Strategist,Senior Position ( Must have security clearance)

LocationOttawa
Job CategoryProfessional Consulting
SP-ID21965
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline February 28, 2020
Experience Required5+ years
Job DurationTemporary
Education RequiredN/A

MaxSys is currently looking for a Strategist, Senior Position for our Federal Client.
 
Minimum mandatory criteria:

Resources must have a:
• Must clearly demonstrate 5 years’ experience providing strategic public affairs advice and support to senior officials/executives on a variety of complex and/or sensitive issues
• Must clearly demonstrate 5 years’ experience drafting communications products including any combination of the following – communications plans, news releases, backgrounders, media lines, speaking notes, ministerial statements, social media and web content. 
 
Education: Secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and relevant work experience
Experience: 5 years’ experience.
 
Typical duties may include:
• Develop communications products including but not limited to communications plans, news releases, and backgrounders, media lines, speaking notes, social media and web content.
• Provide communications advice to senior leadership and staff, as well as brief his/her section head, regarding communications options, engagement imperatives, public environment analysis, discussions with subject matter experts and managers, as well as regarding communications policies and practices.
• Coordinate public announcements and/or technical briefings.
• Develop strategic communications plans and related implementation strategies which encompass the short- and long-term policy communications needs of departmental programs.
• Research and analyze communications challenges and opportunities in the internal environment as well as monitor external issues (e.g. political, social, economic and cultural) to synthesize expert and timely communications advice on program implementation in the department.
• Manage several communications projects and issues simultaneously.
• Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
 
Language: English
Security Clearance: Reliability

If you meet all the above requirements, please send your resume today to Sola Salako at:

o.salako@maxsys.ca 
 
*Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted and the position could be filled prior to closing date. Thank you.*