Senior Communications Analyst

Atlwest Communications (a division of Atlheritage Services Corp.) is seeking a Senior Communications Analyst to join our dynamic team!

Position and Responsibilities

The Senior Communications Analyst (SCA) reports directly to the Director of Communications and has the responsibility of managing client public relations accounts, creating communication and stakeholder engagement strategies and facilitating meetings, forums and events.  In addition, the SCA will be responsible for developing relationships with identified stakeholders, report and proposal writing, attaining feedback, building trust and fostering partnerships.  The successful candidate will be based out of our Saskatoon office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating the implementation of focused engagement activities and ensures quality and consistency of engagement and consultative processes

  • Developing effective relationships and partnerships with municipal governments, Indigenous communities, internal and external stakeholders

  • Develop and implement public relation strategies

  • Attend and facilitate stakeholder meetings, coordinate public information (e.g. presentations, marketing, public relations strategies, newsletters, advertisements and web content in support of communication plans and projects)

  • Completing proposals and cost estimates

  • Business development

Education and Qualifications:

  • University graduate in a related field such as Political Science, Regional and Urban Planning, Business, Journalism or Social Science

  • Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible related experience in engagement, communications, strategy, and policy development

  • IAP2 certification is considered an asset

  • Excellent project manager skills

  • Ability to work independently, leadership skills and the ability to effectively communicate with regulators

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills including technical report writing

  • Strong business management skills including business development and commitment to customer service

  • Ability to establish priorities and to work well under time pressure and constraints

If you believe you have the qualifications, skills, ambition and motivation that we are seeking, please forward a cover letter and resume to Atlwest Communications:

Brad Schiele - Director of Communications @ brad.schiele@atlheritage.ca

Applications will be accepted until December 27, 2017.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.