PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER

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  • Job Category:

    Sales & Marketing
    • City:

      Edmonton
    • Province:

      AB
  • Status:

    Open
  • Types:

    Contract
  • Job Id:

    30061418

Description

Are you passionate about public relations? Are you able to exercise initiative and judgement in strategically planning the co-ordination and control of branch, or departmental public relations programs and/or projects? Our client in Edmonton is seeking a Public Relations Officer for a three month contract. If this sounds like something you would be interested in, please apply today!

Job Responsibilities 
  • This is a technically self-sufficient professional level of public information work
  • Employees are assigned to expert level duties in the Communications Branch office, or as Department-based Public Information Officers responsible for communication activities of a Branch, specific communications programs and/or specific projects for a Department
  • Employees in the classification are involved in all areas of technical and professional communications work, including preparation of communication strategies, annual programs and project budgets
  • The work performed includes co-ordination of all information disbursements, information or advertising programs, audio-visual (a/v) programs, employee communications and community information
  • The nature of the work requires employees to exercise initiative and judgement in strategically planning the co-ordination and control of branch, or departmental public relations programs and/or projects
  • The result of this work is a high public profile for the branch, department or corporation
  • The type of departmental work assigned involves a significant range of projects including a variety of public information activities at any one time
  • Incumbents perform with general supervision and are functionally responsible to a senior public information officer or a Director within the Communications Branch

Candidate Qualifications
 
  • University graduate in a communications, public relations or related field, supplemented by a minimum of two (2) years progressively responsible experience in a designated public relations, public affairs or public information position 
  • Experience using Google suite of products

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