Communications Specialist

SAIT Polytechnic

Communications Specialist
Calgary, AB /
Exterior Relations – Communications /
AUPE Everlasting Wage
/ Hybrid
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The Communications division: We’re SAIT’s storytellers. Impressed and pushed by the success of scholars and workers, we inform SAIT’s story utilizing a lot of inside and exterior channels. Our objective? To boost and defend our establishment’s 100+ yr popularity as a pacesetter in utilized training. If you happen to’re wanting to share SAIT’s narrative and information by means of your writing, utilizing our websites and social media, or by means of particular occasions equivalent to convocation, we wish to meet you. 
The Alternative
The Communications staff is recruiting for a Communications Specialist. The place is full time salaried. As a member of a incredible staff (we actually are), you’ll contribute to our institutional communications technique — participating with SAIT’s eight faculties and numerous administrative departments. You’ll get pleasure from engaged on a wide range of tasks that make an influence on SAIT’s strategic priorities, popularity and model.
The profitable candidate is a collaborative, self-motivated and artistic doer who loves storytelling, who’s a stable author with an equally sturdy skill to make use of images, video and social media. We wish somebody energetic who could possibly be answerable for organizing and creating informative and interesting content material. Somebody who can take a narrative from idea to ongoing distribution — being strategic in reaching focused metrics and engagement aligned to campaigns and the establishment’s priorities.
If this sounds such as you, apply now!
The Function

    • strategic assist to the general communications program — together with scholar communications, designated institutional priorities, communications campaigns and inside worker communications
    • handle a portfolio of labor particular to assigned audiences, shoppers and tasks
    • plan, supply and create unique content material together with story writing, video, pictures and social media to be shared for inside and exterior audiences throughout a number of channels
    • work lock-step with your complete Communications staff to assist and ship artistic content material required for tasks, campaigns and applications
    • help institutionally led bulletins, emails, social media and occasions as wanted
    • assist companions meet their targets by designing strategic plans and utilizing the very best channels to realize their objective
    • Collaboration

    • champion collaboration inside the division, throughout the campus and with companions, to facilitate and maximize content material improvement, sharing and publicity
    • interact with departments and faculties to make sure an built-in and strategic method to content material improvement and use, in addition to content material comprehension
    • promote SAIT’s writing and magnificence requirements and uphold SAIT’s model and popularity
    • assist and supply again as much as complete staff as required
    • abide by and assist all well being and security tasks
    • comply with and champion SAIT’s model, type and social media pointers

{Qualifications} & Expertise

    • a diploma or diploma in Communications, Journalism, Advertising, English or a associated discipline
    • a minimal of 5 years of related expertise in post-secondary or enterprise communications 
    • an in-depth information of social platforms and greatest follow
    • proficiency within the storytelling and the written phrase. Data of CP Type is an asset
    • proficiency in Outlook, Microsoft Workplace, Canva, InShot and the Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere) 
    • images and primary video and enhancing expertise are an asset to the position
    • WordPress expertise is an asset
    • Abilities:

    • a steady enchancment mindset and robust collaboration expertise are essential to success on this position
    • artistic, strategic thinker with sound judgment
    • demonstrated success in creating and executing communications plans and initiatives from begin to end
    • sturdy interpersonal expertise — capable of work successfully with a wide range of collaborators
    • should be capable to successfully handle competing priorities and work nicely beneath tight deadlines 
    • a doer who will get excited by new concepts
    • skill to assume independently whereas sustaining a collaborative method
    • discrete and moral

Job Classification: INFORMATION OFFICER II – A5068
Wage Vary: $73,736.00 – $77,001.60
Hours per week: 40
Posting Finish Date: September 25, 2023
A versatile Hybrid work mannequin will be supplied for this position in accordance with SAIT pointers  
View a abstract of our advantages and perks for salaried workers.
About SAIT
SAIT is a world chief in utilized training. Named one in all Alberta’s High Employers , we provide the possibility to work with a objective — making ready the subsequent era of trade leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates and explorers.
Constructing on our 100+ yr historical past, we’re in search of modern, daring and collaborative workers who embrace change and ship world-class buyer experiences. Your future begins now at SAIT.
Fairness, variety and inclusion (EDI) is crucial to reaching SAIT’s imaginative and prescient to be a world chief in utilized training. We encourage functions from girls, Indigenous individuals, racialized individuals, individuals with disabilities, individuals from gender and sexually various communities, and/or individuals with intersectional identities. Be taught extra about EDI at SAIT . 
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