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June 2, 2013
Program Services 2
International and Intergovernmental Relations
International and Intergovernmental Relations works to advance and develop Alberta's strategic international interests and relationships and to facilitate trade promotion and investment attraction in targeted international markets. The Ministry is responsible for advocating Alberta's interests within Canadian foreign policy, building and maintaining key alliances and identifying strategic growth opportunities for Alberta industry through international partnerships.
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Reporting to the Director of International Policy this position provides comprehensive writing, editing, and consultation services to support internal and external communications activities for the International Relations Division. In addition to leading the development of communications strategies and materials for the division, the Writer/Editor is a key liaison with the various division, branches and sectors and other Ministry business areas. Major accountabilities include the preparation of action request responses, ministerial correspondence, and briefing notes for the Division. In addition, this position develops key messages relating to division programs and strategic initiatives as required.
The Writer/Editor coordinates the efficient and effective flow of ministerial and program information to support achievement of division goals and ensure International Relations communications protocol is followed for written materials originating from the Division.
In addition to strong communication skills, you will have superior interpersonal skills and excel at working in a team environment. Your attention to detail, organizational skills, flexibility in dealing with multiple requests, and ability to work under tight timelines are essential for succeeding in this position. Superior tact, diplomacy, and problem solving skills will be required to build effective relationships.
University degree in communications, journalism, English, or a related field is required. Relevant writing experience and government work experience are desirable assets. Experience with Microsoft Office is required. Equivalencies will be considered.
$2,032.19 - $2,665.75 bi-weekly ($53,040 - $69,576 annually)
This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies across government.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Human Resource Services Branch, International and Intergovernmental Relations, 6th Floor, Commerce Place, 10155 102 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5J 4L6, Phone: (780) 415-4769; or Fax: (780) 427-1272. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please e-mail: (email@example.com). We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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