Position Type: Full time, contract
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Contract: Permanent full-time
Location: Flexible in Canada
Posting Date: August 10, 2021
Deadline: August 31, 2021 (Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis)
Start Date: September 2021
Reports to: Director of Marketing and Communications
Smart Prosperity Institute is a national research network and policy think tank based at the University of Ottawa. We deliver world-class research and work with public and private partners – all to advance practical policies and market solutions for a stronger, cleaner economy. More info at: institute.smartprosperity.ca
Smart Prosperity Institute works in close partnership with The Natural Step Canada, a national charity with over 25 years’ experience advancing science, innovation and strategic leadership aimed at fostering a strong and inclusive economy that thrives within nature’s limits.
The Manager of Publications will oversee the production of agenda-setting reports from concept to publication, to advance progressive environment-economy policy in Canada. They will collaborate closely with internal experts and stakeholders to become well-versed in various issue areas and keep publication projects on track, as well as liaise with external vendors to produce high-quality reports. They will play an editorial role in publications, including proofreading and editing, as well as helping to effectively communicate technical subject matter in compelling ways that impact various influential audiences. They will collaborate with communications colleagues on how to best leverage publications for creative digital content.
This is a new role on the communications team, reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, and there are no direct reports for which the Manager of Publications will be responsible. The individual in the role will be focussed primarily on Smart Prosperity Institute publications, with some additional responsibilities related to other brands in our close partnership with The Natural Step Canada.
Project Management (30%)
Relationship Management (20%)
Amplification and Content Creation (10%)
To apply for this position, please email the following materials in one document to firstname.lastname@example.org with Manager of Publications in the subject line:
The deadline for applications is August 31, 2021, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage candidates to apply early as positions may be filled as applications are received.
We thank all candidates for their interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI) believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion should be reflected in our team and in our research. We are on the path to diversifying all ranks of our organization. We believe that diverse and inclusive teams are better positioned to develop innovative ideas and path-breaking solutions. SPI is also committed to finding ways to diversify the representation of voices and experiences in our research and public policy recommendations. We see a pressing need to amplify marginalized voices such as those of Indigenous, racialized and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+, and women in our research and policy ideas to build a stronger, cleaner economy, and encourage all to apply.
Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI) is a national research network and policy think tank based at the University of Ottawa. We deliver world-class research and work with public and private partners – all to advance practical policies and market solutions for a stronger, cleaner economy. SPI works in close partnership with The Natural Step Canada, a national charity with over 25 years’ experience advancing science, innovation and strategic leadership to foster a strong and inclusive economy that thrives within nature’s limits.
Learn more at institute.smartprosperity.ca