Senior Communications Specialist (5195)

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Senior Communications Specialist
Organization:  Saskatchewan Healthcare Employees' Pension Plan
Province:  Saskatchewan
Location:  Regina

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Senior Communications Specialist

(Permanent Full-Time Position)

SHEPP is a multi-employer, defined benefit pension plan which was established in 1962. With over 59,000 members and about $8 billion in assets, SHEPP is the largest defined benefit pension plan serving the healthcare industry in the province. We strive to deliver professional pension administration services through a team of passionate, qualified and dedicated individuals who believe in the organisation’s culture and positively impact it every day. We are committed to serving the best interests of our members by delivering a consistent experience to all stakeholders, that is guided by our service standards. We provide our employees a valuable work experience, a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to integrate work and life in a healthy and effective way.

As a valuable member of the Stakeholder Relations team, the Senior Communications Specialist is responsible for managing, developing, implementing and monitoring comprehensive, integrated communication, education and engagement strategies and campaigns using a variety of digital, face-to-face, and print media to build and enhance SHEPP’s brand. As the senior technical person on the team, you will oversee the strategic communication activities of important stakeholders, including SHEPP members, pensioners, participating employers and SHEPP employees. This position will manage our digital communication channels and presence, including planning content, training contributors, establishing editorial calendars and guidelines, tracking metrics and making recommendations. You will also provide direction and guidance to other Stakeholder Relations team members, including peer review and approval and be responsible for providing accurate, timely, helpful and approachable service in your day-to-day activities.


Qualified candidates will possess a post-secondary degree or diploma in communications, public relations, marketing, English, journalism or other related discipline, supplemented by five or more years of progressively responsible experience. An International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) or Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) professional designation would be considered an asset.

To succeed, you will have experience developing and executing communications strategies and plans, including campaigns to engage diverse audiences; and thorough knowledge of digital communications strategies. You will enjoy working in a fast-paced, multi-level, project-based environment with emphasis on timelines and delivery and have experience in public speaking with a proven ability to communicate complex topics in a meaningful and understandable way and a team leadership or advisory role. You will also be proficient in English with excellent writing, presentation and research skills. 

Salary Range:     $89,036 to $111,295 (based on qualifications and skills)

Please submit your resume no later than Friday, October 30, 2020 to:

Courtney Gaudet
Manager of Employee Experience and Communications
Saskatchewan Healthcare Employees’ Pension Plan
201-4581 Parliament Avenue
Regina, SK S4W 0G3
Fax: 306.751.8301
E-mail: [email protected]