Manager, Production and Communications
Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) - Ottawa, ON

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The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC), the leading national advocacy association representing the full cross-section of Canada’s travel and tourism industry, is accepting resumes from dynamic candidates for the position of Manager, Production and Communications.

Reporting to the Vice President, Industry and Public Affairs, the Manager, Production and Communications, plays a key role in achieving TIAC’s communications and promotions objectives through a broad range of activities, tools and channels. Functioning both collaboratively and independently, this role helps to build brand strength and organizational profile, and provide high quality promotions and publicity support to advance the interests of Canada’s tourism industry.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing an innovative and strategic communications program to support TIAC’s mission, goals, values and objectives including, but not limited to:

-Assessing daily news clippings and distribute news and information as per internal client needs
-Managing web and social media communications.
-Maintaining and contributing to the graphic standards of the TIAC brand.
-Taking day-to-day responsibility for the brand and ensures the application of brand standards to all TIAC communications including appropriate use of logo, trademark, colours and design elements.
-Managing all design-based projects (print, electronic, digital, promotional, etc.) from conceptualization to implementation.
-Responsible for the layout and design of: A) Electronic –based materials such as e-newsletters, digital ads, social media, Power Point presentations, etc., B) Print-based materials such as brochures, stationery, posters, invitations, programs, ads, signage, promotional items, tradeshow displays, tickets, annual reports, etc., C) Web-based materials such as websites and online ads.
-Maintaining a comprehensive photo library, assessing and using photos to support print, electronic and digital design projects.
-Serving as project manager with external suppliers from estimate to delivery and distribution.
-Coordinating translations, revisions and concordance checks of all communications.
-Participating in goal setting and action plan development.
-Performing other duties, as required.

The Manager, Production and Communications will be able to demonstrate the following skill sets:

-Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
-Proficiency with industry-standard desktop publishing, graphic design and web-publishing software (Adobe Creative Suite 6).
-Experience in the field of public relations and communications and a knowledge of Canadian electronic, print and online media.
-Attention to detail, editing and proofreading.
-Ability to organize concurrent ongoing communications projects and meet tight deadlines.
-Proven administrative skills and an organized approach with an ability to prioritize.
-Ability to assist with public and media communications and in supporting events.
-Knowledge of the business applications of social media.
-A willingness to take initiative, be flexible and effectively handle many demands.
-Ability to react quickly and efficiently to industry concerns.
-A dynamic self-starter with a willingness to learn and grow.
-A team player who works well with other personnel.
-Ability to contribute to strategic discussions but a hands-on approach to tasks and responsibilities.
-Bilingualism in English and French not a prerequisite but will also be considered an asset

Please forward CV and cover letter with salary expectations by Tuesday, June 25 c/o:

Rob Taylor

VP, Industry and Public Affairs
Tourism Industry Association of Canada
600-116 Lisgar Street
Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 0C2

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.