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Job title: Communications Specialist

Nature of job: Full-time, Permanent

Starting salary: $54,658 with competitive benefits package

Application deadline: before noon on May 7, 2018


The Communications Specialist contributes to communications activities and initiatives to achieve organizational goals.


Reporting to the Manager of Communications, the scope of this position includes the following:

  • plans, creates, drafts, edits, proofreads and coordinates a variety of communications materials including articles, website content, surveys, presentations, forms, promotional materials, scripts, speeches, fact sheets and multimedia tools such as e-learning modules
  • gathers data and analyses results to inform communication strategy and tactics
  • provides communication counsel, coaching and support to colleagues and other departments
  • contributes to planning, writes articles for, proofreads and coordinates blog content and monthly e-newsletters
  • coordinates the updating and maintenance of the College website, intranet and social media platforms ensuring quality control
  • collaborates with other staff to plan and implement special events
  • provides back-up reception coverage
  • liaises with committees when required
  • other duties as assigned


You possess:

  • a degree in communications or related field
  • knowledge of best practices in communications for a variety of audiences
  • experience planning, writing, editing, creating and formatting a wide variety of print and digital communication materials
  • project management experience
  • experience working on websites and knowledge of content management systems
  • knowledge of CP style and plain language principles
  • excellent organizational skills, self-directed with the ability to manage a number of tasks concurrently and with attention to detail
  • excellent people skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • advanced Microsoft Office skills and knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat
  • experience working with the media
  • experience in survey design and communications data analysis would be an asset


Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to bring a portfolio.


To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter before noon on May 7, 2018 to:

Susan Irwin, Manager of Operations and Human Resources: careers@crnm.mb.ca


We thank all who apply, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.