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 staff, we inform SAIT’s story utilizing numerous inner and exterior channels. Our objective? To boost and defend our establishment’s 100+ 12 months status as a frontrunner in utilized schooling. If you happen to’re desirous to share SAIT’s narrative and information by way of your writing, utilizing our websites and social media, or by way of particular occasions similar to convocation, we wish to meet you. 
The Alternative
The Communications group is recruiting for a Communications Specialist. The place is full time salaried. As a member of a improbable group (we actually are), you’ll contribute to our institutional communications technique — partaking with SAIT’s eight colleges and numerous administrative departments. You’ll take pleasure in engaged on a wide range of tasks that make an affect on SAIT’s strategic priorities, status and model.
The profitable candidate is a collaborative, self-motivated and artistic doer who loves storytelling, who’s a strong author with an equally sturdy capability to make use of pictures, video and social media. We wish somebody energetic who may very well be chargeable 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 pupil communications, designated institutional priorities, communications campaigns and inner 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, images and social media to be shared for inner and exterior audiences throughout a number of channels
    • work lock-step with your complete Communications group to assist and ship inventive 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 perfect channels to attain their objective
    • Collaboration

    • champion collaboration inside the division, throughout the campus and with companions, to facilitate and maximize content material growth, sharing and publicity
    • have interaction with departments and colleges to make sure an built-in and strategic method to content material growth and use, in addition to content material comprehension
    • promote SAIT’s writing and elegance requirements and uphold SAIT’s model and status
    • assist and supply again as much as complete group as required
    • abide by and assist all well being and security tasks
    • observe and champion SAIT’s model, type and social media pointers

{Qualifications} & Expertise

    • a diploma or diploma in Communications, Journalism, Advertising, English or a associated area
    • 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. Information of CP Type is an asset
    • proficiency in Outlook, Microsoft Workplace, Canva, InShot and the Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere) 
    • pictures and primary video and enhancing abilities are an asset to the function
    • WordPress expertise is an asset
    • Expertise:

    • a steady enchancment mindset and robust collaboration abilities are important to success on this function
    • inventive, strategic thinker with sound judgment
    • demonstrated success in creating and executing communications plans and initiatives from begin to end
    • sturdy interpersonal abilities — in a position to work successfully with a wide range of collaborators
    • should have the ability to successfully handle competing priorities and work nicely underneath tight deadlines 
    • a doer who will get excited by new concepts
    • capability 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 provided for this function in accordance with SAIT pointers  
View a abstract of our advantages and perks for salaried staff.
About SAIT
SAIT is a worldwide chief in utilized schooling. Named one in all Alberta’s High Employers , we provide the possibility to work with a objective — getting ready the following technology of trade leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates and explorers.
Constructing on our 100+ 12 months historical past, we’re on the lookout for modern, daring and collaborative staff who embrace change and ship world-class buyer experiences. Your future begins now at SAIT.
Fairness, variety and inclusion (EDI) is important to reaching SAIT’s imaginative and prescient to be a worldwide chief in utilized schooling. We encourage functions from ladies, Indigenous folks, racialized folks, folks with disabilities, folks from gender and sexually various communities, and/or folks with intersectional identities. Be taught extra about EDI at SAIT . 
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