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Northern Policy Institute Published: January 4, 2018
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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Want to make a difference in Northern Ontario?

Are you a new communications, marketing or social science graduate?

Looking for that critical first real world work experience?

Northern Policy Institute is Northern Ontario’s independent think tank. We perform research, collect and disseminate evidence, and identify policy opportunities to support the growth of sustainable Northern Ontario communities.

Northern Policy Institute is seeking one (1) Communications Officer (Intern) for a twelve month placement in our Sault Ste. Marie office. This Communications Officer will focus on building connections between NPI and local media, particularly in small and specialty markets.

The intern should be aware of and comfortable with the cut and thrust of public policy debate. Solid analytical and writing skills are a must. Knowledge of and experience with traditional and social media is important. Comfort in a public facing role is essential.

Candidate Criteria:

University or college graduate who has graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university. The candidate must be a graduate of a post-secondary degree or diploma program. The position will be a first full-time employment in the candidate’s field of study.

Bilingualism would be a significant advantage. Multilingualism, or a special knowledge of Northern Ontario would also be assets.

Northern Policy Institute appreciates all expressions of interest; only candidates who are to be interviewed will be contacted.

Deadline for applications is 31January, 2018

Potential start date is 1 March 2018

Salary range for this position is $35,000 - $45,000

Please forward a cover letter, resume and references to with NOHFC Communications Officer, Small Market Focus (Intern) in the subject line. This opportunity is proudly supported by the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation.