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Communications Coordinator

College of Pharmacists of Manitoba

Job Description

The College of Pharmacists of Manitoba (the College) was established in 1878 and is the pharmacy regulatory and licensing authority in Manitoba. The legislated mandate of the College is to serve and protect the public interest.  The College protects the health and well-being of the public by ensuring and promoting safe, ethical care by its registrants.
The College is presently in search of a Communications Coordinator to manage internal and external communications, media relations, publications, events, and professional presentations.  If you are looking for a varied and challenging role in a fast-paced environment, and aspire to do meaningful work, then we want to meet you.
About the Position:
Your role as Communications Coordinator is to facilitate and maintain a broad range of communication solutions to support the work of the College.
Your primary duties include:
Website – you will manage and maintain the College website, ensuring functionality and content currency, effectively tailoring messages to target a variety of audiences.
Publications and educational modules – you will develop and prepare internal publications, coordinating the format and content in conjunction with the staff teams.
Media engagement – you will keep apprised of provincial and national media coverage relating to the College, general regulatory matters, and the pharmacy profession and practice.


  • Post-secondary education in a discipline relevant to communications, journalism, public relations, or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and job experience in a related field
  • Knowledge of and experience in a health professions regulatory environment an asset
  • Skill – specific certifications or training an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading abilities
  • Experience writing, creating, and producing materials across a variety of platforms
  • Ability to effectively tailor messaging to target a variety of audiences and represent different presenters
  • Video filming and editing experience; website management; videoconference experience
  • Knowledge and skill with of a wide variety of software applications, including but not limited to WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, CMS, Zoom, GoTo Meeting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; effective verbal, listening, and written communication skills; professional and engaging manner
  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently as well as to thrive as part of a team

How To Apply

Working at the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba
This is a permanent position, Monday to Friday, office hours 8:30 to 4:30; occasional requirement to work outside regular business hours for special meetings and events.  The full-time equivalent is negotiable.
An entry-level candidate with the right combination of personality and work-ethic will be considered.  Salary range is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
In addition, the College provides a comprehensive compensation package that offers a generous health care benefits plan, group retirement savings contribution after one year, continuing professional development opportunities, and 3-weeks vacation.
The College staff is a small team working in a friendly, highly collaborative environment. Staff are bound closely by a commitment to serving the public interest and have shared values of integrity, respect, accountability, and lifelong learning. Most importantly, every day, team members go home knowing that their accomplishments make a difference in the lives of Manitobans.
The College office is located across the street from a beautiful park and is within walking distance from The Forks and walking trails. Surrounded by huge trees and ample free parking, it offers a bright and sunny workspace.
How to Apply
Submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to Lori McKietiuk, Director of Operations,
Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled. 
The College values diversity and inclusion and encourages all qualified people to apply.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Contact For This Position
Lori McKietiuk
College of Pharmacists of Manitoba
Winnipeg MB

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Job Location
Winnipeg MB
Job Level & Type
Intermediate Level
Listing To Be Posted Until
August 31, 2020