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Posting date: 20/08/20214

Marketing and Communications Specialist
Brandon, MB

Full-time, Permanent

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop communications strategies, and collaborate with staff on content for RMED’s website, social media platforms, print materials, video, audio, live and recorded events.
  • Provide oversite to RMED’s brand and voice by providing graphic design and final editing to documents such as presentations, policy documents, speeches, submitted articles, etc.
  • Remain up to date on emerging trends in the sector to respond accordingly.
  • Desktop publishing, short (less than 10 minute) video and audio editing, photo editing.
  • Organizing industry events such as mixers, round tables, tours, missions, etc.
  • Copy writing in collaboration with subject matter experts for content.
  • Make recommendations related to software products and tools.
  • In cooperation with other staff, develop visual means (graphs, charts, infographics) to represent information in communications.
  • Balance multiple deadlines and prioritize the daily workload and work schedule.
You and Your Experience:
  • 3 – 5 years marketing and communications experience.
  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma with a focus in Public Relations, Business Administration, Marketing, Creative Communications, or a Communications related field.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with responsiveness and adaptability.
  • Strong experience in writing, proofing, and editing material with an attention to detail.
  • Experience in working with senior executives and leaders with the ability to present proposals and plans.
  • Working knowledge of editorial style standards.
  • Basic project management, administration, and budget management skills.
  • Experience in social media management.
  • Highly proficient desktop publishing, proficient photo, and video editing.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office 365.
  • Proficiency with MS Teams and SharePoint as asset.
  • Ability to travel within the province with a valid class 5 driver’s license.
  • Ability to speak and write French is an asset.
How to Apply:
Please apply online at www.peoplefirsthr.com/jobs/ or by emailing your resume (on MS WORD format) in confidence to Brittney Frias at bfrias@peoplefirsthr.com

Posting date: 20/08/20214

Economic Development Officer
Manitoba

Full-time, Permanent

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to advance project goals.
  • Identify opportunities, create strategic plans, and build consensus for regional economic strategies.
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge of economic development approaches, programs, and services and provide regions, communities, and other stakeholders assistance in assessing appropriateness of programming and accessing appropriate ones.
  • Consult with industry organizations to gain and share information concerning their growth, competitiveness strategies, etc.
  • Lead and participate in the planning and development of program and alternatives
  • Provide recommendations on the efficiency of various proposed and existing policies, programs, and services as well as examining potential alternatives.
  • Develop and review reports, technical papers, feasibility studies, strategies etc.
You and Your Experience:
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of economic development or site selection experience with industry or government.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) related to economics, strategic planning, rural development, and/or public policy development.
  • Specialization in economics, business administration, commerce, infrastructure, logistics, or workforce and human capital development.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple complex projects.
  • Considered a provincial specialist with a focus on one or more economic development pillars.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office 365.
  • Proficiency with MS Teams and SharePoint as asset.
  • Ability to travel within the province with a valid class 5 driver’s license.
How to Apply:
Please apply online at www.peoplefirsthr.com/jobs/ or by emailing your resume (on MS WORD format) in confidence to Brittney Frias at bfrias@peoplefirsthr.com

Posting date: 20/08/20214

Policy Analyst
Brandon, MB

Full-time, Permanent

Key Responsibilities:
  • Liaise effectively with government(s), economic development agencies, and industry.
  • Identify information and data requirements and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Conduct primary research or manage contracts with research partners/vendors.
  • Analyze, manipulate, and develop statistical data.
  • Incorporate scientific, program, policy, economic and political perspectives into analysis.
  • Prepare reports and undertake special projects including projects that support communities and regions data analysis needs.
  • Support the project and program proposals and reporting through analysis that illustrates the needs that will be addressed and the ongoing results.
  • Maintain documentation on RMED data management policies and practices, standardized formatting, and job aids.
  • Maintain a schedule of publication dates, sources, and formats.
  • Make recommendations related to statistical software products and tools.
  • Serves as the steward of the corporation’s market data and corporations’ authority on economic development statistics.
You and Your Experience:
  • Post-secondary education in a field related to data analysis, economics, statistics, commerce/business, or an equivalent combination of post-secondary education and experience in statistical analysis.
  • Ability to collect and present information to clients and colleagues in a clear, organized, and professional manner.
  • Demonstrated skills in managing projects.
  • Understand methods used by external agencies such as Manitoba Bureau of Statistics and Statistics Canada in their collection, analysis, and delivery of information.
  • Understanding of and/or experience in the policy development process.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office 365 skills.
  • Ability to travel within the province with a valid class 5 driver’s license.
  • Experience related to business and government is an asset.
  • Master’s degree or extensive experience in Economic Development analysis is an asset.
  • GIS experience is an asset.
How to Apply:
Please apply online at www.peoplefirsthr.com/jobs/ or by emailing your resume (on MS WORD format) in confidence to Brittney Frias at bfrias@peoplefirsthr.com

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