Internet and Social Media Business Analyst
MS1 Media Specialist 1
Department of Sport, Culture and Heritage
Digital Communications and Engagement, Communications Services Manitoba
Winnipeg MB
Advertisement Number: 34330
Salary(s):  MS1 $61,335.00 - $74,064.00 per year
Closing Date: September 23, 2018
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

Communications Services Manitoba Division with the Department of Sport, Culture and Heritage is a central service division providing strategic communications planning, advice, analysis and implementation to all Manitoba government departments. The division is responsible for the strategic direction, management, and operation of all public facing digital communications delivered through the internet and viewed in multiple formats and platforms. The division guides departments in providing accurate, consistent and timely information about  government programs and services to Manitobans.

Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be able to work standby and/or on call for evenings and weekends, on occasion
  • Post-secondary education in communications, marketing, or digital marketing and communications, combined with social media marketing experience.  A combination of education and relevant professional experience may be considered
  • Professional and strategic use of digital and social media tools with experience applying market research to identify and recommend appropriate emerging digital communication opportunities
  • Ability to build relationships and work effectively as a team player with internal staff, government clients and external suppliers
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly, accurately, and respectfully
  • Strong written communication skills in order to  write business requirements, business  cases, communciations schedules, and conduct policy development related to digital and social media strategy
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative
  • Strong consultative and negotiating skills
  • Excellent political acumen, discretion, and judgement in order to provide issues management support
  • Ability to work with highly sensitive and/or confidential materials
  • Experience managing multiple projects often with conflicting deadlines and priorities
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe products
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in French an asset.
Reporting to the Director of Digital Communications and Engagement, the Internet and Social Media Analyst contributes to the development and execution of the Manitoba Government's corporate internet, mobile and social media strategy and will work with government departments to identify and analyze digitial/social media tools, assist with social media envrionmental assessments and conduct market research. This position must be self-directed and decisive in coordinating multiple projects simultaneously, many assigned with short notice and tight deadlines and often on all digital channels. Due to emerging technology within the digital or electronic and social/new media industry, the analyst should be capable of understanding current communication theories and is expected to keep abreast of industry changes and emerging communication issues and strategies.
Apply Now:
Advertisement # 34330
Civil Service Commission
Human Resource Services
608-330 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, R3C 0C4
Phone:  204-945-4394
Fax: 204-948-2193
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We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.