Job Requisition Id: 60461
Business Function: Communication
Primary City: Ottawa
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Status: Permanent
Language Requirement: English Essential
Employee Class and Level:
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Closing Date (dd/mm/yyyy): 21/08/2020
Accountable for developing and communicating Canada Post management positions to both internal and external audiences by: developing thorough and comprehensive communications plans and programs; identifying and suggesting new ways to communicate to specific audiences; developing original approaches for a wide range of communications; handling all aspects of a communications program involving an extensive range of media and facilities; displaying solid interviewing techniques and the ability to deal with senior management; writing a wide variety of texts for different media with a minimum of supervision or guidance; researching and developing articles, speeches, statements and background documents often of a highly confidential or sensitive nature involving strategies on Corporate business plans or labour relations; handling tight deadlines in a professional manner; reviewing, editing and approving a complete range of material destined for the diverse audiences within the Corporation; displaying an awareness of corporate policy and procedures, and an awareness of political sensitivities.
Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Officer, Communications Editor.
Develop and communicate management positions regarding the Corporation's business plans in general and the specific initiatives required to achieve its goals.
Demonstrate expertise in the field of communications by preparing comprehensive communications plans and programs for a variety of audiences.
Develop total communications' programs - from start to finish - through a knowledge of production techniques, including design, layout, and typesetting, and an understanding of the requirements of different media such as print (newspapers, magazine, brochures), electronic, film/tape and audio-visual.
Identify and develop original approaches to communicating to the diverse audiences within the Corporation, and suggest new means of implementing communications activities at all levels.
Job Responsibilities (continued)
Demonstrate solid interviewing techniques and the ability to deal with senior management.
Research and develop articles, speeches, and other documents as required, meeting tight deadlines in a professional manner.
Review, edit and approve a range of material for the diverse publics within the Corporation ensuring high standards in language and quality control.
Display tact, diplomacy and good judgement in handling confidential communications activities by demonstrating awareness of Corporate programs and policies and a thorough knowledge of political or labour relations sensitivities including the status of negotiations and strategies in the event of legal or illegal work disruptions.
Completed post-secondary, preferably in a related field OR a combination of equivalent professional experience and training
1 to 3 years of relevant functional experience
One or more years of experience in a unionized environment an asset
Other Candidate Requirements
Proficient computer skills and competent with Microsoft Office programs
Strong communication, analytical, and customer service skills
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This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.
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