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New Media & Communications Officer – Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology | Winnipeg, MB

New Media & Communications Officer Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology – Winnipeg, MB Full-Time, 35 hours/week Position closes June 5, 2019.   The Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT) offers post-secondary certificates and diplomas alongside comprehensive, integrated secondary programming, all directly linked to current labour market needs. MITT gives students a competitive edge by providing the latest technology and training for careers in the areas of Health Care and Human Services, Information and Business Technology, and Skilled Trades. The New Media & Communications Officer is responsible for developing, planning, and executing MITT’s new media strategy, as well as providing general communication as part of the External Relations team.   Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Design, develop, plan, and maintain MITT’s presence on social media Lead or assist with event or other targeted social media campaigns Create engaging text, image, and video content to increase awareness, support recruitment, and celebrate MITT’s partnerships Use analytics to identify trends and insights and optimize new media activities Work with Creative Director and Graphic Designer to ensure all new media accounts adhere to brand guidelines Stay current in all social platforms to ensure maximum effectiveness Develop materials for key internal and external communications Support event-planning initiatives Foster relationships with key internal and external stakeholders Support development of marketing materials Assist in communication strategies or messages from senior leadership   Required...

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Communications Audit: Request for Proposals – Saskatchewan Arts Board

Communications Audit: Request for Proposals – Saskatchewan Arts Board The Saskatchewan Arts Board wants to enhance its external communications to ensure stakeholders are appropriately informed and engaged. We seek a consultant to undertake a comprehensive communications audit of the agency. The audit will review the current status of our brand and communications work and make recommendations regarding ways in which our activities could be improved, enhanced, and/or supplemented.   Specifically, the consultant will: Analyze the effectiveness of current Arts Board communication tactics and vehicles. This could include quantitative (i.e. statistical methods, Google analytics, social media analytics) and qualitative analysis (i.e. face-to-face interviews, observation, analysis of documents and materials). Evaluate the effectiveness of existing brand, visual identity and communications strategies and their impact on stakeholders’ knowledge, perceptions and attitudes of the Arts Board. As above, this evaluation could include both quantitative or qualitative analysis. Compare Arts Board communications practices with industry standards and/or best practices at similar organizations. Prepare a report for Arts Board management and directors outlining the results of the audit and providing recommendations for future activity.   For a full Request for Proposals, visit here:   The deadline for proposals is June 10....

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Communications Manager- Manitoba 150 Host Committee Inc., Winnipeg MB

Application Deadline: Thursday, May 23, 2019 Job Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Position Type: Full-time; Contract June 2019 to December 2020 Job Type: Full-time, Contract   The Manitoba 150 Host Committee Inc. is hiring! We are in search of a Communications Manager who will develop and execute communications and media strategies in support of all Manitoba 150 Host Committee Inc. activities. The Communications Manager is responsible for helping to raise awareness of various MB150 events, initiatives and activities around the province in celebration of Manitoba’s 150th Anniversary in 2020. This position reports to the Chief Executive Director, and is based in our Winnipeg office. Please note this is a contract role with an expected end date of December 31, 2020.   Specific Duties & Responsibilities: Develop and prepare communications plans, reports, briefs, presentations and media materials that serve to promote awareness about all Manitoba 150 events, programs and initiatives. Create and manage communication strategies to enhance MB150’s reputation and stature and increase the number of visitors to our social media accounts and events. Develop and execute communication strategies that will ensure effective coverage and information of the programming through all levels of media, including all social media platforms. Manage the development of MB150 publications, ensuring the products are well branded, consistent in content, and informative to relevant populations. Lead communications to support Marketing goals and objectives. Create media pitches and...

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Come Aboard! Be an IABC Board Member!

IABC Manitoba Team Come Aboard! Be an IABC Board Member! Joining our team is your ticket to growing: your network; communication leadership skills; and our profession. We have many positions including marketing, professional development, membership networking, partnerships/sponsorships plus more! Join our dynamic team and help us launch a great new year. Interested? Jump aboard and fill in your application now. For details Click Here or go directly to our...

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Meet Monique LaCoste, ABC, Communications Consultant, Trainer, Professional Em-cee|26 April, 2019

Monique LaCoste, ABC, Communications Consultant | Trainer | Professional Em-cee Monique LaCoste is a communications consultant, trainer and professional Em-cee who helps her clients inspire their audiences to action through the power of speech. A long-time radio host and television news anchor at Radio-Canada Manitoba, Monique is passionate about communications and community. She’s worked in various communications roles in the non-profit sector including St-Boniface Hospital Foundation and Université de Saint-Boniface, earning her professional designation as an Accredited Business Communicator from IABC along the way. Proud of her Francophone and Métis heritage, Monique has served on the boards of directors of several organizations including the 2017 Canada Summer Games, and the francophone local of the Manitoba Métis Federation. Drawing on her experience on both sides of the microphone, Monique has hosted conferences and special events on the local, national and international stage, from the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver to the 2017 Canada Summer Games right here in Winnipeg. She is going to be Emceeing ‘Communications and Marketing TrailBlazers of Manitoba’ our one-day conference on April 26, 2019 Order Your...

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