Author: IABC Manitoba

How leaders spark or destroy culture and employee engagement- October 2018 PD Event

How leaders spark or destroy culture and employee engagement- October 2018 PD Event Friday, October 26 |8:30 am to noon |Delta, Winnipeg   Description Culture is ‘in’ with leaders. The end goal? High employee engagement, which favourably impacts the customer experience. Executives love to craft a lofty culture strategy with idealistic characteristics. Whether you’re in communications or HR, convincing management that their behaviours matter more than your wonderful strategies is a tough sell. Actions speak louder than words. Leadership actions – and inaction – make or break culture initiatives and boost or erode employee engagement. This presentation will share best practices and practical examples on how to define, build and embed a great culture in your organization.   About Kellie Garrett (@KellieLGarrett) Kellie Garrett is a leadership expert and certified coach who works with organizations and teams to align business strategy, culture and leadership behaviours. She also coaches individuals, helping them to slay inner dragons and get out of their own way so they can shine. Kellie is a Board Director with the Regina Airport and Mental Health Commission of Canada. Awards include Master Communicator (IABC), Canada’s 100 Powerful Women, Top 25 Women of Influence, CPRS President’s Award for Outstanding PR & Communication Management, and Canadian Red Cross Humanitarian Award for voluntarism in autism and other areas. Kellie was Senior VP of Strategy, Knowledge & Reputation at Farm Credit...

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September is the New January- Fall Communicators Mixer

September is the New January – Fall 2018 Communicators Mixer Renew| Recharge| Revitalize   IABC Manitoba presents its Fall 2018 Communicators Mixer “September is the New January” at the Merchant Kitchen on Monday, September 24, 2018. It’s Fall and that means getting down to business with planning your 2019 and building on your success from this year. Come network with fellow communicators and marketers whilst making new friends and sharing your knowledge, enjoying complimentary drinks, appetizers and snacks. We also have some door prizes in store! *each guest responsible for their own beverages. REGISTER NOW Tickets: $10 – $15...

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PROGRAM COORDINATOR, COMMUNICATIONS – The Canola Council of Canada Closing date: September 10th, 2018 Contact name: Patti McKenzie, Associate Consultant, Scott Wolfe Management Inc. Email:   The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) is a full value chain organization representing canola growers, life science companies, processors and exporters.  Our mission is to advance the growth and profitability of the canola industry based on innovation, sustainability, resilience and the creation of superior value for a healthier world. Currently we are seeking a: PROGRAM COORDINATOR, COMMUNICATIONS Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, this important role is a unique and exciting career opportunity for a highly motivated and creative professional.  If you have strong experience in website and graphic design, and a passion for communications, we want to hear from you.   The Program Coordinator, Communications is responsible for working with the CCC team in developing and delivering effective communications that support the mission and vision of the CCC and the canola industry. Reporting to the Director, Communications, your primary responsibilities will include: developing and delivering communications tools that increase awareness and understanding of canola agronomic research and innovation, and other public affairs issues important to canola growers, crop production influencers, and other industry stakeholders; working with internal and external resources to plan and coordinate the continued improvement and promotion of the Canola Research Hub (an online platform that helps growers transform research findings...

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Marketing & Communications Specialist- United Way, Winnipeg

Marketing & Communications Specialist- United Way, Winnipeg   Job Number: 16 Department: Marketing & Engagement Job Type: Full Time Close Date: 08/24/2018 Professional Areas: Career Opportunities Description: Use your writing skills to inspire Winnipeggers!   The Marketing & Communications Specialist is a proven creative communicator with strong critical thinking skills and experience in speech writing, public relations, advertising copy, and writing for web. The successful candidate will have a desire to tell stories and to make Winnipeg a better place for everyone.   Specifically, this role will focus on: Writing inspiring speeches for marketing & media events Writing media advisories & releases, public relations outreach Writing persuasive copy for marketing communications, including: Letters, cases for support, brochures, reports, ads, posters, radio spots Editing, proofreading Ensuring messaging is on brand Telling stories that make the impact of our organization clear, including: Coordinating interviews Recording and transcribing interviews (audio & video) Storyboarding, shooting, editing and producing video stories Blogging, news and magazine article writing Writing concisely for social media, web & email communications with SEM/SEO best practices in mind   Education and Experience You possess the following qualifications or an equivalent combination of education and related experience: Post-secondary degree or diploma in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, English or Advertising and two to four years related experience including: Copywriting, speechwriting, storytelling Organizing and implement plans Demonstrating initiative, imagination and resourcefulness Critical...

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Specialist, Internal Communications – True North Sports + Entertainment

Specialist, Internal Communications – True North Sports + Entertainment   Closing date: Sunday, July 29, 2018 True North Sports + Entertainment is looking for a motivated and exceptional communicator individual to join our team.   The Specialist, Internal Communications will be responsible for overall internal corporate communications initiatives and planning and leading in internal communications projects and employee communications.   What to be excited for in this role: Work with internal stakeholders to oversee the development of internal communications tools that support the various departments within True North and lead the development of internal content including videos and collateral material. Research and utilize online and multimedia platforms to effectively communicate to a dynamic and diverse group of employees. Create and program engaging training sessions and activities to facilitate a greater organizational understanding of internal communications and its tools. Support external communications during big projects. Collaborate closely with HR to support corporate social responsibility and charitable initiatives, especially as it relates to the True North Youth Foundation. Incorporate best practices to consistently measure the objectives of internal communications with a commitment to regular reporting. Assist with assessing, managing and identifying speaking requests for True North’s leadership group. Provide strategic internal communications support and guidance to departments and teams within True North. Provide additional administrative support when required.   What we need from you: A minimum of three to five years’...

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