Communications Assistant - Mississauga | Peel District School Board | FreshGigs.ca | 06/07/17
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Communications Assistant Full-Time

Location: Mississauga
Company Name: Peel District School Board ()
Category: Communications

Communications Assistant

Take your communications career to the next level as you deliver superior communications and marketing support for the Peel District School Board Communications and Community Relations Support Services team.

Reporting to the Senior Communications Officer, in this one-year contract, you will be responsible for assisting with all aspects of communications support for various student success initiatives, as well as the coordination of projects and special events. Your communications and organizational skills will be essential as you create materials in support of communication and marketing strategies, apply social media strategies, communicate initiatives to Board staff and students, and plan and implement events for students and teachers.

As a Communications Assistant, you will also play a key role in managing project timelines, creating presentations, and writing news releases to pitch story ideas to news media. Your ability to excel in a diversity of communications roles will shine as you manage sections of the Board’s website, write and edit website content, coordinate external graphic design, video production and other services to enhance the website, and perform other duties, as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

As a Communications Assistant, you will be able to apply your:

  • Community college diploma related to Public Relations, Communications or a related discipline
  • Excellent computer skills, including experience using PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint and other web development software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent research, note-taking and proofreading abilities
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse school community and/or work environment

To apply for the Communications Assistant position, please complete an online application through www.applytoeducation.com. Your completed application package on Apply to Education must include your cover letter, resume and supporting educational credentials. Applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

The Peel District School Board is one of the largest school boards in Canada, with more than 153,000 students in 253 schools.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but will only be interviewing selected candidates. For the safety of students, all school board staff need to provide a satisfactory criminal record check prior to commencement of employment.

The Peel District School Board is committed to equity in employment. We will provide reasonable accommodation, based on any of the human rights protected grounds, during the hiring process if advised in advance.

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