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Co-ordinator, Media Relations

Not Applicable
Liquor Control Board of Ontario
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Permanent, 1 Temporary (one year contract)
Job Code:
LCBO/0012 - LCBO/0012
$52,500.00 - $92,100.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
You are a seasoned and talented media relations professional, possessing both business knowledge and public sector issues management experience, with a drive to take on a new challenge: the role of joint spokesperson at one of the world's largest and most successful beverage alcohol retailers.

What can I expect to do in this role?

LCBO's Corporate Communications department has an opening for a strategic, creative and proactive professional who wants to join a well-respected, award-winning team. You'll help identify and address media relations opportunities and challenges and develop and deliver strategies designed to enhance the LCBO's reputation as a profitable, responsible and customer-focused provincial government enterprise.

How do I qualify?

Knowledge and Skills

You have demonstrated experience in the media relations department of a government ministry, public or private corporation. You have responded to day-to-day reporter enquiries, providing accurate and compelling information on products, services, issues, events and stakeholder relations. You have conducted print, radio, TV and online interviews, as well as made effective use of social media tools. You have a proven track record developing and implementing proactive outreach strategies to journalists to encourage positive coverage for your organization and to generate earned media.

You can develop a wide range of media and communications materials and have shown you can maintain positive and ongoing relationships with Ontario media. You've proven your effectiveness in a high-profile, fast-paced environment, quickly developing key messages, managing challenging media issues and providing strategic communications guidance to senior management and operational staff. Sound knowledge of retailing, Ontario politics and the beverage alcohol industry.

Note: Kindly visit the LCBO website at to apply.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Permanent, Toronto, Toronto Region
  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Communications; Marketing and Creative Services
Posted on:
Friday, March 6, 2015
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