AUPE - Alberta Union of Provincial Employees

Alberta Union of Provincial Employees

Manager of Communications, Digital Strategies and Education

Based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


Out of Scope Job Description


  • Experience working within a volatile labour environment, ideally with a background in unions that operate within a member-driven/action-oriented model.
  • Solid understanding of the tenuous balance between the need for speed when dealing with both internal and external communications, and the need for accuracy and advancement of the strategic goals of AUPE.
  • Established skills in incorporating and embedding the strategies, goals and priorities of the organization into practical, engaging member-centric education.
  • Demonstrated success in leading dynamic, busy, diverse teams; must be comfortable assigning tasks, following up on timelines, facilitating frank exchanges of views, coaching and conflict-resolution.
  • This position reports to the Senior Director of Strategic Operations.

Scope & Key Activities:

AUPE Communications & Digital Strategies department:

  • Prioritize and triage according to the urgency, importance and impact of the issue.
  • Communicates regularly with The Senior Director of Strategic Operations and the Management team to ensure that our internal and external messaging is consistent with the strategies, goals and priorities of the organization and the union as a whole.
  • Ensure that AUPE’s voice and messaging is present in the media cycle.
  • Oversees internal and external communications such as media releases, member updates, and print and digital campaigns.
  • Oversees AUPE's online and social networking platforms and overall digital presence.

AUPE Education department:

  • Works closely with the Senior Director of Strategic Operations to determine priorities, based upon AUPE’s strategic plan.
  • Once priorities are established, the Manager will work with the Education department to ensure the appropriate resources are in place to move forward with the initiatives.
  • Oversees the creation and delivery of core courses, workshops, Labour School, conferences, and seminars.

Full time position located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Salary and benefits are available upon request.

To Apply:
Applications can be submitted to Ashley Poirier, Manager of Employee Relations & Administrative Professionals at a.poirier@aupe.org by September 29, 2021.

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