Lakehead University – Associate Vice President, Communications

ID# 23-2326 Location: Thunder Bay, ON

The Associate Vice-President of Communications is responsible for the effective direction and leadership of professional communications at Lakehead University including media relations and all institutional, leadership,
crisis/emergency, and internal communications. With extensive internal and external communications accountabilities, the AVP of Communications seizes opportunities to achieve synergies ensuring the University
develops compelling and timely communication materials that protect and enhance its reputation with internal and external audiences.

Reporting to the President and Vice-Chancellor, the AVP of Communications also works closely with Vice-Presidents, Deans, and other senior academic and administrative leaders as a catalyst for strategic communication excellence and innovation at Lakehead. The AVP of Communications will develop and execute a cohesive communications strategy for the University that addresses a variety of audiences and incorporates a digital-first approach that protects, enhances, and promotes the reputation of the University locally, nationally, and globally, across multiple platforms. The AVP of Communications will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance for strategic university-wide digital and brand strategy, marketing, media relations, social media, multi-media production and design, communications planning, strategic website direction, and issues management.

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Please submit your resume and cover letter before December 12th. 


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