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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Forest Industry Division
City:    Sault Ste Marie
Job Term:    1 Temporary (up to 40 weeks with possible extension)
Job Code:    02701 - Information Officer 1
Salary:    $1,082.29 - $1,271.36 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53574
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The Ministry of Natural Resources is seeking an enthusiastic, team-oriented, highly motivated individual to assist with the implementation of an effective marketing program for MNR's Ontario Wood brand by assisting in the development and delivery of communications/marketing products and promotional initiatives.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As the Forestry Marketing Intern, you will collaborate with branch staff, outside agencies and Communications Service Branch in the development of communications and marketing tools and products for the Ontario Wood brand. You will also assist with the implementation of social media strategies for Ontario Wood and work with many of our program partners.

How do I qualify?

• Proof of eligibility to work in Canada; and
• Proof of full-time enrolment in a recognized post secondary college or university or graduation within the last 5 years.
• Candidates are only eligible to participate in a maximum of two placements.

Knowledge and Skills
• Well developed written and oral communication skills to produce effective communications messages.
• An introductory knowledge of marketing, communications research and planning, media relations and public relations is required.
• Research skills to gather and produce clear program messaging for a variety of audiences.
• Client relationship building skills to be able to work with clients on marketing plan development and build rapport to encourage program participation.
• Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills in order to obtain necessary information to meet project deadlines.
• Excellent time management skills to organize workload and meet project plan deliverables.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Please indicate in a separate covering letter specifically how your skills, knowledge and experience relate to the qualifications listed above.

Note: Relocation and temporary living expenses will not be available.

Please Note: The successful candidate will begin at the base-level pay rate and will move up in the pay scale in accordance with the OPSEU collective agreement.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 40 weeks, Sault Ste Marie, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Communications; Marketing and Creative Services
Posted on:   Wednesday, April 17, 2013
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 1, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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