Position: Communications Lead (Smart Prosperity Leaders’ Initiative)
Position Type: Full time, contract
Organization: Smart Prosperity Institute
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Start Date: February 2018
Deadline: January 21, 2018 (Extended from January 14)
Smart Prosperity Institute (formerly Sustainable Prosperity) is a national research network and policy think tank based at the University of Ottawa. We deliver world-class research and work with public and private partners – all to advance practical policies and market solutions for a stronger, cleaner economy. More info at: institute.smartprosperity.ca
Smart Prosperity Institute also serves as the secretariat for the high-profile Smart Prosperity Leaders’ Initiative, launched in 2016 by a coalition of respected Canadian leaders from business, think tanks, labour, Indigenous Peoples, youth, and NGO communities. Its purpose: to harness new thinking to accelerate Canada’s transition to a stronger, cleaner economy. More info at: smartprosperity.ca
As Communications Lead for the Smart Prosperity Leaders’ Initiative you will be responsible for building the profile and coordinating the outreach activities of this important project. That means designing and implementing up to three major communications campaigns per year that revolve around a research product launch, while promoting Leader messaging all year round.
Success will be measured by growth in our audience (primarily general public and private sector) in addition to popular adoption and currency of Leader messaging. The primary tools at your command will include traditional media relations, digital and social media storytelling, and event partnerships.
Experience & Competencies:
By joining Smart Prosperity Institute, you will become an employee of the University of Ottawa. We invite you to consult the University’s benefits and policies for Non-Union Support Staff: https://www.uottawa.ca/administration-and-governance/policy-47-working-conditions-short-medium-and-long-term-non-union-contractual-employees-research-and
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The deadline for applications is January 21, 2018.
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GoodWork ID: 43428 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jan 10 2018