Strategic Communications Advisor

Yukon University
Yukon University
500 University Drive, Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 5K4, Canada (Whitehorse, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
75 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
$36/year salary
Date posted:
Closing date:


Strategic Communications Advisor

University Relations

Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus

 2 Year term, anticipatory permanent

$36.31 to $45.40 per hour

(Based on 75 hours bi-weekly)

Employment Opportunity No.: 23.133

Closing date: December 17, 2023

Are you an experienced communications and marketing professional ready to join the communications and marketing team at YukonU? Are you a passionate champion of post-secondary student success with a proven track record of building reputational excellence? Do you thrive working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment?

Reporting to the Director, Communications and Marketing, you will be responsible for developing communication tools, campigns and materials to inform and educate the public, media, local, national and international groups, about Yukon University. You will also provide the President’s Office with strategic communications advice and support. You are comfortable working on multiple projects and juggling competing timelines and priorities.

You will work collaboratively with senior leaders, all staff and faculty, across Yukon University to model, integrate, and continuously improve marketing and communication processes to strategically reflect YukonU’s forward thinking and direction.

As the ideal candidate, you will have a relevant post-secondary credential and a minimum of three years’ professional experience working in the field of strategic communications. You bring a vision and passion for the integral role communications play in expanding Yukon U’s profile to prospective students, alumni, donors, and other stakeholders, locally and globally. You’re a team-player and you’re excited about the potential post-secondary education provides to individuals.
In addition to joining a fantastic, vibrant team you will get a comprehensive benefits package and an opportunity to build and foster meaningful relationships within the university, our community and beyond. Please include a cover letter with your resume outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in this opportunity.

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Quoting the competition number, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Yukon University, Human Resource Services

Box 2799, 500 University Drive,

Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5K4


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