Media Relations & Speech Writer Specialist - 13 Month Mat Leave Contract

Ottawa (ON) Both (on-site & remote)
Opportunity Number: 2068350
Non-ProfitMarketing & Communications
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English verbal and writtenNot required
Start PeriodDate Posted
Two weeks +Friday, January 7, 2022
Job Description

Our client in the Non-Profit sector is looking for Media Relations & Speech Writer Specialist to join their team! The successful candidate will have about 5 years of experience in media relations and speech writing and will be able to provide writing samples. This is a 13 month contract position with a STRONG potential to be hired on permanently.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for speech writing and other writing activities including the development of news releases, editing of journals, and internal communications
  • Notify stakeholders and media groups of events and announcements
  • Provide background information, recommendations and support in the implementation of strategies to increase media exposure on all levels with emphasis on online and social media
  • Draft media messages, news releases, and media advisories as needed

Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience is required
  • A degree in journalism, creative writing, communications or a related field
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Bilingualism would be considered an asset

Education and Certifications

Minimum education required: Bachelor's Degree

We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 2068350

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