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Communications Specialist

Western Canada Lottery Corporation

Job Description

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for Communications Specialists (1 full-time and 1 term position) in our Communications and Corporate Affairs department in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  This position has responsibilities in communicating with a variety of key stakeholder groups within and external to the Corporation. 

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities 

  • Research and write content for WCLC internal communications 
  • Write and edit media releases for major lottery wins, game launches, and other initiatives 
  • Contribute to and execute internal and external communication plans for product launches and other corporate initiatives
  • Ongoing contact with media on routine information requests and event coordination as needed
  • Manage media monitoring and compile summary for WCLC senior leaders
  • Act as a trusted advisor to provide communications counsel and support to other departments and colleagues within WCLC 
  • Research and understand processes and procedures, working with Human Resources to create strong corporate policies and procedures 
  • Coordinate with counterparts in partner organizations on communications projects
  • Support issues management and planning
  • Review internal and external documents for grammar, spelling, tone, and corporate voice
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Degree/diploma in Communications or a related field
  • 3 to 5 years applicable job experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and with minimal supervision 
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Experience writing and tailoring content including web and social media an asset
  • Previous media relations / spokesperson experience an asset
  • Experience in event planning / hosting an asset
  • Experience with policy/procedure writing an asset

How To Apply

Join an organization that values collaboration, respect, integrity and an opportunity to grow both professionally and personally. We offer a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive income and benefits, and a good work-life balance. 

Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC) is a non-profit organization authorized to manage, conduct and operate lottery and gaming-related activities for its Members, including the governments of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories and Nunavut participate as associate members. WCLC's affairs are governed by a Board of Directors consisting of two representatives appointed by each of the Member provincial governments. 

Our vision is to provide the best lottery experience for our Players including entertaining products, convenient access to products anytime, anywhere and a positive experience in all interactions.  WCLC recognizes that it’s our people that make this possible.  

   
Don’t gamble with your career, Apply at http://www.wclc.com/about-us/careers.htm

Contact For This Position
Samantha Simpson
Western Canada Lottery Corporation
125 Garry Street
Winnipeg MB R3C 4J1

simpsons@wclc.com

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Job Location
Winnipeg MB
Job Level & Type
Entry Level
Full Time Permanent Staff Position
Listing To Be Posted Until
November 28, 2019
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