October  21, 2021
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Communications Officer

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Communications Officer REF#: JG31558
York University
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: September 28, 2021
Deadline: October 28, 2021


York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.

The Communications & Public Affairs (C&PA) Division is responsible for advancing York University's image and reputation by providing strategic advice and counsel to York senior management, disseminating news, strategic communications planning, developing, and implementing internal and external communications, strategic marketing, special events, and developing strong relationships with key constituency groups, including alumni, donors, community groups and all levels of government.


PLEASE NOTE: This is a full-time contract to May 2023.

In this role you will support the achievement of the University's objectives and academic priorities, and successes through a variety of editorial tools to protect, maintain and enhance the University's brand and reputation. You will be primarily responsible for writing original editorial content for YFile, campus LCD screens, and other major institutional editorial materials.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:

A University degree in Journalism, Communications (Mass or Corporate), Marketing, English or any communications related field and five (5) years' recent relevant experience in a combination of public relations and editorial/publications positions, with at least 2 years experience at the 'editorship' level.

For full position details, including skills and knowledge requirements, and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit the External Career Portal (www.yorku.ca/jobs) and refer to posting 103984.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit: http://hr.info.yorku.ca/benefits/

The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), Indigenous Peoples and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation. York University is committed to a positive, supportive, and inclusive environment.

York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation.

We are committed to enhancing our environmentally and socially responsible practices for the benefit of all members of the York community. Our long-term perspective recognizes our responsibility to be innovators and to continually work as a community to reduce our ecological impact.

Web address: http://www.yorku.ca/jobs
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