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Winnipeg, MB, CANADA


Typical Base Salary
University of Manitoba

Faculty of Law
University of Manitoba

Full time: 35 hours per week
Salary (Hourly): $26.57 - $34.72
Salary (Annual): $48,357.40 - $63,190.40
Proposed Start Date: 2017-06-12
Note: Some overtime may be required from time to time.




  • Undergraduate degree in communications, marketing or other related specialization is required. 


  • Two years of directly-related communications/marketing experience.  
  • A background in Law would be preferred.  
  • An acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Exceptional oral and written communications skills with a proven ability to draft and edit copy, produce clear, concise, briefing materials and content for different audiences and a high level of creativity and problem-solving skills are required. 
  • Must have a proven track record of successful strategic communications planning and implementation.  
  • Must have effective leadership and relationship-building skills.  
  • A solid understanding of print and digital communications platforms is required. 
  • Must have strong time management skills and the ability to prioritize conflicting demands.  
  • Strong project management skills are required.  
  • The ability to take initiative is required. 
  • The ability to work cooperatively in a team environment, both as a team leader and as a team member as the circumstances require, is required.  
  • A proven track record in working with all levels of staff, administration external stakeholders and others is an asset.  
  • Must possess a high degree of independence, diplomacy and the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. 
  • The demonstrated ability to manage a broad range of marketing and communications projects from concept to completion, including experience with communications strategies, print publications, social media strategies, web content development advertising and market research is required. 
  • A thorough knowledge of the procedures and techniques in marketing and communications is required. 
  • A satisfactory work record, including attendance and punctuality, is required. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Dean on all matters related to marketing and Faculty communications. 
  • Produces high level quality, accurate comments and articles, and identifies potential new key messages. 
  • Leads in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of all marketing and communications efforts in areas of strategic importance to the Faculty. 
  • Researches and undertakes content development and editing across a variety of communications platforms. 
  • Takes the lead on social media activity and maintains and updates the Faculty website. 
  • Develops specialized writing projects and content for print and digital publications that promote the reputation of the Faculty and enhances the understanding of and an appreciation for its challenges. 
  • Works in consultation with the Marketing Communications Office to align Faculty communications and to develop plans for press coverage and external events. 
  • Writes clear, concise and accurate quality copy ready reports for a variety of audiences and channels, ensuring deadlines are met. 
  • Assists with the development of a wide range of proposals and policy publications. 
  • Monitors regional, domestic and international events that are relevant to the Faculty. 
  • Develops links with the local and national legal community and law societies. 
  • Oversees and plans international conferences and events. 
  • Develops and executes programs and events that support relationships between alumni, faculty and the University. 
  • Works with External Relations to ensure accurate and complete alumni database records are maintained. 
  • Creates opportunities for meaningful alumni participation in Faculty activities. 
  • Facilitates connections between alumni and current students to provide opportunities for communication, career counselling and mentorship. 
  • Utilizes the procurement system to create contracts and order promotional materials. 
  • Tracks expenses related to marketing and communications for monthly reporting. 
  • Prepares budgets for various conferences and faculty events. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 


Position Number: 17687 / Requisition Number: 2911.CSTS

Posting Closing Date.(Requisition closes at 4:30 p.m. CT): 05/05/2017

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