public-affairs advisory firm to develop a dynamic communications strategy. The CM will have responsibility for implementing this strategy, including overseeing design and production of policy reports, info-graphics, and other communications products; overseeing website development and social media outputs; developing and implementing a strategy to disseminate the Commission’s key messages; and co-ordinating media-relations activities and personnel. The CM will also liaise closely with communications teams in partner organizations.
1. Development of a dynamic communications strateg
2. Design and production of publications and products
3. Oversee report releases and other Commission events
4. Website design and maintenance
5. Social media and network building
6. Inter-organization coordination
Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:
Environics Communications is a great place to work. Based in Toronto and reporting to the Vice President of Government Relations, we are seeking a Government Relations specialist to join our team. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with 5 to 8 years of government relations experience who can also work as a team player to provide strategic government relations and stakeholder relations counsel to our clients. We are looking for a person who has worked in government and also in government relations consulting, including developing and implementing strategic plans, direct and indirect advocacy, stakeholder relations, coalition building and management, policy development, profile-raising strategies, RFP preparation, and public relations to support GR objectives. Agency experience, as well as strong networking and writing skills, would be considered an asset. We offer market level compensation and profit sharing and our firm was ranked #1 on the list of the 75 Best Workplaces in Canada for 2010.
Please forward your résumé by April 25th:
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