Communications Engagement Specialist
The Communications and Engagement Specialist is responsible for supporting the overall communications objectives for Velocity both on campus and externally. Promoting and protecting Velocity’s reputation by executing media and public relations strategies that will garner external brand attention and awareness is a top priority. The incumbent is also responsible for creating and deploying engaging, thought provoking, original written content that is relevant and accurate to Velocity. The Specialist will create and maintain key contacts in various media and tech outlets and will work to identify, grow and maintain various stakeholder lists and relationships within the University of Waterloo, the North American tech ecosystem and venture capital community.