Contribute to the development and growth of programs and services offered by the sector through strategic use of marketing and communication tools. Generate web content, conceptualize and implement communications and marketing plans to project a positive image, promote the brand and increase the visibility of the sector. Act as resource person to employees of the sector on inquires related to communications and marketing to ensure compliance with established policies and standards.
Knowledge of marketing and communications principles normally acquired through a postsecondary degree in a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
Minimum 3 years of demonstrated experience in a similar role
Advanced knowledge of computer systems and software including graphic design and web applications, social media platforms, spreadsheets, databases, Internet and e-mail
Knowledge of web accessibility guidelines and experience in their application
Experience in developing and implementing a communications plan
Experience giving presentations to large groups in both official languages
Experience in event planning and organization
Experience managing projects
Strong public relations, interpersonal and communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability and availability to occasionally travel outside of the city to facilitate recruitment activities, and to work outside of normal office hours
Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written)
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to realise an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Is proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond whenever it is possible.
Client Service Orientation: Help or serve others to meet their needs. This implies anticipating and identifying the needs of internal and external clients and finding solutions on how to meet them.
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal(s). Accept and give constructive feedback. Able to adjust own behaviour to reach the goals of the team.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Applications from employees belonging to the bargaining unit SSUO will be considered first. Priority will be given to employees who have an entitlement as defined by their collective agreement or university policies. The University also accepts external applications; they will be selected in second place. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).