Communications Officer

  • Enhance media profile of the Association & its work on behalf of nursing & the public in the communities in our specialty
  • Monitor media, & alert the Communications Department to opportunities for media coverage
  • Establish working relationship with appropriate media contacts in major media outlets in our specialty area
  • Work with communications Department staff to customize Association letters to editor & op-ed pieces for submission to local specialty media outlets
  • Attends Assembly as required (usually x1 each year in April)
  • Maintains the records of the Minutes of the Executive, Regular Meetings and Annual General Meetings
  • Handles the correspondence as delegated by the President
  • Acts as a liaison with the RNAO Director of Communications
  • Supports and maintains communications with PNEIG members
  • May act as a resource for members should they require assistance in writing to local media related to nursing education issues.
  • May take the lead for the Newsletter if required by:
    • Contacting members and associated persons regarding submissions to the newsletter
    • Organize & edit information for the newsletter which reflect current issues facing nursing educators
    • Communicates PNEIG’s response to these issues
    • Provides a forum for business matters such as calling for nominations or applications for fellowships or bursaries
    • Provides RNAO with website updates