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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Provincial Services 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:    54084
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To participate as a team member in the development and implementation of an effective Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services communications and outreach program by assisting in the development and delivery of communications products including internal and/or external communications, developing background materials, media relations and promotional initiatives.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• develop communications and marketing tools and products, including preparing internal or external communications such as advertising, presentations, and working with graphic designers on product design;

• Assist in the development and implementation of web and social media strategies such as use of Twitter, Facebook, etc.;

• Respond to inquiries from staff, the public, other ministries and media on AFFES related initiatives such as FireSmart, Fire Prevention, Emergency Management or Aviation initiatives.

How do I qualify?

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

Knowledge and Skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills to assist with or develop communications and marketing materials, oral communication skills to deal with media inquiries, write reports, prepare options and recommendations, web content, surveys, correspondence, etc.
• knowledge of public relations and how to organize conferences or make arrangements for meetings; and prepare media kits and information packages
• Ability to work effectively within a number of multi-disciplinary team, with non-government clients and partners, and with people in person and at a distance.
• Desktop publishing skills to develop and maintain communication material.
• Planning and organizational skills to assist with the development of projects and products, and to balance multiple assignments.
• Project Management skills to plan, co-ordinate and manage deliverables as set out under various initiatives outlined above.
• Customer Service Skills to respond to program related inquiries.

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, May 8, 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 Thursday, May 23, 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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