Metrolinx Job Opp. $30-40/hr.

27 Aug



Start Rate: $31.66 – $40.08 per hour
Metrolinx, an agency of the Government of Ontario, has a vision to bring about an integrated, customer-focused transportation system that enhances prosperity, sustainability and quality of life for the GTHA region.  As a Communications Coordinator, you will be part of a talented, creative, and energized team responsible for developing and coordinating effective communications initiatives for Metrolinx projects.
Your responsibilities will include:
– Developing and executing integrated communications strategies that enhance Metrolinx’s corporate objectives 
and image, and enhance relations with stakeholders, such as customers, media, government ministries, and 
our Board of Directors.
– Developing, writing, and producing print and on-line material, such as internal and external newsletters, 
bulletins, backgrounders, media releases and advisories, publications, and website content.
– Developing, coordinating and executing internal and external special events that enhance community, staff, and 
media relations.
– Ensuring external and internal awareness of the corporation and its services.
– Providing communications support and expertise to all levels of staff, including the Ministry of Transportation, 
senior management and the Board of Directors.
Location: 20 Bay Street, Toronto
Qualifications: Excellent knowledge of corporate communications principles and practices normally attained through completion of a four-year post-secondary program in communications or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  A minimum of three (3) years’ experience, including knowledge of, or demonstrated skills in:
– Creative writing and editing for corporate communications
– Coordinating and implementing a wide variety of special events
– Producing publications and other print and on-line material from concept to completion
– Communication tools, including desktop publishing, word-processing and web-authoring applications.
– Interpersonal, written, and oral communications, including the ability to liaise effectively with all levels of staff, the public, and other stakeholders
– Organizational, research, planning and project management skills.
– The principles of media relations, marketing, and public relations
Applications or resumes must be received by the Human Resources Office, Metrolinx, no later than September 06, 2010, quoting File Number 10-226.
Applications or resumes may be e-mailed to or mailed to:
Attn:  Human Resources
20 Bay Street, Suite 600
Toronto, ON   M5J 2W3
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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