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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

Communications Officer

Job Description
INTRO The Communications Officer requires a highly developed set of communication skills that provide the necessary foundation to accomplish a host of tasks focused on improving internal and external communications. DUTIES Research and development of articles, speeches, statements and background documents to customer requirements ensuring that satisfaction is maintained at the highest level by planning and implementing requirements on a day-to-day basis; Development and production of a wide range of high-quality communication mediums including newsletters, briefing notes, fact sheets, videos, multimedia, electronic, display and other information materials; Provision of communications and staff presentation support to the executives, management and established committees in addition to a wide variety of other internal customers and programs; Development and maintenance of up to date content on CNL activities for publication on CNL's internal and external websites; Identification and coordination of internal/ external opportunities to promote employee and business successes; Provision of communications assistance for the employee aspects of public consultation programs; Coordination and management of various aspects of a communications program involving an extensive range of media and facilities; Assessment of the effectiveness of developed communications materials; Ability to work well under pressure and effectively manage priorities to successfully meet tight deadlines; Ability to work effectively within the Corporate Communications team to identify communication gaps and then develop approved strategies to address; Awareness of corporate policy and procedures, and political sensitivities; Provision of support to crisis communications programs by having a key role in internal and external communications activities; Perform as a member of the Emergency Operation Centre in the capacity of Emergency Information Officer; and Undertake additional requests for assistance, as required.
A university degree/college diploma in Communications, Public Relations and/or Journalism plus a minimum of four years comprehensive work experience in a professional communications environment; A thorough knowledge of the English language, including composition, grammar, terminology, writing style and approach in preparing a variety of effective, well-written, high-quality information materials and reports. Expertise in writing original information material in general terms on complex and technical subjects with a high degree of accuracy in content is required (The ability to communicate (orally and in the written form) in French is a asset.); Must possess a sound knowledge of computers with the ability to understand, use, apply, combine and adapt to a variety of software. In particular, must have a high working level knowledge of MS-Outlook, MS Office Suite, and Adobe Creative Suite products. Working experience in communications management of high visibility issues and the ability to develop strategies that will address employee concerns;  Demonstrated ability in communications planning, media relations and public relations, research, writing, editing and computer skills; Demonstrated excellent organization and execution skills; Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, negotiation and presentation skills - must possess a professional attitude and be able to behave in a professional manner gauged to the situation; Knowledge and experience in the production of high-quality internal and external communication mediums (newsletters, websites etc.); Strong priority management and project management skills;  Superior ability to manage multiple projects with diverse requirements and various suppliers combined with an ability to work well with all levels of the organization and set of diverse stakeholders; Working knowledge of design, printing, video and film production, electronic media production, display production, public opinion research and advertising; Demonstrated strong work ethic, sound judgment, tact and diplomacy; Ability to work effectively within the Corporate Communications team, but at times independently, or in cross-functional teams; Ability to manage multiple priorities, meet tight deadlines and work under pressure; and Flexibility to travel and work extended hours.

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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories


Job Location
Chalk River

Listing to be posted until:
Saturday, May 26, 2018