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Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Communications Specialist with the EPID@Work Research Institute. This position is a limited term position until March 31, 2026 with the possibility of renewal.

The EPID@Work Research Institute is seeking a qualified candidate for the role of Communications Specialist to be responsible for developing, executing, and maintaining internal and external knowledge mobilization communications. These communications will be from a stakeholder, research, and brand perspective, and will be in alignment with the EPID@Work strategic goals and knowledge mobilization best practices.

The Communications Specialist will use persuasive writing and research skills to develop knowledge content and products for a wide variety of communication platforms including print, social/digital media, websites, events, conferences, and reports. The Communications Specialist will possess a strategic and creative mindset, paired with exceptional written and oral communications skills and meticulous attention to detail. Ability to work and handle all knowledge management and partnership duties in a confidential and diplomatic manner is essential. Experience with social media management and graphic design software (e.g. Adobe Illustrator, Canva, etc.) is considered an asset.

The candidate will have post-secondary education, preferably in communications, journalism, or public relations, or equivalent combined with a minimum of two years’ experience in communications. They will have experience writing and creating for all media platforms.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document containing a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three professional references to:

Kelsey Raynard
Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, EPID@Work Research Institute


A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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