Author: IABC Manitoba

Vice President – International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) – Manitoba Chapter

  Vice President, International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) – Manitoba Chapter Term: June 2019 to June 2020 Application deadline: Monday midnight, January 14, 2019   IABC Manitoba is seeking a dynamic leader who can work in a team setting to help guide our Chapter. The Vice-President position is a year of on-the-job-training for the upcoming position as Chapter President. This role serves as an opportunity to work with the President to organize and lead a volunteer team to meet the Chapter’s strategic goals and support IABC regional and national priorities. This is a 12-month term but requires a three-year commitment (Vice- President, President, and Past-President). Being part of this board or other working boards is considered an asset to this position. Further skills are described below.   Key Duties & Responsibilities Secondary spokesperson and community representative – Serves as backup representative to the broader community regarding the chapter, accreditation and the association. Attends other events in absence of President (e.g., PD events). Secondary liaison to the region and international leadership and staff – Attends regional meetings, voting on region issues, backup to the president. Meetings include monthly (phone) and bi-annual (in person) meetings with Canada Western Region. Attends Leadership Institute and Dare to Lead. The secondary leader of the chapter – Leads board activities as requested by president or in president’s absence, recruits volunteers for committees, provides counsel...

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Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Marketing and Communications Coordinator- Dairy Farmers of Manitoba   Job type: Permanent, full time Deadline: 18th January, 2019   Dairy Farmers of Manitoba (DFM) is looking for a Marketing and Communications Coordinator to join its team. With an excellent employee retention rate, DFM has a strong reputation within the agriculture and dairy industry. As an employer, DFM believes in the overall health and wellness of its employees. It offers professional and personal development with the ability to work autonomously and have a direct impact on the dairy industry as a whole. Under the direction of the Corporate Communications Manager, the Marketing and Communications Coordinator will be responsible for increasing DFM’s brand awareness and fostering positive brand engagement for the dairy category. This individual will help enhance the positive image of DFM and its members – and the overall knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of dairy farming in Manitoba.   The Role: Developing sponsorship strategies. Working with Dairy Farmers of Canada to see how DFM can align with national marketing programs. Securing and negotiating sponsorship agreements that fit with DFM’s strategies, while identifying new partnerships as needed. Fulfilling the rights negotiated with partnership deals and working with DFM’s agency to develop experiential programs and branding, signage, and event materials. Researching and developing strategies for agriculture awareness – and executing events and programs for this area. Developing promotional materials. Managing the provincial...

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Creative Director – Brown Communications Group

  Creative Director – Brown Communications Group   We’re looking for an experienced Creative Director to join our team! At Brown, we foster an environment of collaboration, creativity and professionalism. We are client-driven in all aspects of our business. We are dedicated to finding strategic solutions for our clients’ marketing challenges. Are you a creative problem solver and analytical thinker? You might be the perfect fit!   The successful candidate will: Help clients reach their objectives by providing creative insight and relevant solutions that bring marketing/communications strategies to life Ensure our Creative Department meets a high standard of creative excellence, producing work on time and on budget Manage all creative requirements, including copy, art direction, still photography and video production Bring a thorough understanding of both digital and traditional advertising, social media and experiential marketing Approve and prepare creative work for presentation to clients and for final production Provide strategic creative input for proposals and presentations to new clients Supervise Creative Department staff, providing mentoring, direction and performance evaluations Bring three to five years of creative direction experience    Requirement: Have a portfolio demonstrating outstanding creative that meets client objectives If you think you are the perfect person for this position, apply at...

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Commitment to Content: A behind the scenes look at how the Winnipeg Jets produce and distribute its digital content – January 2019 PD Event

Commitment to content: A behind the scenes look at how the Winnipeg Jets produce and distribute its digital content – January 2019 PD Event Wednesday, January 23 | 5:30 pm to 7 pm | Bell MTS Place at The Exchange Restaurant, Winnipeg   Description: Content marketing is a powerful tool that helps you grow brand awareness, brand loyalty, customers, and sales. From quality vs quantity to creativity vs SEO debate, there are many challenges for content marketers. When you’re an NHL sports franchise, the challenges include time, brand narratives, and the never-ending cycle of content creation. Join us on January 23rd as we learn how content production at the Winnipeg Jets is a job that doesn’t end when the game does.   Attendees can expect to learn the following takeaways: Share how content is produced and distributed. Explain TNSE‘s growing need for investing in developing content for their team(s). Share how success is measured and objectives are determined. Share how the team strives for a return on investment. Talk about the pros and cons (internally and externally) of producing their own content. Showcase content examples, both produced as features and live-streamed on social media.   True North representatives will comprise the speakers’ panel and Sylvie Laurencelle-Vermette, regional manager of Radio-Canada will serve as moderator. Rob Wozny, Vice President, Communications & Content, True North Sports + Entertainment Tyler Esquivel, Manager,...

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Communications Specialist- Booth University College, Winnipeg

Communications Specialist- Booth University College, Winnipeg   Job Type: Full Time Close Date: January 7, 2019   Booth University College is seeking a Communications Specialist who has the creativity, organizational, and project management skills to continue building the profile of Booth UC and support the achievement of the institution’s strategic priorities.  Successful applicants will have at least three years of strong and varied generalist communications experience, and will be able to support the mission of Booth University College as an institution of Christian higher education.   Essential Functions of the Job Reporting directly to the Director of Advancement this communications professional will: Work collaboratively with various departments within Booth UC receive their communication and marketing requirements; develop ideas, options and costs for presentation to the department project manager be responsible for effective implementation of the identified communication and marketing requirements Research, write, and edit clear, concise, and engaging copy for a variety of formats including magazine articles, promotional and admissions materials, website, newsletter, press releases Create, maintain and evaluate new and existing marketing and communications materials and activities related to print and digital advertising, social media, websites, email marketing and public relations; recommend improvements for impact, efficiencies and cost effectiveness Advise on and participate in the execution of effective communication plans that are consistent with strategic direction of management and that maximize promotional impact Develop effective, positive relationships with...

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