Senior Communications (Must have a Security Clearance)

LocationOttawa
Job CategoryProfessional Consulting
SP-ID28305
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline May 30, 2021
Experience Required10+ years
Job DurationTemporary
Education RequiredN/A

MaxSys is currently looking for a Senior Communications for our Federal Client.
Qualifications:
 
Education:
• Secondary school diploma is required
• Certificate, diploma or degree from a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution in a relevant field
• Must hold a change management certification and/or designation from Prosci or another well-recognized organization
Experience:
• Must demonstrate a minimum of ten (10) years of relevant professional work experience within the last fifteen (15) years from bid closing date as a Communications Consultant
• Must provide two (2) relevant federal (including crown corporations and agencies) client references where the proposed resource has worked as a communications specialist on projects in an environment similar to that described in the statement of work within the last five (5) years from bid closing date
• Must demonstrate that he or she have professional work experience on a minimum of three (3) projects developing communications and change management strategies within the last five (5) years from bid closing date
• Must demonstrate that he or she have professional work experience writing creative treatments and scripts for videos on a minimum of three (3) projects
Duties that may include, but not limited to:
• Planning, researching, modifying, assisting, writing and/or reviewing memos, scripts, plays, essays, speeches, manuals and other non-journalistic articles with conformance to established standards
• Developing and implementing strategic communication plans in geographically dispersed organizations going through an organizational transformation (change management)
• Providing communications consultation advice to support strategic communications initiatives and strategies
• Creating communications support materials
• Developing and implementing creative communication and information products using a variety of tools, techniques and media and selecting an appropriate medium to convey information, ideas, and results
• Developing and implementing communication strategies and plans
• Expressing and exchanging information in a clear and concise manner
• Ensuring information is communicated to the appropriate people in a timely manner
• Preparing reports for specific purposes using clear, communicative, and professional language (for example, audit reports, management letters, consulting reports, financial reports)
• Ensuring communications are clearly understood by encouraging and listening to feedback both internally and externally in the organization
• Structuring external communications to project an appropriate corporate image
• Ensuring confidentiality with respect to organizational or client information and data
• Determine target audiences in order to better develop messages
• Identify and determine communications impediments and barriers
• Provide advice on matters relating to policy/program development approaches or options and communications planning alternatives (internal or external)
• Researching, developing and implementing communications strategies involving social media and related content (ie. blogs, microblogs, wikis, crowdsourcing, content communities, social networks, etc.)
• Provide support and assist communicators in using social media channels to complement traditional channels
• Providing suggestions on cost-cutting measures in the communications process
Language: English
Security Clearance: Enhanced Level
 
If you meet all the above requirements, please send your resume today to Katherine Spallin at: 
k.spallin@maxsys.ca 
 
*Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted and the position could be filled prior to closing date. Thank you.*