Researches, writes and edits publications, news releases, articles, letters and speeches, including material provided to the Minister's office and/or other government bodies.
Oversees and edits the work of other contributors to internal and external publications and other written projects.
Manages and coordinates all layout and design of WCB literature and graphic displays created by external vendors.
Provides communication counselling/advice and support to other WCB departments, committees and specific external stakeholders.
Performs specific layout and design internally (publications, presentations, signs, documents).
Organizes and co-ordinates special events including open houses, trade shows, seminars and workshops; manages and coordinates WCB staff in trade shows and speaking engagements.
Manages, edits and coordinates the official WCB web site.
Makes presentations to internal and external audiences/stakeholders.
Acts as a liaison to stakeholders, internal staff and the media to ensure accurate exchange of information.
Responsible for maintenance and integrity of WCB graphic standards and styles.
Responsible for WCB photography.
Establishes and maintains contacts within the print, design, advertising and Internet industries to ensure quality/cost effectiveness.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Six months experience in a journalism and/or public relations environment
Demonstrated ability to use a personal computer and software in a Windows environment including working knowledge of the Internet
Well developed desktop publishing and photography skill.
Superior oral and written communication skills including business writing, journalism, newspaper or magazine writing, advertising copy writing, technical writing, press release/press kit writing, plain language writing and speech writing
Ability to understand and explain complex information and concepts
Excellent layout and design skills
Demonstrated ability to communicate fluently in French and English, both verbally and in writing, is required for Designated Bilingual positions only
For external candidates, a satisfactory criminal record check will be required for the successful candidate
Quality Orientation/Attention to Detail
Planning, Organizing & Follow Up
Client Service Orientation
Integrity/ Building Trust
Judgment /Problem Solving
Screening decisions are based on information outlined in your resumé and cover letter.