Senior Advisor, Public Affairs – 12-month contract
You are a masterful public affairs professional, who can switch easily between observing protocols expected within government relations to meaningful engagement with members of the general public. You are a skilled communicator, who can translate technical terms and processes into clear and concise information. With access to the right information and people, you manage your own projects and get stuff done.
Our client, a regional governmental organization, is seeking an experienced Senior Advisor, Public Affairs for a 12-month project working directly with the planning team. Reporting to the Manager, Government and Community Engagement, this key role will represent the organization to the general public as well as elected officials at different levels of government. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment in a large organization, enjoy working with external stakeholders, and have superb communication skills, consider applying for this challenging position.
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About Smart, Savvy + Associates
Smart, Savvy + Associates are experts in of recruitment of high caliber marketing, communications, creative, and sales professionals. Our specialty is strong relationships: we get to know our candidates and we take the time to fully understand the job requirements, cultural context and business objectives surrounding each hire.
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