Position: Director of Communications
Organization: Smart Prosperity Institute
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Position Type: Full time, contract
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Posting Date: June 19, 2018
Deadline: July 16, 2018
Start Date: Negotiable
Smart Prosperity Institute (formerly Sustainable Prosperity) is a national environment-economy research network and policy think tank based at the University of Ottawa. We deliver world-class research and work with business, NGO and government leaders – all to advance practical policies and market solutions for a stronger, cleaner economy. More info at: institute.smartprosperity.ca and http://www.smartprosperity.ca/leaders.
The role of the Director of Communications is to provide strategic direction, vision, leadership and management for all aspects of Smart Prosperity Institute’s communications activities. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and executing high-impact, measurable integrated communications, branding, and media relations strategies to align with SPI’s vision, goal and growth.
Working closely with the SPI senior management, members of the SPI Steering Committee, and the Smart Prosperity CEO-level Leaders’ Initiative, the individual will help to develop a dynamic communications strategy. The Director will have responsibility for implementing this strategy, including overseeing design and production of policy briefs and reports, infographics, videos, newsletters, webinars and other communications products; overseeing website development, social media, and all digital communications; developing and implementing a strategy to disseminate SPI’s key messages; and coordinating extensive media relations activities. The Director will also liaise closely with communications teams in partner organizations.
This is a senior position that reports directly to the Executive Director. The position has multiple positions reporting to it, including up to four full-time staff, a number of contractors, and often a selection of part-time or variable student positions.
Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
Smart Prosperity Institute staff are employees 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 July 16
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GoodWork ID: 46163 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jun 22 2018