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Communications & Marketing Specialist Employer: RM of Springfield Location: Oakbank, MB Application Deadline: February 28, 2021

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the CAO, the Communications & Marketing Specialist will be responsible for the development, management and coordination of the Municipality’s internal and external communications programs. This position will develop and implement a multi-faceted marketing and communication strategy including, but not limited to, planning and creating engaging and informative content such as video, presentations, website, social media and written literature.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and coordinate the Municipality’s public information programs, press releases, and promotional materials including print and non-print materials;
  • Develop and maintain an engaging social media presence, manage content for the Municipal website and other social media platforms;
  • Development, delivery and evaluation of internal communication strategies, materials, campaigns and projects.
  • Work collaboratively with all departments to develop communications strategies including well-crafted public messaging on a project basis or as needed;
  • Plan, write, edit and review content for a variety of internal and external communication mediums;
  • Ensure brand consistency and create content rich publications including an Annual Report, marketing materials, media briefings, letterhead, brochures etc. for production in both print and digital formats;
  • Develop a marketing budget that supports ongoing marketing strategies.
  • Shall perform related work and duties, as required.


Minimum Job Requirements:

  • University or College degree in Communications, Marketing or equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
  • Experience in business writing and the creation of compelling publications;
  • Skill and experience in organizational electronic communication technology, desktop publishing and web-based technology;
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office products, Adobe Acrobat, data base and web-based programs;
  • Class 5 Driver’s License.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Resourceful person with demonstrated success developing and managing budgets in alignment with corporate strategy;
  • Proven skills, knowledge and expertise in designs and execution of marketing, communications and public activities;
  • Experience working with a diverse group of clients, partners and stakeholders, and ability to foster and grow relationships;
  • Strategic and innovative thinker with excellent analytical skills that can help create a stronger brand presence, improve customer experience and positively impact corporate brand, reputation and awareness;
  • Demonstrate conceptual thinking, comfortable working with ambiguity, exceptional communication skills, naturally and comfortably team orientated and enjoys collaboration;
  • Exceptional interpersonal, analytical, organizational, negotiation and communication skills.

Direct Applications To:

RM of Springfield
Attention: Human Resources Department
“Communications & Marketing Specialist”
Box 219, Oakbank MB R0E 1J0


Tel: 204-444-3321

Fax: 204-444-2137

Application Deadline: February 28, 2021