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Public Relations Consultant - Communications & Events

The County of Simcoe

Job Description

The Public Relations Consultant is responsible for the co-ordination of varying forms of communication for the purpose of fostering and maintaining a positive image for the County of Simcoe for a variety of external constituencies as well as for internal communities. The Public Relations Consultant provides writing, media relations and social media services to internal and external clients, strategic planning, co-ordination and execution/support of Communications, Public Relations and Event initiatives, and Work functions and tasks are often highly confidential and support political direction.


  1. Superior knowledge of all aspects of Communications for a complex, multi-faceted organization achieved through a degree or diploma in a relevant discipline such as Communications, Public Relations or related field or equivalent education and experience.
  2. Minimum three (3) years’ experience in similar communications or public relations role including writing, editing, researching for publications, print material and new media technologies, media relations, copy writing, social media, events and project/campaign management.
  3. Foundational experience in graphic design and layout.
  4. Experience with a broad variety of multimedia formats including the web, social media, video production and presentation applications will be considered an asset.
  5. Strong computer-application skills required: (1) Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, (2) Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign (3) website layout applications.
  6. Strong written and oral communication skills: (1) print (2) web-based.
  7. Editorial, copywriting and proof-reading skills
  8. Strong social media and digital communications ability
  9. Strategic planning and concept development
  10. Campaign, project and event development, co-ordination and management skills
  11. Experience co-ordinating social media, digital, and website programs/initiatives for multiple audiences
  12. Strong research skills.
  13. Experience in corporate branding projects.
  14. Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills, with the ability to provide creative solutions with enthusiasm as well as quality customer service.
  15. Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.
  16. Excellent attention to detail.
  17. Digital photography and editing skills.
  18. Public relations skills.
  19. Ability to think and act in a political and community service environment in order to champion the mission and values of the County.
  20. An understanding of multimedia technology and related best practices and benchmarking activities within other organizations will be considered an asset.
  21. Class G Driver’s License in good standing and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.

How To Apply

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Contact For This Position
The County of Simcoe
1110 Highway 26
Midhurst ON L9X 1N6

Telephone: (705) 726-9300
Company Website: View
Job Location
Midhurst ON
Job Level & Type
Intermediate Level
$75,000 - $99,999
Listing To Be Posted Until
March 12, 2021
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