WCB logoPosition ID: J0120-0172

Competition No.: 20-10

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Open Positions: 1

Job Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Date Posted: January 7, 2020

Closing Date: January 21, 2020


About WCB

The Workers Compensation Board (WCB) is a mutual workplace injury and disability statutory corporation funded by employer premiums. We are here to insure and support safe and healthy work and workplaces. We put workers and employers at the centre of all we do. We provide them with valued services for insurance, prevention, compensation and return to work, while maintaining the integrity of the system.

The Opportunity

Are you a senior level professional with multiple years of progressive management experience in Communications & Public Relations interested in leading a team of experienced communications professionals? Does your experience encompass a broad depth of expertise in communications programs, public relations, media relations, brand integrity and social marketing? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your superior communication skills to serve as the public face of an organization and to be a brand ambassador?

The WCB is currently seeking a Director, Communications & Public Relations to join our leadership team!

Under the leadership of the Vice President, Human Resources & Strategy, the Director, Communications & Public Relations provides strategic and operational level leadership to the WCB’s Communications department. The Director leads the development, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive communications programs and public relations strategies aimed at supporting strategic initiatives including the promotion of WCB’s brands and reputation. This position acts as the organizations’ chief spokesperson, leads media relations, public and government relations as well as social marketing and public awareness programs.

The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba continues to be listed as a Top Manitoba Employer and places a strategic focus on attracting talented professionals to join our organization. We are committed to investing in the future growth and development of our people! If you are interested in working at a senior level to build positive relationships and ensure WCB’s strategic priorities include a customer centered communications focus please apply for this exciting opportunity.

Application information

To apply and view a full description of the role please visit www.WCBdoes.com and submit your application by January 21, 2020.

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