Communications & Public Relations Coordinator (1 - Permanent & 18 - Month Term)

Assiniboine Park Conservancy seeks two talented individuals to join our team as Communications & Public Relations Coordinators. We offer one full-time permanent position and one eighteen month term position.

About APC

Creating the future vision for one of Winnipeg's most prized treasures, Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) is the not-for-profit organization that oversees Assiniboine Park's operations and ensures its ongoing redevelopment and financial viability. Our team is inspired to create and deliver extraordinary experiences for the people who visit and use the Park and Zoo including building friendly, supportive, effective relationships with stakeholders, community, and the general public.

The Role

The Communications & Public Relations Coordinator will contribute to APC's strategic communications objectives by creating content to support internal and external communications (e.g. website, newsletters, blog posts, social media) and assisting with media relations. Reporting to the Director, Communications & Public Relations, the Coordinator will utilize communications best practices to support APC's strategic plan, its vision, mission, and values.

The Communications & Public Relations Coordinator will provide professional expertise and functional advice on communication activities across the departments, staff, and business units. This position will collaborate with APC stakeholders and provide insight using strong judgement, strategic thinking, and reasoning skills. This position will be responsible for crafting compelling content, managing various communication channels, and leveraging social media platforms to engage creatively with our audiences.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary program in communications, journalism, public relations, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of progressive communications experience, developing and executing strategic communication and public relations plans.
  • Recognized superior communication, writing, and presentation skills.
  • Experience creating and editing photo and video content for social media.
  • Experience in media relations.
  • Proven ability to effectively work in a team environment across all levels throughout the organization, thriving in a complicated, fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent proficiency with computer programs including Microsoft Office software and a demonstrated aptitude for quickly learning new software programs.

What we have to offer

  • Comprehensive Health and Dental Plan
  • Three (3) weeks paid vacation annually
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • An Inclusive work environment
  • Zoo & Leaf membership
  • Free parking
  • Beautiful Park setting

APC is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Indigenous people, underrepresented community members, and persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

How to apply: All interested applicants can submit their résumé and cover letter on our career website https://www.assiniboinepark.ca/careers


Additional Information

Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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