Professional Consulting - Ottawa

MaxSys is currently looking for a Strategist, Advanced for our Federal Client.
• Secondary school diploma is required
• Minimum of ten (10) years of experience providing strategic public affairs advice and support to senior officials/executives on a variety of complex and/or sensitive issues.
• Minimum of ten (10) years of experience drafting communications products including any combination of the following – communications plans, news releases, backgrounders, media lines, speaking notes, ministerial statements, social media and web content. 
• Minimum of two (2) years of experience within the last five (5) years in developing and implementing internal or external public affairs plans on a regional or national level for the Government of Canada.
• Experience within the last two (2) years developing social media and intranet-based content.
• Minimum of ten (10) years of experience working with a knowledge of Government of Canada communications policies and practices. Must clearly demonstrate experience working in a team environment
• Develop communications products including but not limited to communications plans, news releases, backgrounders, media lines, speaking notes, social media and web content.
• Provide communications advice to senior leadership and staff, as well as brief his/her section head, regarding communications options, engagement imperatives, public environment analysis, discussions with subject matter experts and managers, as well as regarding communications policies and practices.
• Develop strategic communications plans and related implementation strategies which encompass the short- and long-term policy communications needs of departmental programs.
• Research and analyze communications challenges and opportunities in the internal environment as well as monitor external issues (eg. political, social, economic and cultural) to synthesize expert and timely communications advice on program implementation in the department.
• Manage several communications projects and issues simultaneously.
• Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
• Work overtime with little to no advance notice at times.
Language: English
Security Clearance: Secret Level
If you meet all the above requirements, please send your resume today to Katherine Spallin at: 
*Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted and the position could be filled prior to closing date. Thank you.*

Position Type Contract
Application Deadline February 28, 2019
Experience Required 10+ years
Job Duration Temporary
Education Required N/A