Director, Advocacy, Research & Communications


12 Months

Are you a well-organized individual with strong aptitude for gathering and analyzing information and presenting it in a meaningful way? Can you handle a variety of things at once? If so, consider joining our team as the Director, Advocacy, Research & Communications, where you will support the development of policies and communications related to the associations’ role as the Voice of the Newfoundland and Labrador tourism industry.

This position is accountable to the Chief Executive Officer of Hospitality NL and primarily responsibilities include:

  • Research
  • Policy Analysis and Development
  • Relationship Building
  • Strategic Advocacy Planning
  • Communications Planning & Execution

 Applicants for this position should have:

  • a university degree or college diploma in Tourism, Public Policy, Communications or Public Relations; however, an equivalent combination of experience and training will be considered;
  • at least 7 years experience in the fields of Advocacy, Research and Communications;
  • exemplary writing, editing and oral communication skills;
  • background in developing and implementing strategic communication plans;
  • outstanding interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build constructive and effective relationships;
  • excellent media contacts and proven “run” record;
  • computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, Power Point, email, social media, WordPress, digital marketing and graphic design;
  • experience with research, policy development and analysis;
  • contributed to the preparation of policy reports, discussion papers, correspondence, presentation materials, briefing notes, press releases, speeches and other written communications;
  • ability to work with internal and external stakeholders including other staff, board of directors, government officials, diverse constituencies, coalitions, members, etc.
  • excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • the ability to multi-task and prioritise working in a fast-paced, demanding environment;
  • prior experience working in a not-for-profit industry association would be asset.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Deadline for applications: July 8, 2022

Thank you in advance for your application

Only applicants receiving an interview will be contacted

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