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POSITION TITLE: Marketing and Communications Officer
CLASSIFICATION: Payband H
SALARY RANGE: $29.12 to $33.80/hr
STARTING SALARY: $29.12/hr (35 hrs/wk)
EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately
DIVISION: Marketing and Communications
COMPETITION #: 13-16
CLOSING DATE: May 24, 2013
Does your dream job include working with friendly and helpful colleagues, a convenient short commute and a scenic lake view?
Northern College is committed to the success and well being of our students, staff and communities. Our ability to serve as a hub of education, innovation and transformation in northeastern Ontario is made possible through our valued team of vibrant and dedicated employees.
The health and happiness of our employees is essential! We offer a competitive compensation package: a defined benefit pension plan, a comprehensive benefits package, access to a fully equipped gym and wellness program. All this from the doorstep of northern Ontario’s outdoor recreation playground!
Our people do meaningful work in a friendly and supportive environment and have opportunities for professional development and advancement through the college system. If you’re interested in joining our team for a rewarding career, we’d love to hear from you.
DUTIES: Northern College is seeking a creative individual with well-developed communications, problem solving, organizational and decision-making skills. As part of the College Services team, the incumbent is responsible for providing communications and marketing services in support of the College’s communications and marketing goals. The incumbent researches and monitors emerging issues likely to impact the College and recommends best practices for marketing, social media, and public relations. The incumbent also provides input, implements and coordinates marketing strategies to promote Northern College’s image, programs, services, and supports student enrollment targets.
You will support external and internal communications, marketing campaigns, social media, and media relations. The incumbent contributes to and coordinates integrated marketing communications plans and programs to competitively position the College in the community and beyond. In addition, the incumbent also researches, edits, and writes internal and external corporate communication products.
A detailed job description for this position is available in the Human Resource Services.
- The successful applicant will possess a three-year diploma or degree in communications, journalism, marketing or public relations and a minimum of three years work experience in a similar role, or a combination of relevant education and work experience.
- A sound understanding of media relations and developing integrated marketing and communications strategies and campaigns.
- A proven record of successfully developing a wide variety of written communications materials of varying complexity from conception to completion, while handling multiple tasks, changing priorities, and tight deadlines.
Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail and a strong desire for quality and willingness to take ownership of one’s work.
Strong team player with excellent communication skills; ability to express and present ideas and concepts.
Three work samples are required with application, please forward the samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Proof of valid WHMIS/WHMIS review card is a requirement for employment with Northern College.