JOB – MANAGER, STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA RELATIONS 102-127K

15 Sep

http://go/hr_public/en/Jobs/09-206.htm

MANAGER, STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA RELATIONS

$102,081 to $127,602 per annum
with an excellent benefits package, including OMERS Pension Plan

splashWorking with an energetic, talented, and committed team in the Government Relations & Strategic Communications Division, you will manage GO Transit’s public image, and the strategic dissemination of information through issues management, corporate communications, media relations, and corporate branding.  In this role, you will be responsible for managing GO Transit’s overall media and public relations issues; strategic delivery of external and internal communications that accurately reflect GO Transit’s services and objectives; strategic delivery of print, online, media, and multimedia information and material to target markets and audiences; and ensuring GO Transit’s public image, branding, and visual identity continually reinforces a strong public and community relations profile. Location: 20 Bay Street, Toronto Qualifications: Completion of a 4-year university degree in Corporate Communications, Public Relations, and/or Journalism, or any combination of education, training, and experience deemed equivalent.  Minimum ten (10) years’ experience in corporate communications, that includes direct exposure to, or demonstrated working knowledge of:

  • Media relations, issues management, business communications, and planning, corporate branding, journalism, and new social media applications
  • Meeting deadlines when managing simultaneous projects that require the assimilation of diverse or complex information for communication to stakeholder audiences of varied knowledge and understanding.
  • Internal and external corporate communications that includes media, public relations, and the principles, practices, and use of multimedia such as audio / visual, print, and web.
  • Designing, writing, editing, and producing creative material for print, online, and desktop publications.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications (verbal and written) with stakeholders including news media, MTO, Minister’s office, and other government agencies.
  • Planning and delivering multimedia programs and campaigns under tight deadlines.
  • Taking a leadership role to successfully coach and mentor.
  • The application of organizational and analytical skills

Fluency in French that meets Ontario Public Service (OPS) standards would be considered an asset.  Must successfully complete environmental, safety, supervisory, and any other training required by corporate policy. Applications or resumes must be received by the Human Resources Office, Metrolinx, 20 Bay Street, Suite 600, Toronto, M5J 2W3, no later thanSeptember 20, 2009, quoting File Number 09-206. When e-mailing, please include your resume in the body of the e-mail: (humanresources@gotransit.com). No enclosures please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Issued by Human Resources September 08, 2009

Closing date September 20, 2009
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