Job Posting Details

David Aplin Group

Manager, Communications & Public Relations - SRNA

Job Description
Established in 1917, the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses’ Association (SRNA) is the profession-led regulatory body and association for Registered Nurses (RN)s and RN Nurse Practitioners. The SRNA is accountable for public protection by ensuring members are competent and promotes the professional interest of its members in the public interest. Individual members are personally accountable for their professional nursing practice through adherence to the code of ethics, practice standards and ongoing continuing competence requirements. The Association also works to influence healthy public policy and provides educational opportunities for over 11,000 practicing members.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager, Communications & Public Relations supports the strategic and operational priorities of the SRNA. Key responsibilities include a leadership role in developing and implementing the SRNA communications strategy and plans, building and maintaining the brand through consistency and accuracy in messaging, as well as monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of all SRNA’s communications. The Manager also acts as the first point of contact for all media and prepares notes and talking points for the President and Executive Director. Accountability for budgeting, staff and contractors are also responsibilities of the Manager.
 For more information about SRNA, visit their website at

The Manager, Communications & Public Relations requires the following experience and qualifications.


·   5-10 years of experience in Communications, with a minimum of 3 years in a managerial position.

·  An undergraduate degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field. A Master’s degree is considered an asset.

·  Experience developing, implementing and evaluating communications strategies is a must.

·    Excellent working knowledge of different communications tools and products, including digital and social media is a requirement.

·     Superior leadership, project management and team building skills.

·    Experience as a leader in change management and transformational improvement.

·   Highly developed emotional intelligence and exceptional relationship building skills.

·      Experience in working with community partners (e.g. health promotion groups, other health care organizations) is considered an asset.

·       Prior experience in media and government relations is a major asset.


How to Apply
If you are searching for an opportunity to be a senior leader that plays an integral role in advancing the mandate and related activities of a provincial not-for-profit association, please send your application to 

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Contact for Position
Johan Bolin
David Aplin Group
700 Second Street SW
Calgary AB T2P 2W2

Telephone: 4033512448

Job Location

Job Level & Type
  • Senior Level
  • Full Time Permanent Staff Position

Listing to be posted until:
Friday, November 10, 2017