6 Sep 2017

Full-Time Communications and Internal Newsroom Consultant

Ontario Treasury Board SecretariatToronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Communications and Internal Newsroom Consultant

As the enterprise lead for internal communications, Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) is the dynamic hub for communications to over 60,000 Ontario Public Service staff across the province. We are seeking an innovative communications strategist to help us shape Ontario Public Service and TBS internal communications for the future. We are looking for an experienced, creative professional communicator who demonstrates initiative in a team environment and has a proven track record in providing engaging internal communications services.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

– develop, implement and evaluate the strategic framework and vision for enterprise-wide internal communications strategies and an internal newsroom
– develop creative and engaging internal communications materials and newsroom products
– review and edit material for consistency and compliance with standards, policies and legislation
– provide specialist advice to staff and executives
– manage critical components of communications projects
– conduct research and testing
– deliver training

Location: Toronto

How do I qualify?

Communication, Customer Service and Team Work Skills
– you have communication and presentation skills to provide advice and develop business relationships
– you have superior writing, editing, news reporting and journalism skills and ability to distill complex issues into plain language
– you can write engaging, clear, concise and accurate articles/internal communications products
– you can work collaboratively with diverse groups
– you have customer service and consultative skills
– you demonstrate discretion and sound judgment when dealing with sensitive or confidential materials

Technical Expertise
– you have expert knowledge of journalism and newsroom techniques
– you have knowledge and expertise in communications tools and techniques, including web publishing, graphic design, layout, and video and digital photo editing
– you are proficient with software, including word processing, project management, graphics, presentation, multi-media and web software
– you have knowledge of web reporting technologies such as Google Analytics
– you have excellent knowledge of communications theory, techniques, methods, principles, practices and trends with specialization in employee communications and journalism

Other Essential Skills
– you have project management and planning skills
– you can independently prioritize demands and work effectively within tight deadlines
– you have analytical, research, problem-solving and strategic thinking skills
– you can ensure accuracy and attention to detail
– you have knowledge of adult learning and training facilitation techniques

Salary Range: $1,422.92 – $1,773.85 per week

Additional information:
• 1 Permanent, 77 Wellesley St W, Toronto, Toronto Region

Please apply online, only, by Wednesday, September 20, 2017, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers and entering Job ID 111738 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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How to Apply

Please apply online, only, by Wednesday, September 20, 2017, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers and entering Job ID 111738 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

Job Categories: Communications. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Communications, consultant, journalistm, and newsroom. Job expires in 20 days.

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