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Media Relations Officer


This is a Full-time position in Ottawa, ON posted July 11, 2017.

Our government client is seeking an experienced Media Relations Officer for a 6 month contract with possible extension! If you are creative and have a passion for communications, apply today!

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Write and implement a variety of communications plans including speeches, memos, and press releases;
  • Communicate with internal and external staff and clients;
  • Overseeing the work of graphic designers, photographers and videographers and provide strategic communications advice;
  • Brief Managers on ongoing issues and proactive strategic plans.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Recent experience writing and implementing communications plans;
  • Recent experience performing internal and external communications activities;
  • Recent experience in coordinating communications projects, activities and events including the development of various communications products including but not restricted to: media advisories, news releases, backgrounders, media response lines and Q&As;
  • Must hold a valid Enhanced Reliability Clearance.

Skills Required

  • Education level: College
  • Work experience (years): 3-5 years


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