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Coordinator, Community Relations – True North Sports + Entertainment

          Job Title: Coordinator, Community Relations Closing date: Sunday July 15, 2018   True North Sports + Entertainment is looking for an organized & highly motivated individual to join their team. The Coordinator, Community Relations, will oversee the planning, execution and integration of programs and initiatives to increase awareness of the Manitoba Moose and Winnipeg Jets in the community.   What your responsibilities will be: Assist in coordination and execution of mascot community appearances. Assist in supporting relationships with local media while promoting Manitoba Moose and Winnipeg Jets hockey in the province. Assist in the planning and execution of community-related game day promotions, liaising with internal and external parties, as required. Assist in promotional activities as required at targeted Manitoba Moose hockey games and Manitoba Moose community promotions. Oversee True North’s Community Relations Promotional Team bookings Work directly with stakeholders in promoting the Manitoba Moose and AHL brand. Working with Director, Community Relations to arrange promotional team and mascot appearances at community events and for stakeholders in conjunction with the overall True North Sports + Entertainment community schedule. Assisting True North personnel in other promotional activities including media appearances, off-site promotions and other activities.   What we need from you: 2 -3 years’ experience in a community relations and/or marketing role would be considered an asset. Desire to passionately communicate how our teams and their...

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Bilingual Communications Specialist- Strauss event & association management

                                                                             Bilingual Communications Specialist- Strauss event & association management     Job Title: Bilingual Communications Specialist   Job Opening: Our client, Strauss event & association management, is looking for a driven team player to fill the position of Bilingual Communications Specialist. In this position, the incumbent will be responsible for creating all communications content in both French and English on a variety of platforms. This position requires the ability to adhere to deadlines and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.   Duties: The incumbent will be responsible for, in both French and English: Writing, editing, and proofing all marketing and communications content Managing all social media accounts on various platforms Creating blog content and posting to various platforms Creating sales and marketing proposals   Qualifications: All applicants must have completed post-secondary education in a related field (Creative Communications, Digital Media) and 3-5 years of experience in a similar role. The ideal candidate will have exceptional writing skills and must be fully bilingual (French & English) in written and oral communication. All applicants must be proficient in the use of various social media platforms (i.e. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), website administration (specifically WordPress), Hootsuite, Microsoft Office and Adobe programs. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, the ability to be driven and self-motivated, and...

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Assiniboine Park Conservancy -Donor Communication & Stewardship Officer, Full time

  Job Title: Donor Communication & Stewardship Officer, Full time Requirement: Days, occasional evenings and weekends including holidays Application Deadline: Wednesday, June 27, 2018   About Assiniboine Park Conservancy Creating the future vision for one of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada’s most prized treasures, Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) located at 55 Pavilion Crescent in Winnipeg is the not-for-profit organization that oversees Assiniboine Park’s operations and ensures its ongoing redevelopment and financial viability. Our team is inspired to create and deliver extraordinary experiences for the people who visit and use the Park and Zoo including building friendly, supportive, effective relationships with stakeholders, community and the general public.   The Opportunity We have an immediate need for a Donor Communications & Stewardship Officer who will report to the Director, Capital Campaign/Resource Development. We are looking for someone with strong strategic thinking skills who will be responsible for leading all aspects of the communication strategy for the Resource Development department. This role will lead the planning, execution and evaluation of inspiring programs that encourage donor loyalty at all levels. The officer will ensure that all stewardship and donor relations are integrated and support the overall fundraising strategies of the Assiniboine Park Conservancy.   As the Donor Communications & Stewardship Officer, your key responsibilities will be: Develop, create and manage all communication activities for the Resource Development department. Develop, assess and implement donor relation, stewardship...

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MEMBER OF THE MONTH – CHRIS ALLINOTTE

For Member of the Month, we asked Chris Allinotte, director of Professional Development/director of Sponsorship and Community partnerships with IABC Manitoba and Communications Specialist with the Balmoral Hall School, a series of quick questions. Here are his answers:  Q: What’s your name? A: Chris Allinotte   Q: What are your go-to websites or blogs? A: For news, usually the Flipchart app on my phone, for comms blogs – I like the Hubspot, Simply Measured and, of course, IABC!   Q: Who is your comms hero or mentor? A: It depends on what I’m doing – for interviewing, I try to emulate Chris Hardwick, for social media, I try to follow mentor brands and see what they’re doing, for advertising – same thing – if I see something that looks great, I’ll try to find out more about it.   Q: What is your area(s) of expertise? A: I’ve gotten pretty adept at social video, including Facebook live, but there’s still so much to learn. I’m a fair graphic designer, writer, jack-of-all-trades-er really.   Q: What advice would you give to someone who is just starting out in communications? A: Never stop learning. Take those free webinars. Stop and ask yourself if the things you are working on are being done because they work, or if they are just the way they’ve always been done!   Q: What comms or...

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2018 Silver Leaf Awards Program

Are you ready? Let’s put IABC Manitoba communicators on the national stage The 2018 call for entries is now open for IABC Canada’s national awards program, Silver Leaf. Over the course of the next two months, professional communicators from across the country are invited to submit the best of their work for evaluation and have the chance for national recognition through the prestigious Silver Leaf award. “I know our team members have accomplished leading edge work in our field. I challenge all IABC Manitoba members to craft their entries and realize the benefits of gaining national recognition for their work,” says Roland Pajares, Chapter President. “IABC Manitoba is known within Winnipeg for its talented communicators. I invite all of you to showcase your work to the rest of Canada by earning Silver Leaf recognition.” With 47 categories for entry that reflect all aspects of the work of professional communicators, the Silver Leaf awards are only available to Canadian members and are an excellent stepping stone to the next level of achievement, Gold Quill. Don’t miss out on the reduced entry-free by entering before the early-bird deadline on June 15. The final deadline for all entries is on July 13. More information and access to the online application system are available on the IABC Canada...

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