Job Title: Communications Assistant, One-Year Term, Part-time 0.5 Position

Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2017 or until filled

Application info: Interested parties are invited to forward their letter of application, complete with resume and salary expectations electronically (Word or PDF) and in confidence, to Mr. Glenn Hildebrand at

Job Description:Reporting to the Executive Assistant to the Registrar, the Communications Assistant will play an integral member of our team. Duties for this position include:

  • Ensuring that all general communication with members, stakeholders and the public project an image of professionalism, cooperation and collaboration, while being informative, timely and clear in the direction being provided.
  • Supporting the Registrar and/or designate in responding to media inquiries in a timely and professional manner
  • Responding to general email and telephone inquiries, when appropriate.
  • Ensuring the College website is current and effective and efficient to the reader.
  • Assisting in the preparation and publishing the College’s quarterly newsletter and bi-weekly Friday Five e-bulletin.
  • Identifying areas for improving members and stakeholder relations through communication and consultation.


  • The ideal candidate has an understanding of a regulatory environment and is a graduate of a communications program at the post-secondary level with a minimum of three years of experience in a communications position.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the Adobe Creative Suite publishing software is required.
  • Experience with database systems, website publishing and maintenance and social media platforms are highly desirable.
  • The ability to communicate in French is an asset, but is not a requirement.
  • Preference will be given to an applicant displaying the ability to function independently at a high level.
  • The successful candidate has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and is committed to continuously expand and update personal knowledge and skills in order to enhance individual and team innovation and productivity.

The College of Pharmacists of Manitoba (College) is the licensing and regulatory body for the practice of pharmacy in Manitoba. The College’s primary role is the protection of the public through the regulation of pharmacy practice. The College has fulfilled this mandate since 1878 and has received both national and international recognition for the activities in support of that mandate. As a provincial, national and international leader for quality pharmaceutical care, the mission of the College is “To protect the health and well-being of the public by ensuring and promoting safe, patient-centred, and progressive pharmacy practice in collaboration with other health-care providers.”

Benefits: Located in Winnipeg, the College offers an attractive workplace, free on-site parking, competitive wage and paid coffee breaks. The College maintains office hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The College is flexible in scheduling the Communications Assistant within these hours for approximately 2.5 days per week, on average.

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While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those being interviewed will be contacted.