Employment

  • Manager, Public Affairs

    Posted July 17, 2018

    Key responsibilities

     

    • Support the VP, Public Affairs in the development of the government relations strategy;
    • Develop a legislative tracking tool, monitor the legislation and keep the tool up to date;
    • Develop an online briefing book that can be accessed at any time, and keep it up to date;
    • Research issues and prepare draft briefing notes;
    • Develop a bank of articles and tweets that can be used in support of our advocacy efforts;
    • Set up meetings with the government officials as requested;
    • Participate in the development of the annual strategic plan update, and an annual plan including process, timing, content, monitoring, reporting;
    • Work with the digital marketing manager to create a weekly analysis of top advocacy issues and package it for our partner associations;
    • Provide other support and assistance as required.

     

    Qualifications

    • University degree in public administration, law, political science, communications or another relevant area of study;
    • Two years of experience in government/public affairs;
    • Prior political experience an asset;
    • Bilingualism an asset.

     

    Skills & knowledge

    • Superior written and verbal communication/presentation skills, with an ability to connect with a variety of people;
    • Superior organizational and planning skills;
    • Strategic thinker;
    • Strong analytical skills;
    • Knowledge of the federal government and legislative process.

     

    Email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. No phone calls, please.

  • Product Manager, Education and Gold Seal Certification Program

    Posted April 16, 2018

    The Product Manager, Education and Gold Seal Certification Program is the ambassador for the Gold Seal Certification program and our new member education program. Through inspirational team leadership, your primary objective is to lead the charge on Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) educational programs that advance professionalism in the construction industry and help our members in their continued success. This highly visible and key role works with multiple stakeholders from university administrators to educators, learners, and leaders in the construction industry to develop and deliver our valued educational offerings and resources. Living the promise of achieving excellence, you are an entrepreneur with a passion for brand building, professionalism and education.

     

    Key responsibilities

    • Develop and oversee the operations of the Gold Seal Certification program;
    • Maintain a deep understanding of our products, consumers, categories, and competition to develop insights and strategies to drive the business. Analyze trends, business results, and the competitive environment; identify consumer insights and translate insights into action;
    • Be the Gold Seal ambassador through marketing initiatives, monthly webinars, industry events, and conferences;
    • Prepare and coordinate a training program for the CCA and Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) documents service in support of product adoption and use;
    • Prepare and coordinate training programs for other CCA services or initiatives as prioritized;
    • Work with the local construction associations on the development and distribution of our education programs;
    • Identify and evaluate potential new education services that enhance or support CCA offerings;
    • Teach trainers to deliver educational courses;
    • Develop the annual strategic plan update, and annual plan, including process, timing, content, monitoring, reporting;
    • Coordinate with the public affairs team to plan education content regularly scheduled on social media channels including live webinars, Facebook, Facebook Live and Instagram to both students and end consumers;
    • Work collaboratively with the public affairs department to coordinate promotion and development of promotional content for the educational offerings;
    • Provide support and information to other departments and staff as needed to facilitate timely and effective delivery of individual responsibilities;
    • Liaise with the Gold Seal Committee and providing support to the committee chair;
    • Optimize resources by using a combination of permanent staff, contractors, consultants or third parties as necessary;
    • Manage and lead in accord with CCA’s values;
    • Develop, coordinate, manage and monitor annual budgets against plans in areas of responsibility;
    • Track, analyze and report on results and make recommendations for areas of improvement;
    • Participate in special projects as requested.

     

    Qualifications

    • University degree and 3 – 5 years of relevant experience;
    • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing innovative and impactful adult education in online and face-to-face formats;
    • Demonstrated experience managing people;
    • Bilingualism is an asset.

     

    Skills

    • Superior written and verbal communication/presentation skills with an ability to connect with a variety of people;
    • Superior organizational and planning skills;
    • Project manager;
    • Strategic thinker;
    • Entrepreneurial;
    • Strong analytical skills;
    • Marketing and promotion skills;
    • Ability to determine priorities, be self-directed and work with minimal supervision;
    • Proficient in a variety of online education computer applications;
    • Knowledge of construction industry an asset;
    • Some travel required.

    Email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. No phone calls, please.