September  25, 2017
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Communications and Internal Newsroom Consultant

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Communications and Internal Newsroom Consultant REF#: JG27814
Ontario Treasury Board Secretariat
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: September 6, 2017
Deadline: October 20, 2017
Salary: $1,422.92 - $1,773.8


Communications and Internal Newsroom Consultant

As the enterprise lead for internal communications, Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) is the dynamic hub for communications to over 60,000 Ontario Public Service staff across the province. We are seeking an innovative communications strategist to help us shape Ontario Public Service and TBS internal communications for the future. We are looking for an experienced, creative professional communicator who demonstrates initiative in a team environment and has a proven track record in providing engaging internal communications services.

What can I expect to do in this role?
You will:
  • develop, implement and evaluate the strategic framework and vision for enterprise-wide internal communications strategies and an internal newsroom
  • develop creative and engaging internal communications materials and newsroom products
  • review and edit material for consistency and compliance with standards, policies and legislation
  • provide specialist advice to staff and executives
  • manage critical components of communications projects
  • conduct research and testing
  • deliver training
Location: Toronto


  • Communication, Customer Service and Team Work Skills
  • you have communication and presentation skills to provide advice and develop business relationships
  • you have superior writing, editing, news reporting and journalism skills and ability to distill complex issues into plain language
  • you can write engaging, clear, concise and accurate articles/internal communications products
  • you can work collaboratively with diverse groups
  • you have customer service and consultative skills
  • you demonstrate discretion and sound judgment when dealing with sensitive or confidential materials
Technical Expertise
  • you have expert knowledge of journalism and newsroom techniques
  • you have knowledge and expertise in communications tools and techniques, including web publishing, graphic design, layout, and video and digital photo editing
  • you are proficient with software, including word processing, project management, graphics, presentation, multi-media and web software
  • you have knowledge of web reporting technologies such as Google Analytics
  • you have excellent knowledge of communications theory, techniques, methods, principles, practices and trends with specialization in employee communications and journalism
Other Essential Skills
  • you have project management and planning skills
  • you can independently prioritize demands and work effectively within tight deadlines
  • you have analytical, research, problem-solving and strategic thinking skills
  • you can ensure accuracy and attention to detail
  • you have knowledge of adult learning and training facilitation techniques
Salary Range: $1,422.92 - $1,773.85 per week

Please apply online, only, by Wednesday, September 20, 2017, by visiting and entering Job ID 111738 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

Ontario Treasury Board Secretariat
Toronto , Ontario

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