Job Posting Details

Canadian Paint and Coatings Association

Director, Communications and Public Affairs

Job Description
CPCA seeks a full time Communications and Public Affairs Director.  Reporting to the President, the candidate will provide communications, public affairs and programming support for the Association.

The successful candidate will serve as an initial contact for media representatives, play abroad role managing the association's web site, assist in compiling content for reports, briefs, bulletins press releases, newsletters, annual reports and communications with members and external stakeholders.  The candidate will be responsible for ensuring the association's communications plan is implemented and monitored as well as assist in planning the association's annual conference and other events.  The successful candidate will work with the President and staff providing technical committee support.

- Undergraduate degree in political science, communications journalism or other related programs.
- A minimum of 6 years of communications and/or public affairs work experience.
- Proven ability to successfully develop and implement communications strategies.
- Proven ability to undertake communication projects including overseeing the work of graphics consultants, web design and maintenance support staff, writers and editorial support.
- Direct experience in the preparation of press releases and backgrounders.
- Leadership skills, problem solving, trouble shooting, excellent written and oral communication skills research and planning, relationship management and interpersonal communication, exceptional project management skills and the ability to creatively address communication challenges.
- Excellent computer skills
- Association experience, knowledge of government workings are assets
-  Bilingualism, an asset

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Contact for Position
Micheline Foucher
Canadian Paint and Coatings Association
170 Laurier Avenue West, # 608
Ottawa ON K1P 5V5

Telephone: 613-231-3604
Fax: 613-231-4908

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Job Level & Type
  • Full Time Permanent Staff Position

Listing to be posted until:
Saturday, February 09, 2013