By Kerri Loudoun, Communications and Marketing portfolio leader (kerri.loudoun@skipatrol.ca) 

We are looking to fill the position of communications manager in the communications and marketing portfolio. As communications manager, you will be responsible to assist the portfolio leader and other portfolio team members as required. 

The job description for this position can be viewed here.  

Major responsibilities include: 

  • Assist with content creation. 
  • Facilitate translation requests with the translation portfolio. 
  • Create and edit new or existing content pages within the skipatrol.ca web properties. 

Key attributes: 

  • Good written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to manage expectations and outcomes in discussions with portfolio members. 
  • Superior time management and organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines. 
  • Two or more years’ experience in a communications or marketing role. 
  • High level of proficiency using Drupal, Joomla, and WordPress CMS and social media platforms Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X. 
  • Basic HMTL and CSS knowledge. 
  • Basic graphic design skills (e.g. experience using Canva). 
  • Exceptional writing and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Familiar with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and capable of creating visually compelling presentations. 

If you want to be part of fast-paced portfolio and help shape strategies that impact how the CSP communicates with its members and partners this could be a fantastic opportunity for you. 

Applications must include the following: 

  • Business-experience CV. 
  • Patrol CV, including all CSP experience, positions held (current or past). 
  • A cover letter which includes your reasons for wanting to be part of the team, and what you can bring to the position. 
  • Names of two references (specifically relating to your communications roles). 

Please note – your zone and/or division president will be contacted to indicate that you have applied for the position. 

Applications must be received not later than November 30, 2023. Please send your application to Communications and Marketing portfolio leader Kerri Loudoun at kerri.loudoun@skipatrol.ca 

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