Job Posting or Call for Tenders – Communications

Départ Santé/Healthy Start (DSHS) is accepting applications for the position of communications officer or tenders for the services of a communications firm.

Project Description:

The purpose of the bilingual initiative, Départ Santé / Healthy Start (DSHS), funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada, is the promotion of healthy lifestyles for children aged 3 to 5. The initiative encourages those involved in the area of early childhood to integrate physical activity and healthy eating into the daily lives of young children.

Administrative Agency:  Saskatchewan Network for Health Services in French

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage communications for the DSHS project
  • Manage website (WordPress) and social media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)
  • Prepare and distribute  electronic newsletter (Mailchimp)
  • Manage visual identity of the project (operate kiosk at events, promotional tools, etc.)
  • Manage and regularly update  contact list
  • Translation (French and English) and graphic design
  • Other related duties

Qualities Required:

  • Bilingual (French/English)
  • Attention to detail
  • Drive, versatility, and creativity
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends if necessary

Qualifications:

  1. JOB: Certificate in communications or bachelor’s degree in a related field and a combination of training and experience appropriate to the position.  Expertise in graphic design would be an asset.
  2. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Training and experience in communications and the management of bilingual projects, superior abilities in written and oral communication in French AND in English. Expertise  in graphic design would be an asset.

Job Details:

  • Contract – 50% FTE, with the possibility of full-time employment after August 31, 2018
  • Salary: based on experience and training
  • Starting date: June 2018
  • Location:  Regina or Saskatoon

Submission of Applications/Tenders

  • Deadline for the receipt of applications/tenders: Friday, June 15, 2018

 

Call for Tenders:

  • Please send your tender, including a a portfolio of work you have done that can be accessed on-line, to: Gabrielle Lepage-Lavoie, Project Manager, Départ Santé / Healthy Start
  • Address:  220 – 308 4th Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK S7K 2L7
  • E-mail: rsfs.lepage@sasktel.net
  • Subject line:  Communications tender Départ Santé

Job Posting:

  • Please send your curriculum vitae, together with a cover letter and a portfolio of work you have done that can be accessed on-line, to: Gabrielle Lepage-Lavoie, Project Manager, Départ Santé / Healthy Start
  • Address:  220 – 308 4th Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK S7K 2L7
  • E-mail: rsfs.lepage@sasktel.net
  • Subject line: Communications Job application Départ Santé

For more information on the project please go to www.healthystartkids.ca

Only those applicants who meet the job requirements will be interviewed.

Healthy Start should be part of the ECE training.

- Director (SK)