Job Posting Details

Financial Services Commissions of Ontario

Communications Officer, Internal and Corporate Communications

Job Description

Communications Officer, Internal and Corporate Communications

Are you passionate about employee engagement and communications? If so, bring your advanced writing skills, creativity and strategic communication expertise to the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO).

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

- Initiate, plan, execute and evaluate communications activities to support FSCO's corporate priorities;

- Provide strategic communications advice, expertise and writing services for market conduct portfolio clients;

- Research, write, edit and design content for a variety of communications products, including speaking notes, e-newsletters and web/intranet content;

- Position the branch as a partner to FSCO program areas in the delivery of all communications.

Location: North York 


How do I qualify?

Communications Skills:

- You have knowledge of contemporary and strategic communications theory, methods, techniques and practices in new media, design, content development, and social media trends to provide senior expertise in developing internal and corporate communications.

- You have knowledge of political decision-making and legislative processes and executive office protocol to implement and ensure that corporate standards and processes are maintained.

- You can write a range of communications materials (e.g. strategic communications plans, speeches, feature articles, employee profiles, web content, newsletters, e-invites, briefing notes).

- You have writing/editing skills using a variety of vehicles, features and styles appropriate for different purposes and audiences in order to prepare internal and corporate communications for the organization.

- You have advisory, consultative and consensus building skills to develop cooperative efforts with internal clients, advise management on communications strategies, and advance the communications interests of FSCO.

- You can propose new, creative ideas and alternate solutions, and illustrate advantages/disadvantages of various options from the client needs, options available and recommended delivery perspective.

- You use tact, diplomacy, persuasion and negotiation skills to support program area needs and approaches for new initiatives.

Computer Experience:

- You have experience with website content management and development, and the use of web-based editing tools/software to update and maintain content on the intranet.

Analytical and Evaluation Skills:

- You can assess the issues and viewpoints of various stakeholder groups and design content and prepare messages, information and communications products to support corporate positioning.

- You can research and analyze communication requirements, and identify potential emerging issues or trends that may have implications for FSCO communications.

- You can evaluate the success of communications activities against measurable objectives and use the findings to influence future activities.

Project Management and Organizational Skills:

- You have knowledge of project management methods and techniques to lead project teams.

- You can coordinate concurrent projects.

- You can prioritize work to meet deadlines.

Salary Range: $1,373.19 - $1,680.25 per week

Additional information:

·        1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 5160 Yonge St, North York, Toronto Region

How to Apply

Please apply online, only, by Monday, April 16, 2018, by visiting and entering Job ID 121693 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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Contact for Position

Financial Services Commissions of Ontario
North York ON M2N 6L9


Job Location
North York

Job Level & Type
  • Intermediate Level
  • Full Time Contract Position

Listing to be posted until:
Sunday, April 29, 2018