Coordinator – Public Relations

Website WestJet

“Join the WestJet team as a Public Relations Coordinator in Calgary! In this role, you will be responsible for managing media relations and promoting the company’s brand through various communication channels. If you have a passion for public relations and are looking for an opportunity to advance your career, apply now for the Coordinator – Public Relations position at WestJet.

What are the main responsibilities of the Coordinator – Public Relations role at WestJet?

  • Media monitoring and daily delivery of media newsletter to key internal stakeholders
  • Timely and proactive reporting and analytics on major events, proactive and reactive media strategies
  • Media list and inquiry management
  • Drafting of media statements, news releases, and newsroom updates
  • Creative storytelling and editorial support for WestJet’s Newsroom and external channels
  • Internal stakeholder amplification of external news and updates

What are the required qualifications for the Coordinator – Public Relations role at WestJet?

  • A combination of 1-3 years of experience in public and media relations or communications
  • Understanding of Canada’s media landscape and experience communicating with, and pitching story ideas to reporters and news outlets (asset)
  • Familiarity working with Meltwater’s media monitoring platform or similar media software
  • Experience writing and drafting news content and updates for social media channels specifically, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Experience drafting news releases and statements
  • Constant awareness of current media trends on a national and global scale
  • Superior organization and planning skills
  • Demonstrated experience working on deadlines and tight timelines
  • Experience with graphic design, photography, and video (asset)
  • French language capabilities (asset)
  • Bachelor’s Degree, with a focus on Public Relations, Communications or Journalism is required

Is there an age requirement for the Coordinator – Public Relations role at WestJet?

There is no age requirement specified in the job description for the Coordinator – Public Relations role at WestJet.

Is language proficiency required for the Coordinator – Public Relations role at WestJet?

French language capabilities are considered an asset for the Coordinator – Public Relations role at WestJet. It is not specified if proficiency in any other language is required for the role.

What experience is required for the Coordinator – Public Relations role at WestJet?

A combination of 1-3 years of experience in public and media relations or communications is required for the Coordinator – Public Relations role at WestJet.

What is the location of the Coordinator – Public Relations role at WestJet?

The Coordinator – Public Relations role at WestJet is located in Calgary, AB, Canada.

What are the benefits and perks of the Coordinator – Public Relations role at WestJet?

WestJet provides all employees with a competitive total rewards package, as well as the following benefits and perks:

  • A fun and friendly culture with colleagues who work together to win
  • Travel privileges for you and your family
  • Savings and Benefits programs that are flexible to meet your specific needs

Conclusion :  the Coordinator – Public Relations role at WestJet is an exciting opportunity for individuals with relevant experience and qualifications to join a company that values its employees and provides a positive work culture. The role offers the chance to use your skills and knowledge to contribute to the success of WestJet, as well as the opportunity to take advantage of various benefits and perks. If you are qualified and interested in this role, we highly recommend applying.


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