The Centre is looking to hire a permanent and full-time employee to lead and execute its communications strategy. The Centre’s office is currently located at 1080 Beaver Hall Hill in Montreal, Quebec, and the successful candidate will be expected to work remotely and in a shared office environment from time-to-time.
Reporting to the Senior Director, the Communications Manager will be responsible for the management of the Centre’s communications activities including but not limited to:
- Develop and execute the communications plan, and update as needed
- Manage the implementation of a multi-channel communications strategy to build awareness of, and confidence in, the Centre’s brand and services;
- Conduct media environment scans to ensure accuracy of third-party messages;
- Respond quickly to communications issues that arise;
- Raise awareness of the resources and research available to educate the sport community;
- Develop brand voice and maintain brand integrity across all platforms;
- Manage media relations and develop contacts with media members, influencers, thought leaders and key stakeholders;
- Liaise with external communication, marketing, and design professionals;
- Manage the creation of digital, video, audio and print content;
- Monitor and analyze engagement across various platforms; and
- Collaborate with the Centre’s staff in the elaboration of operational plans and in monitoring the achievement of the Centre’s strategic objectives.
This position will require high levels of versatility and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to maintain a high degree of discretion and confidentiality. The candidate will have strong client orientation and communication skills and be comfortable working in a busy and fast-paced environment along with the following skills and qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations or relevant field;
- A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role;
- Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with communication practices and technologies;
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in both official languages;
- Working knowledge of content management systems, HTML coding, and digital graphics production;
- Familiarity with social media platforms and social media marketing;
- Experience with search engine marketing, Google Analytics, and Google AdWords;
- Impeccable copywriting and copy-editing abilities;
- Ability to successfully manage multiple projects concurrently while respecting timelines; and
- A solid understanding of the Canadian amateur sport system and a passion for sport would be considered an asset.
The Centre is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. Thus, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application their gender identity or expression, if they are Indigenous, a member of a visible minority group or a person with a disability.
The Centre is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise us of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
If you meet the above qualifications, please forward your resume, in confidence, to the contact information below. The Centre will only contact shortlisted candidates. No telephone inquiries please.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply: Please send a cover letter and a curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org