Communications Officer - Manitoba NDP Caucus

NDP Caucus

Posted Nov 8, 2019 at 01:00 am Closes Nov 22, 2019 at 01:00 am

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POSTING: Communications Officer (ER2)



The incumbent will help coordinate communications services for the Official Opposition. They will work with staff to support and coordinate responses to media inquiries, support MLA communication responses and projects and will help support writing and editing for media and caucus services. The incumbent from time to time will also provide support for house business as it relates to media and communications issues. The communications officer is a specialist in communications and understands the ways information and messages are shaped and delivered in a modern media environment. They will work with stakeholders and other groups to develop strong public policy and communications advice.


* Support responses to media inquiries and help schedule and coordinate responses for all forms of media

* Develop and help coordinate different communication projects for the Official Opposition

* Provide advice and insight on communications projects as well as potential initiatives

* Monitor key stakeholder publications and news sources

* Provide writing and editorial support for communications activities of the Official Opposition

* Provide rapid research response to issues of the day and media requests

* Provide support for house business including research and writing

* Other duties as assigned



·         Knowledge of NDP policy and current Manitoba political affairs

·         Knowledge of modern media environment, organizations and structures in Manitoba

·         Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively with strong interpersonal skills

·         Active learning in order to keep up with dynamic technological needs

·         Ability to work independently, to work under pressure and to meet deadlines

·         Appropriate post-secondary training in related communication fields coupled with relevant experience



SALARY RANGE: $58,520 - $74,064 per annum


Applications should be addressed to:


Bernadette Smith, NDP Caucus Chair

c/o Mark Rosner, NDP Caucus Services Director

Room 234, Manitoba Legislative Building

450 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0V8


Fax: 204.948.2005


The closing date for applications is Friday, November 15, 2019

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