Serving over 15,000 students, the Avon Maitland District School Board (AMDSB) is an innovative Board with facilities covering Huron and Perth Counties in southwestern Ontario, including the City of Stratford and rural communities bordering the beautiful shores of Lake Huron. Based in our Education Centre in Seaforth, the AMDSB invites applications for the position of full-time permanent Manager of Communications, effective immediately.
Reporting to the Director of Education, and directing the activities of an assigned communications team, the Manager of Communications will provide strategic and tactical expertise in planning, developing and implementing internal and external communications programs. You will be a resource to the Board’s senior administration, trustees, and school and department staff, advising on crisis communications and media relations.
As a communications professional, you welcome the opportunity to research and develop strategic communications plans to support Board initiatives and goals, research and write concise, clear speeches and other content, and develop targeted communications plans. Your outstanding writing, presentation and planning skills will be used to develop and deliver presentations to internal and external audiences, provide communications support to schools and departments, promote and market AMDSB schools and initiatives, plan special events, and create and supervise social media and online communications strategies. Communications will be aligned with the vision, mission, values and priorities of AMDSB.
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Preferred Qualifications and Experience