Friday, May 8, 2015

Job opportunity: St. James-Assiniboia School Division

“Great Schools for Growing and Learning”

requires an

(One Year Term Commencing August, 2015)

This position is responsible for the development and promotion of excellent communications between the School Division and the community.  The successful applicant will also be responsible for all aspects of planning special events within the Division (i.e. employee recognition events).  This position will involve evening work to cover Board meetings and school events.

Specific duties will include the writing, editing, design layout and photography for the Division newsletter (distributed throughout the community five times annually), brochures and other informational material.  Assisting with maintaining ongoing media contact and involvement in the marketing of the Division and schools is also involved.

Qualifications required include post secondary training in journalism, public relations or equivalent.  Previous experience in writing, design layout and photography is essential.  Experience and a solid understanding of current Adobe design applications are required; specifically InDesign, Photoshop and LightRoom.  Web design skills and experience using social media as a marketing tool would be considered an asset. Experience in planning of special events is strongly preferred.  Knowledge of the public school system would be a definite asset.  A valid driver’s license and legally registered and reliable motor vehicle are required.

Applicants must submit a detailed written resume with samples of previous published work and three references by Friday, May 22, 2015 to:

Manager, Human Resources
St. James-Assiniboia School Division
2574 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3J 0H8

We appreciate your interest in this position but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  Employment is contingent upon the provision of clear Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks.

The St. James-Assiniboia School Division is proud to employ staff who represent the diverse community it serves.

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