Community and public relations roles provide a connection between our organization and the communities we serve. Professionals in these roles develop and implement direct sponsorships, collaborative partnerships, in-kind support and donations, and work to enhance our sustainable corporate citizenship.
Build stronger communities through corporate citizenship
Community relations roles include corporate citizenship specialists, public relations managers, media relations specialists, sustainability analysts, government relations specialists and program co-ordinators. These professionals develop key relationships within the community, government and media through public relations opportunites.
Being a sustainable corporate citizen is integral to our success. We believe that strengthening our communities begins with a commitment to focus on long-term solutions to real problems. This commitment shows in the number and variety of people we have dedicated to community, sustainability and public relations.
- Post secondary education in political science, communications, journalism, business, economics, environmental studies, public relations, community investment, co-operative studies.
- Public Relations certification through the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) and/or Accredited Public Relations (APR).
- Written and verbal communication, including presentation/facilitation.
- Understanding of
The Co-operatorsas an organization and as a co-operative, its values, goals and corporate objectives.
- Bilingualism is an asset.
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