Communications Coordinator

  • Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Type: Exec | Professional
  • Job #17353

Are you looking for an opportunity to engage with and make a difference in the lives of Manitoba workers? One of Canada’s largest private-sector unions is looking for a creative and proactive Communications Coordinator to tell the stories (both internal and public) of how the organization is positively impacting lives.

This role requires a strategic, big-picture thinker who is passionate about solving problems through effective communication. If your background includes content development and media relations, ideally in a union environment, we want to hear from you.

* Write press releases and manage media relations 
* Develop strategy for addressing union issues in the public and in the media and for reputation management
* Prepare internal communications to union members – empower members to know their rights and what resources are available to them
* Prepare and manage content for social media and the website
* Develop content to celebrate and communicate the “wins” of the union – Know your audience and tailor messages appropriately
* Contribute to content and layout of organization publications
* Work with third-party marketing companies to outsource projects and tasks as necessary

* 4+ years of experience developing communications strategies from start to finish, including evaluation
* Experience managing web and social media content
* Experience writing press releases and conducting media relations
* Strong public speaking skills, with the potential to become the organizational spokesperson in the future
* Proven experience with crisis management and ability to offer solutions, not problems
* Proactive and creative work style; proven ability to work independently
* Support for union and labour principles and goals

* Engage with and advocate for members of one of Canada’s largest private-sector unions
* Opportunity to make the job your own and design your own path
* Excellent compensation and benefits

Please send a resume (QUOTING JOB NUMBER 17353) to MAURICE CADIEUX, Senior Recruitment Consultant, at [email protected] or phone 204.926.3508 for more information.

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