Senior Advisor-Government Affairs

Ottawa, ON, (View Map)
  • Company
    Telesat Canada
  • Job Type
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We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.
  • Developing PowerPoint Presentations for both internal and external use
  • Developing white papers, fact sheets, and other content for government and other relevant 3rd party stakeholders
  • Synthesize complicated and technical subjects into understandable and clear messages
  • Developing speaking points and/or presentations for Telesat executives
    • University degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. political science, marketing, economics, commerce/business administration, engineering)
    • 5 years experience with consistent progression in responsibility
    • Experience working with governments and government agencies both at the political and civil service levels
    • High degree of professionalism with exceptional interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills (both written and oral)
    • Proven ability to form strong relationships
    • The ability to quickly understand and effectively communicate highly complex files
    • Ability to act with a high level of autonomy and accountability and creatively navigate ambiguity
    • Strong ability to work effectively with cross-functional team members in an international environment and interface with the company’s Executive Management team
    • Highly proficient in PowerPoint with the ability to effectively deliver a message
    • Strong overall business acumen, relationship building, influencing and negotiation skills
    • Knowledge of the Lobbyists Registration Legislation
    • This position requires the successful candidate to engage with the federal government and therefore must not have any restrictions under the Lobbying Act of Canada
    • Highest ethical standards, tact and diplomacy
    • Desire to learn and make a difference

      Telesat Canada
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